The Dark Path (novel)

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For the novel by Walter H. Hunt, see The Dark Path.
The Dark Path
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Author David A. McIntee
Series Doctor Who book:
Virgin Missing Adventures
Release number
Subject Featuring:
Second Doctor
Jamie, Victoria, the Master
Set in Period between
Twilight of the Gods and Fury from the Deep[1][2]
Publisher Virgin Books
Publication date
March 1997
Pages 295
ISBN ISBN 0-426-20503-0
Preceded by A Device of Death
Followed by The Well-Mannered War

The Dark Path is an original novel written by David A. McIntee and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The novel features the Second Doctor, Jamie, Victoria and the Master (who is called Koschei at the time), looking at the events that led to the Master's descent into villainy. It takes place after the Missing Adventure Twilight of the Gods by Christopher Bulis.


In Slavic mythology, Koschei is an evil person of ugly senile appearance, menacing principally young women. Koschei is also known as Koschei the Immortal or Koschei the Deathless. Given the Master's obsession for further regenerations in The Keeper of Traken and The Five Doctors, the name is apt.

External links[edit]



  1. ^ The Doctor's Timeline at The Whoniverse
  2. ^ Direct placement confirmed by cover blurb.