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     Sunday, March 22 2009 @ 05:48 PM EDT
    I seem to have found three: DEEP AND DREAMLESS SLEEP a strange story about a four year old boy on Christmas who wants to see it. By Paul Cornell it is heart warming and a bit sad as something happens to the boy. It has some the usual glitches Paul’s stories always have by rushing and being too fast and not enough common sense to tell the story or rather “show” the story rather than tell but it’s a nice story for the most part about a boy who gets hit by …a car! Anyway, the Doctor is very protective in this and the story is strange. It’s worth tracking down though. Try the Telegraph archives.

    For this and for Paul’s other Christmas story about a family that gets the privilege of the Doctor’s company every Christmas from 1920 onward…another heart warming story of…a 9 year old boy who turns into a man who loses an arm! No, really, it is heartwarming but again, Paul seems to relay rather than “show” but it’s an okay story if a bit…strange in the end. I get what Paul was going for and he almost made it but really, he could rush less and put in the details more and it would have been a truly great story along with the other Christmas story. Some good imagery in both.

    The other story, a strange title GATE HOUSE or something like that,is on the BBC web site and is quite good too. Although it was more depressing when it was done in the 1960s OUTER LIMITS tv show. Really. It’s almost a direct steal from that show. With a happier ending. And it’s nicer for it. Again, some great imagery and better prose, more straight forward adventure and sentences with scenes. Another boy figures into the story, this time a 13 year old. Not bad.


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