Doctor Who and the Monster of Peladon


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The Monster of Peladon


The Monster of Peladon
The Monster of Peladon

BOOK DETAILS

Pages 124
ISBN 0-426-20132-9
Publication Date 4 December 1980

SYNOPSIS

1980 Target Books edition

Fifty years after his first visit to Peladon, The Doctor returns to find that Queen Thalira has inherited a troubled kingdom from her father.

Membership of the Galactic Federation was expected to bring peace and prosperity to the planet, but the spirit of the sacredits monster Aggedor is once more spreading terror and death.

The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies – the Ice Warriors.

1992 Target Books edition
‘YOU STAND ACCUSED OF BOTH SABOTAGE AND SACRILAGE. DO YOU WISH TO CONFESS BEFORE YOU DIE?’

Fifty years after his first visit to Peladon, The Doctor returns to find that Queen Thalira has inherited a troubled kingdom from her father.

Membership of the Galactic Federation was expected to bring peace and prosperity to the planet, but the spirit of the sacredits monster Aggedor is once more spreading terror and death.

The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies – the Ice Warriors.

This is a novelisation by Terrance Dicks of the original television series by Brian Hayles, who was also the author of the Curse of Peladon.

NOTES

CHAPTER TITLES

  1. Return to Peladon
  2. Aggedor Strikes Again
  3. The Fugitives
  4. The Hostage
  5. The Wrath of Aggedor
  6. The Intruder
  7. The Ice Warriors
  8. The Madman
  9. The Return of Aggedor
  10. Trapped in the Refinery
  11. The Threat
  12. Aggedor’s Sacrifice

DEVIATIONS FROM THE TELEVISED STORY

  • The Ice Warriors’ weapons are built into their armour.

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