The Empire of Glass

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The Empire of Glass
Empire of Glass.jpg
Author Andy Lane
Series Doctor Who book:
Virgin Missing Adventures
Release number
16
Subject Featuring:
First Doctor
Steven Taylor, Vicki and Irving Braxiatel
Set in Period between
The Three Doctors (in the First Doctor's timeline) and Galaxy 4[1][2]
Publisher Virgin Books
Publication date
November 1995
Pages 257
ISBN ISBN 0-426-20457-3
Preceded by Millennial Rites
Followed by Lords of the Storm

The Empire of Glass is a Virgin Missing Adventures original novel written by Andy Lane based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the First Doctor, Steven Taylor, Vicki and Irving Braxiatel.

Plot[edit]

The Doctor, Steven, and Vicki travel to what seems to be Venice in 1609, where they meet a host of historical characters including Galileo Galilei and William Shakespeare. However, with the arrival of Braxiatel and Vicki's kidnapping, the Doctor soon finds himself embroiled in an alien invasion attempt.

Sources[edit]

In the acknowledgements, Lane notes that this was his own version of Tim Powers' The Stress of Her Regard.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Doctor's Timeline at The Whoniverse gives support for this specific placement, with the First Doctor's participation in The Three Doctors following The Time Meddler.
  2. ^ Placement between The Time Meddler and Galaxy 4 confirmed by cover blurb.