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DEATH
TO THE
DALEKS

BY
TERRY
NATION

PART TWO


1: EXT. EXXILON. SHIP LANDING SITE

FIRST DALEK: The Earth creatures are to be exterminated - fire at my command!
RICHARD RAILTON: Wait a minute! Wait - you canít!
FIRST DALEK: Total extermination - fire, fire, fire!

(JILL buries herself in the DOCTORíS shoulder as the DALEK weapons extend and fire. The DOCTOR closes his eyes, ready to receive the onslaught of the rays...but nothing happens. He opens his eyes.)

FIRST DALEK: Maximum power! Fire! Fire! Fire!

(The DALEKS fire again but once more with no success.)

FIRST DALEK: Weaponry malfunction.
SECOND DALEK: Total power failure in armament circuits.

(The DOCTOR walks forward towards the nervously twitching DALEKS.)

DOCTOR: Well, well, well! Daleks without the power to kill! How does it feel?
FIRST DALEK: (Fearfully.) Keep away! Keep away!
DOCTOR: (Smiles.) And if I donít - what will you do? Your weapons are totally useless, affected by the same energy blackout that has stranded us.
FIRST DALEK: The power failure is temporary. Superior Dalek technology will overcome interference shortly. Meanwhile, you will obey our orders.
DOCTOR: Youíre not in a position to give any orders. No...no, weíre all in this together - all equal, all powerless.
SECOND DALEK: The Daleks are the supreme beings of the universe. Dalek technology is the ___.

(RAILTON steps forward, interrupting the rant...)

RICHARD RAILTON: Spare us the propaganda! I think our best interests will be served by joining forces.
SECOND DALEK: Daleks do not require the co-operation of inferior creatures!
RICHARD RAILTON: Think about it - there are four of you and five of us, and this planet is swarming with creatures that want to destroy us. Thatís a fact that must penetrate even Dalek arrogance.

(The DALEKS look at each other.)

SECOND DALEK: We will confer.

(They glide backwards towards their ship and huddle together in conference. The other party does the same...)

DOCTOR: Well...they may agree with your plan, Captain, but I advise you - donít trust them.
RICHARD RAILTON: We need all the help we can get.
JILL TARRANT: Thatís true.
DAN GALLOWAY: (Cutting.) We donít need the Daleks. Thereís nothing they can do that we canít do on our own...

(He gives a smile that is more like a grimace at RAILTON.)

DAN GALLOWAY: ...sir.

(RAILTON scowls back at GALLOWAY and his sarcasm.)

DOCTOR: Theyíre brilliant technicians. It was their inventive genius that made them one of the greatest powers in the universe - remember that.
RICHARD RAILTON: Quite. They might find a way out of this spot.
PETER HAMILTON: Well my father was killed in the last Dalek war, sir. I hate the thought of working with them.
RICHARD RAILTON: He was one man - ten million will die if we donít get off the planet with the medical supplies.
DOCTOR: Well, whatever theyíre gonna do, I hope they decide quickly.


2: INT. SACRIFICIAL CAVERN

(SARAH is held before the fire well in the cavern. The Exxilons sway and chant their prayers. One Exxilon holds a small bowl of steaming liquid. SARAH stares at the blank eyes of the HIGH PRIEST as it joins in the alien chants.)


3: EXT. EXXILON. SHIP LANDING SITE

(GALLOWAY examines his bow as HAMILTON sidles up to him.)

PETER HAMILTON: What do you think, Dan?
DAN GALLOWAY: Mmm?
PETER HAMILTON: About this idea - cooperating with Daleks.
DAN GALLOWAY: Well, it might work for the while.
PETER HAMILTON: I think the Captainís gone soft.
DAN GALLOWAY: Oh, heís scared of the wee salt-shakers! I saw his face when they came out of that ship.
PETER HAMILTON: Ah, the spokesmanís coming back.

(The DOCTOR returns from having spoken to the DALEKS.)

RICHARD RAILTON: Well, what did they say?
DOCTOR: I think theyíll go for it. Mind you, they havenít much choice, but I must warn you again - donít you trust them an inch.
JILL TARRANT: Did you manage to find out what theyíre doing here?
DOCTOR: Yes, several of the planets the Daleks have colonised are suffering from the same disease. Theyíre dying in millions. Now they need that chemical just as badly as you do - thatís why I think theyíll cooperate.

(A short distance away, the four DALEKS have come to their conclusion between themselves.)

SECOND DALEK: It is agreed.
THIRD DALEK: We will cooperate until they are no further use to us.
FIRST DALEK: And the true reason that we need the chemical parrinium must remain secret.
THIRD DALEK: It is understood.
FIRST DALEK: They must continue to believe there are only four of us.
SECOND DALEK: It is understood.

(They turn and glide over to their new allies.)

DOCTOR: Well, have you decided?
FIRST DALEK: Yes, Doctor. The truce exists between our party and yours.
DOCTOR: A very wise decision.
SECOND DALEK: The truce ends when power is restored.
RICHARD RAILTON: We agree. And now I think we should all go over to the mining dome.
FIRST DALEK: Mining dome?
JILL TARRANT: Weíve located a parrinium strata, and set up a dome nearby where we can refine the ore.
RICHARD RAILTON: But itís pretty slow work without power. Perhaps you can suggest some quicker technique?
SECOND DALEK: Very well. Lead the way - lead! Lead!

(RAILTON does so and a smiling DOCTOR gestures to the DALEKS to follow. Three of them glide after RAILTON.)


4: INT. MSC BASE

(The wind whips the flimsy metal foil door of the dome. Within, all the equipment of the MSC crew lies scattered and damaged across the floor. COMMANDER STEWARTíS bed lies askew...and is empty.)


5: EXT. EXXILON

(RAILTON leads the way back towards the dome with the three DALEKS, the DOCTOR and his crew behind him. The DOCTOR keeps a careful watch on the ridges above them as they enter a gully. Up above, a skeletal Exxilon hand claws at the soil, causing some of it to trickle down the side of the gully. The DOCTOR is looking round at the silent rock walls when he hears this fall. The entire party, DALEKS and all, stops and looks round warily for their near silent enemy. Suddenly RAILTON cries out as an arrow thuds into his back.)

DOCTOR: Take cover!

(RAILTON struggles to remain on his feet and cries out as he reaches for the arrow...)

DALEK: Locate the enemy! Locate the enemy!

(...but falls and dies on the ground. One of the DALEKS glides forward.)

DALEK: Locate! Locate! Locate!

(JILL runs forward to help RAILTON.)

DALEK: Locate! Locate!

(Spears raised, the Exxilons have come out of hiding and they stand on the ridge of the gully looking down at the diminished group.)

DALEK: Locate! Locate!

(The others run towards a small ditch for cover beyond which the three DALEKS wait.)

DALEK: Locate! Locate!

(JILL calls over to themÖ)

JILL TARRANT: Help me with him! Help me!

(The DOCTOR runs back and feels under RAILTON for a heartbeat.)

DOCTOR: Ah, itís no good - we canít help him.
JILL TARRANT: But please! We canít leave him here!

(Suddenly, several arrows thud into the sandy ground next to them.)

DOCTOR: Quick, come on! Out, come on!

(He pulls her towards the ditch where GALLOWAY and HAMILTON wait as several more arrows are fired.)

DOCTOR: Come on, down here! (To GALLOWAY.) Which way did they come from?
DAN GALLOWAY: I donít know.

(An arrow thuds into the sandy bank next to them.)

DOCTOR: Down!

(They duck into the safety of the ditch. A hail of arrows are fired which either deflect harmlessly off the DALEK casings or thud into the sand.)

DOCTOR: Well our only chance is that itís a small group...then we might make a break for it.
DAN GALLOWAY: Well, Iím next in seniority to the Captain. That puts me in command.
DOCTOR: Just a suggestion, thatís all.
JILL TARRANT: Alright, Commander, give an order to get us out of this.

(She points at the top of the gully where more Exxilons suddenly appear. HAMILTON points to the first group.)

PETER HAMILTON: Over there!

(Behind the trapped group, another Exxilon fires an arrow which thuds into the bank next to the DOCTOR. He turns and sees that with this group behind them, they are surrounded.)

DOCTOR: So it was a large group!

(Undaunted, GALLOWAY fires an arrow at the Exxilon who had just fired at them. It grunts as it is hit and falls back. This enrages the other Exxilons who start grunting and firing arrow after arrow at the barely sheltered trapped group. They almost bury themselves into the soil as the Exxilons also throw their spears down at them. One of the DALEKS can remain silent no longer.)

DALEK: Exterminate! Exterminate!

(It fires uselessly at the Exxilons who start to come down the ridge towards it. The DALEK glides forward to meet them in useless combat.)

DALEK: Exterminate! Exterminate! Exterminate!

(The Exxilons surround the DALEK and start to batter at its casing.)

DALEK: Am losing control! Am losing control! Am loo....am loo...! Am losing control! Am losing control!

(Smoke starts to pour out of the casing. The Exxilons retreat as the DALEKS voice starts to become garbled.)

DALEK: Am loo...am loo...am loo...am loo...

(The smoking DALEK suddenly explodes and fire pours out of its casing. The people in the ditch stick their heads above the parapet and watch as the victorious Exxilons grunt in triumph and surround the blazing DALEK casing, almost dancing round it. From one side of the gully, another large group of Exxilons arrive with a captive figure held between them. The group round the DALEK moves off and towards these new arrivals.)

DOCTOR: Whatís going on over there?
JILL TARRANT: Theyíve got Commander Stewart.

(The wounded man is thrown to the ground. He gasps weakly and calls over to the others...)

COMMANDER STEWART: Give yourselves up.
PETER HAMILTON: (Sighs.) That settles it for me. Jill?
JILL TARRANT: Yes.
PETER HAMILTON: What about you, Doctor?
DOCTOR: Certainly...when the only alternative to living is dying. Alright, come on. Letís get it over with.

(Hands raised in surrender, they climb out of the ditch. GALLOWAY, as dour as ever, watches them go and then throws down his bow and arrow.)


6: EXT. EXXILON. SHIP LANDING SITE

(Two DALEKS wait in the doorway of the saucer. One glides out and another glides up to it from among the rocks.)

FIRST DALEK: Patrol captured by alien beings. One Dalek destroyed.
SECOND DALEK: We will report.

(They turn and glide into the ship.)


7: INT. SACRIFICIAL CAVERN

(SARAHíS head is held fast as the HIGH PRIEST waves the smoking bowl under her nostrils. She starts to gasp and her eyes close as she is overcome by the fumes from the bowl. She slumps forward, nearly unconscious and is held upright by two Exxilons as the HIGH PRIEST takes the bowl back to the altar. SARAH is then carried forward to the same place where the PRIEST waves his hands before her glazed eyes. At that moment, the other captives are led in. The DOCTOR, held fast between two Exxilons, takes in the situation at a glance.)

DOCTOR: Sarah! What are you doing with her?!

(The HIGH PRIEST and the Exxilons at the altar turn and face the new arrivals.)

HIGH PRIEST: She has defiled the place of our gods. She is to be sacrificed.

(The DOCTOR suddenly chops at his two restraining Exxilons. Free from them, he runs at the altar where he elbows the HIGH PRIEST out of the way and tries to get at SARAH. However, there are two many Exxilons surrounding them and they all make a grab at the DOCTOR pushing him to the ground and pummeling him until he falls unconscious...)


8: INT. SACRIFICIAL CAVERN (LATER)

(SARAH stands to one side within the wooden cage. She is starting to regain her senses after being under the effects of the Exxilon drug contained within the bowl. Behind her, the DOCTOR lies on a shelf of rock, tended to by JILL. The two DALEKS have been locked in the cage with them. SARAH goes to JILL somewhat unsteadily.)

SARAH: Is the Doctor alright?
JILL TARRANT: I think so. Heís coming round...but are you okay?
SARAH: Mmm. Er, they made me inhale...erm, some sort of incense. Well, what happened?
JILL TARRANT: Well Iím not too sure myself, but neither of you is very popular. The Doctor attacked their high priest. From what we can gather, thatís about the worst crime you can commit on this planet.

(COMMANDER STEWART lies on another slab within the cage, looked after by PETER HAMILTON. A scowling GALLOWAY goes up to him and speaks quietly...)

DAN GALLOWAY: (Quietly.) Crazy - he must be crazy. Heís blown any chance we ever had a making a deal with these savages.
PETER HAMILTON: (Quietly.) We hadnít much choice, Dan. A couple of minutes more, that girl wouldíve been dead.
DAN GALLOWAY: (Quietly.) So?
PETER HAMILTON: (Quietly.) Look, weíre all in this together. It could have been me or you. Do you expect everybody else to stand by and let it happen?
DAN GALLOWAY: (Quietly.) The point is it wasnít us. We have no loyalties to them. Theyíre not part of our mission.
PETER HAMILTON: (Quietly.) So youíll let them die - just like that?
DAN GALLOWAY: (Quietly.) I would so. Our job is to get medical relief thatíll save the lives of millions. If some people we donít even know have to die in the process, well thatís just too bad!

(One of the DALEKS glides up to them.)

DALEK: We have decided the action we will take. We will offer the Exxilons our knowledge and technology in return for their assistance.
DAN GALLOWAY: Well, anythingís worth a try.

(PETER whispers to GALLOWAY...)

PETER HAMILTON: What about those two? Do you think theyíll agree to let them go?

(...but the DALEK overhears.)

DALEK: The Doctor is an old enemy of the Daleks. The girl is unimportant.

(It turns and glides up to a watching Exxilon...)

DALEK: Guard! I will speak with the high priest.

(Across the cage, the DOCTOR is sat up having come round, but his head is in his hands.)

JILL TARRANT: I donít know what theyíre up to, but I donít like it.

(The DOCTOR sighs.)

DOCTOR: I have a feeling...it might be better if you did not associate yourself too closely with us. I think weíre the flies in a jar of very nasty ointment.
SARAH: What do you think will happen?
DOCTOR: Well...Iím afraid that what they had planned for you has merely been postponed. I think theyíll be two of us in the next performance.

(Meanwhile, the Exxilon guard comes up to the cage and speaks to the waiting DALEK.)

EXXILON: The high priest will speak with you.

(The cage door is opened and the DALEK glides out.)

JILL TARRANT: (To the DOCTOR.) They may be trying to negotiate a way for all of us to get out of this.
DOCTOR: No, thatís pure wishful thinking, Jill. No, the Daleks wonít give us any loyalty...and I donít expect too much help from your space chums either.


9: INT. DALEK SHIP

(Within the DALEK ship, a small model of the TARDIS sits on a ledge. Two DALEKS have been fitted with a rapid-fire mechanical gun and one of them fires shot after shot at the model until it is pulverised.)

FIRST DALEK: Target model destroyed.
SECOND DALEK: Substitute weaponry functioning satisfactorily.
FIRST DALEK: We will proceed immediately.

(They glide out of the silent metal chamber.)


10: EXT. EXXILON. SHIP LANDING SITE

(Outside the ship, two Exxilons armed with bows and arrows walk along a ledge that overlooks the DALEK ship. The two DALEKS armed with the new guns glide out of the ship. The Exxilons aim their arrows at the creatures who immediately fire back at them. The ricocheting bullets tear through the Exxilons and the rock wall behind them. The creatures scream as one falls off the ledge and the other slumps to the floor.)

SECOND DALEK: Primitive weapons moderately efficient.


11: INT. SACRIFICIAL CAVERN

(Within the cavern, the sacrificial chanting has started again. Two Exxilons enter the cage. They go up to the DOCTOR and silently indicate to him to go with them. He leaves and SARAH is made to follow. The three humans and the DALEKS watch.)

PETER HAMILTON: Weíve got to do something!
DAN GALLOWAY: Donít interfere. Weíve got think of ourselves now and what we came here to do.

(The DALEK who had been negotiating with the HIGH PRIEST glides back into the cage.)

DALEK: It is agreed. The Exxilons will discuss terms when the sacrifices are completed. You will follow and observe.

(It turns on the spot and glides back out of the cage. Somewhat warily, PETER and JILL follow with the SECOND DALEK behind them. GALLOWAY is about to follow when COMMANDER STEWART weakly calls him back...)

COMMANDER STEWART: (Whispers.) Galloway...

(GALLOWAY turns and leans over the coughing, dying man.)

COMMANDER STEWART: (Whispers.) G...Ga...youíre not fit to command...
DAN GALLOWAY: (Quietly.) Iím doing whatís necessary, sir. Iíll get that chemical to the peoples of the outer worlds whatever it costs.
COMMANDER STEWART: (Whispers.) Ah...not for them, Galloway. F...for yourself. Y...youíre a glory seeker. This...this may be the last order that I can give but...Iím appointing Hamilton as...
DAN GALLOWAY: (Quietly.) You canít do that.
COMMANDER STEWART: (Whispers.) Itís already done. Itís an order. Pe...Peteríll take command.

(STEWARTíS head turns and he falls silent. GALLOWAY leans over the man and sees that he has died. He closes his eyes for him.)

DAN GALLOWAY: (Quietly.) Iím sorry, Commander...couldnít quite hear what you said.

(In the main part of the cavern, the DOCTOR and SARAH are held fast before the fire in the stone well as the bowl of incense is prepared. GALLOWAY comes out of the cage and joins his two colleagues. The HIGH PRIEST carries the bowl towards his two victims. Their heads are held fast in the Exxilonís hands as the bowl is held in front of them. As they struggle against its effects, chaos breaks out in the cavern as the newly armed DALEKS glide in, firing bullet after bullet into the crowd. As the Exxilons cry out in panic and start to fall, the DOCTOR grabs SARAHíS hand and runs with her across the cavern. GALLOWAY shouts out to his two companions...)

DAN GALLOWAY: Come on!

(...and they run into the shelter of the wooden cage. One of the Exxilons falls against this structure, groaning as it slides down to the ground, clutching the poles in its death throes. The DOCTOR has spotted that there is a tunnel beyond the smoking altar and runs with SARAH up to it. They climb onto the ledge of the altar...)

DOCTOR: Right, come on - jump! Jump!


12: INT. TUNNEL BEHIND SACRIFICIAL CAVERN

(...and jump down the other side. The DOCTOR helps SARAH to her feet.)

DOCTOR: Right, come on.

(They run a short way down the tunnel out of sight of the cavern and then stop.)

DOCTOR: Stay there.

(He runs back and peers round the corner into the cavern. He watches for a moment and then returns.)

DOCTOR: The Daleks donít seem to be following us.
SARAH: Er, those robot things? Are they locals?
DOCTOR: Hardly. Theyíre probably the most technically advanced and ruthless life form in the galaxy.
SARAH: But if theyíre robots, how is it their powerís not affected? They canít half move!
DOCTOR: Because theyíre only half-robot, Sarah. Inside each of those shells is a living, bubbling lump of hate!
SARAH: You mean theyíve got legs?
DOCTOR: No, they move by psychokinetic power.
SARAH: I see.
DOCTOR: Do you?
SARAH: No!

(SARAH still looks befuddled by the incense.)


13: INT. SACRIFICIAL CAVERN

(Within the cavern, the DALEK victory is complete. The two armed DALEKS have taken charge and the Exxilons are being led into the cage where PETER and JILL wait.)

SECOND DALEK: All resistance has ceased.

(The FIRST DALEK turns to one of its rescued compatriots.)

FIRST DALEK: I will speak with the high priest. Bring him to me.
THIRD DALEK: I obey.
DAN GALLOWAY: (To the FIRST DALEK.) Oh, what do you want to speak to him about?
FIRST DALEK: We require the cooperation of the Exxilons. But now they will do so on our terms.
DAN GALLOWAY: And if they donít agree?
FIRST DALEK: We will select groups of hostages for extermination until they do.
DAN GALLOWAY: Aye, that should bring them around to our way of thinking. One of the first things we should do is to make them supply working parties to mine the parrinium...
FIRST DALEK: (Interrupts.) Your advice is not required!
DAN GALLOWAY: Now wait a minute - we agreed. Weíre working together.
FIRST DALEK: (Angrily.) We are in command! You will obey our orders!


14: INT. TUNNEL

(The DOCTOR and SARAH are making their way along the tunnel away from the cavern when a thought strikes SARAH.)

SARAH: Doctor! Oh, we were just playing the main part in a sacrificial ceremony, werenít we?
DOCTOR: Well that seemed to be the general idea, yes.
SARAH: Well how are they going to sacrifice us...just by dumping us down here?
DOCTOR: Yes, I knew that thought would occur to you sooner or later.
SARAH: Youíve got an idea, havenít you?
DOCTOR: Yes. And itís not one of my favourites. In fact I donít care for it at all.

(He moves on and SARAH follows.)

SARAH: Well you might as well share it!
DOCTOR: Oh, very well. I think they expect that sacrifice to be completed by something else - something that lives down this tunnel.

(They move further on. As if on cue, they hear a noise ahead. It sounds like an electronic roar. SARAHíS chin wobbles...)

SARAH: Next time you get an idea, keep it to yourself, will you?

(The DOCTOR looks at her and she gives him a weak smile. He puts his arm round her and they move on.)


15: INT. SACRIFICIAL CAVERN

(The HIGH PRIEST stands before the DALEKS. Still out of the cage, GALLOWAY watches.)

FIRST DALEK: It is agreed. You will accompany us.

(The HIGH PRIEST nods and leaves the cavern with the DALEKS. PETER and JILL are out of the cage and go up to GALLOWAY.)

JILL TARRANT: Whatís happening?
DAN GALLOWAY: Well, itís...practically all agreed. Weíve done a deal with the Exxilons.
PETER HAMILTON: We?
DAN GALLOWAY: Well, theyíll provide a working force to help us find the parrinium. Weíll be in charge of that with two of the Daleks.
JILL TARRANT: And the other Daleks?
DAN GALLOWAY: Well, theyíll investigate the cause of the, er, electrical interference.
PETER HAMILTON: And what are the Exxilons getting in return?

(GALLOWAY looks guilty and hesitates.)

DAN GALLOWAY: Oh, not much.
JILL TARRANT: Well tell us?
DAN GALLOWAY: Well, apparently the Exxilons have only one enemy - a sort of breakaway group. Well, weíve agreed to help wipe them out.
PETER HAMILTON: (Appalled.) Youíve what?!
DAN GALLOWAY: In return we get the parrinium we need. Weíll save millions of lives.
JILL TARRANT: And murder others? You canít accept those terms.
DAN GALLOWAY: (Harshly.) The creatures on this planet are primitives - they donít count.
PETER HAMILTON: What else have you agreed?
DAN GALLOWAY: Aye, well...this is the bit youíre not going to like.
JILL TARRANT: I havenít liked any of it so far.
DAN GALLOWAY: That fellow they call ďthe DoctorĒ and the girl...they have to be brought back - dead or alive.

(JILLíS jaw drops.)

PETER HAMILTON: Youíre totally ruthless, arenít you, Galloway?
DAN GALLOWAY: The Daleks have gone down the tunnel after them - just in case the creatures that live down there donít...get them first.


16: INT. TUNNEL

(The DOCTOR and SARAH continue down the tunnel. There is another roar but it is clearer, nearer and louder.)

SARAH: That sounded awfully close.
DOCTOR: Yes, some sort of subterranean wind effect, I should think.

(They take one step nearer and stop when there is another roar.)

SARAH: Who are you kidding?
DOCTOR: Myself, chiefly.


17: INT. ANOTHER PART OF THE TUNNEL

(Further back in the tunnel, two of the newly armed DALEKS glide onwards.)


18: INT. TUNNEL

(The DOCTOR and SARAH move on. After they have gone, the arm of a creature comes out from a crack in the rock. Superficially like an Exxilon, it has streaks, like cuts, down its limbs and body which glow like a fire from within. It follows the DOCTOR and SARAH.)


19: INT. TUNNEL FORK

(Further on, the DOCTOR and SARAH walk through a part of the tunnel which is lit by candles on ledges. They reach a point where there are several side tunnels leading off from the main one. They suddenly hear the roar again.)

SARAH: I just heard your wind effect...gnashing its teeth.

(She gives a quiet nervous laugh and looks at the various side tunnels.)

SARAH: Well, which way now?

(The DOCTOR looks down the tunnel that leads straight ahead.)

DOCTOR: I think Iíll make a short reconnaissance down this tunnel here - alone.
SARAH: (Scared.) Alone?

(The DOCTOR comes back to her.)

DOCTOR: Look, Sarah, I donít want anything creeping down behind me and blocking off my retreat, now do I? With you here on watch you can give me a warning.
SARAH: Well...well whoís gonna warn me?
DOCTOR: Youíre in a perfectly safe place here. Youíve got three different ways to run.
SARAH: (Sighs.) Oh!

(He looks down his chosen tunnel.)

DOCTOR: I think Iíll just go down it for about half a mile. If it holds any promise, Iíll be right back - alright?
SARAH: (Tuts.) Suppose so.

(She manages a smile.)

SARAH: Good luck, Doctor.
DOCTOR: Thank you.

(He sets off. SARAH watches him go and sighs. She looks nervously round but sees nothing to cause alarm. Turning back to face the tunnel that the DOCTOR has walked down, she fails to see the arm of the creature that is following them crawl round a corner of the rock tunnel.)


20: INT. ANOTHER PART OF THE TUNNEL

(The two pursuing DALEKS glide on.)


21: INT. TUNNEL FORK

(Still waiting, SARAH hears a noise behind her. She calls quietly into the darkness...)

SARAH: Somebody there?

(Receiving no answer, she goes back to waiting near the DOCTORíS tunnel. She suddenly turns round and gasps in fright...)


22: INT. SIDE TUNNEL

(The DOCTOR makes his way down his chosen tunnel. Suddenly he stops. Something lies on the floor of the tunnel in front of him. Metallic and long, it winds like a gigantic snake into the distance. Its head lifts off the floor of the tunnel and a glowing light appears on the front. It roars at the DOCTOR as it rears up...)


Next Episode


Doctor Who
JON PERTWEE

Sarah Jane Smith
ELISABETH SLADEN

Dan Galloway
DUNCAN LAMONT

Richard Railton
JOHN ABINERI

Commander Stewart
NEIL SEILER

Peter Hamilton
JULIAN FOX

Jill Tarrant
JOY HARRISON

High Priest
MOSTYN EVANS

Bellal
ARNOLD YARROW

Dalek voices
MICHAEL WISHER

Dalek Operators
JOHN SCOTT-MARTIN
CY TOWN
MURPHY GRUNBAR

Fights arranged by
TERRY WALSH

Written by
TERRY NATION

Title Music
RON GRAINER
and BBC Radiophonic
Workshop

Title Sequence
BERNARD LODGE

Music composed and
conducted by
CAREY BLYTON

and played by
The London
Saxophone Quartet

Special Sound
DICK MILLS

Script Editor
TERRANCE DICKS

Designer
COLIN GREEN

Producer
BARRY LETTS

Directed by
MICHAEL BRIANT

COLOUR

© BBC 1973

 

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