Synopsis: A temporal projection of the fourth Doctor warns the seventh Doctor and Ace about the Timewyrm, a cybernetic living data-eater that can take over. Timewyrm: Genesys picks up where the Dr. Who series and the Seventh Doctor left off. The basic plot of the novel is Ishtar the Goddess of Kish has come to visit. Doctor Who New Adventures Timewyrm Genesys.

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However, the fourth planet is equally capable of doing so – because that’s where the Ice Warriors come from. This was during The Invasion of Time. They deal with social issues such as a racism, family relationships and the politics of the time. But where’s the smut that had everybody up in timewyrmm The book also likes to throw in a lot fan service, like how the Chronovores give Ishtar new powers and named her the Timewyrm or how at the end of the book the Seventh Doctor becomes the Third Doctor for no reason, it gets rather annoying and I wish John Peel wouldn’t insist on having it.

Aug 14, Travis rated it really liked it Shelves: She spent the time playing darts, and stealing odd mouthfuls of beer.

Gilgamesh, the first hero-king, rules the city of Uruk. Like most series of Doctor Who original novels, the New Adventures gets off to a slightly lacklustre start. There are about a dozen characters of equal importance, each of whom have their own distinct tinewyrm and narrative through-lines.

Interestingly the two science fictional works among these Quantum Leap and Twin Peaks gfnesys actually quite close to Doctor Who in the genuinely good outsider coming in to try to resolve problems outside the realm of the locals.


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It’s not particularly funny and doesn’t help the characters relate to one another. The supporting characters are boring 2D characters. Nice start to the ‘New Adventurers’ series.

The woman, who claims to be the goddess Ishtartries to lure Gilgamesh into helping her. I will say however that Peel is not a bad writer. An illustration for the preface, printed in DWM I know this book is highly disliked and it’s one of the worst Doctor Who books.

The Pit Doctor Who: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Well what were the acclaimed TV series of the time? The descriptions are often a little rote, without much vibrancy behind them. That said, I know nothing of this book’s reception amongst fans, etc. So, it’s obvious I can’t really separate my love of Doctor Who from my review of this book.

Most egregiously, the excess “y”s in the title seem entirely unwarranted! If he sees a man he will want to fight him and kill him!

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The appearances of the 4th Doctor early on and the 3rd Doctor towards the end were well implemented, but I was a little confused as to when the 7th Doctor re-emerged. A fans favourite Doctor tends to be the current Doctor for when they fall in love with the program.

You may not reproduce any material from this site without the permission of the relevant author s. One of my favorite things about this novel was Ace’s bad attitude. The Sumerian era is well researched but it is used more to do a poor Conan style story rather actually something that reflects carefully on the real epics. Peel also decides to add a scene explaining the basic premise of the show which is really good as you see Ace lose her memory so we can have an exposition dump.


Contents [ show ]. They do things differently there. Gilgamesh, getting impatient, attacks the man. Sign In Don’t have an account?

Are the Doctor and Ace supposed to be speaking English with these ancient Mesopotamians?

EngvarB from September Use British English from June Use dmy dates from September Pages to import images to Wikidata Wikipedia articles with plot tinewyrm needing attention from May All Wikipedia articles with plot summary needing attention. An equally legendary figure arrives, in a police telephone box: In space above the planet Earth, two spaceships fight. She attracts the attention of Avram, a travelling songsmith, who tells her that Ishtar is present in Kish.

I’ve read other Who books of his and it seems to be a pattern. Exodus by Terrance Dicks.

Timewyrm: Genesys

In the early s he was commissioned by Target Books to write novelisations of several key Terry Nation Dalek stories of the s after the rights were finally worked out. More mature, darker and more brutal than the TV-show could ever be. Ishtar, having assimilated TARDIS components into herself, has become the Timewyrm, and now has the power to travel through time and space. She then returns from the time stream as a new enemy of the Doctor: