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'The Shadow of Weng-Chiang', written by David A. McIntee, features the Fourth Doctor and Romana I, and K-9.

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'They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with but a single step. If I'm right, then a journey of a thousand miles will take but a single step.'

The serach for the fourth segment of the Key to Time brings the TARDIS to 1930s Shanghai: a dark and shadowy world, riven by conflict and treatened by the expansion of the Japanese Empire. Meanwhile, the savage Tongs pursue their own mysterios agenda in the city's illegal clubs and opium dens.

Manipulated by an elusive foe, the Doctor is obliged to follow the Dragon Path - the side-effect of a disastrous experiment in the far future.

But would twosegments of the Key be on the same planet? Is the Black Guardian behind the dark schemes of the beautiful Hsien-Ko? And who si the small child who always accompanies her?