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'Scream of the Shalka', written by Paul Cornell, features an alternate Ninth Doctor created online prior to Chrisopher Eccelston taking on the role.

Back Cover Blurb

When the Doctor lands his, TARDIS in the Lancaster town of Lannet, in the present day, he finds that something is terribly wrong. The people are scared. They don't like going out onto the streets at night, they don't like making too much noise, and the certainly don't like strangers asking too many questions.

What alien force has invaded the twon? Why is it watching barmaid Alison Cheney? And what plans does it have for the future of the planet Earth?

The Doctor is helped (and hindered) by his new military liaison Major Kennet and his Royal Green Jacket troops. His old enemy the Master also plays a small part. During the course of this adventure he encounters a brand new race of ferocious alien monsters, and strikes up a friendship with his latest companion, Alison

While starting with a small community under threat, this old fashioned, very traditional but bery up-to-date Doctor Who adventure takes in the entire world, from New Zealand to India, Siberia to the USA, and cosmic expanses beyond.

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