by Craig Hinton
When the Doctor last visited the city of Excelis, its citizens were about to enter an age of enlightenment and reason. But some centuries later, he discovers a vicious totalitarian regime at war with the rest of Artaris, living off the efforts of a drugged and broken underclass.
Who is the mysterious Lord Sutton, and what hold does he have over the ruling classes? What are the Meat Puppets, and what role do they play in the eternal war? And why is the Doctor's arrival the final piece in a plan that has been centuries in the making?
Throughout his lives, the Doctor has fought legends. But some legends refuse to die.
Sylvester McCoy (The Doctor), Anthony Stewart Head (Lord Vaughan Sutton), Ian Collier (Commisar Erco Sallis ), Yee Jee Tso (Major Jal Brant), Patricia Leventon (Mother Superior), Stuart Piper (Mattia), Penelope McDonald (Jancis)
Directed by Jason Haigh-Ellery
*Featuring the Seventh Doctor
*Part three of the 'Excelis Trilogy'
*A Big Finish Audio Production
*Working title: 'Meat Puppet', 'The Soul Pool'