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Short Trips: Farewells (Big Finish Short Trips #16)

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For a time traveler, is there really a difference between hello and goodbye? Say hello to 14 stories of goodbyes, as the Fourth Doctor contemplates his mortality after a funeral, a young man goes to murderous lengths to stop Jo Grant from leaving him, the First Doctor considers his flight from Gallifrey, the Fifth Doctor desperately tries to get rid of an unwanted companio
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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published September 28th 2007 by Reynolds & Hearn
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Wendy
I found the stories in this anthology to be a pretty mixed bag. I particularly enjoyed two of the 1st Doctor stories: one in which the Doctor, Iain, Barbara, and Susan take a road trip on route 66 to retrieve the TARDIS after the Doctor has lost it in a card game; and one set on Gallifrey that is utterly fanwanky in the best possible way. I also enjoyed a 3rd Doctorn story that took an unusual look at the emotional side of the character, and a typically wacky Paul Magrs 8th Doctor story. (Althou ...more
France-Andrée
A lot of the stories contained here are fairly sad, but with a title like Farewells it was expected. Another aspect that does come in more than once is that The Doctor is only in the story as a second character or in passing which I liked though sometimes I would have wished for more of him. The only thing that did get on my nerves is too many 5th Doctor stories (5 or 6), I would have preferred a little more balance between the Doctors.
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Jacqueline Rayner is a best selling British author, best known for her work with the licensed fiction based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.

Her first professional writing credit came when she adapted Paul Cornell's Virgin New Adventure novel Oh No It Isn't! for the audio format, the first release by Big Finish. (The novel featured the character of Bernice S
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