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Silurian Pessimism

There’s nothing more depressing than the moment you realise an already boring Doctor Who story is going to be a ‘base under siege’ story. Or in other words, not only is it really dull, but nothing can come to make it better. Here we see a massive forcefield stopping anything interesting from joining our boring humans and the Doctor and the not-hot one.

For the benefit of the doubt, and not because I’m lazy, I’m going to hold off talking about it until I see next week’s story. Which I’ve heard is way better. I’m not telling you where though, lest I spoil you. If you want to read something that kind of summarises how I felt, check out Jon Blum’s post. He’s been writing pretty excellent essays on each story this year, so it’s probably worth keeping track of him if such things interest you.

Silurian Pessimism
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Tom Charman