Though I wrote about this anthology nearly two months back, I can now safely say that Big Finish’s Doctor Who anthology, Short Trips: The Quality of Leadership, is “go for launch.”
The book has been approved by the BBC. The stories pass muster. We authors, like myself, didn’t break the playground toys.
The book’s line-up is as follows:
- Introduction — Keith R.A. DeCandido
- “From Little Acorns…” — John S. Drew
- “One Fateful Knight” — Peter David
- “The Slave War” — Una McCormack
- “Goths and Robbers” — Diane Duane
- “Good Queen, Bad Queen, I Queen, You Queen” — Terri Osborne
- “The Price of Conviction” — Richard C. White
- “God Send Me Well to Keep” — Linnea Dodson
- “Peaceable Kingdom” — Steven Savile
- “Rock Star” — Robert T. Jeschonek
- “On a Pedestal” — Kathleen O. David
- “Cleanup on Aisle Two” — James Swallow
- “The Spindle of Necessity” — Allyn Gibson
- “Epilogue” — John S. Drew
It goes to press at the end of this month, and should be available from Big Finish and online retailers like WhoNA in May.
This deserves a Woo!
And also, Hoo!
The anthology has each of the first eight Doctors involved. I wrote a story about the sixth Doctor — he being the one played by Colin Baker and of the vibrant red coat — and it’s really quite unusual. Fun, but unusual. 🙂
The book is due out in May.