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Reviewed By: komodoReview Date: 1/2/19 2:20 am
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I felt that we were being subjected to an experimental writing style and then to justify it, Jamie was told what we'd have to figure out.
Simple really in that we are given parts of the story in the wrong order and Jamie can escape if he knows the order they should be in. The story itself didn't have much in it and the framing was awkward.
As usual, Frazer is doing the second doctor's voice, but this time there is a plot related reason for it.
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Reviewed By: adamelijahReview Date: 8/5/18 1:40 pm
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Jamie is locked in a cell and under interrogation after trying to help the Doctor free an oppressed alien species and is facing his interrogator. However, time begins to shift as Jamie's living these events out of order.

This is a clever two-hander with a lot of twists as Jamie and the listener have to put the plot in order. The acting is great and the story is full of clever twists and turns. The story stretches Jamie as a character and shows his native intelligence. If I had one complaint, it would be that the solution of who was behind it was a bit out of nowhere. Still, a fun and well-written story.
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Reviewed By: traves8853Review Date: 9/1/15 5:34 pm
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Publisher's Summary:

"A cell. Four walls, one door. Jamie McCrimmon can escape, but it means unravelling a puzzle of extraordinary complexity.
And there are more than just two players in this game. The Doctor is there. So is his opponent Side.
As a hero turns killer, and a rebellion becomes anarchy, the lines between good and evil are blurred. And so does the distinction between cause and effect ..."

Another one that isn't narrate, it's a 45 minute long two-hander written by Eddie Robinson. It features 'Jamie' and 'Moran' is played by Dominic Mafham. 'Moran' uses a psychic connection to allow the Doctor’s mind into Jamie using him as a ventriloquist's puppet. Frazer hasn't always convinced as Troughton's Doctor but he is spot on here.

Jamie is in a room with the mysterious 'Moran', who is interrogating Jamie to try and find the Doctor. It's very similar to 'Solitaire' (but in space!), and it's one of those that I can't really tell you what it's about because it would give too much away. It's a tense atmosphere and you are dripped fed knowledge as you follow Jamie's fumbling about as his consciousness darts about in a non-linear fashion experiencing events out of sequence. Unfortunately the questioning only shows how little Jamie doesn't understand. In response to 'Moran's' question of where does Jamie think the Doctor got the TARDIS from Jamie replies that the Doctor built it. Amusing yes but it's dialogue that while amusing doesn't add much to proceedings. Surprisingly it's not that hard to follow as you are following one character’s version of events. It's a two-parter each of 25mins but even though there is a solitary cliff hanger it’s one of the lamest I can remember.

After everything I said in the 'Solitaire' thread it's hard for me to even allude to what happens but there are a lot of similarities to 'Solitaire'. Deja vu. It's good though. Above average anyway.
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Reviewed By: BCWilliamsReview Date: 6/13/12 10:54 pm
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A great Jamie adventure! Such a puzzling story that has had me relistening to it numerous times because the events come so fast I loose track. I can only hope that a sequel is planned, I'd like the Doctor and Jamie to take on this foe again. 10/10