Category Archives: Kill The Moon

“We’d stopped going into space. Nobody cared.”

It is revealed in ‘Kill the Moon’ that it took 10 years for anyone to investigate the missing Mexican mining survey because there wasn’t a space program. The only shuttle they had to go to the moon was recovered from … Continue reading

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“An innocent life versus the future of all mankind. We have 45 minutes to decide.”

The crux of ‘Kill The Moon’ is the ethical decision whether to kill the moon dragon or let it hatch, possibly destroying the Earth.  This can provide drama and some interesting ethical discussion in an adventure. The basic situation is … Continue reading

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“Clara, there are some moments in time that I simply can’t see.”

A reoccurring issue with time travel in Doctor Who is that the main characters should know how things turn out. Sarah Jane Smith in ‘Pyramids of Mars’ is confident that Sutekh won’t destroy the Earth in 1911 because she is … Continue reading

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“I think that it’s unique. I think that’s the only one of its kind in the universe.”

‘Kill The Moon’ reveals that the moon is actually an egg, containing a vast winged life form. This comes as a surprise to everyone, including the Time Lord. This knowledge could have an impact on your own campaign. Firstly the … Continue reading

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“Look, when you’ve grown up a bit, you’ll realise that everything doesn’t have to be nice. Some things are just bad.”

‘Kill The Moon’, by Peter Harness, concerns the Doctor and Clara taking Courtney Woods to the moon only to discover that in the future it poses a terrible threat to Earth. With time running out the Doctor leaves it to … Continue reading

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