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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 The Time Eater
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'The Doctor and Jamie arrive in Prague and discover that time is out of synch, as different time periods begin to appear, moving backwards in time. The Doctor soon realizes that even his notebook, a book about every place in history, is slowly dissolving in his hands. Time is being erased. He realizes that it is a Doredsor, an creature as old as the universe and that feeds on time. Prague shifts to the point before the city even existed, about 50,000 BCE. The Doctor and Jamie find the Doredsor and discover it is dying. Jamie pleads with the Doctor to help it. In the end, the Doctor allows the Doredsor to feed on the TARDIS just long enough and then it falls into the sun and dies.'

[The Doctor is the Second Doctor.]

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Sighted: 3/6/11

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    y separately published work icon Destination Prague : A Short-Story Anthology Steven Savile (editor), Maidenhead : Big Finish Productions , 2007 Z1780591 2007 anthology short story science fiction

    'Prague has its demons - a city saved from the ravages of war and the Third Reich because of its beauty, it is home to Rabi Loew's Golem, Rudolph II's obsession with finding the elixir of youth, scientific genius in the form of Kepler and Tycho Brahe, and the alchemical obsessions of Magister Kelly.

    It is believed that there are magnetic energies whose lines intersect in Prague at several spots. Astronomy, astrology, numerology and magnetic forces have all played a role in building the city - but how will they influence its future?

    This is the city rich in history, and full of potential - how will it adapt over the centuries to come? Will it have a glamorous rebirth or wallow in a dystopic nightmare? And what will be the role of the old superstitions in the new world?

    For the Doctor and his companions, the answers to these questions are only just the start of further mysteries...'

    Source: ( Sighted: 20/5/11

    Maidenhead : Big Finish Productions , 2007
Last amended 4 Aug 2011 14:48:24
  • Prague,
    Czech Republic,
    Eastern Europe, Europe,
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