Story: "The Tale of Sir Hedwyn: Or, the Laughing Knight"
War (and death) has come to the City of the Saved...
"The Tale of Sir Hedwyn" is an Arthurian Romance in an agnostic paradise. The eponymous character, a knight with a heart for chivalry but a distaste for bloodshed, finds himself in the City of the Saved, believing it to be a paradise built for adventure. Armed with a smiling face and a new devotion to the Lady Civitata, he sets forth to do all he never did in life. But then, blood is spilled...
Red Ted Books
Story: "Dark Media"
Nine Lives is brought to you by Red Ted Books and is an Unofficial Doctor Who charity anthology with proceeds going to The Multiple Sclerosis Society and The Stroke Association.
The book is based upon the version of Doctor Who as portrayed by Richard E. Grant in the Scream Of The Shalka animated series which was written by Paul Cornell.
In "Dark Media," the Time Lords shunt the Doctor off to what appears to be a children's birthday party. But behind the scenes is a much darker secret: a seemingly haunted video game that sees its surroundings and hijacks its players. The Doctor picks up the controller to uncover the truth behind the terrifying game in this story inspired by modern indie horror such as BEN Drowned.
The Perennial Miss Wildthyme
Story: "Dolores Smith and the Birthday Bear"
A charity anthology created to raise money for author Tommy Donbavand, featuring original stories from all across the Whoniverse. This book is no longer available for sale -- thank you to everyone who bought a copy!
In "Doctor Who and the Viking," the Twelfth Doctor and Clara travel to Denver in 1975 to get to the bottom of a bothersome mystery: in the present day, the Viking 1 lander is sending out dangerous waves, and someone on the original team is to blame. Passing himself off as a replacement troubleshooter, the Doctor infiltrates NASA's labs to find out what it is that the team is hiding.