Doctor Who Logo 'The Darksmith Legacy'
Book Nine:
'The Art of War'


by Mike Tucker
Jacket illustration

Join the Quest to save the Doctor and the Eternity Crystal from his latest adversaries: The Darksmith Collective.

In addition to the books, readers can assist the Doctor in his Quest by visiting online destination www.thedarksmithlegacy.com. By registering on the site, visitors can create their own avatar and alien identity and begin collecting eternity points, crucial to the Doctor's survival.

Collaboration with other fans online to earn extra points will release exclusive content and assist in the Quest to keep the precious Eternity Crystal safe from the dangerous Darksmith Collective.

A multi platform experience, 'The Darksmith Legacy' offers the adventure of a book serialisation with the additional interactivity and exclusive content that can only be achieved online.



Book Nine: 'The Art of War'

The Darksmiths have the Eternity Crystal and are eager to finally fulfil their contract with their mysterious client.

The Darksmiths have also reprogrammed Gisella, the robotic ‘daughter’ of Varlos, who now seems to be working for them. The Doctor learns that the Darksmiths are due to hand over the Crystal to their clients at a secret rendezvous on present day Earth.

Will the Doctor be able to intercept the transaction in time? Or will the Crystal begin a war that will continue for all eternity?

Notes:
*Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Gisella

*Published by BBC Children's Books in association with Penguin Books, in August 2009