Category Archives: Curse of the Black Spot

“My ship automatically, er..noticed-ish… that your ship was having some bother.”

In ‘The Curse of the Black Spot’ the Doctor explains that the reason the TARDIS has arrived on the ship is because it had picked up a distress call. In the end the source turns out to be an alien … Continue reading

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“OK. Groovy. So not just pirates today. We’ve managed to bagsy a ship where there’s a demon popping in.”

Following on from our discussion here is an adventure featuring pirates. A Distant Shore The TARDIS crew arrive on the peaceful planet of Korlis, millions of light years from Earth. The inhabitants are purple skinned herbivores who have yet to … Continue reading

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“Look, I’m the Doctor, this is Amy, Rory. We’re pirates, same as you. Arghhhhh!”

‘The Curse of the Black Spot’ by Stephen Thompson puts the Doctor and his companions in the world of the pirate adventure, with much swash-buckling and walking of the plank. Thanks to the popularity of the recent ‘Pirates of the … Continue reading

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“Ignore all my previous theories before now.”

After the expansive landscapes and scope of ‘The Impossible Astronaut’ and ‘Day of the Moon’ we’re back in more claustrophobic territory with ‘The Curse of the Black Spot’ by Stephen Thompson. This isn’t the first time that the Doctor has … Continue reading

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