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9 years, 3 months ago
This is a round-up of my Timelash II stuff on Series 3... well, those bits of it that I haven't already posted elsewhere. The 'Smith and Jones' bit is a tweaked version of something from the old site. There's nothing about Axons in here, I just found myself amused by the anagram.The Runaway Bride
The Doctor cold-bloodedly kills the Racnoss children... and the episode tries to have its cake and eat it by both giving the Doctor 'no choice' and
implying that he 'went too far'. The probably unintentional implication is that neocon logic is unpalatable but inescapable, that we need
people who will ruthlessly kill on a massive scale in order to protect us from the forces of unreasoning hostility.
We're a long way from "massive weapons of destruction" being a lie from a politician with an evil, greedy alien baby inside him.
Smith and Jones
Russell reuses many of the ideas and techniques that made ‘Rose’ work as an introductory tale. There is a frenetic opening scene which introduces Martha, her family situation and her workplace. As in ‘Rose’, the new companion meets the Doctor at work and, as in ‘Rose ...