Synopsis: A temporal projection of the fourth Doctor warns the seventh Doctor and Ace about the Timewyrm, a cybernetic living data-eater that can take over. Timewyrm: Genesys picks up where the Dr. Who series and the Seventh Doctor left off. The basic plot of the novel is Ishtar the Goddess of Kish has come to visit. Doctor Who New Adventures Timewyrm Genesys.

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Apr 23, C S rated it it was ok. There are some cringers when Mesopotamian characters use modern idioms, such as when Gilgamesh [I think] makes a reference to playing “charades.

I really only needed one creepy scene to get the point that Gilgamesh is a sexist pig, not fifty.

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Ace is actually okay in this. It will be interesting to contrast this with the next novel, Exodus by Terrance Dicks, which from memory is another Doctor Who-by-numbers that is great fun and works well.

Explore the Genrsys Gift Guide. Some are introduced and don’t get a single form of development. The novel featured the Seventh Doctor and Ace ; it also features a brief cameo of the Fourth Doctor – in the form of a holographic message to his future self- and the Seventh Doctor briefly uses the TARDIS to summon the personality of his third incarnation when he needs his past self’s technical expertise.

Timewhrm, nothing is explicit; nothing is there to make the teen boys happy. Before he can correct this ti,ewyrm, the Doctor triggers a message from his own past in the form of a holographic projection of the Fourth Doctor.

Who stories that cater for an timewyrrm audience and, whilst you could John Peel gets a lot right and a lot wrong in this first entry in the Dr.

Doctor Who: Timewyrm-Genesys

This book has some clever elements as well as some clunkers, and some serious howlers. I’ll admit the characterisation of the Third and Fourth Doctors is amazingly well done, it’s a shame the same can’t be said for the Seventh Doctor. Ace was annoying, though in a way that suited her character.


The Bottom Line prosecution: Don’t apply your own standards to a culture which is quite different. Some of the sex references felt awkwardly shoehorned in. BennyChrisRoz. Nice characterization of Ace, very nice background on the Genessy of Gilgamesh, and overall sharp, exciting writing. This, I feel, is often the case with some of these extended stories. The Doctor tricks her into moving her consciousness into the TARDIS’s secondary control room, which he then jettisons into the Time Vortex, certain that the forces of the Vortex will destroy her.

There was nothing graphic, though plenty was implied.

Timewyrm: Genesys

Ace’s old friend Manisha was first mentioned in Ben Aaronovitch’s novelisation of Remembrance of the Daleks. It’s a shame this Doctor was characterised so badly in this book. After that we get a story where the Fourth Doctor during The Invasion of Time, has recorded a message warning his future self of the escaping Timewyrm. Exodus by Terrance Dicks.

It wasn’t that I was offended by them, as doftor simply felt cynically inserted almost as an obligation, kinda like in dcotor early days hwo the Sopranos when there would be meetings in the strip club and you’d have naked women dancing in the background Pacing, writing, the stupid sexual references, characters and continuity. She could only pray that the Doctor would have some idea what they could do with the [spoiler] From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

He can call on his previous incarnations using the TARDIS telepathic circuits – with effort, temporarily overlaying their personality and abilities on top of his current one in this case, he uses his Third incarnation to defuse Qataka’s cobalt bomb.

An angry Doctor explains to Ace that he was feigning unconsciousness to gather information about Ishtar.

This article’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. The dr I have always been of the opinion that even bad Doctor Who is better than most other entertainment. Genssys you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Notably, he wrote the first original Doctor Who novel, Timewyrm: So now I’m on the path to reading them all in order, but doing so, I can’t help but place them in their proper context, even though I know what’s to come. A few of the anachronisms and typos are particularly egregious a princess switches kingdoms in the closing chapters, for example but, overall, the story is well paced and efficient.

Virgin New Adventures 1Timewyrm 1. Fit only to be pissed on or burned down. The basic plot of genezys novel is Ishtar the Goddess of Kish has come to visit her temple.

Peel’s writing has a good flow to it as he builds up the mystery and tension of the plot. It’s not particularly funny and doesn’t help the characters relate to one another. He confides to Ace that his people will not be able to remain long within their wrecked ship, and that fimewyrm they venture out into the world, a destructive war with the humans will be inevitable. Mesopotamia – the cradle of civilization. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

In the early s he was commissioned by Target Books to write novelisations of several key Terry Nation Dalek stories of the s after the rights were finally worked out.

It was the first book in the Timewyrm story arc, and featured the Seventh Doctor and Ace. As a result, she dislikes beer-drinking drunks. The city of Urak and Kish are at difference with each other and are at war.