Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors


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BOOK DETAILS

Pages 144
ISBN 0-426-10866-3
Publication Date 18 March 1976

SYNOPSIS

The world is held in the grip of a second Ice Age, and faces total destruction from the rapidly advancing glaciers.

DOCTOR WHO, with Victoria and Jamie, lands at a top scientific base in England, where they have just unearthed an ancient ICE WARRIOR.

Aliens from Mars, preserved in the ice for centuries and now revitalised, the Ice Warriors feel ready to take over…

Can The Doctor overcome these warlike Martians and halt the relentless approach of the ice glaciers…?

NOTES

CHAPTER TITLES

  1. Battle against the Glaciers
  2. Two Minutes to Doomsday
  3. Creature from the Red Planet
  4. Back from the Dead
  5. The Omega Factor
  6. Under the Moving Mountain
  7. Diplomat in Danger
  8. The Martian Ultimatum
  9. Counter-Attack
  10. On the Brink of Destruction!

    DEVIATIONS FROM THE TELEVISED STORY

  • The Brittanicus Base computer is named ECCO in the novelisation.
  • The novel’s dialogue and Varga himself identifies him as a ‘Warlord’.
  • The section in which Jamie and Penley encounter a bear is cut from the novel.
  • Instead of there being five Warriors as in the episode, there are six.
  • Zondal is given the rank of lieutenant.
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