The Doctor and Leela encounter the placid and mind-powerful Tesh, the complete opposite of the savage Saveteem. They recognize the Doctor, too, but to them he is Lord; however, when it becomes evident the Doctor threatens their living god, Xoanon, the Doctor becomes a marked man. Written by
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The Doctor attributes the verse "Be thankful you're livin', and trust to your luck. And march to your front like a soldier." to Gertrude Stein when in fact it's from Rudyard Kipling's 'The Young British Soldier'. See more
When I was here before, I programmed Xoanon for the Mordee. Unfortunately, I forgot to wipe my personality print from the data core... Or did I really forget? I forget if I forgot.