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Colgan's prose is efficient and readable. Turns of phrase won't stick out but you'll speed through the novel with ease. It's clear that it was fun to write at times, the joy leaping off the page. As ever with original Who fiction, there are nods and winks to past adventures (including FullHD 6x17: The Game Season 6 Episode 17 Watch Online Free Myth Makers) for those who get them. Before we know what kind of threat the Doctor is facing, the story is reminiscent of early Historicals. There are no aliens involved bar the solo-sojourning Time Lord, and the mysterious fire that attacks anything above the surface of a bay.
Set on a Western Scottish island in the 12th century, the best part of the novel is the opening third where the mystery remains intact. A Viking ship carrying a Princess to an arranged marriage sinks after being attacked by a mysterious flame, and an uneasy truce exists between the survivors and the dwellers of a nearby island. Unable to head out into open waters to fish because of the flame, they are trapped by an unexplained force and aided by a trickster who talks in riddles.
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For those screaming "Fie! A rom-com! A soap opera! Kill it with fire!", stop that. It's unseemly and narrow-minded. Anyway, Colgan is surprisingly brutal at times, and there's no coming back from the dead for those consumed by the fire. Instead, a fate similar to that of FullHD 6x17: The Game Season 6 Episode 17 Watch Online Free Peth awaits some, but handled more deftly. There are some notably haunting self-sacrifices before the final happy ending. Elements of the finale are glossed over (some people survive pretty much because it'd be nice, with pat explanations at best) in favour of more emotional beats. The Doctor's solution is surprisingly merciful considering, fitting in with the note of cautious optimism.
FullHD 6x17: The Game Season 6 Episode 17 Watch Online Free novel sags in its middle section, once the nature of the threat has been revealed. The Consciousness of Arill feed on electrical energy (including that of the human brain) but their form and means remain unexplained. The monster is just there to be a monster, really. Consequently the means used to defeat them seems a little convenient. It's reminiscent of a scene in Evolution Of The Daleks which not many people are especially fond of. This is where the novel falls down: its science-fiction element is both unexplored and lacking in novelty, and there are large chunks of its middle dedicated to not a lot happening.