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DEATH
TO THE
DALEKS

BY
TERRY
NATION

PART THREE


1: 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. The creature that has been following them hangs out of a crack in the rock wall observing her. Somewhat like an Exxilon, it is far smaller and with a grey skin rather than a brown one. It still has the round opaque eyes of the Exxilons which look down upon SARAH.)


2: 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 and then dives towards him. He jumps out of the way as the nose of the probe touches the rock wall where he was stood, causing it to explode. The DOCTOR lies on the floor where he fell. The probe rears up again and comes down, just as the DOCTOR rolls out of the way. It touches the floor of the tunnel and again there is an explosion of fire.)


3: INT. TUNNEL FORK

(SARAH panics as the watching creature steps down and walks towards her.)

SARAH: Oh...keep away from me! Keep back!

(She backs off as the little creature holds up an arm and speaks in a pleading, somewhat aged voice. The effect is that of a wizened old man.)

BELLAL: Please!
SARAH: (Nervously.) Who are you?
BELLAL: I am called Bellal. I mean you no harm. I will help you if I can. I do not share the beliefs of those who would have killed you. They consider that I and others are like me are their enemies.

(SARAH is backed up against a wall and her courage is returning but she still is wary of the little Exxilon.)

SARAH: And are you?
BELLAL: Oh, no! We seek merely to save the Exxilon race from extinction. We do not share their beliefs and for that reason we are persecuted and driven to live in the secret places beneath the surface.

(BELLAL gestures at the tunnels around them.)

SARAH: Ah...how...many of you are there?
BELLAL: Very few against so many. I...

(BELLAL reaches out to her but she is still very wary and side-steps the little creatures attempts to get close with little gasps of fear.)

BELLAL: ...will answer all your questions but first, we must go from here. We have a place that is safe. Follow me and I will take you to it.
SARAH: I canít. Iím waiting for the Doctor.
BELLAL: Which path did he take?
SARAH: That one.

(She points down the tunnel and BELLAL recoils with a gasp of fear.)

BELLAL: Ahh!
SARAH: Well, what is it?
BELLAL: That way leads to death.

(SARAH spins round and looks down the tunnel. Her fear for the DOCTOR overcoming her fear of the Exxilon, she pleads with BELLAL.)

SARAH: Well youíve got to help him!

(BELLAL shakes his head.)

BELLAL: (Whispers.) No!
SARAH: Oh, please!

(Forgetting herself, she grasps his arm but suddenly recoils. They then hear the roar of the metal probe down the tunnel.)

BELLAL: It may already be too late, but we will do what can be done.

(Suddenly another Exxilon similar to BELLAL runs up towards them.)

GOTAL: The creatures from the spacecraft - two of them - coming this way!
BELLAL: Machine creatures?
SARAH: Daleks!

(BELLAL points to a hiding place behind a rock.)

BELLAL: Here.

(The three run into hiding behind the rock, the two little Exxilonís colour merging with the grey of the rock. A second later, the two DALEKS glide into the area.)

FIRST DALEK: We will search independently. Fugitives are to be exterminated on sight.
SECOND DALEK: I obey.

(The FIRST DALEK takes the tunnel chosen by the DOCTOR while the SECOND takes another tunnel. SARAH watches the FIRST DALEK go.)

SARAH: Heíll be coming up behind the Doctor! I must warn him!

(She tries to make a run for the tunnel but BELLAL holds her back. SARAH struggles in his grasp and the other Exxilon - GOTAL - joins him in securing her.)

BELLAL: No, no, it will be no use! You must stay silent or you will destroy us all! You must understand!

(SARAH stops struggling.)

BELLAL: It is beyond our power to help him now.

(SARAH looks fearfully down the tunnel.)

SARAH: Doctor...


4: INT. SIDE TUNNEL

(The DOCTOR edges carefully down the wall of a side tunnel. The probe can be seen waiting beyond through a crack in the rock. The DOCTOR turns his head and spots it. At that moment, the FIRST DALEK turns the corner and sees the probe. It immediately starts firing bullets at it but they have no effect on the metallic device. It dives down and touches the DALEK on its dome and an explosion of fire erupts from beneath it. The DALEK continues to fire and the probe dives again, this time touching the front of the casing and causing another explosion. The DOCTOR comes somewhat out of hiding and looks through the crack in the rock wall as the probe dives once more. To his intense approval, a third explosion rips through the DALEK casing.)

DOCTOR: Oh, good shot, sir!

(A fourth dive causes another explosion but the DALEK manages to continue to fire...)

DOCTOR: A hit! Yes, a palpable hit!

(The DALEK fires several more times but the probe makes a fifth dive with another resultant explosion from beneath the dome.)


5: INT. TUNNEL FORK

(SARAH, consumed with thoughts as to what is happening, walks slowly towards the entrance to the tunnel.)

BELLAL: No!
SARAH: I must.
BELLAL: The other Dalek will have heard. Heíll be coming back!
SARAH: The Doctor may be hurt.
GOTAL: We must hurry!

(The two little Exxilons pull SARAH back.)

BELLAL: As soon as itís safe, Iíll have some of my people look for your friend but now...

(He stops and gasps.)

BELLAL: Somethingís coming!
GOTAL: Quick!
BELLAL: Quick!

(SARAH herself cries out...)

SARAH: Quick!

(...and follows the example of the two Exxilons in running into hiding. She watches from behind her rock as a DALEK gun pokes out from the tunnel entrance. It hesitates and then moves on - it is the DOCTOR, holding the disembodied DALEK gun in his hand. SARAH runs out of hiding, barely able to speak...)

SARAH: Doctor...

(She hugs him in delight and relief as she starts to gabble at him...)

SARAH: Oh, youíre safe! Oh, what happened?! Oh, how did you get away from the Dalek? What did you see down there?

(The DOCTOR tries desperately to quieten her.)

DOCTOR: Alright. Alright, alright, alright, alright, just a moment, just a moment! Iíve just had a face to face confrontation with a rather nasty root. It obviously wasnít very fond of me but it positively hated the Dalek.
SARAH: Did you say ďrootĒ?
DOCTOR: Yes, it must have been one of those, sort of, underground support systems for the city, I should imagine.
SARAH: Well what happened to the Dalek?
DOCTOR: The root - one...
SARAH: Mmm?
DOCTOR: Dalek - nil. In fact, this was about the only part of it that was left undamaged.

(He holds up the gun. BELLAL and GOTAL run out of the tunnel that they hid in. The DOCTOR jumps and aims the gun at them.)

SARAH: No! Doctor, theyíre friends.
BELLAL: The other Dalek is coming this way!
SARAH: Oh!

(The two run off and SARAH is about to follow but the DOCTOR pulls her back.)

DOCTOR: Sarah! Who are your shining friends?
SARAH: Oh, time for that later, Doctor - come on!

(She leads him down the tunnel. A moment later, the SECOND DALEK emerges from its tunnel, looks round and then glides off after the fugitives.)


6: INT. TUNNEL

(The two Exxilons lead the way down the tunnel. BELLAL waves to the two people to take the lead.)

BELLAL: You must move more quickly! The Dalek is coming this way!


7: INT. TUNNEL END

(SARAH runs into the end of the tunnel.)

SARAH: Itís a dead end!

(GOTAL points to a crack in the wall as BELLAL keeps watch.)

GOTAL: No! We go through there - it widens out after a little.
DOCTOR: You first - go on, Sarah.

(SARAH climbs up and through the crack in the wall.)

GOTAL: (To the DOCTOR.) Now you - give me that.

(He takes the DALEK gun from the DOCTOR as he starts to climb through.)

DOCTOR: I really must go on a diet...


8: INT. TUNNEL CHAMBER

DOCTOR: ...one of these days.

(SARAH squeezes through.)

DOCTOR: Give me your hand!
SARAH: Oh!

(SARAH helps pull him through the narrow crack.)

DOCTOR: Come on.


9: INT. TUNNEL END

(The SECOND DALEK glides nearer as GOTAL and then BELLAL squeeze through the crack.)

FIRST DALEK: Exterminate! Exterminate! Exterminate! Exterminate! Exterminate!

(Having made it through, the DALEK glides up to the crack, aims its gun at it and fires bullet after bullet into the chamber beyond.)


10: INT. TUNNEL CHAMBER

(Within there, the four shelter down as the bullets ricochet off the walls.)


11: INT. TUNNEL END

(The DALEK ceases firing and glides off.)


12: INT. TUNNEL CHAMBER

(The four gingerly raise their heads. The DOCTOR peers through the crack.)

DOCTOR: Well, itís alright. He seems to have gone. Is anyone hurt?
SARAH: Ah, I donít think so.
BELLAL: Weíre safe now.
DOCTOR: We canít sit around underground forever. There are things we must do.
SARAH: Such as?
DOCTOR: Well, get the power back into our spaceships, for one thing. And for another, do everything we can to help that Earth mission ship.
SARAH: Well theyíll be alright. They seemed pretty pally with the Daleks.
DOCTOR: Well, you take it from me, Sarah - the moment they cease to be of use to the Daleks, they wipe them out without a qualm.

(BELLAL stands.)

BELLAL: My people are watching them. They will report immediately what happens.

(GOTAL nods in agreement and the four move off.)


13: EXT. EXXILON. DIG

(From high on a cliff top, one of the underground Exxilons watches as the captive Exxilons work at mining the parrinium below. They are working rather like gold prospectors, lifting up soil from beneath a pool and sifting through it. GALLOWAY watches them. A DALEK glides up to them and GALLOWAY goes up to meet it.)

DALEK: The Exxilons are working too slowly.
DAN GALLOWAY: Well, with the primitive equipment theyíre using, Iím not surprised.
DALEK: Then the workforce must be increased. You will arrange it.
DAN GALLOWAY: Look, the high priest wasnít all that cooperative. We were lucky to get this many workers.

(The DALEK glides round GALLOWAY.)

DALEK: More workers! More workers! More! Exxilons will obey our commands!
DAN GALLOWAY: And if they donít?
DALEK: Their leaders will be exterminated.
DAN GALLOWAY: (Shocked.) But...we made an agreement.
DALEK: It was expedient. You will advise the high priest that his people will comply with Dalek law - or suffer the consequences.
DAN GALLOWAY: I canít tell him that!
DALEK: You will obey!

(The DALEK glides off chanting...)

DALEK: You will obey! You will obey! You will obey! You will obey!

(GALLOWAY returns to the mining Exxilons who have momentarily stopped work.)

DAN GALLOWAY: Alright you lot - put your backs into it! Get going!

(He glances back at the departing DALEK as the Exxilons slowly return to work.)

DAN GALLOWAY: Come on! Youíre idle, idle, idle!


14: EXT. EXXILON. SHIP LANDING SITE

(Two DALEKS glide into their spaceship.)


15: INT. DALEK SHIP

(Three DALEKS meet in one of the darkened metallic chambers within.)

DALEK: This planet is now under Dalek control. Our commands will be obeyed. Those who resist will be exterminated!


16: INT. TUNNEL

(BELLAL leads the DOCTOR, SARAH and GOTAL down a tunnel lit by many candles arranged on ledges.)

BELLAL: Exxilon had grown old before life had even begun on other planets. Our ancestors solved the mysteries of science, built craft that travelled through space - they were the supreme beings of the universe.
DOCTOR: What destroyed their power - war?
BELLAL: No. They created their own destruction. Using all their knowledge, they built a city that would last through all of time.
SARAH: And they succeeded. It looked as though it was built only yesterday.
BELLAL: They used their sciences to make the city into a living thing. It could protect itself, repair itself, maintain itself - they even gave it a brain.
DOCTOR: I see. So the city became an entity, though greater and more powerful than the many small parts that had created it?
BELLAL: Yes, it then had no need of those who had made it. Our people had created a monster. They tried to destroy it, instead it destroyed them and drove out the survivors. Now we, and the other Exxilons you met, are all that remain.
SARAH: Well what separates you from the others?
BELLAL: They have made the city their god. They worship and fear it. They even make sacrifices to it.
SARAH: Yes, we almost qualified for that ourselves.

(The DOCTOR and SARAH smile.)

DOCTOR: Yet you donít fear the city, Bellal - why?
BELLAL: Yes, we do fear it, but we donít worship it. Our aim is to destroy it. Unless we succeed, our race will vanish from this planet.
DOCTOR: Yes. Well, I think the time has come to do something about this city.


17: EXT. EXXILON. DIG

(The underground Exxilon continues to observe the dig from the clifftop. Three DALEKS are positioned at different points at the side of the pool and three Exxilons in the pool, sifting silt which is further but roughly refined by more Exxilons at the waterís edge. JILL and PETER are starting to look a little bedraggled from their efforts. They watch as another DALEK arrives and listen as it reports to one already at the site.)

FIRST DALEK: The explosive charges will be completed shortly.
SECOND DALEK: The charges must be placed on the beacon on the summit of the city and detonated.
FIRST DALEK: Agreed. A Dalek patrol will enter the city to investigate scientific installations while the explosives are being positioned.

(Another DALEK has glided up to the two...)

THIRD DALEK: Will destruction of the beacon restore electrical energy?
FIRST DALEK: All logical evidence suggests it is the source of interference.

(Suddenly there is a disturbance in the pool. A root probe, similar to the one that attacked the DOCTOR in the tunnel, rises from the water. The Exxilons start to grunt in panic, drawing the attention of both DALEKS and humans. The Exxilons, both in the water and on dry ground, seem rooted to the spot in fear. PETER pushes past them to the waterís edge and yells out...)

PETER HAMILTON: Go! Get out of it!

(Two of the Exxilons in the water are already near to the edge and wade out easily. The third is on the other side of the pool, nearer to both steeper ground and the rising probe itself. The Exxilon desperately tries to make for safety but swift movement is hampered by the large heavy folds of its cloak. Watching this, JILL runs up to PETER in some distress.)

JILL TARRANT: Peter?!

(The two watch helplessly as the probe reaches its maximum height and then descends quickly upon the hapless Exxilon. As the probe touches it, the creature explodes into flame. The Exxilon splashes in the water as the flames spread across its cloak. Finally, it plunges dead into the water. PETER takes JILL to higher ground away from the pool and the probe which turns looking for another victim. It soon finds one as a DALEK on the cliff edge starts to fire its ineffectual bullets at the probe. The snake-like defence turns and moves towards the moving DALEK. It fires its own shot at the DALEK whose dome explodes into flames.)

DALEK: Exterminate! Am losing control!

(The DALEK plunges off the edge and down the cliff.)

DALEK: Am losing control! Am...!

(It falls into the water and its cries cut out as it floats on top on the pool, watched by the grunting Exxilons and the surviving but unmoved DALEKS. GALLOWAY joins JILL and PETER and they watch as the probe slithers beneath the waterís surface. Nearby, the watching underground Exxilon moves away to report events.)


18: INT. TUNNEL

(The DOCTOR, SARAH and GOTAL watch as BELLAL carves some crude markings on the wall of the tunnel with a sharp piece of rock.)

DOCTOR: You say that markings like these are cut into the walls of the city?
BELLAL: Yes, these are as I remember them.
SARAH: I saw them too, Doctor. Do they mean anything to you?
DOCTOR: No, not fully. But I do have a rough idea of what theyíre intended to convey. You see, Iíve seen them before.
SARAH: Seen them before - where?
DOCTOR: On the walls of a temple in Peru.
SARAH: Oh, thatís impossible!
DOCTOR: Yeah, thatís what they said about the Peruvian temple as well. Yeah, itís one of Earthís great mysteries that no primitive man could possibly have built such a structure. Well now weíve solved it.
SARAH: (Puzzled.) Solved how a temple was built in Peru?
DOCTOR: (To BELLAL.) You say that your ancestors were travelling in space when other worlds were still primitive?
BELLAL: Why that is true.
DOCTOR: (To SARAH.) Then they almost certainly visited Earth and taught the people there how to build.
BELLAL: Our city supports itself in two ways: through roots in the ground and in the air.
SARAH: The air?
DOCTOR: Yes, th...they must drain their electrical energy from the atmosphere, probably via that beacon.
SARAH: So thatís what put the mockers on the TARDIS?
DOCTOR: Well, you seem to have a crude grasp of the general idea, yes.

(A third underground Exxilon runs into the tunnel and whispers to GOTAL, watched by the others.)

BELLAL: What is it?
GOTAL: One of the machine creatures has been destroyed by a probe at the diggings.
SARAH: (To the DOCTOR, puzzled.) A what - where?
DOCTOR: Another of our Dalek friends has had root trouble!

(SARAH smiles.)


19: EXT. EXXILON. DIG

(A DALEK moves past three others and up to the waiting group of Exxilons.)

FIRST DALEK: Mining will recommence in new area immediately - move!

(They grunt unhappily but move away harassed by the DALEK.)

FIRST DALEK: Move! Move! Move!

(Another DALEK glides up to the three humans but talks only to JILL...)

SECOND DALEK: You will go with them.

(PETER steps forward.)

PETER HAMILTON: We stay together.
SECOND DALEK: (Angrily.) You will obey! You will obey!
JILL TARRANT: Itís alright, Peter. One of us has to select the parrinium from the digging.
PETER HAMILTON: But...
JILL TARRANT: Donít worry. I can take care of myself.

(She walks off after the Exxilons and their guard. The SECOND DALEK turns to the remaining two DALEKS.)

SECOND DALEK: Patrol will leave immediately to enter city and make scientific survey.
DALEKS: We obey.

(They glide off. The SECOND DALEK turns on the spot to face PETER and GALLOWAY.)

SECOND DALEK: You will accompany me to position explosive.

(PETER turns to GALLOWAY.)

PETER HAMILTON: Youíre in command. What do we do?
DAN GALLOWAY: Exactly as it says.
SECOND DALEK: We leave immediately - move! Move!


20: EXT. EXXILON

(The DOCTOR, SARAH and BELLAL, now carrying the DALEK gun, approach the city and its flashing beacon. The DOCTOR whistles in appreciation at the sight of its terraces, columns and buildings.)

DOCTOR: Well. Now that must be one of the seven hundred wonders of the universe.
SARAH: Itís even more impressive when we get close.
DOCTOR: Iím afraid youíre not going any closer.
SARAH: What? Oh, now look, Doctor...
DOCTOR: (Interrupts.) Iíve got something far more important for you to do.
SARAH: (Sulkily.) You just donít want to be lumbered with me.
DOCTOR: Sarah, if that Earth rocket doesnít get away from here, millions of people are gonna die.

(SARAH nods in acceptance.)

SARAH: (Quietly.) Alright, Doctor, what do you want me to do?
DOCTOR: I want you to make Galloway and his friends understand theyíve got to get the parrinium aboard that ship and be ready for blast-off the moment the power is restored. Now remember the Daleks will be fully powered too and theyíll do everything they can to destroy the Earth ship.
SARAH: (Shocked.) You think thatís what theyíre intending?
DOCTOR: Yes, Iím certain of it. I know the Daleks and theyíre not medical missionaries.
SARAH: Iíll tell them, Doctor.

(BELLAL is shuffling on his feet nervously.)

SARAH: Well, Bellal is getting impatient. Youíd better go.

(The DOCTOR nods and smiles.)

DOCTOR: Good girl. Well, take care of yourself, wonít you?
SARAH: And you.

(He takes a few paces towards BELLAL but stops and turns back to SARAH.)

DOCTOR: Thereís just one more thing. If I donít come back...
SARAH: Mmm?
DOCTOR: You must go with them.

(He sees that she is about to say something and quickly places a finger on her lip to stop her. He then strokes her cheek.)

DOCTOR: (Quietly.) Alright?

(SARAH mouths a ďyesĒ and nods. The DOCTOR moves off with BELLAL.)


21: EXT. EXXILON. CITY

(The beacon of the city continues to flash over the surface of the planet...)


22: EXT. CITY WALL

(The DOCTOR and BELLAL walk out of the surrounding rocks at the same point at the base of the city that SARAH arrived at earlier. BELLAL, now carrying the disembodied DALEK gun, warily walks up to the city wall but the DOCTORíS concentration is taken up by his wonder at the structure.)

DOCTOR: Itís beautiful! Beautiful!
BELLAL: To you - perhaps. To us, it is evil.

(BELLAL walks up to the wall and gestures to the DOCTOR to follow. BELLAL places his free hand on the wall and a section of it starts to glow.)

DOCTOR: Touch sensitised. Thatís brilliant.
BELLAL: You wanted to see the symbols?
DOCTOR: Yes.

(BELLAL nods and takes his hand off the wall which stops glowing. He scurries into the alcove.)

BELLAL: They are here.

(He gestures to the DOCTOR to follow him and again places a hand on the wall to make the symbols glow.)

BELLAL: I have tried to interpret them many times.
DOCTOR: Yes, itís difficult, very difficult.
BELLAL: Do they have any meaning for you?
DOCTOR: Vaguely, but I...
BELLAL: They continue round here.

(He shows the DOCTOR a mass of other symbols on another wall of the alcove. As they examine them, the two DALEKS sent to examine the city glide round a farther corner. Neither party spots the other. Meanwhile...)

DOCTOR: I think I have something here. These symbols donít conform.

(BELLAL leaves the DOCTOR to examine the symbols and glances round the corner of the alcove. He jumps when he sees the approaching visitors.)

BELLAL: Daleks!

(The DOCTOR swiftly joins him.)

DOCTOR: Where?
BELLAL: There.

(BELLAL points but their whereabouts is quickly established when the DALEKS start to fire at the corner of the alcove.)

BELLAL: Get back!

(The two dive into the alcove and start to look desperately for a way into the city.)

BELLAL: Hurry!

(As the DALEKS glide round the corner, there are two electronic whining noises in quick succession, as if a door has opened and closed swiftly. As the DALEKS come upon sight of the alcove, they find that that is exactly the case as the alcove is now empty. The two DALEKS scan round it.)

FIRST DALEK: Continue search.

(The SECOND DALEK starts to look over the symbols.)


23: INT. CITY. ENTRANCE CHAMBER

(The DOCTOR and BELLAL stand immediately inside an entrance chamber in the city. It is perfectly square with bare, off-white walls. Apart from some plain table seats, the only ďdecorationĒ are several sinister skeletons dressed in the rags of Exxilon cloaks. Others have been here before and got no further.)

BELLAL: Well what did you do?
DOCTOR: Well I simply picked out the symbol that appeared to be different and traced its outline on the wall.
BELLAL: And that made it slide open?
DOCTOR: Well I canít think what else.

(The DOCTOR spots one of the skeletons and walks up to examine it.)

BELLAL: Can we get out again?
DOCTOR: I should think that is extremely unlikely. He didnít get out again, did he?
BELLAL: Weíve walked into a trap!
DOCTOR: No, no. No, that doesnít just make sense.

(He starts to examine the walls of the room.)

BELLAL: But these...

(BELLAL points at the skeletons.)

BELLAL: Some of them must have been here for centuries.
DOCTOR: Yeah, thatís right. They got this far then they couldnít pass the next intelligence test.
BELLAL: What test?
DOCTOR: Iím not sure yet. Logically, there must be one.

(He looks at the wall that they came through and the wall on the opposite side of the room. Deciding that that is the obvious place to progress, he walks over and places a hand on the wall. What faintly appeared to be a series of lines starts to glow like the symbols, revealing a vast maze puzzle covering the entire expanse of the wall.)

DOCTOR: Ah, yes. Yes, just as I thought - good. Good, splendid, in fact capital!
BELLAL: But...I donít understand. This is simply a pattern on the wall.
DOCTOR: Oh, no, no. Itís much more than that. Itís a maze - a test of skill and logic that we have to pass before we can move deeper into the city.
BELLAL: And if we fail?
DOCTOR: Well then, we shall simply add to these decorations.

(He points to the skeletons to BELLALíS alarm. The little Exxilon joins him and places his own hand on the touch-sensitive wall to enable the DOCTOR to stand back a little and decide the next step.)

DOCTOR: Right, letís see what weíve got here. Well, thereís a point of entry here...

(The DOCTOR points to a small square on its own in the immediate top right-hand corner of the maze and then to another in the bottom left-hand corner.)

DOCTOR: The exit down there. Now as this wall is touch sensitised, simply by moving my finger along the correct route, it should register success or failure. Alright, well...here goes.

(He places his finger on the wall and starts to trace a route...)


24: EXT. CITY WALL

(In the alcove, the DALEKS have examined the symbols and are reaching the same earlier conclusion as the DOCTOR.)

FIRST DALEK: Computer eye indicates the symbols provide a simple logic test. We must deduce which symbol does not conform to all others.
SECOND DALEK: I will run computer scan.

(A signal sound emits from the SECOND DALEK as the first places its sucker arm on one of the symbols.)

FIRST DALEK: Key symbol.


25: INT. CITY. ENTRANCE CHAMBER

(The DOCTOR is continuing through the maze.)

DOCTOR: Yes...I think weíve got it.

(He is on the last few feet of track.)

DOCTOR: I think this is it, Bellal.

(His finger reaches the exit point.)

DOCTOR: Yes - thatís it.

(He stands up and watches as the door glides upwards...)


26: INT. CITY. CORRIDOR

(...to reveal a blank corridor. The two step out and start to progress down the corridor and round a corner as the door glides shut behind them. Continuing on, they walk past what appears to be the first true decoration they have found in the city - a trellis wall. They peer round a corner and move on.)


27: INT. CITY. ENTRANCE CHAMBER

(The door to the outside glides up and the two DALEKS glide into the city. They pay no attention to the skeletons.)

FIRST DALEK: Locate next access point.

(Their domes swivel round as they look for the next test.)


28: INT. CITY. FIRST CORRIDOR

(The DOCTOR and BELLAL turn a corner and move into what appears to be a dead end. Another door glides upwards revealing a long corridor ahead of them. The floor in the middle section of the corridor appears to be covered in a series of red and white triangles and other shapes. The two warily enter the corridor and move on.)


29: INT. CITY. SECOND CORRIDOR

(The door glides shut behind them but they continue onwards. Suddenly the DOCTOR catches sight of the floor and holds BELLAL back.)

DOCTOR: Stop - donít move!


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Doctor Who
JON PERTWEE

Sarah Jane Smith
ELISABETH SLADEN

Dan Galloway
DUNCAN LAMONT

Peter Hamilton
JULIAN FOX

Jill Tarrant
JOY HARRISON

Bellal
ARNOLD YARROW

Gotal
ROY HEYMANN

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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