In a 19th century mining village, a renegade Time Lady known as The Rani is draining brain fluid from local men, turning them savage and berserk. It is here The Master plans to coerce her help in his vengeance upon The Doctor while also establishing a power base for controlling Earth's future. Written by
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The Rani was inspired by neurochemist friend of the writers who held a very secular view of life. See more
When the Doctor dangles above the pit, one of his three attackers falls in. A moment later there is a close-up of three pairs of hands aiming weapons at him. This shot belonged to an earlier part of the sequence, before they arrived at the pit. See more
[after the Master evaporates one of her servants
You and the Doctor are a well-matched pair of pests. You bring nothing but trouble. Now I need a new assistant.
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