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Reviewed By: AvonKerrReview Date: 7/8/16 10:16 pm
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I do understand why so many people hate that story, but for me it works perfectly. Nice nostalgia, good fanservice. Strong piece of drama on Krelos and very unusual use of the Multi-Doctor story format on Telos. And beautiful sound design too. I highly recommend 'The Fate of Krelos' and 'Return to Telos' as this is two very challenging and different audio by Nicholas Briggs.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 6/26/16 10:32 pm
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The conclusion to the previous month's story, and it manages to carry on the momentum from the previous story quite nicely. There's less time for Romana in this episode, but this allows the guest cast to come into focus in a better way.

Overall, this was a very strong conclusion to the story and it managed to maintain the use of humor along with the serious undertones that made the first story such a great hook. It also clears up all the mysteries established in Part One quite nicely. A very good conclusion to one of the Fourth Doctor's best two release stories.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 6/25/16 9:53 pm
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The first of a two release story finds the Doctor, Romana II, and K-9 on a planet where people are at war with raiders from their own future.

This is a very cleverly well-constructed tale that keeps the Doctor and Romana apart throughout. As a consequence, Romana really gets to show her strength as a character as she has to deal with trouble in her own time zone with the Doctor literally a thousand years away.

The story does have an ecological message, but it blends it very nicely in a way that's not preachy. It helps that the concept is unique in Doctor Who and the script has a lot of fun with the possibilities that may come. The story ends on a terrific cliffhanger that sets the stage for the next release superbly.
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Reviewed By: kfb2014Review Date: 6/23/16 10:06 am
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Tom Baker will be, always the Doctor, his deep bass tones, rising to the high sarcastic nuance, to indicate some rather obvious gag or joke, always makes me smile, and also makes me warm inside. I think that for Tom, Big Finish have given him the opportunity to explore and even to some extent to extend the character for which he will always be known and loved. What makes this run of current adventures more interesting is that Tom is accompanied by Lalla as Romana. The old team is completed with the addition of K9. The script fits Tom perfectly. Although I do dream of a longer release for Tom, something around hour and half or 2 hours. Much like one of my favorite Who/Big Finish adventures of Fourth Doctor Boxed set. However, what makes this release so much more wonderfully entertaining, is the addition of Ray Brooks as the rogue, almost straight out of Oliver character of Drax, the time-lord that gets by and is a big dodgy and bit just too near being wrong than right, but lovable whilst doing it. It is also the month of the Blimivitch limitation, in fact the month of duplicity of timelords in general.

I don't want to give too much away with this release, I feel that it is a real little gem. I will therefore concentrate on the performance, Tom is so easy at this it is effortless, and also still maintains that edge that he always had. Ray Brooks playing the artful dodger character of Drax, is also a rather good comedy foil for Tom and we need a few more stories with Ray in and Tom, rather a good pairing. Lalla takes and kicks it old skool with her Lalla, pitch perfect. The rest of the cast all do there bit, but let's not kid ourselves, this is all about Tom Baker, and for those who grew up on a diet of Tom and his crew this is a real nostalgia trip in full 625 line, Standard Definition, Mono sound sci-fi. I am still struggling to find this in my classic DVD collection of third doctor adventure. This is how good this story is and if that is not recommendation enough I don't know what is. In the words of that lovable Sontaran. "Buy this you puny human scum"

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