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BioniclesaurKing4t2


I'm an MLP/Sci-Fi crossover writer. 'Nuff said. My stories seek to answer but these three, simple questions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SC5QT6CWiSM

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In the Toyroom, a game you’ll play.
If you win, you’ll be okay.
But do be careful, that you don’t stray.
If you want out, it’s the only way.
But you’d better, hope and pray,
That you don’t, fade to gray,
Or in the Toyroom, you will stay,
For the rest, of all your days!
Good luck, everypony!

Cut off from the TARDIS and without the Doctor's help, Derpy and Star Hunter must win at Discord's unfair games to survive and escape this realm outside of normal reality. But why has Discord brought them here? What is he really after from the Doctor? And can this tagalong Pinkie be trusted?

(Doctor Who crossover; adapted from the Classic Who story "The Celestial Toymaker". Three of its four episodes are "lost" and exist only as recorded audio and screenshots, so I thought I'd do my part in "saving" them. My version aligns to the original in outline only.)

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Comments ( 6 )

This look very interesting so far, I will be looking forward to see me of this.

Why are three of the episodes lost?

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Once upon a time, TV people didn't think that anyone would want to watch an episode more than once, so after it was aired the first time, they would wipe the reel and record something else over it because film was expensive. When they finally realized their mistake, everyone scrambled to gather up as many remaining copies of the classic shows as they could, but not every episode of every show was conveniently hiding in the back room of some foreign country's abandoned TV station. Doctor Who's first 6 or so seasons (the black-and-white ones, totaling 250+ episodes) were among the most sought-after, but as of today, just under 100 of those episodes remain "missing". Luckily, one or more devoted fans had made an off-air audio recording (microphone up next to the TV speaker) of every episode, so they still exist in somewhat of a radio show format, and the "totally not legal but do a better job than the professionals so we'll leave you alone if you don't actually sell them for money" people at the fan-run Loose Cannon Productions took those audios and made essential slideshows with the surviving screenshots to distribute the missing episodes to the public. The whole ordeal even has its own Wikipedia page.

Reference humor is kind of a crutch in the beginning, and it's a little hard to feel invested. We're fighting a god, we should be feeling a lot. Instead, it's just kind of there. It's also not clear what kind of a Doctor this is, and Doctor Who lives or dies on the performance of the Doctor. He needs to have a strong presence.

I am going to enjoy reading this through. Don't feel discouraged!

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Well, the Doctor was made invisible and mute for half of the original version to give William Hartnell a few weeks off from filming, so he's not the focus of the story here either. We dive more into him next chapter, though.

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