The King's Dragon (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures, Book 41)

The King's Dragon (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures, Book 41)

Una McCormack

Language: English

Pages: 109

ISBN: 2:00241721

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


They called it Enamour. It turned minds, sold merchandise, and swayed elections. And it did its job far too well...'

In the city-state of Geath, the King lives in a golden hall, and the people want for nothing. Everyone is happy and everyone is rich. Or so it seems. When the Doctor, Amy and Rory look beneath the surface, they discover a city of secrets. In dark corners, strange creatures are stirring. At the heart of the hall, a great metal dragon oozes gold.

Then the Herald appears, demanding the return of her treasure... And next come the gunships. The battle for possession of the treasure has begun, and only the Doctor and his friends can save the people of the city from being destroyed in the crossfire of an ancient civil war. But will the King surrender his new-found wealth? Or will he fight to keep it...?

A thrilling, all-new adventure featuring the Doctor, Amy and Rory, as played by Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill in the spectacular hit series from BBC Television.

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she screamed at the Doctor, ‘Switch it off! Switch it off! It hurts!’ The Doctor heard. He gave Amy an anguished look, then grabbed the black box and thumped it. His Regulator subsided and disappeared. But the Herald was not going to let Amy’s act of defiance go unpunished. She turned all of her will and her fury inwards, battering against Amy’s defences, her sense of self. Now Amy felt the impact of the emotional amplifiers in the hands of an expert, manipulated by someone who knew exactly how

who had not returned. Amy pictured herself standing on the edge of oblivion and there was nobody to help her. Only herself. ‘I’m not afraid of you,’ Amy told the seductive void opening within her. ‘I’m not yours. I’m me. I’m Amy. And I’m not alone!’ She clenched her hands; hers, under her control. ‘So you’d better stop using my body before I really lose my temper!’ Chapter 11 There was a blinding flash. The rings of light engulfing Amy pulsed outwards. She convulsed under the recoil and the

hoard and your war elsewhere.’ The alien bowed her head in acknowledgement. As she turned away, the Doctor raised a finger. ‘But.’ ‘Doctor…’ Amy said warningly. ‘But,’ the Doctor said emphatically. The alien swung round to listen. ‘Earlier, you issued a series of directives to the people of Geath,’ said the Doctor. ‘And the people of Geath complied with them all. Now they should come under your jurisdiction. Under your protection. Because the Herald will be back and I don’t doubt for a second

of the whole southern face of the council building around the main doors. Anyone coming to the hall would see it and remember the dead. The funeral procession passed slowly through the streets. Beol and Hilthe walked together behind the three biers and bystanders showed respect in the traditional way, throwing wild flowers on the stone streets in front of the cortège. As the bodies went into the ground, Amy saw two dark figures standing some distance away, in the shade of an elderly tree. She

planet. But if Enola Porter, noted adventuress, has really found evidence of an alien civilisation, how come she isn’t famous? Why has Rory never heard of her? Added to that, since Amy’s been travelling with him for a while now, why does she now think the Doctor is from Mars? As the ancient spaceship reactivates, the Doctor discovers that nothing and no one can be trusted. The things that seem most real could actually be literal fabrications – and very deadly indeed. Who can the Doctor believe

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