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The Leisure Hive

ON RELATIVE EARTH DATE 2250, THE VIOLENT ambition of Theron welded the humanoid people of the planet Argolis into a single nation and took them into a war with the reptilian Foamasi. Within 20 minutes, 2,000 interplanetary missiles had wiped out most of the Argolin, leaving the survivors sterile. Argolis’ surface was uninhabitable for over three centuries – a beautiful but deadly spectacle of red, radioactive storms of radon 222 heavy metal dust.

Arising from the war was the Argolin’s new science of tachyonics. This was initially a cloning programme to save their species, but it resulted in disfigured mutants and was soon abandoned. The technology instead formed a recreational centre known as the Leisure Hive, offering an Experiential Grid; here, visitors could understand what it was like to be a foreigner in cells of different environments designed to produce physical, psychic and intellectual regeneration. In promoting cross-cultural understanding between life forms of different cultures and genetic types, the Argolin aimed to prevent further wars.

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Doctor Who’s predictions of the future have depicted the destruction of planet Earth and the ultimate collapse of the universe. Alien superpowers have subjugated star systems and galactic empires have fallen, leaving only a few witnesses to the end of time itself. This lavish publication sets the TARDIS co-ordinates for a journey into this dangerous realm, exploring landmark episodes and meeting the talents who brought them to the screen. Packed full of exclusive features, including a wealth of previously unseen images, this is the essential guide to the series’ greatest futuristic adventures.