'The Sontarans can never defeat us. It is we who will win.'
For thousands of years the Sontaran clone-warriors and the Rutan gestalt have fought each other across the galaxy. Now the Sontarans have a plan to strike at the heart of the Rutan Empire, and utterly defeat the Rutan race.
The Doctor has his suspicions, but only one Rutan spy knows the Sontarans' secret. He is being pursued from planet to planet by Cwej and Forrester and by a Sontaran hit squad. After a confrontation aboard the racing space-yacht Tiger Moth, the chase culminates on the library planet Sentarion — where Professor Bernice Summerfield's researches into the history of the Sontaran/Rutan war turn into explosive reality.
Shakedown — The Video
This novel is an extension of Terrance Dicks' story for the straight-to-retail video Shakedown, starring Carole Ann Ford and Sophie Aldred, who played the Doctor's first and last companions in the television series, and Jan Chappell and Brian Croucher from television's Blake's 7.
This book contains unique photographs taken during the shooting of the Shakedown video.
Terrance Dicks is the elder statesman of Doctor Who. He was script writer of the television series for five years, and wrote more than sixty novelisations of Doctor Who television scripts. He is also a prolific and very popular author in other fields. Shakedown is his third New Adventure.