A long time ago, the Roman legion of the ninth vanished into the mists of Scotland. Bill has a theory about what happened, and the Doctor has a time machine. But when they arrive in ancient Aberdeenshire, what they find is a far greater threat than any army. In a cairn, on a hillside, is a doorway leading to the end of the world.
Did You Know?
The Doctor angrily tells Kar that she, "got the deadliest creature on this planet very cross". Although the implication is that he's referring to the Eater of Light, he could just as easily be referring to himself. See more
Although there were black legions in the Roman Army, you didn't have single black legionnaires at this time in history. The legionnaires were too young, and they kept referring to each other as centurions which is a rank equivalent to a SNCO today, not an 18 year old soldier. Plus the horse hair crest on the helmet of a centurion was cross the helmet not front to back. See more
Shhh. Does everybody hear that? Do you know what that sound was? That was the sound of my PATIENCE shattering into a billion little pieces!
Doctor Who Theme
Written by Ron Grainer
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