May Day is approaching in the English village of Little Hodcombe, scene
of an ancient Civil War battle. When the TARDIS arrives, the Doctor’s
companion Tegan is hoping to visit her grandfather. Yet the travelers
learn that he has mysteriously disappeared, and the planned
reenactment of the battle has taken on a menacing tone.
schoolteacher Jane Hampden knows how the county squire plans to
celebrate May Day: with the May Queen meeting a grisly end. Can Jane
make the villagers see sense, or are they all under the influence of
some unseen force? The village church holds the clues to what is
happening in Little Hodcombe, and soon the Doctor is facing an ancient
alien foe. Can he and his friends triumph against it?
novelization of his own TV serial is read by Nerys Hughes, who played
Todd in the Doctor Who episode “Kinda.” Download and start listening now!