Well isn't the Zygon Invasion right up to the minute with talk of radicalisation and kids, and strangers amongst us in the most urban and mundane of settings? Current but also old, old news, because it was ever thus. Regardless of the aliens, this is a cold war spy thriller invasion tale, where the paranoia … Continue reading Doctor Who: Body Politic
The Doctor is almost here. It's been an epic wait. And for that we get a prologue. I have all the thoughts and no thoughts about this development. As a writer, I suspect prologues are for the artsy bits authors believe are too well written to throw out when editors demonstrate they're not needed for … Continue reading Doctor Who: Prologue-ic
Doctor Who this year will see the return of Osgood, the scarf wearing sciencey-fan UNIT member. Of course she was killed last season, so of course she is returning. Are we tired of death not meaning really dead and gone or is yet another death retcon a good thing? Plot wise there are ways around this: … Continue reading All’s good with Osgood?