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.
Did You Know?
Ernie Clements was intended to survive the story, but Paddy Russell
elected to kill him off instead. See more
Just before Scarman is shot by the poacher, as he approaches the priest hole, the square outline of the metal plate (to protect the actor from the explosive squib) can be seen underneath his jacket. 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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