Doctor Who Logo 'Short Trips':
'The Centenarian'

edited by Ian Farrington
Jacket Illustration

There is nothing special about Edward Grainger.

His life is much like any other - full of family and friends, love and passion, incidents and turning points. He travels, works, laughs and cries. He has parents, a wife, a child, a grandchild. He lives life to the full.

There is nothing special about Edward Grainger.

Except… from the day he was born, until the day he will die, he keeps meeting the Doctor. Sometimes a different Doctor, sometimes the same Doctor.

There is nothing special about Edward Grainger.

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Doctor Who Logo 'Prologue'
by Joseph Lidster
The Doctor


On 25th June 1906, Violet, a housemaid at the Grainger residence at 86, Hobb’s Lane, London, tells her fiancé, Richard, of the terrifying events surrounding the birth of her mistress’ baby the night before. Her mistress, Mary, had arranged a surprise birthday party for her husband, Lawrence, and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves; however, not long after the celebrations had begun, two uninvited guests arrived – an old man and a younger, dashing-looking man – asking to speak to Mr Grainger on a matter of great urgency. They were interrupted by one of the attendees, Sir George Steer, who suddenly turned on his fellow guests, rendering them unconscious, and then seized Mary and threatened to kill the Grainger’s unborn child. Before the man could carry out his threat, Violet managed to knock him out, but to her horror, a ghostly apparition then emerged from his body and disappeared into the night. The shock of events caused Mrs Grainger to go into labour, and it wasn’t long before the Graingers’ son, Edward was born…

Notes:
*Featuring the First Doctor and Ian

*Time-placing: there's no sign of Barbara and Susan - or even Vicki - so I've chosen to place this after the last 'Short Trips' story, 'The Mother Road'

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Doctor Who Logo 'Echoes'
by Gary Russell
The Doctor


At Christmas, 1911, Peggy Grainger and her five-year old brother Edward encounter a strange man called the Doctor, who has inexplicably appeared outside the room of their cousin, Helen. After explaining that he is tracking alien anomalies, the Doctor is concerned to learn that Helen has been hearing strange voices in her head, which the girl believes to belong to her imaginary friend, Ahnji. The Doctor realises that Ahnji is in fact an extraterrestrial life form composed entirely of sound, who has come to Earth to rescue his people after they inadvertently became trapped in the wax surface of a graphaphone record in Helen’s possession. The Doctor uses his sonic screwdriver to play the record backwards, freeing Ahnji’s people and enabling them to return to their rightful home. After instructing Edward to destroy the record, the Doctor leaves Peggy to look after Helen.

Notes:
*Featuring the Third Doctor

*Time-placing: the Doctor is travelling alone, but mentions Jo as if she is still his current companion, so I've chosen to place this after the last 'Short Trips' story, 'The Bad Guy'

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Doctor Who Logo 'Direct Action'
by Ian Mond
The Doctor


Jack Holbine, a time-travelling historical film producer, is taken off the project documenting the life of nine-year old Edward Grainger, and instead assigned the task of covering the boy’s father, Lawrence. Concentrating on the man’s time spent serving in the First World War, Jack uses a holographic disguise to pose as a General to send the pompous Captain Grainger on an overseas mission to Cape Helles. However, Jack’s attempts to create an exiting story for his audience soon place Grainger in peril, and events culminate in a face to face confrontation between the lone captain and an entire Turkish hoard. At this point, a stranger called the Doctor arrives, exposes Jack’s hidden cameras, and angrily informs the filmmaker that his meddling with time has caused a temporal breach; before he can continue, the rip in time opens, and in the ensuing confusion, Grainger is badly injured and captured by the Turks. Realising his error, Jack rescues Grainger and gets him to safety. With history now back on track, the Doctor is pleased to learn that Lawrence’s son, Edward, will become one of history’s greatest peacemakers.

Notes:
*Featuring the Fourth Doctor

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Doctor Who Logo 'Dream Devils'
by Glen McCoy
The Doctor


Fleeing from the enraged forces of the Soul Gatherers, a race of reptilian shape shifters that feed on the spirits of the living, the Doctor arrives in England, not far from Accrington. Hoping to find shelter from both his pursuers and the pouring rain, the Doctor accepts a lift from a passing motorist. However, not long after the man has introduced himself as Marcus Johns, physics master at the nearby Denby Prep School, the car breaks down on a steep hill; Johns steps out of the car, but instead of changing the burst tyre, he reveals himself to be a disguised Soul Gatherer and attempts to push the car over the edge. But the Doctor manages to escape in the nick of time, and the creature is dragged to its death instead. Continuing on to the school, the Doctor is surprised to once again meet Edward Grainger, and learns from him that it is always Sunday at the school. Just as the Doctor determines that the Soul Gatherers have set a trap using a contra-time-shift paradox, the nightmarish creatures appear and advance relentlessly on the school. The Doctor and Edward turn to the school headmaster for help, but they are too late, and the monstrous lizards smash into the building and confront their victims. At that moment the Doctor realises that the threat exists only in the mind – the Soul Gatherers are tapping into their victims’ darkest fears and exploiting them. Together with Edward, the Doctor resists the mental attack, and the defeated Soul Gatherers rapidly disappear…

Notes:
*Featuring the Third Doctor

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Doctor Who Logo 'Falling From Xi'an'
by Steven Savile
The Doctor


In July 1928, Edward Grainger has become a man, and is working for a profiteering treasure hunter named Carter, exploring the recently-uncovered tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi in Xi’an. Watched by Mai Ling, a young Chinese girl he has befriended, Edward and his fellows climb down into the tomb of the boy emperor; inside they find a breathtaking sight: thousands of life-size terracotta warriors, representing Qin Shi Huangdi’s personal guard in the afterlife. Realising that they can make a fortune selling these relics to collectors, Carter decides to take one of the soldiers back with him to India; however, the extra weight causes their Tiger Moth airplane to crash in the jungle, killing everyone on board apart from Edward. The young man is pulled from the wreckage by the Doctor and his companions, who recently arrived nearby after the TARDIS failed to transport them to a London cricket match. After treating Edward’s injuries back to his time / space ship, the Doctor decides to investigate something he saw at the crash site: a glimpse of a warrior in anachronistic armour, who was fleeing into the jungle. Learning of the terracotta soldiers, the Time Lord realises that the plane crash shattered the warrior’s clay shell and released his imprisoned spirit from within – the warrior will now be planning to return to Qin Shi Huangdi’s tomb to release his fellow soldiers… The Doctor materialises the TARDIS inside the tomb, now filled with thousands of swirling, enraged ghosts. While Edward is reunited with Mai Ling, the Doctor uses a sonic device and a hatpin to jury-rig a sonic wave; this disrupts the clay, turning it into sticky mud that traps the ghostly warriors. The Doctor then allows the mud to reset into hardened clay, apparently ending the threat. However, one of the ghost escapes and tries to attack Edward; Mai Ling steps in its path, and the soldier’s spirit becomes trapped deep in her psyche. Promising to erase the Chinese girl’s memories of recent events, the Doctor and his companions leave an unconscious Edward by the wreckage of his plane to be found by his rescuers.

Notes:
*Featuring the Fifth Doctor, Tegan and Turlough

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Doctor Who Logo 'Log 384'
by Richard Salter
The Doctor


Now working as a spy, Edward Grainger makes a rendezvous with a mysterious man known as ‘the Professor’, who informs him that they are to undertake a mission for Britain’s security services: to travel to Manchuria and ascertain how much territory Japan has occupied. However, the Professor’s real motive is to rescue Edward’s former lover, Mai Ling, who has been captured by Japanese and Nazi scientists seeking to harness the ghost soldier held within her. Not long after entering the country, the Professor and Edward are also taken captive by the enemy and sent to a biological weapons research centre. Although the Professor manages to free himself unscathed, he discovers that Edward has been deliberately infected with bubonic plague as part of a cruel experiment. While the Professor sets off to recover the blood samples that were taken from him, Edward tracks Mai Ling to an operating theatre, saving her from a team of doctors just before they can cut her open without the use of anaesthetic. As his condition fails, Edward uses his contagious state to frighten his way past the facility’s guards, and together with Mai Ling and the Professor, he makes his escape. Some time later, Edward awakes to find himself safely back home, apparently cured. A note from the Professor explains that Mai Ling has been returned to her husband - and that His Majesty’s Government would like Edward to become an unofficial operative…

Notes:
*Featuring the Seventh Doctor

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Doctor Who Logo 'The Church of Football'
by Benjamin Adams
The Doctor


The Doctor takes Peri to Wembley in 1936, to see the FA Cup final between Sheffield United and Arsenal. While nipping out to the toilet, Peri bumps into a man carrying some photographs; concerned that she may have seen the contents of the pictures, the man, Scanlon, immediately seizes Peri and takes her to the toilet to meet his boss, Edward Grainger. When the Doctor then arrives, Scanlon is forced to reveal that he is working undercover, and is there to arrest Scanlon for attempting to blackmail King Edward with pictures of his affair with Mrs Simpson. It seems that Scanlon has a time / space vessel full of stolen art, which he has taken from an enemy that threatens mankind in the future, and has travelled back in time to alter history and speed up the rate of Earth’s technological development, in the hope that humanity will then be able to defeat its future attackers. Appalled at this attempt to alter the natural course of time, the Doctor threatens Scanlon with retribution from the Time Lords; satisfied that the time meddler is too frightened to continue with his plans, the Doctor then lets Scanlon go, much to Edward’s annoyance. The matter over, the Doctor and Peri go back to watching the football match.

Notes:
*Featuring the Fifth Doctor and Peri

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Doctor Who Logo 'Incongruous Details'
by Simon Guerrier
The Doctor


While attempting to return Colonel Emily Chaudry and Lieutenant Wil Hoffman back to UNIT HQ, the Doctor intercepts an alien distress call. Tracing the signal to its point of origin, the Doctor lands the TARDIS in a bomb crater during World War II, at the site of what will eventually become the soldiers’ base. Making for a nearby pub, 'The White Rabbit', the trio are caught in an air raid, and seek refuge in the cellar; here they encounter ‘Albert Weston’ - in fact the spy Edward Grainger. The Doctor confronts Edward only to have the agent pull a gun on him; Emily is shot in the confusion, but her protective vest saves her life. When one of the other patrons makes a run for it, the Doctor and Edward realise that he must be responsible for the distress signal; after the Doctor observes that the man is a disguised alien creature known as a Mim, Edward reveals that the British government have sent him to find and exploit the advanced technology generating the distress call. A bomb drops on the building, but the Mim returns and saves everyone in the pub, and the building is left unscathed. After returning the stranded creature to the Mimsphere, the Doctor becomes curious about the anachronistic technology behind Emily’s bullet-proof vest; having consulted the UNIT archives, the Time Lord then persuades Emily and Wil to accompany him back to 1957 to investigate…

Notes:
*Featuring the Sixth Doctor, Colonel Emily Chaudry and Lieutenant Wil Hoffman

*Time-placing: this follows on immediately after 'Terror of the Darkness'

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Doctor Who Logo 'Ancient Whispers'
by Brian Willis
The Doctor


Edward Grainger is sent to West Berlin to recover an ancient tome of arcane knowledge, which his old friend, George Tremayne has recently been studying. Arriving at Tremayne’s house, Edward finds a frustrated squad of soldiers, who have been prevented from entering the premises by several strange, shadow-like sentinels. These creatures soon take over three of the soldiers, transforming their faces into that of Tremayne, who then invites Edward into his house; venturing inside, Edward finds that his old friend has been taken over by the book, his skin now covered with the tome’s ancient symbols. On learning that Tremayne has also captured the Doctor and imprisoned him in the exterior shell of his TARDIS, Edward manages to convince his friend to release his captive. The Doctor explains that he is close to death, and was returning to UNIT HQ when his time / space ship fell through a dimensional fissure created by the Logos, the alien power held within the book. The Doctor tells Edward that through Tremayne’s corrupted mind, the Logos is attempting to rewrite first the world – and then the cosmos; however, the Doctor knows the Logos’ self-destruct symbol, and while Edward distracts Tremayne, the Time Lord manages to inscribe the sign on the possessed man’s skin. Tremayne and the book are destroyed, ending the threat and restoring normality. As the Doctor leaves in his TARDIS to try to find his way back to his friends, Edward ponders on the significance of the self-destruct symbol: a simple question mark.

Notes:
*Featuring the Third Doctor

*Time-placing: this story occurs during Part Six of 'Planet of the Spiders'

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Doctor Who Logo 'First Born'
by Lizzie Hopley
The Doctor


Adric is taken over by a complex computer virus, a sentient artificial intelligence that compels him to programme the TARDIS to land in a London hospital in 1950. Unaware of her friend’s condition, Tegan ventures outside and meets Edward Grainger, a man greatly troubled by his newborn son’s condition following a difficult birth. While Tegan attempts to reassure Edward, the TARDIS experiences convulsions and psychic shock; as Nyssa is rendered unconscious, the Doctor is knocked out by a punch from Adric. Leaving the ship, the possessed boy kidnaps a newborn baby and takes it back to the TARDIS to enable the controlling A.I. to create a body for itself. When the Doctor comes to and finds the abducted infant, he is disturbed to find that the child’s rate of development has been accelerated by the intruder within it. The Time Lord manages to upload the artificial intelligence into the TARDIS’ systems, and then transports the entity to Otho, the second moon of Liberius, where it can safely create a new body for itself from the remote world’s dormant primordial soup. After returning the baby to his rightful parents, the Doctor and Nyssa collect Tegan and leave in the TARDIS – while Edward and his wife, Eleanor, are astonished to learn that their son, John, is inexplicably in perfect health.

Notes:
*Featuring the Fifth Doctor, Tegan, Nyssa and Adric

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Doctor Who Logo 'Dear John'
by John Davies
The Doctor


Having received an invitation to Edward Grainger’s fiftieth birthday party, the Doctor, Samson and Gemma arrive to find the party in full swing – although Edward seems dour and listless, which is causing his guests great concern. Meanwhile, Edward’s six-year old son, John, happily plays with his teddy bear in the garden; however, Teddy seems to have a strange hold over the boy, and even talks to him… Back at the party, Samson and Gemma experience supernatural activity: objects float in midair, empty glasses inexplicably refill themselves, and someone passes them by when there is no one there. The Doctor makes friends with John, and together they play some games; but Teddy becomes soon jealous, and compels them both to fall into the pond in an attempt to drown them. After the Doctor saves the boy, and Edward has put the child to bed, the party is then disrupted by extreme poltergeist activity. As the guests flee in terror, the Doctor finds that the centre of the disturbance is in John’s room, and by using a gramophone player, it gives the entity the opportunity to speak. When the creature then takes over Samson’s body, it reveals itself to be an ethereal being composed of Edward’s joie de vivre; it is now dying, and wants to take its best friend, John, with it. The Doctor manages to convince this alternate ‘Edward’ to see that its behaviour is terrifying John, the very person it loves; seeing the harm it is causing, the creature vacates Samson’s body and dissipates into nothingness…

Notes:
*Featuring the Eighth Doctor, Samson and Gemma

*Time-placing: the Doctor is travelling with 'forgotten companions' Gemma and Samson, placing this after 'The Longest Midwinter'

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Doctor Who Logo 'Checkpoint'
by Stel Pavlou
The Doctor


October 1962 – Edward Grainger is sent to retrieve a captured agent held prisoner in East Berlin. Arriving at the checkpoint between East and West Berlin, Edward sees the opposing sides’ guards shoot a man for attempting to cross over; rushing to the man’s aid, Edward learns that the agent, Stemfer, has been killed, and that the injured man is none other than the Doctor. Having taken the Doctor to Wilmersdorf for treatment and debriefing, Edward is perturbed to find the recovered man in his cell apparently in conversation with a cockroach. The Doctor explains that the creature is a Jalaphron ambassador, an alien creature capable of mind control which feeds on human misery; furthermore, Stemfer had learnt of a plan by these creatures to launch Soviet missiles held in Cuba at the United States, with the intention that the resulting NATO counter-attack will trigger a war that will kill millions. Edward is sceptical of these claims, but when he steps on the Jalaphron, he frees himself from the creature’s mind control; now convinced of the truth behind the Doctor’s story, Edward agrees to help him deal with the aliens’ hive mother and then work with the world’s authorities to avert the crisis. Together they track the Jalaphrons to their base in sewers; while Edward fire-bombs the queen and her soldiers, the Doctor and his friend, Romana, uses their space / time vessel, the TARDIS, to create a matter-time divergence that drags the invaders into the vortex, putting an end to the creatures’ invasion plans

Notes:
*Featuring the Fourth Doctor and the Second Romana

*Time-placing: the Doctor doesn't seem concerned about the Key to Time, so it is more likely that this story takes place at a time when Romana is in her second incarnation

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Doctor Who Logo 'The Lost'
by Ian Farrington
based on a story by L.J. Scott
The Doctor


When his young god-daughter, Moira, and her fiancé go missing after enrolling in evening classes at the New York Supplementary Education Institute, Edward Grainger determines to discover what has happened to them. Learning of five other such disappearances, he decides to stake out the Institute’s office block; it isn’t long before he encounters a funny little man calling himself the Doctor, whose two friends, Jamie and Victoria, have just entered the building as part of their own investigations. With Victoria’s help, Jamie enrols in an evening class, but as soon as he enters the Institute’s offices, he is taken captive by three strange aliens, who try to force him into a space portal. Having joined forces with Edward, the Doctor arrives just in time to save his companion from the creatures, members of a slaver race known as the Virtors; however, in the scuffle, the Time Lord himself falls into the portal… Edward insists that he go in after the Doctor, but is surprised when the little man promptly reappears, followed by a succession of old people; the Doctor explains that time on Virtus passes faster than on Earth; while he was away, he staged a slave rebellion and then led the abducted prisoners – now far older than when they were originally kidnapped – back home. Having seen that one such old lady is in fact Moira, Edward agrees to ask his organisation to help integrate the abductees back into society…

Notes:
*Featuring the Second Doctor, Jamie and Victoria

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Doctor Who Logo 'Childhood Living'
by Samantha Baker
The Doctor


When the TARDIS materialises in Earth orbit in August 1979, the Doctor and Susan narrowly avoid a collision with an alien scout ship; as the vessel crash-lands into the ocean, its crew teleport the two time travellers and their ship aboard. Coming to, the Doctor and Susan find the TARDIS recharging via a link to the alien ship; they are now ‘guests’ of the Slarvians, a slaver race of huge, snail-like creatures, whose fleet stands poised to invade Earth. Elsewhere, Edward Grainger’s plan to take his eleven-year old granddaughter to Portsmouth for a tour of a submarine is rudely interrupted when the crew are ordered to head out to sea to investigate the downed spacecraft; to Linda’s surprise, her grandfather immediately takes control of the situation, working alongside the sub’s commander, Oliver. The Doctor and Susan are taken to the Slarvian emperor, who reveals that he has a human agent under mind control on board the approaching submarine, which contains a ‘precious cargo’; meanwhile, Edward and Commander Oliver are stunned when one of the crewmen, Brandis, pulls a gun and orders that the vessel be docked with the alien craft. The Doctor learns that the Emperor and his crew have been sent to recover valuable Slarvian eggs lost in a previous mission to Earth; time is of the essence, as the eggs can only be hatched if they are covered in a ‘goo’ secreted by the Slarvian Queen within the next few days. Determining to stop the aliens’ plans, the Doctor instructs, Susan to uses the aliens’ communications link with the sub to warn Linda to stop the docking. The two time travellers then escape to the TARDIS and use its link to the Slarvian vessel to transport both ships away from the planet. As Brandis recovers from alien control, Linda realises that she now sees her grandfather in a new light…

Notes:
*Featuring the First Doctor and Susan

*The Slarvians originally appeared in the Big Finish range of 'Tomorrow People' stories

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Doctor Who Logo 'Old Boys'
by James Parsons
and Andrew Stirling-Brown
The Doctor


Edward Grainger receives an invite to a reunion of his old colleagues, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of their first meeting. Discussing unusual events in their life, the quartet soon realise that they have all met the same man: a man dressed in an odd, multi-coloured outfit, who calls himself ‘the Doctor’. Oliver recounts meeting the man in Hong Kong in 1975, when he hijacked Oliver’s satellite surveillance uplink so that his companion, Mel, could win a game against an intergalactic gaming cartel that had tricked her into using the Twentieth Century as the stakes. McCloud met the man in 1985, while accompanying his grandson Toby, who was making a marketing video for a food bar called ‘Sure-to-Slim’; the product actually contained a worm-like alien parasite, part of a hive-mind that was planning an invasion of the planet until their scheme was thwarted by the Doctor and his friend ‘Perry’. Monfort recounts the time when he met the man in 1957; at the time, he was following information from a message he had intercepted, which apparently revealed the identity of a mole in the organisation. Tracing the suspect to an ocean cruise, Monty was prevented from confronting the rogue agent by an elderly woman named Smythe, who had read Monty’s diary in some research papers and then travelled back in time to stop him making a terrible mistake. After Smythe had revealed the true translation of the message, Monty realised his error - a mistake that has haunted his life for decades. Monty recently learnt that he is dying of cancer, and so brought his old colleagues together in order to apologise for his actions. Edward realises that the apology is directed at him; he was the agent on the cruise, but he was no mole – he was having an affair with a woman named Samantha. When Sam had said that she saw Monty enter their room at night with a gun, Edward had stubbornly refused to believe her; this drove a wedge between them, and their relationship died as a result. With the truth behind events finally revealed, Edward writes a letter to Sam, apologising for the event that tore them apart all those years ago…

Notes:
*Featuring the Sixth Doctor, Peri, Mel and Evelyn

*Time-placing: Perri is wearing a typical garish lycra outfit, so I'm placing this at the start of Season 22; it's difficult to place Mel and Evelyn's stories, so I'm placing each of them after the last chronological 'Short Trips' story

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Doctor Who Logo 'Testament'
by Stephen Hatcher
The Doctor


Arriving in London, 2025, the Doctor finds that the population under the control of an alien race of traders known as the Benanki – and that everyone somehow knows exactly who he is. Puzzled and concerned, the Doctor stops off to see his old friend, John Grainger, who explains that ever since his father, Sir Edward Grainger, published his memoirs, ‘My Life With the Doctor’, the human race has fallen into decline. It seems that the publication of the book – which confirmed the existence of extraterrestrials, and detailed the acts of a benevolent time-traveller known as ‘The Doctor’ – by a respected pillar of the Establishment proved incredibly popular, and it wasn’t long before the world’s population came to believe that a higher power was looking after their well-being; mankind became lethargic, and ceased to advance both culturally and technologically, while Edward himself died in 1992, when the media attention proved to be more than his frail body could take. Appalled at this turn of history, the Doctor travels back in time and secures a job as assistant to Edward under the guise of ‘Smith’. Although pretending to help Edward with writing his memoirs, the Doctor does everything he can to obstruct and obfuscate the man, arranging family visits, building works, road works and other such distractions. When Edward finally realises who the Doctor is, he asks the time-traveller to explain his actions; after the Doctor reveals the fate of humanity if such a book were to be published, Edward is dismayed, and asks the Doctor to alter his memory so that he no longer recalls their encounters together. The Doctor reluctantly complies, ensuring that mankind’s future remains safe.

Notes:
*Featuring the Seventh Doctor

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Doctor Who Logo 'Forgotten'
by Joseph Lidster
The Doctor


Knowing that his old friend, Edward Grainger, will die on his one-hundredth birthday, the Doctor contacts the man’s granddaughter, Linda, and asks her to allow him to say goodbye. Linda is reluctant – she feels old and unloved, and blames the Doctor for the death of her father, who died before his time; however, she eventually gives in, and takes the Doctor to the retirement home where he grandfather now resides. Seeing that Edward has become frail and senile, the Doctor offers to restore the man’s memories as a birthday present; Edward agrees, and follows the Doctor aboard the TARDIS, where he is given the chance to recall all their adventures together. Some time later, Edward hears a voice calling to him in his sleep; believing it to be the voice of his childhood friend, Teddy, he follows it in his dream… unaware that he is in reality sleepwalking into the TARDIS’ power room, where the Eye of Harmony is situated. The voice belongs to the Master, who tricks Edward into releasing his energy-form from its prison inside the Eye. When the Doctor learns that Edward unwittingly released his old enemy, he immediately sets about tracking him down, only to learn that the villain has read Edward’s memories, and has travelled back to the night of the 24th June 1906 – the Master intends to kill Edward before he can be born, thereby destroying the Doctor’s history. Giving chase, the Doctor and Edward arrive at the Granger’s residence just in time to see the housemaid, Violet, save the day by knocking out Sir George Steer, who has been possessed by the spirit of the renegade Time Lord; as they look on, what remains of the Master dissipates into the night, while baby Edward is born to his two loving parents. Returning to the TARDIS, Edward reflects on the love his parents gave him, before gently passing away before the Doctor’s eyes… Some time later, the Doctor returns to 2006 to inform Linda of the death of her grandfather. Meanwhile, back in 1906, Violet is unaware that her fiancé, Richard, has been possessed by the Master – and that she is about to become his latest victim…

Notes:
*Featuring the Eighth Doctor

*The Master returns once more...

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Notes:
*Published by Big Finish