The Revenge of the Cybermen


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BOOK DETAILS

Pages 128
ISBN 0-426-10997-X
Publication Date 20 May 1976

SYNOPSIS

A mysterious plague strikes Space Beacon Nerva, killing its victims within minutes. When DOCTOR WHO lands, only four humans remain alive. One of these seems to be in league with the nearby planet of gold, Voga … Or is he in fact working for the dreaded CYBERMEN, who are now determined to finally destroy their old enemies, the VOGANS?

Fourth Doctor, Sarah and Harry find themselves caught in the midst of a terrifying struggle to death – between the ruthless, power-hungry and the desperate determined Vogans..

NOTES


CHAPTER TITLES

  • The Creation of the Cybermen
  1. Return to Peril
  2. The Cybermat Strikes
  3. A Hot Spot for The Doctor
  4. A Visit to Voga
  5. Rebellion !
  6. Attack of the Cybermen
  7. The Living Bombs
  8. Journey into Peril
  9. Countdown on Voga
  10. Explosion!
  11. Skystriker!
  12. ‘The Biggest Bang inHistory’

DEVIATIONS FROM THE TELEVISED STORY

  • Magriksurvives the story.
  • The Vogans needed humanity to build the glittergun because their gold is useless against the Cybermen otherwise.
  • The Cybermen in the novelisation are portrayed as they appeared in The Invasion, with their helmet weapons replaced by rifles described as:”plain foot-long metal rods with white cylinders on the end.”
  • An epilogue features Fourth Doctor, Harry and Sarah setting course for Loch Ness. (Terror of the Zygons)

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