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Issue Details: First known date: 1993 1993
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'1968: Cristian Alvarez meets the Doctor in London.

1978: The great temple of the Aztecs is discovered in Mexico.

1980: John Lennon is murdered in New York.

1994: A gunman runs amok in Mexico City.

Each time, Cristian is there. Each time, he experiences the Blue, a traumatic psychic shock. Only the Doctor can help him -- but the Doctor has problems of his own. Following the events of Blood Heat and The Dimension Riders, the Doctor knows that someone or something has been tinkering with time. Now he finds that events in his own past have been altered -- and a lethal force from South America's prehistory has been released.

The Doctor, Ace and Bernice travel to the Aztec Empire in 1487, to London in the Swinging Sixties, and to the sinking of the Titanic as they attempt to rectify the temporal faults -- and survive the attacks of the living god Huitzilin.'

Source: Doctor Who Guide (http://www.drwhoguide.com/who_na21.htm). Sighted: 4/8/2011

Notes

  • Dedication: For David, for Kyla, for Glenn, for Sarah, for Stephen, for Anthony, for listening.
  • Epigraph: Oh no, I think I'm turning into a god.- Suetonius, Divus Vespasianus
  • Introduced as a companion for the Seventh Doctor in Paul Cornell's 1992 New Adventures novel Love and War, Bernice (Professor Bernice Summerfield) was spun off as an independent protagonist in 1997, when Virgin's license to publish Doctor Who fiction was not renewed by the BBC.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Doctor Who Books , 1993 .
      Extent: 264p.
      ISBN: 0426204042
      Series: y Doctor Who : The New Adventures The New Doctor Who Adventures Doctor Who Books (publisher), London : Doctor Who Books , 1991-1997 Z1293398 1991 series - publisher

      Chronicles the adventures of the seventh Doctor. Another series, Doctor Who: The Missing Adventures, about previous regenerations of the Doctor, was published by Virgin Publishing between 1994 and 1997.

      Number in series: 21

Works about this Work

The New Doctor Who Adventures and Kate Orman David Green (interviewer), 1994 single work interview
— Appears in: Sirius , May no. 5 1994; (p. 23-26)

Kate Orman answers questions about her novel The Left-Handed Hummingbird, and the character concepts behind Doctor Who.

The New Doctor Who Adventures and Kate Orman David Green (interviewer), 1994 single work interview
— Appears in: Sirius , May no. 5 1994; (p. 23-26)

Kate Orman answers questions about her novel The Left-Handed Hummingbird, and the character concepts behind Doctor Who.

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