By Peter Anghelides
The medical professional and Sam commute to a planet being made right into a tremendous excitement palace. Eco-terrorists are sabotaging the venture as the building crews are destroying the previous civilization. The health care professional and Sam get stuck up within the turmoil.
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They were spiking poles into the hard earth and rock out there, setting up equipment and aligning it with what looked like 49 theodolites. After a moment, a thick red line flicked between two points, a broad slash of laser light forming a warning barrier which shimmered at the dark edge of the excavation site, just before the tree line further up the mountain. At the end of the red line, a second sprang up at an angle, and then a third at the end of that. The area was being cordoned off. Then she and the Doctor were ushered inside with two medics, and the door on the side of the ambulance slid down, clunking and hissing into place as the seals activated.
I am wet through and fed up. We’re at least thirty minutes from the TARDIS. ’ ‘Sam,’ he called after her in a hurt tone. ‘Let’s find your archaeologists and get some dry clothes from them. ’ ‘I think you may have taken a chill already,’ said the Doctor as he hurried to catch up. Sam followed the passageways that led down. At a couple of junctions she chose’ the route that seemed to have the sharpest descent. The tunnel walls narrowed to less than a metre at times, and she could feel sharper rocks in the floor pushing into the soles of her boots.
The Doctor pushed two fingers against her lips and shushed her. ’ There was a scuffling noise from one of the tunnel entrances. Sam shivered in her wet clothes. The Doctor stood in front of her, moving his head slowly from side to side as though tracking something. The shuffling sound got nearer. ‘When I say run. . ’ began the Doctor in a low tone. Then they heard the voices, one high and fluting, the other a low mumble full of anger. ’ He rubbed his hands together briskly. Sam tugged the back of his waistcoat.
Kursaal (Dr. Who: Eighth Doctor Adventures, Book 7) by Peter Anghelides