By Lawrence Miles
A physician Who novel set on an island within the East Indies, the place alien forces are amassing in a misplaced urban buried deep within the center of the rain woodland, desirous to collect what can be the deadliest weapon in production. The healthcare professional and Sam stroll into the center of the strangest public sale in historical past.
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Two biological units had left the capsule, and they’d been pursued by the leopards for several minutes before... Before they’d simply stopped registering. According to the pixscreen, they no longer showed up on the security scan. At least, not as intruders. Mr Qixotl’s toes stopped tapping. Outside, the toucans weren’t screaming any more. If the intruders had been killed, their bodies would still have registered as alien biodata. Even if the leopards had eaten them, there’d be some kind of trace.
Most of the biodata was human. The two UNISYC reps, the Faction Paradox people (human-plus), Homunculette (human-plus-plus-plus-plus)... There were two unfamiliar traces on the screen. Mr Qixotl felt his body temperature drop by a good ten degrees. Nobody should have been able to insert new data into the works, not that quickly. To do something like that, you’d need to be biodata ultra-aware. Even a Time Lord wouldn’t have been able to manage it. Well, a Time Lord President, maybe, someone who’d worn the Sash of Rassilon and fingered the Great Key, but apart from that...
Trask was sitting on the bed, a skeletal smile fixed on his face. The girl had said he’d been smiling, Qixotl remembered. He wondered if Trask had changed his facial expression since she’d been here. ‘Yes,’ said Trask. ’ 2 STRANGE MEN AND THEIR COMPANIONS Page 28 His voice, like his face, had absolutely no trace of life in it. Qixotl had to concentrate just to figure out what the words he said actually meant. ‘Yeah. Sorry about that. Design oversight. ’ ‘No. ’ ‘I want to speak to you. ’ Something turned in Qixotl’s stomach.
Alien Bodies (Dr. Who: Eighth Doctor Adventures, Book 6) by Lawrence Miles