|Time of Your Life (1995) [Novel]|
by Steve Lyons
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Series: Doctor Who: The Missing Adventures
(From the publisher):
'Organic bugs must be purged from the system,' the screen told him. Then, more succinctly, 'You die.'
The Network broadcasts entertainment to the planets of the Meson system: Death-hunt 3000, Prisoner: The Next Generation, Bloodsoak Bunny... Sixteen channels, and not one of them worth watching. But for the citizens of poverty-stricken Torrok, television offers the only escape from a reality too horrible to face.
Angela, a young inhabitant of Torrok, leaps at the chance to travel to the Network with a hermit who calls himself the Doctor. However, all is not well on the giant, chaotic space station. A soap star has murdered his wife's lover; the robotic regulars of Timeriders are performing random kidnappings; and a lethal new game show is about to go on the air.
Can the Doctor uncover the cause of the apparently random disturbances - or will his appearance as a competitor on Death-hunt 3000 be the last of his life?
Original title: Time of Your Life
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Shared Worlds