The story revolves around the planet Shada, on which the Time Lords have constructed a high security prison for some of the Universe's most dangerous criminals. Skagra, a flawed genius from the planet Dronoid, wishes to create a "Universal Mind" in which all the pooled knowledge of the universe's greatest criminals would be placed at his disposal and with which he intends to take control of the Universe. Skagra wants to go to Shada to extract the knowledge of the criminals who have been imprisoned there. Unfortunately for Skagra, knowledge of the location of Shada has been deliberately hidden by the Time Lords, but Skagra discovers that there is a Time Lord living on Earth in the twentieth century who may hold the key to its location. This Time Lord is masquerading as a professor at St. Cedd's College, Cambridge and calling himself Professor Chronotis. Sensing danger, Chronotis calls for the assistance of his old friend and protégé, the Doctor. The story climaxes in a battle for ...
Cambridge, 1979. An invisible spaceship. A mind-eating sphere. A crazed scientist. A retired Time Lord. A lost Gallifreyan artefact. An ancient prison planet. A race across the universe...
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Did You Know?
In the first animated scene, Chris Parsons drives on bicycle past a light blue car with license plate J WHIT 13, referencing the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor in that year's Christmas special. See more
After the TARDIS materializes in the field where the giant invisible spaceship resides, he feels around and defines the ship's shape and location, then exclaims, 'What's that red carpet doing over there?' and proceeds to walk right through it. See more
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Neither did I.