Sutekh the Destroyer, last of the god-like Osirians, seeks escape from centuries of entombment beneath an Earth pyramid, using formidable psyonic energy to animate the corpse of an archaeologist to secure the area around a former priory, killing all humans within while robot mummies build an interplanetary rocket. The Doctor shows Sarah what will happen to Earth if they don't stop him.
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Immediately after he is shot by the poacher, a hole can be seen in Scarman's jacket. When he turns away from the window after ordering his minions to kill the poacher, the hole is gone. See more
Destruction of the humans must not be allowed to delay the completion of the missile. That is of paramount importance.
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