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More Short Trips (BBC Short Trips) by Stephen Cole

By Stephen Cole

A suite of brief tales encompassing all 8 health practitioner Whos. The 5th surgeon and Nyssa are trapped in a home without exits; romance blossoms while the TARDIS lands in historic Rome; the second one surgeon, Jamie and Zoe entertain an strange caller; and Tegan Jovanka meets a stranger on a teach.

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It occurred to her that lately their lives had been too hectic simply to stop and look around; to take things in and just generally chat about them. Seen in that light, this could be taken as a small respite, a chance to relax and get to know the man again; to try to find something of the man who, before he'd changed, had been so charming in his boyish way and had inspired trust enough to whisk her out of her existing life and into dangers she had never imagined. The problem was, in this oven-warm wasteland with the baleful moon graffiti looking down upon her, she simply couldn't think of anything to say...

We managed to limp to this planet on emergency power,' the voice of the Wibliwee said with a tinge of disappointment. 'We needed several trace elements in their refined state - chromium, tellurium, molybdenum and the like - and the Earth was the nearest post-industrial society. Just our luck that we hit it in the middle of the evacuation. We didn't have the power left for sustained flight, and in the confusion, due to a set of circumstances only really interesting to us because we were involved in them, we ended up down here.

It was like some sort of claw hammer, from which the headlights ran on lateral struts. The front, flat end that in a hammer hits the nails was of wire mesh. It was just possible to see the indications of complex machinery within, though whether this was its sensors or robotic brain it was impossible to say. 'Oh, damn,' said the voice of the Wibliwee, with a kind of resigned anger at something it was patently not going to be able to change. ' The robotic thing advanced across the wreckage on cantilevered caterpillar treads faster than Peri could back off.

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