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118. Key 2 Time - Destroyer of Delights

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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 10/1/15 5:35 am
1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

The second chapter of the Key2Time saga has the Doctor and Amy separated as they land in 9th Century Sudan. This story has a somewhat lighter feel about it. While avoiding the use of actual Arabic accents, the story manages to capture a feel of Arabian Nights wonder.

The story re-introduces the Black and White Guardians, though it's not quite how we remembered them on TV. This different iteration of the Guardians by entropy setting in across the universe. It's a clever idea that makes them far more accessible for this story and the role they play in it.

The story is far from perfect. The "Previously On" bit at the beginning was so out of place on Doctor Who that it was jarring, and there are a few too many plot conveniences. Still, I found this is a fun and entertaining two hours.
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Reviewed By: FlyingTigerComicsReview Date: 8/9/15 2:59 am
1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

"When the unjust judge does justice on the just, no justice will be done." - The Thousand Nights and One Night

This story is as perfect as a Big Finish audio will come, from the well handled adult themes to the evocation of the setting, the well drawn characters, exciting and well paced story and the choice of setting itself - islamic Sudan at the beginning of the Medieval period.

The Doctor is in fine form, the local characters are excellent, and the use of Arabian Nights type elements is done well and not at all with the cartoony heavy handed touch one might expect.

There are forty reasons to purchase this story effendi, and truly must it be said that you will curse yourself should you not avail the chance to do so before the Sunderer of all Stories (say not its name) claims us all.

Hail! Hail! Here ends my tale!
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Reviewed By: kfb2014Review Date: 1/29/15 1:30 pm
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The second instalment of the key 2 time story, finds Peter and Ciara in the lands of ancient Persia and the tales of the Arabian Nights. With the Black and the White guardian's taking the stage. The Black guardian played by David Troughton to perfection, trying to amass enough gold to repair his ship to leave the time that he currently is enjoying, or is it participation in it. The White guardian on the other hand is not at all so bent on the same course of action. What we have here is a bridge between the three stories. The wonderfully detailed work by Clements on the story background makes this work well, in part due to the depth of the other characters whom portray quite accurately the fact that they are only worth anything to their masters if they do their bidding. This adds the authenticity to the story backdrop of the sands and dunes of ancient Sudan. The main thing about this is it is a massive step up in both story, and direction in the outing. The material is much more grandiose in it's delivery, insightful and sets us up for the final part of the keys to time.
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Reviewed By: GcookscotlandReview Date: 6/25/13 6:18 am
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The Doctor and Amy arrive in the Arabian desert. Very enjoyable story. The one complaint is that the Amy character and Nisrin sounded very similar and it was hard to workout which one was talking when they were in the same part.
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