Project: Destiny (#139)

Big Finish Main Range

As painful as this audio was to listen to, it was a study in the pain that relationships can sometimes cause the Doctor and his companions. I have been expecting this resolution of the Hex-Cassie-Doctor story for a long time and it does NOT disappoint. It’s just as convoluted as you could ever hope to expect. Some “secrets” that we have heard but Ace and Hex have not come out, to both of them. But Ace is a bit less surprised than Hex by these secrets and hidden actions in the Doctor’s past. But these were things done while they weren’t around so how could they know? Should the Doctor go through his entire past for a companion when they come into the TARDIS? He chooses not to but perhaps selectively he does – we, the listeners, don’t get to hear everything…

But this story is twisted and hard to listen to and well worth the effort. At least it was for me as I really get involved in these things when given half the chance. I recommended it highly! I’m not sure it’s a classic I’ll be able to listen to over and over again but heck, Nimrod’s in it so on with the listening, folks!

Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, and Phillip Olivier

Writer: Cavan Scott and Mark Wright

Director: Ken Bentley

Release: September 2010

Laura Vilensky 2019