Mind-bogglingly immense disaster sweeps through the Bel system, as two
hundred billion people face imminent death. The Doctor tries to save
lives, while Sam gets involved in a religious cult that offers
Pg 26 A moon of Belannia VI.
Pg 13 "At his touch, the button - a bright, red, palm-sized emergency shutdown control removed from the drive generator of a junked sandminer." The Robots of Death.
Pgs 16-17 "Sam thought for a moment about the time she had spent away from the TARDIS" The Sam is Missing story arc.
Pg 28 "As a man is the sum of his memories." The Five Doctors.
Pg 29 "Atropine. Adrenaline. Anaesthesia: benzoprophyliticine, ten units per unit body mass. Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, first movement. Bonesaw." Very similar to a sequence in the Telemovie. Weirdly alphabetical.
Pg 45 "She thought of the near-disaster Janus had brought about." Ah, an unusual feature of the EDAs: editing. The Janus Conjunction.
Pg 47 "On the surface - the airless surface - of Belannia VI's moon, Saketh was standing up." An image re-used in The Impossible Planet.
Pg 51 "He wondered vaguely if the TARDIS had got a bee in her bonnet about wayward suns at the moment." The Janus Conjunction.
Pg 74 "This was just like Ha'olam again." Seeing I.
Pg 76 "She remembered Dan Engers, the boy she'd tried to look after on the Cirrandaria" Vanderdeken's Children.
Pg 85 "The TARDIS is probably getting all maternal about stars with problems, you know..." The Janus Conjunction.
Pg 86 "How he'd managed it she had no idea, but he looked around, tucked his thumbs into his lapels - which stretched a little as if unused to the gesture." He's channelling the first Doctor, but he appears not to have done this for some time.
Pg 92 "I was in my early nineties before I could bring myself to admit that I still liked to play with my perigosto stick." Mentioned in The Green Death.
Pg 94 "Celery, he thought." The Fifth Doctor.
Pg 101 "She thought of reverend Lukas back on Micawber's World, and Kyle Dale." Placebo Effect.
Pg 105 "I knew another doctor once. This was just after I died, so
things between us were [...] complex." Grace Holloway, the Telemovie.
Pg 154 "She didn't find it surprising in the same way as the Doctor had not been surprising - more like a slightly unfamiliar item of clothing, an old glove that you had never owned but was your size, which fitted perfectly when you pulled it on. Something you'd never known... as if, in a way, it was you that fitted perfectly into their lives... as if you were the object that had been found." Alien Bodies.
Pg 192 "Besides, these glasses have a sentimental value. Watched
Puccini's Madame Butterfly through them once." The Telemovie.
Pg 194 "Have you ever seen what happens to a Wall's Dalek Death Ray lolly when you put it in a microwave?" These were items of merchandise produced by T. Wall and Sons, 1976-1977.
Pg 196 "The deep ache of radiation sickness, just as on Janus Prime." The Janus Conjunction.
Pg 213 "'Doctor, come on, wake up!' [...] The Doctor blinked rapidly. He looked at her fingers. '"The Ride of the Valkyries" was a commercial gimmick designed solely to garner publicity for Wagner's Ring cycle during performances considerably shorter than its own epic length.'" This is delivered in exactly the same cadence as the fourth Doctor's Brontosaurus speech in Robot.
Pg 215 "The Doctor wriggled his eyebrows at one of the nerve clusters. It ignored him completely. 'Hm. Not Delphon then.'" Spearhead from Space.
Pg 224 "I once left a world because I disagreed with the philosophy of its Masters." Gallifrey and the Time Lords.
Pg 225 "Then we appear to be on opposite sides of a two-headed Martian penny." The second Doctor carried a lucky double headed coin in the novelisation of The Three Doctors.
Pg 231 "I walk in eternity now." Pyramids of Mars.
OLD FRIENDS AND OLD ENEMIES
NEW FRIENDS AND NEW ENEMIES
The only one who survives is Captain Bellis.
Pgs 86/95 The Hanakoi, a benign race with fuzzy, orange hair, elongated faces and no noticable ears.
Pg 186 Planet-sized beings who gestate inside a sun and live millions of times longer than galaxies.