Monthly Archives: March 2011

“Yeah, they slowed my body clock. Keeps me looking like the stamps.”

Although most people have gone back to basics and starship UK doesn’t actually fly ‘The Beast Below’ does show that they have some interesting pieces of technology in the 33rd century. The first is the ability to erase memories using … Continue reading

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“The impossible truth, Doctor. We’re travelling among the stars in a spaceship that could never fly.”

Once again humanity is shown on a long exodus through the stars. ‘The Beast Below’ provides an interesting view of how a generation ship would function during this period. Starship UK isn’t just a vessel, it is a city. There … Continue reading

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“But, look closer. Secrets and shadows. Lives led in fear.”

‘Beast Below’ by Steven Moffat is Amy Pond’s first trip in the TARDIS with the Doctor and a taste of what travelling with him will be like. Ground rules are set, her role is established and the skills needed are … Continue reading

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TIME LOST, Part 2

The game started with the TARDIS rocking violently from side to side, sparks shooting out from the console. It sounded like the time ship was tearing itself apart. The Inspector could tell from the read outs they were trapped in … Continue reading

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TIME LOST, Part 1

In preparation for writing another historical adventure I read about Tycho Brahe, a noted astronomer from the 16th century. Not only did he make the discovery that the stars were not unchanging but were born and died, coining the term … Continue reading

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