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Infinite Whoniverses 5- The Warriors of Peladon

IW5 Has begun!

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IW5- CHAPTER ONE- THE WARRIORS OF PELADON

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Here it is at last- Series 5. Originally intended for Christmas 2016, better late than never!

With IW’s 4th Anniversary in September and Doctor Who’s 55th in November, it is actually better timing, with epic changes afoot!

Here is the First adventure- in Downloadable PDF format, using Adobe Acrobat reader. Please don’t modify/rewrite it, just enjoy the tale!

A WORLD WITHOUT THE DOCTOR- Warriors of Peladon

And I think we might be seeing more of Jana MZ at some point.

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, nope it’s Superman’s 80TH ANNIVERSARY!

superman_logoThe Man of Steel, or the Last Son of Krypton turned 80 in April. Kal-El isn’t a spring chicken anymore, but he’s still going strong in the comic book world and on Television.

Last seen on the Big Screen in Justice League and on the Small screen in Supergirl, Clark Kent/Superman is still the Greatest Hero of them all.

And yes, that does include all the DC/Marvel heroes and Independent types like Titan Eren and Miraculous Ladybug!

I did my own bit to celebrate at Wales Comic Con, where I did my Superclark thing again- Clark Kent reporting on events, then tearing off his shirt to find half his super suit is missing- well, it is washing day after all! It’s been fun seeing it evolve over the past couple of years. I think it’s up to the stage where I’ll have to call the next one a Quest for a decent pair of Super boots or something!

Anyway, how did I get into all this? It began with the iconic Christopher Reeve movies in the 80’s- Superman 2 being my favourite for many reasons, like Kal El giving up his powers for Lois or the arrival of Zod and his cronies, or Lex Luther, Gene Hackman’s snide comments and of course the final showdown, it’s just the best, so that’s all there is to say about it really.

Other versions I have enjoyed include Lois and Clark, Smallville (see separate reviews from 2011-   https://iancaimercer.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/somebody-save-me-ten-years-of-smallville-13/ )

Superman Returns was good, Brandon Routh was freakily uncanny, though I’m still unsure about Henry Cavill in the latest couple of films.

Tyler Hoechlin in Supergirl was brilliant, though he hasn’t appeared in Series three, so expect him to zoom in sometime in the Fourth Series!

So, a belated happy birthday Superman, have a cake, or a Super-cake as the case may be!!

 

CARRY ON WAYWARD DOCTORS- The timeroads travelled so far…

INFINITE WHONIVERSES-

Celebrating the 55th Anniversary of Doctor Who

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“Carry on my wayward son, there’ll be peace when you are done.

Lay your weary head to rest,

Don’t you cry no more”

Kansas- Carry On My Wayward Son (Supernatural version)

 

CARRY ON WAYWARD DOCTORS-

The timeroads travelled so far…

 

SERIES 1-

In an Infinite number of Whoniverses, where possibilities and Alternatives play out, The 13th NeoGallifreyan Doctor wakes from the Matrix and flees with Star in the STARDIS as The Master leads a Dalek Occupation.

The Doctor and Star collect A Key To Time and are joined by Tori, a Transguardian in Human Form. She lets in the Centuroid Armada from another Universe, which battles the fleet before they are all transported elsewhere. The Cult of Davros mysteriously escapes though.

In the STARDIS, the NeoGallifreyan 13th Doctor, Star and Tori leave their reality on a quest into Alternity.

In another Whoniverse, the 9TH TimeLady Doctor, the Last of the Timeladies, arrives in a Commune under siege by a different version of the Centuroids. Davius helps her restore power to the Sanctuary System, though she is poisoned by radiation and regenerates into her 10th Incarnation.

Mr. Tiglet briefly travels with the 10th Doctor (Eccleston) before falling asleep in Mr. Mercer’s attic and hibernating.

The Cult of Davros is sighted in Chester, so Agent Korrina of the BTA is sent to investigate.

Kai-El, the Last of the CyberKryptonions saves the day as Dr. RRR! meets five monster’s and manages to outwit them all.

 

SERIES 2-

The Inferno Doctor, a mirror of the 3rd Doctor meets Sarah Jane Sullivan as Project Inferno spirals out of control. They evacuate as a cataclysmic chain reaction devastates the world’s surface.

Elsewhen, in a World Without The Doctor, the Robots of Death, led by Taren Capel seize control of Storm Mine 4 and a Robot Revolution on Kaldoria begins.

In a Prelude to ‘Battlefield’ in the Arthurian Realm, Morgaine becomes jealous when Merlin takes her place as Arthur’s Advisor, then learns of Arthur’s betrothal to Guinevere. She is enraged and starts down a Dark Path in her quest for vengeance.

An Alternate 8th Doctor finishes a Timewar against a Slug-like enemy and imprisons them in the Pandoriatrix.

The STARDIS crew enters the Time Rider Reality through holes in the Dimensional wall and help Sal and others trapped in Chaos Space.

They leave, sealing up the holes, but something else has fallen through to 1st Century Jerusalem.

The Last of the TimeLadies shows Davius the destruction of her home and the betrayal of The Mistress of Lies.

 

SERIES 3-

The Infernoverse Master conquers Gallifrey with the Daleks and draws the Inferno Doctor into a trap as Gallifrey dies. The Master is atomised and the Doctor shot by a Dalek. Will he survive?

The Cult of Davros is sighted in Liverpool and Intervention Agents rescue Korrina.

Dr. RRR! Beats The Feline Masterrr at a chocolate Invasion, then a TimeDalek Incursion of Widnes and goes on a Grailquest across the Whoniverses.

The Temporal Adjustment Bureau sees the dangers of a new Jagaroth Empire, so sends the 4th Doctor to Paris to stop Scaroth changing history.

The War Doctor/9th Doctor (Hurt) is ambushed by a Dalek Squad, so leads them to the Centuroid Wars in order to destroy them.

Taking Davius home, the Timelady 10th Doctor sets off on a quest but falls into a trap set by The Mistress of Lies and regenerates.

The 4th Doctor boldly goes where he’s never been before as he crosses over to an alternate timeline to help the Timeship Tempest get back on track.

After arriving in the Gallifreyan Intergalactic Federation, The STARDIS crew are taken prisoner. The NeoGallifreyan Doctor regenerates into his 14th life and Tori uses her powers to stop a Screamer, like an Interdimensional Shark from tearing the universe apart.

The Timewars will escalate into OMNIWARS as The Supreme Obliterator TimeDalek remembers his previous life as A Doctor and shuts down every Centuroid Armada across the Whoniverses.

Doctors collide as the new 11th TimeLady Doctor meets the 14th NeoGallifreyan Doctor and the STARDIS crew. They help her leave her Reality for good.

The STARDIS is captured by the evil and twisted forces of the Interdimensional Gallifreyan Inquisition.

Tortured and interrogated, The NeoDoctor realises the identity of the Supreme Inquisitor-

He is The Dark Doctor, the Abomination, The Time Ripper, the Beast, The Valeyard.

The 14th NeoDoctor’s nightmare is just beginning.

 

SERIES4-

In A World Without the Doctor, The CyberLeader struggles to make sense of the ripples through time and two sets of Pre-Conversion memories.

Roarilon wants Dr RRR, but gets The Masterr instead, meanwhile Dr. RRr and The Surgeon have fun then part ways.

The Omnilords rescue The NeoDoctor and other Alternate Doctors and burn the Inquisition down, although The Dark Doctor escapes.

In another World without the Doctor, Rose Tyler faces the Mannequin monsters with the help of Osgood.

Dr RRR goes on a quest for the Omnimatrix as Dr. Ool is introduced.

The Last of the TimeLadies meets the Obliterator Master.

In the Season 4 Finale, The NeoDoctor, Star and Tori face a Dalek Invasion of Liverpool and the fall and Regeneration of the 14th Incarnation- Nothing will ever be the same again!

 

SIDEBAR- DR RRR SERIES 1 AND 2-

IW went off on a tangent as we tried to develop a spin-off, giving Dr. RRR his own series. It proved harder to do and was the main reason it has taken over TWO years to prepare Series 5. In the end, Dr RRR’s adventures have been re-integrated into the main series strand again.

Dr RRR series 1-

Attack of the Stone Monsters

A Dalek in the Library

Doctors Assemble!

Shipwrecked

 

IW 2016 HALLOWEEN SPECIAL –Tainted Love- A Tale of the Vampire Wars

 

Dr RRR Series 2-

Doc Bear to the Rescue!

The SnowDoctor and the WolfMaster

The Quest for the Purple Power Core

The Furry side of the Force

Jurassic Universe

 

SERIES 5-

Prelude 1- the Oncoming Stormslayer

(Easter 2017 Special/Buffy TheVampire Slayer 20th Anniversary crossover)

Prelude 2- Independence of the Teenage Dirtbag Stormslayers (Summer 2017 Special)

Prelude 3- the Cult of Davros- Salvation of the Daleks

(Christmas 2017 Special)

Prelude 4- The TimeDalek Invasion of Liverpool 2- Aftermath

(Easter 2018 Special)

The past is just the Prologue…And also the End of the Beginning!

 

IW 5- August 2018

ETERNAL WINTER WILL FALL THIS SUMMER!

Ian Cai Mercer 2018

 

What are YOU doing to celebrate the 55th Anniversary?

23/11/2018

 

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD AND POTTER NO MORE???

WARNING- SPOILERS AHEAD!

(If you haven’t read it or seen the play!)

 

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I thought that this would be disappointing. I was wrong. When I heard it would be presented in Play format, rather than as a proper novel like the other HP books, I thought it would be a bit of a let-down. Thankfully, I was rather pleasantly surprised by how quickly I read through it.

It’s still a chunky hardback, one of those brick-like books that could come in handy for self-defence maybe, but it launches straight away with a slight re-tweeking of the final chapter from Deathly Hallows.

 

It is 19 years after the Battle for Hogwarts and the Fall of Voldemort. Hermione is Minister for Magic, Harry the Head of Magical Law Enforcement and Ron has just passed a Driving Test. They’ve all got children of their own now and the focus character is young Albus Severus Potter. He is nothing like his famous Father, resenting that fact, leading to estrangement between Father and Son- AHOY SPOILER ALERT!! (I did warn you!)

Albus befriends loner Scorpius Malfoy and then joins Slytherin House, something Harry has trouble understanding. At the start of their Fourth year (tying-in to Goblet of Fire) Al overhears Harry arguing with Amos Diggory, Cedric’s Father, he decides to steal a Time Turner and save Cedric.

Accompanied by Scorpius and Amos niece Delphi, they go back to the Triwizard Tournament (from HP and the GoF) to save Cedric, but then everything goes horribly wrong.

 

MAJOR SPOILER ALERT BABY!!!

Both are affected when Reality changes to an Alternate nightmare world where Voldemort and his Augurey reign supreme. Putting everything right again is a harrowing ordeal and all the characters grow as a result.

 

ALSO- JKR has said she has no plans to continue the story after this, so there won’t be tales of Albus and Scorpius and their adventures, nor of Harry’s Grandchildren- but now she’s said that, I wonder how many people, like me, now have Hogwarts the Next Generation in their heads? The New Adventures of Albus and Scorpius maybe? There is still their fifth/sixth and seventh years at Hogwarts, that’s OWLS and NEWTS. Then there is still the matter of the Elder Wand- Harry has to die undefeated for its power to be truly broken- if he gets Disarmed even once, then the Wand’s allegiance will change, Even though it’s broken in two, it could always get mended.

And it’s not just the main characters; the Wizarding World beyond Hogwarts is such a rich tapestry- Look how she has expanded Fantastic Beasts from a small guide to five films. The Tales of Beadle the Bard was just five stories- that’s a TV spinoff right there. Then there’s A History of Magic- possibly an Anthology series- the Goblin Rebellions/Giant Wars and so on. The Founders of Hogwarts- what did Slytherin do after he made the Chamber of Secrets?

What fascinates me from HP and Order of the Phoenix is the history of the Department of Mysteries and the Unspeakables. That’s the early career of Broderick Bode- killed off in OOP, but mentioned very briefly in GOF- ‘Bagman and Crouch’ page 79-

ARTHUR WEASLEY-‘and that’s Bode and Croaker. They’re Unspeakables, from the Department of Mysteries, top secret, no idea what they get up to.’

Then the Department itself is in OOP- Harry’s Trial and the Final battle and is such a great place- The Veil, brains in jars, Hall of Prophecies, all intriguing and worth exploring.

So there you go JK, so many more stories worth exploring and expanding upon. Not just a thousand years of Hogwarts, but Beyond, Before and Bezoar!

Okay, I added that last one to make three B’s, but there is such a diverse world in the Potterverse, you know it’s not over. I would like, one day, to see a HP Series that keeps in all the stuff the movies missed out- like Dobby in Goblet of Fire- such a travesty leaving him out. For now though, my head is spinning faster than a Portkey, whizzing my imagination off in multiple tangents- I might even be tempted to do a HP/Who crossover for Infinite Whoniverses series 6 next year- better get my Thinking Hat on then hadn’t I?

 

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD- In hardback (and paperback now!)

9/10

SORTED!

(note- a Spoiler-free version originally appeared in Bookylicious last year- here’s the link-

https://www.bookylicious.com/autumn-2017/

Thanks to Gwyneth and Paul for including it!

 

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A Summer full of shorts (stories that is!)

imagesCA8CH531It’s that time again when I get the usual bunch of short stories sent off to be rejected. Most were submitted in May, but a few done today takes the tally to nine, the most out at one time, I think. Okay, there’s four already ‘out there’, both A Riot in the Library and Inquisition were relegated to being online by the University of Liverpool while Incineration Day was included in Epic Anthology and the Case of the Missing Mince Pies in the Chester Writers Anthology last year. None of them I was paid for, by the way, so I’m still fishing for that elusive, slippery First Commission, wriggling like a fish, if you get the imagery.

 

So what’s out? Well, The Last Christmas of Planet Earth is with Analog, Time of the Centuroids with Galaxy’s Edge, The Bestiarium, revised three times and probably-most-rejected-story-ever is with 3LBE, Terror of the Centuroids, eight years old this August, is with The Masters Review New Voices, Making the First Move and By the Lights of the Silvery Moons are both with Hearts Kiss. Today I have sent The Band of Firebrothers to Third Flatiron, The Beckoning Call to Apex and SID The RoboDetective to Asimov’s.

 

Writing is like slogging through treacle, a tough hike that makes you wonder why you bother, although with my hikes I always manage to find something unexpected and occasionally even spectacular. Red Rocks up at Hoylake was awesome last weekend, and I’m looking at going back to film an episode of Infinite Whoniverses at some point. Another example would be the spot I found on the Sandstone Trail last year and the silence was incredible. It’s these little gems that make it worthwhile. With story writing, the thrill is the same, when you find that moment that just gives you a cosmological whammy and it’s something you’ve written. Amazeballs!

 

Anyway, after writing that I think I’ll head off to the Coast again, because it’s gonna be another glorious day and because life’s a Beach!

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Ian’s Travelblogs no more- Beyond 6th anniversary

tvp6aTigletverse Travel and Photography- update

I’ve been reading a bunch of old blogposts from 2011/2012. I did a lot of hiking back then, also writing up where I went to as well. That was before the video blogging, or Vlogging on Youtube.

I’ve never got the time these days, nor an organising principle to get myself, err, organised!

So, I merged both Tiglet’s Travels and ITA in 2016, creating Tigletverse Travel and Photography, with one Facebook page (please Like!) and not much up on Pinterest. BUT NOW ON FLICKR! With Wild Walks on the Welshside kicking off 2018- so far I have been to Wepre Park (twice), Flint Castle, Loggerheads, Llwyni ponds, Bailey Hill in Mold, Caergwrle Castle, Southport and a walk to Another Place for an Awesome sunset, Chester in the Snow and round St. George’s Hall for my Birthday and finally going round Spike Island in the fog one Monday morning, and that was all before Easter!

I have also been along the Bridgewater Canal- Preston Brook section, Etna Park with a bit of the Buckley Heritage Trail, Pex Hill and Blundell’s Hill after a job interview (which I didn’t get!) Liverpool Lightnight, including the performance by Bring the Fire Project. I also saw the Museum of the Moon, which is an artwork based on NASA photographs and seems to be on tour in several places at the same time. I have also taken a few pics of the real thing, along with Sun pictures, including New Brighton and West Kirby Marine Lake.

Event-wise, Wales Comic con was awesome, been to Liverpool museum and an amble round Chester on the Upton Scarecrow Trail.

I have been attempting to catch up on a mass of editing, of both photos but mainly videos, so hopefully will have caught up with those by the end of June, which will bring me to 500 videos, though the next episode of Dr. RRR’s Guide to the Whoniverses is going to be more complex than the Morbius one, so WHO knows when that’ll be completed!

So that’s it, that’s the big update for Spring and the Summer-so-far on the Hiking/Event front.

STAY GROOVY AND SMOOTHIE!

 

 

WHAT IN THE 7 HELLS IS GOING ON WITH INFINITE WHONIVERSES THESE DAYS AND WHEN IS INFINITE WHONIVERSES – series 5 GONNA HAPPEN??

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I tried answering that question when I presented THE TIMEDALEK INVASION OF LIVERPOOL PART TWO- AFTERMATH! Featuring Annie Bee a few months ago.

April and the Easter launch never happened, I only completed one story out of six, so I’m trying to get the first three completed. It is hard going. Work is fine, but I’ve got no money and been trying to find some extra income from something, so been concentrating on pitching cv’s and ideas/original stories. It might be the end of July and the holidays when I can get the time to finish them off, and I am behind again on editing photos and videos, as well as blogposts, so I might just do a story a day for a week in August, we’ll have to wait and see. It is ironic, as I outlined the ending back in 2016, so as far as story arc goes, The NeoDoctor and Dark Doctor story should be completed by series 7, but that might be in 2020 now, not the middle of 2019, we’ll just have to see how it goes!

As updates go, I know it leans towards the cryptic side of the Force, but I’m still catching up with stuff from April as well as May, so it’s going to be another busy weekend sorting/tidying/washing/organising/editing and so on. Maybe I just need to clone myself. Yes, there’s the solution!

IW5- AUGUST 2018!!

We’ll get there, eventually!!!