Doctor Who: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible by Marc Platt

Doctor Who: Cat's Cradle: Time's Crucible

The New Doctor Who Adventures #5

Marc Platt

275 pages first pub 1992 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced


'You’re on your own, Ace.' The TARDIS is invaded by an alien presence, and is then destroyed. The Doctor disappears. Ace, lost and alone, finds herself in a bizarre deserted city ruled by the tyrannical, leech-like monster known as the Process. ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 51 reviews


challenging 60%
mysterious 60%
adventurous 40%
reflective 40%
tense 40%


slow 80%
medium 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

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