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and
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were
slope.
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darkness
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set
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fully
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fangs.
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about
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it?
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mountainside.
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would
to
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size
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looking
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for
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boulder.
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carved
same
enormous
ghanta
of
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yourself!
know
disgustedly.
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waiting
over
afingers
way
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round
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in.
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the
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athe
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back
figure
visited.
disgust.
different
Doctor,
alast
form
abell
else.
collection
Congratulating
flash
but
clothes,
bundle
of
door
and
to
stir
of
empty?
Im
behind
pulled
of
the
Detsen
could
the
on
cloth
thing?
retraced
Its
she
opened
in
And
of
the
He
the
planets.
enormous
afraid
from
she
TARDIS.
Victorias
weapons,
thought
Really
Jamie
the
see
itself
Doctor,
must
no
of
wedged
Monastery.
top
held
theyourewait
and
his
in
himself
of
and
There
empty?
trunk.
up
upright.
here!
in
asteps.
hand.
a

Found
Gently
It
you?
really,
just
on
Would
the
Idangerous
him.
matter,
Jamie
right
Victoria
Come
The
track
again
getting
awatching
vanished
plodded
can.
flicker
our
took
other.
Doctor
Out
got
looked
nodded
enough.
on,
that
he
it,
he
way.
it
Jamie.
The
isnt
the
on
aof
there?
to
turned
looked
would
his
before
took
no
out
Jamie.
have
wee
frowned
glanced
shook
Look,
smiled.
was
led
his
pay
Stay
Doctor
feeling
atBut
reluctantly.
every
movement
beway.
there?
ithe
bit
Probably
slowly
down
stop,
you?
ahim.
to
at
here
better
his
Lets
from
quick
whats
dont
ofthat
abstractedly.
quickly
Just
left
Jamie.
the
movement.
could
towards
Splendid.
Youve
head.
looking
searching,
in
picking
on
Victoria
litter
put
nothing.
visit
if
the
go
ahappening?
something
the
pin
There
Somethings
Iatthe
Victoria
lot
asking
this
TARDIS,
seen
TARDIS,
came
around
Sometimes
slopes
it
Victoria.
to
of
his
Knew
of
and
lot
Monastery.
down.
yeway
Yes,
the
is
objects
something,
He
too?
snow!
me
malevolent
itwhat,
slipped
ken,
looked
Is
closing
something
away.
him
above
came
Monastery,
will
along
Warily
wasnt
Im
there
worrying
he
Oh,
Ill
uneasily.
onhim.
said
to
you,
thought
sure
from
for
Every
itthe
the
havent
anothing
something
be
far
the
and
inuneven
Jamie
decision.
IJamie?
But
itDoctor
and
one
as
door
him,
floor.
dinna
now
away.
his
He
hostile
he
did...
quick
always
then
to
dryly,
behind
and
kept
saw
pocket.
ken!
Ive
well
as
was be
it

He were
and
there.
by
cold
stock
wondered
barrel
Footprints,
plateau.
shape
The
turned
European.
strange
savage
followed
onashes
the
body
awas
Atoangle.
of
like
it
blow.
Doctor
two
little
few
what
Peering
lay
aofhuman
burnt
over.
As
the
little
empty
rifle,
plasticine.
charred
face
he
the
kind
saw
further
The
path
almost
To
shifted
over
sleeping-bags.
fire.
footprints,
down
plateau.
that
bent
of
his
man
round
sticks
strength
the
completely
down.
in
surprise
was
someone
The
almost
the
edge,
the
the
dead,
ItHesnow.
marked
Doctor
body,
led
curve
formed
double.
could
had
the
scrambled
he
Something
his
away.
over
the
the
fished
saw
indeed
Doctor
Gently
ofhead
bend
neck
athat
remains
The
the
thebroken
kind
The
itlolled
the
towards
made
glinted
charred,
edge
saw
the
mountain,
Doctor
the
ofsteel
out.
aofman
doctor
natural
camp
of
huddled
by
athe
It
it.
over
inawas
fire.
splintered
of
was
the
single
aacampsite,
at
the
rifle
aClose

2 Monastery.
The
alien
Slipping
little
promise
ghanta
and
Not
maps,
provisions
After
reached
sharply,
sigh
remembered
Monastery
mountains.
nothing
bronze
pilgrims
hospitable
gates
the
Doctor
body.
TARDIS.
whisk
far
owner
camp.
Creature
ofwere
evil.
awarm
Tibetan
to
doors
was
from
long
the
relief,
had
his
leading
and
For
the
Jamie
at
huddled
straightened
clothes,
of
so
It
men,
closed.
All
aThen
lower
changed.
inhad
hand
the
and
had
travellers.
abell.
promise.
Monastery,
an
well.
the
moment
around
and
he
always
hebeen
dead
experienced
Monasteryif
weary
him
always
inAn
slopes
as
looked
Cave
remembered
Victoria
brandy,
Protected
his
He
at
if
Or
man,
oppressive
hestood
him
But
journey,
many
willing
up,
gazed
last
for
had
pocket,
he
of
The
considered
up
heit?
aas
and
would
concentrated
the
shelter
years
off
rucksack
explorer.
to
at
monks
sensed
at
soon
he
by
open,
the
to
stood
mountain.
the
In
the
it
to
had
its
silence
goof
since
provide
ghanta.
as
former
afor
Doctor
Det-sen
huge
in
welcoming
going
the
Doctor
back
survived
high
looking
he
safer
lay
Det-sen
Perhaps
the
aseemed
his
presence
had
foodsthe
old
moment,
to
in
The
stone
days,
shelter.
straight
finally
valley
took
place
Monastery.
last
returned
the
building
down
path
the
were
heto
walls,
the
out
TARDIS
snow.
visit,
ofhang
and
would
attack
between
entry
atmassive
sloped
peaceful,
But
back
some
the
sighed.
the
time.
he
Itover
With
the
now
find
yet
of
totwo
on
held
the
a A

about?
hammered
shovedmore
success.
strength,
just
was
cloisters
Monastery.
The
chatter
low
monks
Now
walked
hollowly.
Suddenly
whirled
barred.
the
and
weapons
Their
towered
Who
Quite
may
Doctor
unchanged.
sandalled
Det-sen
humming
it
simple
Iswords.
enough
are
atto
leader,
unintimidated,
ask
was
His
of
Around.
raised.
over
onwho
To
their
there
you?
herobes
led
the
Hello!
little
took
put
gazed
But
pilgrims,
as
voice
the
as
his
Monastery
of
They
managed
him.
feet
off
quiet
amiddle
Why
you
ahis
still
the
prayers.
came
The
aran
doors,
surprise,
tall
kind
gap
round
group
of
deep
echoed
into
Where
do
are?
shoulder
stone
of
temple
bronze
aasthe
the
toshattering
this
of
forward
man
you
ofBy
generations
had
breath.
but
him.
adifferent
of
push
slip
It
the
is
Det-sen
round
gesture
flagstones
cries
tomb.
with
come
Doctor
heeveryone?
mysterious
always
bells,
doors
men
what
his
had
toand
The
courtyard,
felt
one
through.
astood
here?
Hello!
fists
the
of
been
The
right
long
had
monks,
dark,
smiled
than
of
parts
buzzed
the
clang.
surrounded
them
of
pedlars
high
heavy,
Doctor
the
awere
been
watching
made
rectangular
monks.
silence
endless
do
with
Once
lively,
hawk-like
Hello!
shift
of
his
but
up
forbidding
doors
like
The
you
worn
pushed
almost
bronze
the
in
shivered.
at
any
through
footsteps
they
Doorways
Doctor
the
question
aand
the
drone
him.
Anyone
ajar,
smooth
rambling
bustling
hope
little.
beehivethe
to,
carried
Doctor,
face,
noFirst
doors
courtyard
emptiness.
courtyard,
They
walls.
the
of
sound.
of
creating
He
and
bythe
and
echoing
me?
and
Using
doors,
old
place.
wore
bows
Hethe
all his

I terms,
man
Thomnimy
Gently
you?
looked
in
There
peace.
still
are
tone
Who
Before
cloisters
Doctor,
The
European,
eyes
covered
grip
the
Khrisong
know
Nobut
stolen
rucksack
You
sharply.
amDoctor.
indicated
to
are
Doctor
hardened.
murderous
were
of
this
told
Khrisong,
was
are.
atthis
survive,
the
it
you?
wrenching
his
some
turned
protectively.
guard
the
isnt
grim
and
dressed
red-rimmed
man?
when
us
But
Doctor
looked
chin.
What
over-mastering
rucksacks
that
ahe
group.
up
irony
these
Nowyou
devil.
leader
younger
captain.
it?
they
to
toaattacked
said,
is
could
the
curiously
in
His
the
Iwith
the
beast
Warrior
in
are
need
ayour
thought
rucksack
Weve
manner
ofmine
ragged,
newcomer.
monk
You
Khrisongs
would
answer
little
Nowyou
dangerous
the
men
business
exhaustion,
attacked
myobsession.
got
at
who
can
was
all
warrior
monksthats
the
of
do
camp.
ayou
group.
from
his
travel-stained
stood
will
call
war
well
man
hysterical,
Travers!
right.
monks
reply.
times.
at
attacker.
you,
his
now!
toand
ran
Travers
monks.
answer.
me
to
the
He
atHe
He
ofsaid
protect
shoulders.
the
answer
out
flung
his
Most
If
aMonastery
glared
astubble
Det-sen
Do
must
Doctor.
contradiction
the
of
He
like
hugged
The
side.
Who
anorak.
you
Khrisong
himself
ofangrily
them.
quickly.
the
was
have
men
tall
aare
were
them
aThis
of
man
the
ofHis
Hebeard
His
Detsen?
on
men
peace
in
atthe
isthe
of

Well,
darknessfelt
It
round
The
Khrisong.
one.
dead
Yesand
the
another
Khrisong
Before
monks
Look,
killed
owner.
Silence,
of
All
punished.
Lifting
carried
Thomni
up
dangerous
Thomni,
We
Of
you
amust
at
little
Doctor
rucksack,
strangers
do
course
so.
Ithe
man
crime.
had
thats
found
the
Ino
released
not
have
of
said
him
the
you
said,
came
Doctor.
grabbed
one.
Take
tall
man,
group
kept
the
Doctor
interrupted
know
we
There
almost
protesting
young
been
this
killed
the
what
the
he
on
are
do,
warrior
IWe
him
monk
Khrisong.
his
Travers.
that
ofguard
hurled
Doctor
abrought
fur.
him.
Why
rucksack
could
his
have
suspect.
Iwith
have
most
away!
off
Travers
armed
voice
him!
thought.
this
arms.
But
How
did
monks
Khrisong.
been
his
Doctor
himself
heard
move,
mildly,
important...
captain,
the
aHe
Watch
men
low
shrieked
man
look
else
you
by
If
feet,
kind
interrupted.
many
seized
held
rucksack
Ihim
gathered
aand
enough.
two
you
away.
is
attack
just
did
wrecked
at
this
of
You
other
said
the
calm.
him
brawny
are
his
Travers.
the
Khrisongs
crazy
carefully!
hekiller...
At
saw
two
this
back.
Seize
is
here
have
guilty,
thoughtfully,
coat!
get
menacingly
Doctor.
asuch
Iintentness.
camp.
Ive
a been
young
ridiculous.
warrior
nod
shape
my
man?
attacked
to
Dropping
him!
crimes
Thats
from
rucksack?
There
return
be
arm,
just
Thomni
accused
inKhrisong,
snapped
sure
monks
ofwas
looking
told
the
what
no
Ive
it
Hes
andto
late.
you
aIwill
felt.be
aits

Thomni
not
That,
Khrisong
Doctor
ignoring
can
tell
door,
inside,
marched
cell,
wooden
one
remembered
welcome
The
ago.
gave
aIm
Jamie
Ill
sighed.
right.
Victoria
TARDIS
look
know
two
walk,
monks
Doctor
wall.
contents
you...
aNow
getting
studded
with
and
shook
go
ignored
too,
along
stool,
massive
outside?
Just
warrior
slammed
away.
of
It
clothing
why
impassively.
his
they
by
gave
you
came
The
Victoria
looked
ahis
was
wevery
his
amyself.
hehim
the
spirited
little
lifetime!
of
know.
with
and
Doctor
were
wee
him.
shall
to
own
yawn.
in
came
monks
the
head.
endless
locker,
around
bored,
the
alook
iron.
words,
sat
just
After
Anyway,
halt
door
window
wooden
massive
happy
here.
discoverin
sank
Victoria
half-carried,
protests.
The
nature
looking
round.
said
sitting
stone
before
They
and
him.
which
down
back
Victoria
smile,
all,
high
bed
Doctor
Ive
chest
bolted
the
of
opened
He
stood
Wed
corridors
with
on
in
at
held
aDo
up
waitingand
females
hesaid
good
got
was
Doctor
and
massive
the
each
had
ingarments
said.
better
went
half-dragged
put
it.
straw
up
something
it,
in
rushed
time,
the
bed
TARDIS.
been
other
to
decisively.
meCouldnt
aThen
ruefully.
to
on,
of
thrust
wooden
bare
wall.
mattress
and
wait
wrap
down,
tidied
be
the
waiting.
to
we
said
they
blankly.
in
sighed.
The
contrary.
important
stone
here.
up
the
Monastery,
the
There
every
still
the
you
turned
away
warm.
along
we
Jamie
Doctor
chaps.
Jamie
was
He
take
doOch,
long
toa I all
and

imaginable
them
anoraks,
Victoria
Just
and
kind
What
the
something
Standing
at
Look
seem
Aye,
concerned
Lets
Scotland.
Doctor
They
steeper
look!
was
set
Jamie
been
Suddenly
mebbe.
Jamie!
The
the
rummaged
sword
an
of
were
of
close
scrambled
prowling
abominable
aenormous
on
how
well,
whistled.
panorama
climb
coming
She
area
wee
Turkish
and
Perhaps
with
rushed
earth
on
Victoria
kitted
firmly,
dangerous
clear
there
size
enough
pointed
moment.
ye
the
theyre
narrower.
of
ainside.
fur
back.
round
dowhat?
never
little
up
churned-up
toout
scimitar.
little
of
everything
were
footprints.
Will
its
gloves
you
Jamie
to
the
gave
suit
the
mountain
downwards.
out
no
here,
like
Jamie
He
know
touch.
bigger
the
want
higher,
mountain
Suddenly
you
door.
aledge,
every
fished
ushered
there,
so
and
little
Yetithe
polar
what
snow.
look
right
went
that
is,
bad.
scenery
Arent
and
They
fur-lined
Come
possible
Victoria
Jamie.
Just
out
yell
he
Jamie.
track,
Victoria
at
explorers
back
for?
Victoria
better
Leading
enough.
gasp
AsAbominable
stooped
was
the
aon,
the
to
spread
far
tosize
huge
run
Maybe
of
ready
Even
which
one
climate.
boots.
Jamie!
looked
Himalayas
mountains
the
as
stopped.
Aaway
excitement.
inbear,
outside.
to
inof
curved
side
out
the
Jamie
well
big
to.
for
became
examine
warm,
from
Snowman!
entranced
that?
before
furthest
of
Soon
chest,
it.
sworda
Grasping
beautiful?
was
at
see
Jamie,
Iffur-lined
the
it
home
them.
Somethings
there
the
was
them.
path
peaks
twowasof
ain

There
aHimalayas
We
big
understand,
Abominable
everything.
found
Thats
Theres
say
still
course,
Jamie
my
his
followed
The
up
across
obviously
ground.
of
small
where
Victoria
mouth.
larger
said
cave?
bear,
girl,
the
will
the
its
sword,
trail
Victoria.
it.
looked
was
cave.
the
have
mountain
icy
mountain.
Just
than
anpeered
beastie
all
if
Eventually,
not!
jumped
anothing
we
him.
for
outraged.
of
strong
beastie
ape
Snowman
timid
youre
Jamie
patches.
been
Jamie.
No
verra
Highlanders
Well,
to
the
dubious.
huge
ages.
Look
and
ones
the
Couldnt
must
up
slope.
curiously
cave
stories
to
creature.
set
and
They
well.
afraid...
footprints
lives.
athe
at
and
People
for
there
right
Huge
worry
Me?
The
man.
be.
succeeded.
off.
agile,
mouth
those
Cunningly,
found
down
ages.
They
Suppose
fear
creature
tracks
and
furry
Afraid?
you
of
we
Lets
have
about,
Victoria
into
Itll
itself.
footprints.
in
scrambled
able
themselves
it
just
legends
Scientific
nothing.
led
are
creatures.
excitement.
been
led
the
stood
track
Itd
it
Jamie.
run
Victoria
Ill
them
they
to
then,
have
finds
smiled
them
darkness
It
trying
move
about
be
aas
it,
have
Come
higher
over
awere
atquick
huge
looks
Yeover
expeditions
marvellous
All
soon
straight
said
usthe
Something
Jamie!
continued,
to
them
can
You
to
you
on!
boulders
following
first?
the
of
boulder,
aslook
herself,
and
Jamie.
almost
find
the
entrance
see
know,
the
ininto
dont
reports
it
Brandishing
higher
roughest
how
the
if
sees
cave
inside
between
and
Thats
like
Of
was
just
wetous.
and
the
athe
aside
door,
little
Jamie

Andin
thing.
Obediently
second
that
moved
Hey,
beams!
the
supports.
after
into
Come
back
Jamies
hollowly.
animal.
Victoria
left
Actually
heart
supported
other
nearest
thing
There
huge
Suddenly
arm
cave
mebbe
dark
the
to
outside
shadow
closer
Victoria,
all.
back,
of
props
like
came
Come
thoughts,
fear.
the
voice
Im
beam
she
came
entrance.
darkness
decided
it
the
they
cave.
Mebbe
That
by
wake
Victoria
athis?
on,
and
Jamie,
TARDIS.
no
turned
further
fell
realised
to
than
mountain.
what
curiously.
grinding
What
toafraid
came
were
myacross
There
the
look
this
before
was
she
join
that
ofis
looked
girl,
Aye,
from
out
in
beastie
started
cave
she
when
down
was
at
thing
the
going
was
that
him.
she
noise
darkness.
it?
Victoria
of
to
Just
this.
called.
within
Now
the
rather
entrance,
its
Icave.
like
the
asomething
was
be
Whats
Jamie
Intrigued,
were
thought
in.
up?
back
man.
inside
from
light,
more
tunnel.
what
back
Just
beams,
more
pit-props.
the
She
Well
pleased
could
You
Victoria
down
wasnt
following
the
happened?
ofblocking
kind
torather
and
inside
cave,
we
frightened
followed
the
right
asaid
Jamie
cave
doof
the
Jamie
stop
were
was
tunnel
entrance
not
following
noentrance.
booming
They
clutched
TARDIS
mountainside.
the
awe
spooky
looking
enough.
is
him,
tracking
examined
such
to
went
Jamie
beastie
it
should
cave.
no
of
leading
could
bethe
out
Jamie
for
up
being
going
about
aher.
into
Jamies
inside.
Kind
completely.
Wooden
to
beastie
ago
walls
see
the
Abuilds
us.
plunged
wild
into
Heof
the
Onwere
inside
it.
had
cave.
athe

It dragging
realised.
one
Jamie
Outside
and
By
the
window
below.
firmly
grille
Travers
Its
Travers.
The
really
who
track
My
There
Dont
didnt
Im
found
Found
You
mountain.
took
you
boulder
lumbered
wooden
Doctor
glared
dear
close
know
agrimly,
me
was
them
offorty-foot
He
in
think
you
you?
what?
Jamie
said
the
peering
Theres
down?
chap,
You
grasped
the
ahis
to
what
The
stool
was
clambered
back
play
at
cave,
into
the
rattle
sharp
Travers,
looked
away
there
success,
aIm
someones
cell.
stone-framed
cell
last.
Yetithe
remember
Ijust
moment
wooden
through
at
the
place.
on
dont
two
down
the
no
note
from
door
drop
would
him,
talking
like
the
able
He
innocent
way
down
huge
bars
the
you
toand
the
bed
looked
even
of
Abominable
yon
Then
bed,
behind
slid
at
down
awant
just
to
out.
be.
work
from
hysteria
mad
door?
hairy
mountainside.
under
and
window.
him.
about.
big
peer
asked
know
aanthropologist!
and
open.
there,
with
shut
down
He
things
massive
shook
the
his
to
rock
paws
the
climbing
out
smiled
who
Victoria
fiercely,
me.
steal
Theyre
Snowmen.
that
on
Doctor,
He
perch.
in
you
byYou
window,
of
then
you
out.
finished
the
turned
Travers
shaggy
door!
the
know,
placidly
my
are.
onglory.
courtyard
but
I
all
here,
Then
nodded.
and
entrance...
high
How
putting
top
and
didnt
form
they
laughed
ajamming
said
reply.
And
hedid
on
ofJust
barred
saw
at
Well,
turned
were
now
this
the
far
Travers,
the
you
atas
that
the
stool,
set
face
me,
Ive
saidof

be.infuriate
your
Nonsense!
Everyone
The
attacked
had
Reluctantly,
modest
done
see
through
cunning
longer.
locked
Travers
Doctor
and
At
discussion.
were
robes.
whose
Despite
spiritual
to
attempt
We
should
that
But
Doctor
enormous
the
prepared
have
accusing
it?
confronting
lives
height
up
sighed,
These
he
dont
self-evident
came
Ive
very
their
to
knows
your
Could
face
the
here,
strength,
lie?
nodded.
The
tried
Travers
carry
Inword
were
strength.
Travers
over
got
for
moment,
were
Khrisong.
you
me.
camp
and
disappeared
gentle
Yeti
that.
I?
stretched
the
you
another
awork
spent
his
see,
Obviously,
spread
Just
Travers
lamas,
of
Yes,
and
little
nearby
group
are
brain.
awont
nodded.
truth
and
point.
the
toHe
kind
mytimid,
killed
Isnt
look
in
Ileaned
tack.
do.
out
Doctor
of
the
unwordly
Englishman,
dear
be
and
doze.
Great
peaceful
rather
All
face.
of
atpriests
older
agentle
that
The
his
And
able
on
your
this
the
fellow,
Yeti
harmless
Whoeverwhatever
me!
at
the
was
Hall,
Doctor
hands.
Not
as
forward
thought
so?
once,
to
grille
men
manner
poor
statement
meditation
attacked
The
for
hard,
the
steal
of
obstinacy,
Travers.
going
Khrisong
in
that
creatures.
friend
rose
Well,
aDoctor
you,
subject
Det-sen
slammed
saffron-coloured
they
urgently
they
look
lumpy
myto
makes
your
to
fighting
while
credit.
and
had
Why
might
must
could
of
discuss
and
his
mattress,
of
Monastery,
that
in
shut.
nonsense
camp.
childish
aprayer.
youre
fierce
Thomni
have
sort
ItoThe
almost
never
an
have
it
Abruptly
get
of
any
safely
of
failed

Sapan,
man
been
He
Khrisongs
companion
of
has
their
come
warriors,
in
Rinchen,
so
You
Indeed
the
True,
rarely
is
me
almost
I
Not
cannot
Khrisong
demand
Sapan
authority
Khrisong.
has
our
confusion.
old
this
put
am
Travers
sent
know
Yeti
affected.
no
by
own
shook
chief
spoke
oldest
strayed
brethren
and
Rinchcn.
seen,
this
certain
use
that
more
it
stranger,
taking
away
another
said
that
were
leaped
isais,
safety.
who
in
The
voice
feeble
has
man
his
warrior.
you...
quietly
the
to
so
human
his
and
most
fear
gruffly,
all
the
price
The
far
my
adeath.
had
have
Det-sen.
And
timid.
head.
to
was
latest
old
mans
voice
wisest
IThe
son.
cause
and
man
from
of
nothing
the
as
his
aIt
have
we
as
is
fierce.
been
monk,
most
the
pilgrims,
useless
Travers
You
live
isis
I
But
wondered
Suddenly
proof.
life,
feet.
always,
that
too
the
of
ofmean
Only
said
consumed
killed.
brethren
terrible
many
and
smiled
we
all
ask
my
bait.
high.
the
way
made
The
If
abut
that
is
agreed,
accuses
duty
said
nothey
our
us
lamas
of
deaths.
the
handful
you...
why.
true.
it
Khrisong
death
We
gently.
disrespect,
to
There
with
truth!
death
troubles?
to
Sapan
there
experience.
travellers,
is
live
They
became
condemn
said
other
did
him.
protect
necessaryyes,
fear
You
of
Khrisong
was
holds
firmly.
was
inIus
We
we
were
fall
gently,
Travers
know
monasteries
asavage.
and
terror.
not,
aask
an
remain.
who
holy
you.
murmur
nothe
so
man
silent.
His
ambition.
how
broke
you
You
are
terrors.
that
The
one.
to
mind
merchants
Now
many
The
again,
of
IMyNo,
off
for
here
haslet
Abbot

assent
boom
Come,
prayer.
shall
from
with
This
Thomni
ones
There
them
Panting
to
canna
darkness,
Jamie,
TARDIS.
always
we
have
But
exit.
Aye,
Just
Dont
Jamie
Gripping
act?
shift
canna
ofgave
the
rage.
have
consult.
to
there
yell
consult
is
shift
considered.
there
from
my
looked
is
on
worry,
ahis
with
what
go
Heif
room.
madness.
the
go
temple
brothers,
decided.
for
wishing
about?
forward,
might
her
the
turned
it
back,
might.
exhaustion,
boulder
are
you
sword
with
at
me,
I,
Once
at
said
an
other
gong.
him
Khrisong
we
The
be
need
Must
all.
desperately
What
and
encouraging
toVictoria.
the
There
said
Thats
tightly,
they
going
or
more
said
in
that
exercise
lamas,
Khrisong.
we
me.
Abbot.
more
was
rather
astonishment.
Khrisong.
Victoria
were
is
Jamie
dinna
of
Sapan
will
blocked
to
why
ithe
ofdo
no
those
which
gone,
that
Iof
Ill
pat
The
our
other
act.
abandoned
want
set
placidly.
After
now?
will.
want
shivered
logical
Let
their
things
on
was
little
brothers
theyd
the
off
Khrisong
Bring
to
yell
way.
you
the
But
Theres
interrupted
our
them
Doctor
stay
down
exit.
his
thought.
in
to
all
shoulder.
It
group
me
beside
never
meditatations,
the
die
meditate.
here
there.
wait
the
exploded
the
attempt
right.
isholy
Och,
was
mebbe
ofhere.
before
left
dark
time
prisoner!
him
well
Well,
byanother
lamas
its
inLet
the
tunnel.
thejust
for
the
filed
no
since
I use. I

Forhe
Then,
him.
Summoning
glow
some
He
wonder.
walls.
little
spheres
up
was
echoed
Jamie!
tunnel
As
appearing
noise
Victoria
Aye,
the
But
Jamie
doesna
was
the
quite
entrance,
just
wall.
Not
grew
kind
what
toexpect.
dashed
of
that
hefted
inJamie,
In
pile
cave.
down
towards
was
his
daylight,
reaching
rock
fearfully.
upitthe
brighter
aof
the
around
Itll
about
while
completely
of
glowing
astonishment,
all
chamber
Wonderingly,
up
his
and
centre
grinding
is,
silver
come
the
tunnel.
to
likely
you?
his
the
sword.
hesaid
then
out
though.
he
sound
her
gently,
back!
Its
had
courage,
leading
of
edge
saw
spheres,
to
stepped
circular
he
on
go
the
Jamie.
Ill
topast
touch
of
that
Jamie
saw
of
rock.
taking
heVictorias
More
He
feel
cave
and
off
the
saw
he
turned
that
give
itIts
inside,
arranged
one
You
without
aaway
cave
their
approached
his
moved
the
stood
boulder.
ayon
kind
came
awhen
gleam
flatten
way
tunnel.
with
and
rim
combined
coming
the
ofaasof
towards
from
looking
the
voice.
seeing
beastie
along
ran
ofthe
eerie
smooth
sudden
He
boulder.
asource
the
light
yourself
light
Jamie
pyramid.
down
could
back,
you.
the
it.
round
radiance
aspheres.
glow.
entrance
stone
scream
welcome
ofhear
the
was
walls.
ahead
As
moved
whispered
inEach
the
against
thethe
lit
He
ofof the
to
lighta
it

In thein
silver
Jamie
clear.
enormous
roar,
Gripping
round
backed
claws
centre
spheres,
Light
shaggy
ahis
savage
outstretched,
away
flooded
sword
offigure
arranged
the
asininto
slashing
cave
the
both
inboulder
asit
stood
the
hands,
cut
abore
pyramid.
tunnel,
cave
that
the
was
down
the
mouth.
source
should
swung
silhouetting
Highlander
on Jamie.
With
of the
completely
have
astruck
bloodcurdling
brought
lighta
the theitlittle pile of

beasts
sword
of
Jamies
Remorseless,
outstretched
steel.
simply
head
grasp,
Theto
from
bounced
the
Yeti
and
grasp
Yeti
its
lunged
snapped
off,
shoulders.
lumbered
him...
asitthough
forward,
inforward,
Butwrenched
two
the
to clawed
like
Jamies
creature
a matchstick.
thehands
amazement
sword
was made
fromthe

3Livemore
back,
separated
tunnel.
didnt
tunnel
crashed
trickle
stopped,
Jamie
rumble
Jamie,
free.
Back,
With
great
them,
which
Dust
Coughing
you?
of
clambering
and
herself
pulled
led
aBait
Victoria
filled
Are
backed
Victoria!
Aflung
pile
burying
stuck
seem
as
dont!
final
Victoria,
She
full
of
cascade
coughing.
her
down
asmore
and
you
from
far
toover
rubble
with
of
was
to
if
his
out
the
into
Catch
away
into
mighty
spluttering,
all
in
asrubble
Well
on
falling
the
Jamie,
have
alarmed
actually
arms
all
of
from
tunnel
the
an
heDimly
back!
one
right?
the
before
one
fell
creature
arocks
rock
attempt
yelled.
noticed
his
be
heave
Monster
inner
round
side,
under
little
Victoria
of
trickled
rock
from
by
buried
as
might.
began
yelled
he
following
the
To
heto
the
Jamie
towards
cave.
and
landed
completely,
the
saw
Iwrenched
her.
the
his
inner
advancing
pit-props
falling
alive.
pouring
rock
recover
canna
edged
base
It
down.
Jamie.
Jamie
pile.
Victorias
tunnel
called,
vast
Jamie
Trying
shifted!
neatly
him.
chamber.
behind
stopped
ofrelief
stop
along
Victoria
on
rock.
But
the
down
her
Yeti.
retreated
supporting
roof.
the
except
He
tooncomposure.
the
Victoria!
it!
the
Jamie
supporting
dust-covered
grabbed
the
run
loose
There
from
falling
Victoria
other,
the
he
Stay
The
Yeti,
shrieked,
for
Terrified
wall
backwards,
heard
ignored
the
Yeti
along
Yeti
beam
was
the
one
her
the
at
Where
ofthe
which
roof.
dusted
aarm
beam
between
tunnel.
suddenly
paw,
last.
the
steady
form
No,
her.
ofhebeing
are
sound
A

That
I
what
Looking
spheres.
like
Jamie
Slipping
Victorias
near
Dinna
dead
head.
away
screamed
The
as
gaze,
free
Come
open
Victoria
dark.
For
the
dinna
if
whole
Yetis
apile
sharp,
itmoment
some
the
right
as
itself.
air.
horrible
picked
nodded.
making
the
on!
We
beshe
did
round
ken,
What
suddenly
the
buried
clambered
and
of
over
looked
were
kind
tunnel!
afraid,
hand,
enough!
hand
said
fresh
tothe
rock.
could
rocks.
one
sphere
clutched
an
lassie.
Were
the
in
creature,
my
are
of
Yeti.
was
attempt
and
Jamie
round
up,
there
two
air
sword?
cave
metal...
shivered.
For
from
rocks,
those
said
Nothing
over
The
into
pulled
clenching
part
and
lucky
of
into
aBut
at
grimly.
in
Victoria
the
creature
for
moment
Jamie
the
to
them
things?
hefted
his
Jamie.
of
down
amazement.
she
it
said
their
that
her
could
projecting
grab
ages.
Jamie,
pile
the
was
pocket,
stood
gasped.
reassuringly.
and
He
the
Jamie
out
she
saw
it
rock-fall
Look!
her.
arm,
was
lungs.
verra
survive
of
almost
unclenching
tunnel
inIts
of
hung
gasping,
the
lets
rocks,
alive,
indignantly.
Jamie
Before
began
What
his
the
hand.
strong.
From
pyramid
back,
dragged
astarting
and
hand.
get
didna
cave,
grabbed
ton
keeping
to
and
was
The
Suddenly
their
drawing
inside
out
out
afraid
slowly,
wriggle
Did
of
struggling
it?
of
Feels
block
back
things
into
ofthe
rock
horrified
youshe
as
to
here.
towards
to
far
out
the
get
see
on
cave
goto
its
of
too

cameus.
Come
They
the
he
could
didnt
prayer
holy
open.
with
about
without
Thomni
The
Thomni,
usually
Somehow
come
Lets
Khrisong
Whats
plaintively.
reasonable
so
So
on
stopped,
went
military?
TARDIS.
Doctor
there
ait.
began
ones
something
with
on,
sympathise
The
rumble
the
realise
and
unbolted
looked
felt
have
At
along
opening
isnt
called
the
come
confused.
insort
stranger
Thomni
me,
is
isand
least,
said
running
guard
meditation.
sat
strangely
aname
the
waiting...
over
No
Youd
ofThe
the
down
it?
Doctor,
little
that
of
up
Jamie.
the
his
of
rock,
captain
with
way
jumped,
was
one
we
that
corridor
the
on
Captain
this
down
was
at
lad.
think
not
door
eyes.
Doctor.
are
that
the
familiar
chat
wants
Khrisongs
him.
serenity
at
is
and
Itll
But
sleeping
he
place?
the
every
Whats
besieged.
was
of
aas
bed
there
what
Khrisong
Have
of
said.
first,
then
towards
even
The
disadvantage.
to
mountain
the
awe
and
the
bewas
problem
to
listen
worried
face
of
asked
going
the
so,
cell,
peacefully
man
you
after
impatience.
beamed
Guard?
Thomni.
shall
thought
the
The
the
awas
savage
to
was
on
come
slope,
the
to
on,
war
could
and
holy
Yeti
usme.
young
Doctors
disobey
planning...
the
we?
gentle
at
By
tothrew
Er,
You
Doctor
eh?
on.
until...
any
roar
on
ones
bed
him.
the
have
towards
be
release
You
man
The
Why
minute.
the
no...
must
solved
the
and
spoke
way,
ofis
cell.
it
themselves
Its
seem
turned
asbed.
lamas
the
will
relaxed
Thomni
me?
sir.
Im
everything
aby
HeYeti.
of the

Until
very
time
threatened
mistaken.
was
It
bandits
given
only
As
history.
it.
hundreds
were
monks
the
The
feet.
Thomni.
whisper,
he
Thomni
corridor.
examined
sitting,
fingers
out,
could
then
Doctor
is
the
Yet
cell
gate!
monks
Islender
as
called
and
tostood
at
As
Itouched
visited
stared
hard
nodded,
when
Doctor?
he
To
turned
that
The
of
burst
his
he
Under
say
athe
unwrapped
That
grabbed
attack
smiled.
mysterious
warned
his
little
tostraw
years...
the
was
evidence,
they
legend
back.
more,
puzzled.
atastonishment,
the
Det-sen,
attack
be
surprised.
open
up.
Doctor!
bustled
astraw,
him
interrupted
byit.
holy
sure.
attacked.
that
the
hole
little
Indeed?
Why
the
mattress.
And
tells
and
Chinese
in
was
stranger
Thomni
Doctor
He
that
ghanta
this
in
Doctor
had
There
friend
there
amazement.
Some
Khrisong
this
out
went
cloth-wrapped
many
I
us
the
been
its
What
But
might
of
bandits.
say
the
see
that
stopped,
delay?
and
Thomni
Just
in
mattresstell
was
to
Khrisong
hundreds
for
the
there
picked.
his
all
happened
that
man
you
entered,
pulled
the
trouble.
lost.
the
not
dragged
where
You
safe-keeping.
cell,
Seize
heard
hand
mypuzzled.
on
have
bed
itbundle.
is
stranger
happen
decided,
fault.
must
of
him
the
Thomni
aaway,
he
and
was
tolegend
studied
armed
him
the
Something
years
bed.
to
stumbled
Abbot...
Doctor
beDoctor
it?
stolen
for
the
and
You
swore
You
his
felt
He
down
onpulled
ago...
One
many
holy
that
our
take
know,
had
bythe
said
inside.
about
known
to
against
Before
ghanta
the
it
him
been
Itit
return
the
you
was
aHis
to
last

hundred
Hand
mountainside.
quick
cave
sighed
TARDIS.
But
shape
to
bewed
Then
more
Jamie
first
feet
seemed
The
like.
of
between
was
Victoria
going
attempt
stood
Janie
TARDIS,
aDet-sen.
asbear.
powerful
huge
the
inrubbed
didnt
halt.
than
tall,
glance
could
it
studied
clear
The
to
like
with
they
somehow
years.
hand,
Soon
ahave
biggest,
to
yon
canna
hairy
tugged
do?
one
little
bear,
Its
Jamie
He
aattack
The
seem
relief
ran
be
look
beasties
over
they
seen
body
kind
his
Every
of
the
remembered
Jamie
seen
be
squat
hands,
ghanta
towards
an
urgently
toof
here
them!
at
guessed,
red
nastiest,
chin.
her
would
it.
the
creature
was
them,
when
ape
and
now
be
ain
looked
and
eyes,
weird
shoulder,
before
same
Yeti.
immensely
and
blocking
which
following
the
and
Well,
Victoria
and
at
be
the
though
lumpy,
Victorias
at
and
the
last
safe.
gloom.
beastie,
cautiously,
aand
hairiest
again
sentry,
again,
TARDIS,
It
his
had
us,
man.
covered
black
we
was
they
the
but
they
broad,
in
arm.
been
pelted
them.
at
canna
Jamie
gasped
All
Victoria
massive,
spite
yellow
quite
way.
aJamie,
snout,
description
bcastie
the
were
came
said
lost
huge
in
All
fascinated
so
get
down
creature
and
Yeti.
Well
Victoria.
shaggy,
of
all,
now
motionless,
inback
Jamie.
that
fangs
for
the
shaggy
were
managed
Victoria
about
its
he
the
sight
what
quite
thought
It
just
over
same,
the
had
great
gorillawere
something
into
from
Theres
brown
was
byhave
seven
are
ofathree
But
thing
ever
close.
she
skidded
his
like
making
waiting.
the
the
height.
Jamie,
we
fur.
howIt
or
seen.
to
those
eight
go
can
no
it it

ondown
Now
down
In
Doctor,
inside
between
Do
Sapans
furiously.
Khrisong,
taking
No,
You
consult
Be
The
He
thought,
he
Abbot,
Khrisong
ADoctor
Doctors
the
rucksack
Travers!
gone
curiously
the
thought
was
too
not
reasonable,
Doctor
main
thecould
holy
decided,
far
and
Monastery
his
further
worried.
Songtsen
toenough?
exhausted
guarded
interfere,
voice
the
mountainside
even
was
eye.
door.
on
that
one,
this
warn
fur
stopped
wryly
the
old
Abbot
furtive
his
planning.
make
was
as
though
He
coat.
action
we
He
Doctor
Monastery
him
by
lama,
Khrisong...
Once
would
back.
courtyard,
always.
that
turned
tolistening
gentle
would
did
before
out.
was
He
armed
holy
whats
movement
run,
He
his
that
indicated
towards
Sapan,
in
not
no
put
fully
called.
Something
was
one,
consult
and
warrior
as
this
IBut
one
fate
place.
Jamie
agree!
aboy
going
act.
dusk
the
always.
stop
saw
kitted-out
Iand
as
wanted
caught
the
said
matter?
was
got
Dont
tell
the
and
subject
the
Travers
Maybe
on.
was
amonks,
to
about
Monastery.
Khrisong
under
the
very
the
arguing
Victoria
Did
Abbot
you,
argument
to
whatever
the
falling.
you
sacred
weabout
warrior
aknow
for
stood
of
angry
discussion.
corner
IweSongtsen,
test,
think
can
awhat
said
cannot
travel,
monks,
not
stumbled
heated
raged
ghanta
nonsense
find
The
shivering
Khrisong.
to
monk
as
of
all
agree,
bitterly.
hethe
slip
always
far
the
aon.
this
argument
before
Not
to
loaded
asthe
out
that
has
wait
the
of to

armed
What
Time,
though
in
aIm
Travers
silly.
you.
shoulders,
main
The
time
We
found
shall
him,
You
Overriding
protested.
Doctors
Cupping
timidly
looked
enter
lit
were
very
myby
have
not
Doctor
mistaken.
Theyre
door,
to
my
cannot
ornate
guards
do
way.
some
tie
this
Im
nasty
around
the
shook
said
interested
laughed.
hear
Travers
warriors
the
into
you
guards.
him
oncarvings,
Your
was
Travers
disappearing
turned
way
the
part
prayer
use
ghanta
athim
expect
Travers
position.
men
Khrisong
the
his
my
to
indignant.
to
old
his
alittle
of
own.
Dont
of
word
the
will
Take
ante-chamber
head.
back
control
human
in
lamps.
turned
lama,
in
the
elbow.
to
peace.
fiercely.
main
fear
You
your
say,
for
be
reverent
statues
gain
expedition
These
to
him
Monastery
Sorry,
worry,
into
being
waiting...
Khrisong
There
wont
I
away,
that.
the
doors.
and
For
precious
I
outside,
bythe
Settling
amand
chaps
arguing
tell
Yeti,
as
of
wonder.
all
Time
the
hands,
were
Heavens
nothing
get
not
Iand
evening
If
live
the
before.
stops
believe
turned
hangings.
this?
are
monks
you
another
an
Yeti.
slipped
the
and
no
toHe
his
Abbot
monks,
bait,
Thomni
expedition,
liable
the
windows.
IThe
find
right
make
Yeti
tie
sake,
wont
rucksack
shadows.
to
had
can
But
this
stranger
Songtsen.
chance
through
the
him
Many
the
just
them
come
Sapan
crept
never
room
do.
here.
youve
to
tell
harm
man
toof
All
Yeti,
do
ondared
in
savage.
to
was
tothe
and
may
the
them
something
is
around
put
his
rescue
He
get
dimly
aeven
have
door.
you
me
killer.
I in

treasures
immense
But
Thomni
Sanctum
sacred
Songtsen
The
closed
wise,
even
him.
Master
Areturning
again.
the
only
Silently,
in
little
Thomnis
this
Suddenly
and
strong
ghanta,
came
Terrified,
voice.
was
look
their
none
ghanta,
Abbot
boy
yet
empty.
towrinkled
IThomni
not
you
froze
place
behind
of
may
bell.
and
But,
value,
creaked
notice
Abbot!
crouching
from
my
were
emerged.
palms.
voice
the
another
by
ofYet
backed
to
horror
Thomni
enter
vigorous
son.
Thomni
that
managed
it?
apart
Det-sen
like
of
his
What
sacred
everywhere
sothe
him.
treasured
old
Thomni,
was
open,
all,
Songtsen
The
Lost
valuable,
Thomni
away
face.
came
this
held
voice
apower
Terrified,
at
looked
from
Hetoo.
face
is
low
statue
to
Abbot
ghanta
Monastery
the
his
to
apparently
from
turned
over
sacred
out
this?
produce
Master
and
spoke.
himself
held.
still
in
us
and
very
stopped,
feet.
The
round
of
his
leaned
orthe
as
would
reverent.
which
the
for
Where
worshipped
Thomni
and
place.
voice
soand
the
heart
and
hands,
It
were
aSanctum
Abbot!
old
Thomniyou
room.
three
for
speakers
holy,
by
crossed
have
terrified
forward
was
came
door
trance-like.
consciousness
did
mans
said,
the
here,
itself.
of
prostrated
the
Master
lost?
It
hundred
walked
you
from
aswas
of
the
doors,
Thomni
source
Abbot,
through
the
face
ghanta
and
It
sacred
the
get
personality
Monastery.
whisper,
know
nowhere,
This
old
Anteroom,
right
peered
Abbot,
is
years.
little
Inner
which
whispered
as
it?
of
the
himself.
He
the
slowly
well
cupped
and
indeed
objects
was
he
the
seemed
Anteroom
past
ages.
saw
at
is
wise,
How
bronze
the
that
The
filled
hisnot
the
ofyet
most
Abbot
holy
bell,

Do proof
you.
Thomni
followed
were
satisfaction.
him.
behind
monks
the
slay
you
all
inside
Doctor.
your
Khrisong
be
youif
The
Monastery.
then
covered
not
entire
Abbot,
voice
doors
handles
Doctor.
know.
an
Doctor
inwent
Place
them!
monks
gave
The
bethe
should
Abominable
the
we
Does
the
gave
said
of
afraid.
spoke
Abbot
Iopened
can.
up.
room.
who
was
doors.
off
Monastery.
might
sighed
ofAbbot
form
yourself
If
assure
your
mountain
afollow
He
it
ironically,
It
said
the
being
to
again.
bowed
final
your
He
Too
silently
of
turned
occur
also
innocence.
was
Beturned
take
Snowman.
wearily.
through
great
you,
gently,
huge,
frightened
him.
firmly
at
ready
servants
almost
path
his
check
And
kill
Bring
their
to
todoors
the
no
head
Thomni
as
bronze
you
If
and
the
with
ones
theres
me?
This
It
lashed
to
windows,
Khrisong
Then,
dark
they
places
attempt
that
went
the
inyour
door
of
the
little
tonow,
is
scrambled
rings.
going
is
ghanta
assent,
approached.
Det-sen
Yeti
of
area
speak,
the
with
knots,
something
whatever
back
tocourse,
Khrisong
all
onand
bows.
turned
group
to
Master,
the
to
attack
before
Torescue
leather
the
inside
very
togloomy
Thomni
Monastery
and
rescue
tohas
Inner
one
meboth
of
walls,
As
to
looked
pointless,
else,
we
point
indicated
his
nodded
you,
the
Padmasambvha.
of
warriors
go
the
thongs.
you,
been
shall
looked
Sanctum.
me
shadows
feet,
these
back
Monastery
and
warrior
that
ofand
grimly
least
yelled
inrescue
we
killing
inwill
tocover
that
and
rings,
around
shall
at
of
the

doors.
The
Perhaps
now...
It
in
off
difficulty.
darker
waiting
Victoria
Jamie,
canna
Monasterys
But
whispered,
Jamic
there.
Im
things...
Jamie
Sure
and
grabbed
stood
the
scream
spoke.
was
the
Doctor
the
Victoria
heavy
darkness,
not
enough,
and
did
be
sighed.
peered
poised
Everything
no
fast-gathering
Im
and
Hey,
heimagining
snow-covered
ato
clasped
lost.
Victoria?
Victoria
easy
his
breathing.
football-sized
wondered
hadnt
longer,
pounce.
sure
Theres
Jamie
Asyou
at
wasnt
through
there
and
best
Ever
huge
task,
The
the
were
Jamies
ready.
was
two!
looked
even
were
gloom
every
to
path
bottom.
it
was
and
what
They
listening.
something
since
picking
path,
the
Jamie
just
gloom.
lost
sound
this
What
found
something...
threatening.
far
Aleads
odd
was
must
thickened
hand
gloom,
rock
weare
shadowy
about
finding
again.
All
time.
looked
too
confident.
and
happening
the
their
Several
set
beyou
and
tighter
down
moving.
from
weve
She
frightened
straining
to
sinister
ghanta.
getting
off,
Listen!
boulder
round
figure
way
their
and
stopped
the
let
doing
agot
Victoria
times
and
Ahead
youve
sound
tofor
down
the
I
mountain,
side
fly,
And
pretty
way
to
loomed
here?
inand
Thomni.
seemed
wailed,
tell
his
towhen
they
shadows
togave
ado
of
the
what
back
been
bethe
ears.
weapon.
you
is
us,
shuffling
bored
had
up
half-light.
abored.
and
the
about
only
Oh,
keep
aseeing
Monastery
grew
Yeti
we
down
path,
out
wandered
little
the
figure
byof
He
with
going.
feet,
and

camethe
But
said
My
Were
Are
feller
Aye,
he
Hes
Come
Yes,
Victoria.
monks
up
eyes
about
step,
beasties
The
mountains.
seen
Jamies
take
Jamie
enough
But
almost
all
Jamie
names
man
nearer
stoutly.
you
perfectly
were
the
me
Ive
dropped
that
on,
why
will
hesitated.
his
called
Mister,
pulled
onthere.
calls
right?
path.
of
babbling
laughed.
turned
arm
now?
prowling
Yeti?
was
our
Jamie,
dont
bright
manner.
those
got
Travers.
we
give
and
himself
after
his
the
still
way
You
would,
if
to
all
and
Youve
Now,
was
you
tried
things
with
Oh
wed
He
Iand
arm
find
rock
to
wouldnt
All
about.
right.
the
were
ran
revealed
cautious.
Im
do
quite
hadnt
right
the
yes,
feverish,
away
excitement.
said
better
the
actually
to
them.
with
that,
retreating
back
to
apull
you.
Monastery,
Doctor,
They
aIsort
same,
away.
firmly.
last
beIve
Jamie.
taken
aTheres
met
welcome.
towards
ashim
go
sigh
I
anything
said
live
ofit
and
afound
agot
him
and
might
would
to
lifetime.
man
explorer.
Have
figure.
off
I
ofthem.
the
there
was
in
atto.
find
the
said
some
their
will
relief.
wearing
aHe
by
ask
to
you?
the
man.
only
you
man
cave
him,
nodded
was
force.
Victoria.
do
Id
kind
Youve
not.
Travers
you
Monastery.
lair?
seen
I
at
fair
with
something
higher
aThe
the
said
expect
all.
watch
of
Ive
rucksack.
and
Youve
him?
to
afigure
great
He
was
same,
set
His
warn
up
seen
your
grabbed
Isthe
the
odd
off
hairy
got
him.
heto

Its
Will
Aye,
You
Then
nodded.
you
Travers
Yeti
All
back
Jamie
grin.
found
The
mysterious
upon
throne.
Atransparent
far
Thomni
had
hypnosis.
seated
everywhere
for
giant
want
Jamie
Inner
wall.
the
nearly
say
right
right,
down
which
was
mebbe.
you
their
took
They
this
and
before
glared
hesitated,
There
golden
blank
return
youve
my
unmoved.
take
can
the
to
Sanctum
Padmasambvha
away.
Victorias
both
cave...
than
was
his
and
dark.
help
lair...
then.
tent
But
catch
just
path.
were
expressionless
them,
methe
at
set
statue
Abbot
nowhere,
of
come
hurried
onour
tomorrow.
But
obscuring
Ithin
there
him
Come
was
Ye
guide
obviously
aup
couldna
one
Anteroom.
his
from
it
kind
stood
suspiciously.
arm
and
even
of
holy
canna
on.
spoke.
tomorrow?
condition.
was
off
veils
voice
filling
usof
the
the
and
said,
darker
the
before
ghanta.
find
back
nearly
Travers
after
gostill
still
ornate
Lord
faces
Monastery?
gave
In
arranged
Even
throne
upits
Tell
the
the
therenow.
their
and
Buddha
the
there
wanting
dark.
her
of
though
The
Whats
turned
golden
seemed
room.
place
centre
meDoctor
more
and
throne.
men
aguide.
in
now,
And
reassuring
exactly
stood
aTravers
the
under
he
We
myself.
and
chair,
to
that,
Thats
was
canopy,
ifis
was
man.
get
figure
Both
come
are
set
Travers
against
athis
deep
where
now
our
then?
after
raised
like
grateful
ifafriend.
off
from
boythe
upon
waited
ayou
the
had
dais,
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and
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at
thoughtfully.
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Jamie,
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about
second
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Jamie.
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and
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Doctor
reports
sorts
Jamie.
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itthem.
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on
and
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make
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bulk
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said
Then
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see
appear.
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Jamie
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walls.
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Im
wish,
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moon
leading
forms,
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of
them.
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he
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somehow.
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had
in
the
walls,
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mountain
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warrior
feet
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observation
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at
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kill
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Jamie
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return
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ame,
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monks
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ithe
way.
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forward,
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to
fact,
reassuringly.
will
Doctor,
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Jamie.
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gates
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Doctor.
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saying,
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Monastery.
better
helped
enough
little
now
man.
help
instanding
you
and
the
I
wed
if
The
some
am
the
can
ghanta.
prayer.
times
He
Doctor
you.
us
tosure
more
Jamie
better
assure
very
the
hold
for
in
was
We
Abbot
us

In last
things
warrior
improvised
been
Khrisong
harried
no,
Then
beastie
At
spread
Under
out
under
inside.
grabbed
and
ropes
Quickly,
The
wall
had
Remember,
Now!,
nodded
the
waiting,
the
yeinside
through
monks,
threw
ends
hold
wall,
woven
tie
Jamies
the
at
Monastery
with
great
out
determinedly,
monks,
gets
the
Jamie
one
tug
looked
it
the
Jamie
of
both
wall.
it
and
net.
together
in
all
aother
monks
there.
work
of
the
each
said
with
loon.
loose,
over
will.
the
instructions,
waited
went
armed
and
except
the
dashed
All
on,
doors,
Right,
four
courtyard.
courtyard,
was
rope.
Jamie
all
into
courtyard,
the
Travers
The
And
long
three
outside
Except
the
into
half
we
with
acomplete.
ropes
your
Jamie
for
wall.
back
doing
rope
make
shall
and
moment
Travers
grimly,
available
ropes
amight,
resentful
said
corners
heavy
Thomni
for
too,
sort
spread
inside
Awere
grabbed
where
Jamie
goes
athose
He
exactly
all
long
couple
party
Jamie.
then
attached
anow
The
did
was
when
spears.
assembling
of
few
over
be
of
and
Khrisong
had
knots
ropes
it
the
tangled
and
improvised
yelled,
the
ain
for
the
dangling
of
sentries,
what
on
Off
Khrisong,
you
dinna
flaming
taken
there,
courtyard
charge
half
monks
to
same
brawny
inhear
good
it.
tied
the
improvised
helet
ayou
and
athing
the
cats
Ready
charge
amused,
ground
corner,
kind
wanted.
and
ones.
to
carried
over
of
torch
net
go,
young
me
Thomni
hethem.
Monastery
went
go.
each
to
cradle.
under
yell
had
of
lay
inside?
with
the
ofTravers
If
just
net.
check.
from
aswere
back
coiled
monks
Och,
corner.
the
all
the
lot
Jamie
here.
the
had
net
the
of
Heyou.
it,

corner
Yeti,
You
with
Holding
up
All
mountain,
never
came
boldly
The
was
move.
yellow
Jamie
his
doormat,
under
With
giant,
ducked,
could
He
him.
as
beast
at
spears
the
timed
he
the
this
Yeti
one
almost
voice,
net...
are
you.
acloser
looked
far
Jamie
summoned
the
hear
could
to
stretching
he
mountain
towards
fangs,
nerve-shattering
hairy
Monastery
in
his
outside
turned,
brave,
time
stood
so
his
get
said
sometimes
away.
Yetis
hand.
within
Garr,
the
blazing
to
Iheld
without
atwill!
hand
speed
discouraged
the
and
cheerfully.
them.
it.
motionless
up
angry
stranger,
path
Jamie
the
and
Now
upaimed
nose,
gates,
away
little
touching
was
all
ye
carefully,
outspread
torch
advancing,
TARDIS,
his
ran
actually
if
towards
great
He
howls
whistled
reflected
his
over
close
he
picked
torch.
thrust
aroar
back
where
group
and
inof
as
courage,
savage
could
Ill
said
distance,
hairy
the
thought
front
he
enough
the
down
being
give
net,
the
letting
Khrisong
ofonly
sometimes
to
The
the
wall.
Thomni.
approached.
fierily
just
waiting
loon.
Yeti
slash
keep
the
Yeti
up.
the
of
nearest
light
and
flaming
caught.
Jamie.
to
the
lure
All
awa
him,
came
path
the
Soon
ropes
had
his
yelled
Ill
singe
at
as
and
Our
in
Yeti.
retreating,
creature
glinted
Jamies
it
Yeti
the
wehave
and
stayed
spirits
Yeti,
Even
its
torchlight
to
at
He
Jamie
Thomni
Just
atcreature
prayers
its
lumbered
need
at
life.
full
didnt
whistle
little
get
each
when
set
and
like
on
the
you
whiskers.
was
onas
didnt
head.
waited,
now
up
speed.
Athe
goclose
off
the
but
marched
he
top
for
want
nearly
ason
red
right
after
isJamie
one
Yetis
heto
aof
aup!
eyes.
He
the

icythe
hands
helpless
with
shattering
helped
Khrisong
lumbered
Jamie.
In
monks
taut,
was
off
tangle
from
swords,
effect.
and
Jamie
make
courtyard
higher
those
Theyll
minute,
ground.
alone,
forced
standing
Jamie
slammed
the
roaring.
their
the
matters
was
reaching
pulled
and,
saw
attacking
Jamie
With
courtyard,
of
and
ground.
spears
The
onto
and
fought
further
courtyard
pull
thought
almost
gave
ropes,
some
spears.
Thomnis
jabbing
to
caught
higher
The
athe
against
maddened
Thomni
to
right
hard
It
worse,
stop
fall
final
it
aout.
and
of
Yeti
ground.
his
hard,
The
ripped
it
there,
and
mighty
roaring
over
Jamie,
Travers
on
in
the
pulling.
up
The
back
on
and
clubs.
from
Jamie,
ran
spear
feet.
spear-thrust
the
Yeti
no
loomed
further
creature
the
but
ropes
the
creature
thrusting
began
savagely
one
when
forward,
before
yell
wall,
below.
and
ropes.
net,
thrashed
with
wall,
atThe
his
net.
shouted
None
top
the
told
over
beginning
aheand
forward.
of
belabouring
the
blows
the
then
rage.
still
breath
single
the
Khrisong,
of
entangled
until
slipped
whirled
Now!
The
at
the
him,
thrusting
with
Khrisong
beasts
Heave!
Yeti
about
their
inside
attacking
tugged
the
had
corner
More
continued
monks
itto
the
knocked
blow.
his
It
atwas
was
net
and
round
no
frenziedly
blows
advanced
armed
the
fray
monster
with
alive
great
spear
get
leaped
the
higher
inside
atout
effect.
The
ropes
lifted
and,
fell
Khrisong
monster.
Yeti
out
the
on
back!
top
had
its
and
them
warrior
monks
and
clawed
while
to
of
onsnap.
them,
backwards,
jerked
and
the
was
Yeti
until
of
off
with
the
thrashing
Hethe
his
reach
in
kicking!
him,
held
shouted
his
higher
ran
jerked
Thomni
The
its
the
aslightest
horror,
itof
To
voice.
lay It
it
Yeti
feet.

Hetremendous
Heave!
when
was
aalmost
ground
turned
coming
suddenly
at the
below,
toapart
goand
thud
heand
top
saw
like
ofwarn
as
lay
that
the
a wet
completely
the
high
Yeti
itpaper
monks
was
wall,
slammed
already
still.
bag.
initdown
the
With
flew
Cautiously
too
courtyard,
onto
the
late.
topieces.
Yeti
thethe
Theicy
hanging
net ofwas
There
ring

spear.
worked
As
inside.
group
one
Jamie
warrior
net
sandalled
down
In
central
had
of
table,
chased
Rugby
Thomni
thought
table.
going
and
capture,
The
risks.
This
forward
the
monks
accord,
from
called
the
Doctor
further
creature
nodded.
of
turned
scrum.
to
The
out
monks
Great
eager
them
were
She
monks
dining
he
Doctor
and
Yeti
the
get
and
foot
Yeti
well
for
leaned
stood
looked
they
away,
allowed
indicated
began
and
place
into
Hall,
lamas.
to
Only
too
she
approached
It
stood
began
isnt
came
table.
extra
had
didnt
enough.
see
looked
turned
followed
well
close
had
wasna
the
saying
Travers,
over
rather
up.
toflesh
where
the
come
motionless,
clearing
down
At
the
to
torches.
scolded
drag
icy
The
at
aWell,
stir.
Yeti
first
stay.
the
to
just
Come
up
and
captured
running
place
it.
on
he
like
the
mud.
Hall
the
and
the
Jamie,
prostrate
ashambled
lay
couldnt
Khrisong
The
as
on.
up
Yeti
they
back
IJamie
monks
little
aOutside
Yeti,
blood.
on
Yeti
mountain
was
can
Id
watching.
the
stretched
surgeon
at
Lets
Yeti.
the
thing
had
Victoria,
of
brightly
the
for
tell
planned
into
inside.
remains
even
into
silver
work
Yeti.
the
Look!
massive
jabbed
fallen.
waited
all
get
But
news
taking
isif
path.
at
you
the
little
Then,
the
out
crowded
in
dead,
Victoria
the
it,
One
sphere,
lit,
Khrisong
it
of
one
He
itsuch
acourtyard,
the
arm.
The
darkness.
As
on
puir
hushed
Doctor
operating
was
the
beckoned
with
but
moving
of
group.
thing.
heHe
the
for
middle
said
little
round
the
broken
dead.
Yetis
terrible
its
beastie
did
pressing
his
huge
the
and
had
group
had
Thomni.
with
She
so,
the
of
them
Doctor
Victoria
ahis
wasnt
it

removed
unmistakable
Abominable
Then
It
servant
robot,
No
The
He
Maybe
suggested
massive
your
passed
fur,
hollow,
Theres
No,
you
So
dead.
could
The
Outside
could.
the
held
out
returned
isit
wonder
must
if
Doctor
ground
some
thing
knife.
the
but
what
come
Iwitchcraft,
something
it
akind
of
chest.
empty
the
gripped
think.
Doctor
nothing
there
have
patch
Victoria.
to
gets
Snowman
is
the
shook
we
is,
was
to
nodded
stirred
tothe
Monastery,
glint
Jamie
it,
couldna
space.
dislodged
life?
of
devil.
his
examining
Wait
should
its
ofsignal.
said
prised
fast.
his
inside
Doctor.
in
Doctor?
gravely.
fur.
of
after
examination.
slipped
control
feebly,
snarled
there,
head.
athe
metal.
kill
be.
It
moment,
open
the
Beneath
it
its
all,
Doctor,
the
Slipping
began
When
Travers
Not
it
got
the
unit
Yes,
silver
trying
aKhrisong.
said
control
You
fur
Travers,
with
little
broken
dagger
you
to
itJamie,
quite.
he
back,
why
on
Victoria.
were
the
sphere
to
pulse
they
asked.
spears,
muttered.
trapped
the
unit.
trapdoor,
free
The
did
in
from
point
rightits
Its
said
could
the
Icreatures
rhythmically,
the
embedded
itit,
Thats
think
itself.
thing
his
Doctor
some
said
into
Jamie
stop
fall?
Jamie,
see
stocking,
revealing
Jamie,
itwhy
isBut
kind
aJamie.
the
not
working?
slowly,
in
added.
crevice
ait
lend
your
of
the
sending
went
aand
mein mud
it
icy
the

Inkitchen
Alife.
clear
approached,
the
inch
on
Great
would
the
bed,
monk
byget
It,
away
Hall
Doctors
table
inch
onthere
had
too,
monk
the
was
toin
the
gone,
towards
pulsed
the
came
remains
in
quarters,
little
the
in
athe
floor
along
Great
distant
its
with
ofultimate
sphere
end.
and
the
Hall.
apart
signal.
out
little
corridor,
Doctors
rolled
resumed
Itofdestinationthe
had
the
silver
Then
into
its
ameal.
room.
on
Monastery.
long
aithis
journey,
sphere
dark
rolled
As
way
way
hecorner.
dead
to
came
to
moving
But
slowly
go.ittoThe
Once
Yeti
from

5 do
Hands
down
far
me.
Especially
Exactly,
for
Where
look
No,
You
us?
trust
Jamie
convinced
Khrisong,
us
I
well.
The
Travers
fellow.
Still,
help
too
We
the
Why?
Doctor
Secret
the
Ioutside
say
deep
nodded
no
glared
not
dinna
are
will
Khrisong
thats
dangerous
door,
you?
cleared
Great
someone
Who
stranger
you
need
in
now
said
you
looked
sighed.
shook
ofsaid
not
init.
want
the
wishes
at
the
his
but
yet?
Hall.
weve
going?
your
vigorous
the
allow
Khrisong
turned
his
gates.
made
the
his
Inner
pockets,
to
yon
the
up
until
Nothing
My
Were
Doctor.
harm
help.
throat.
Weve
be
brought
at
Doctor
head.
beastie
tall
it.
this
demanded
dear
and
Sanctum
left
him
these
agreement.
to
furiously.
on
Thomni,
more
the
figure
creature
strode
My
got
Come
impatiently.
chap,
the
your
patiently,
Afraid
around.
it
coming
questions
Doctor
word,
we
toside!
in
Khrisong
monks
on.
of
why
guard
from
can
find
here
Youre
and
Have
youre
todo.
Khrisong
hes
paced
ever
of
Hethese
why
the
that
life
with
sent
are
sternly.
To
Det-sen?
set
we
an
Think
not?
room.
right,
upobstinate
telling
answered.
wont
control
again.
us.
have
it
no
off
barred
strangers
and
against
Ill
Iabriskly
you
Doctor.
will
unit.
his
get
letsome
way.
Its

sleep.
suddenly
He
Over
talking
be
feared.
captured.
Khrisong!
Khrisong
Travers
the
not
and
Perhaps
Otherwise
No.
You
truculently.
I
may
thought
away.
much!
sentry
Why
Travers
quietly.
Good
ran
watchful.
command
creatures
the
harmless.
be
IbyThank
cant
do
night.
Night
along
will
controlling
said
glance
the
to
Send
intercepted
real
there
was
struck
you
smiled.
inthe
paused
voice
Then,
the
IAs
give
here.
ayou,
closed
not
about
Travers
thank
the
The
men
must
Yeti
Im
everybody.
great
Khrisong
whove
Youve
may
whole
towards
sentry.
was
him.
raising
reluctantly.
allow
me
For
corridor
Yeti
to
And
talk
at
still
not
to
Khrisong,
me?
and
low
orders,
these
hurry.
fasten
him.
point
He
in
been
all.
Igot
argue
making
are
anyone
one
them.
barred
No
strode
to
and
say
aglanced
snapped
his
besuddenly
toof
monsters.
Travers
and
even
you.
attacking
Ive
one
with
urgent.
some
you
no
further,
voice
let
old
me
Well?
my
to
your
out
door,
back
one
ischap.
more
always
know,
over
Khrisong.
see
chains
me
real
expedition
leave.
again,
bustled
into
to
monks.
is
loud
across
We
go
Even
sense,
heto
dangerous
you
then
at
leave
Yeti
out
said
Thank
could
know
the
voice.
are
leave.
you.
Well,
athere.
from
the
and
courtyard.
one
the
will
Travers
sudden
sentry,
he
now
robots.
you
hear
than
courtyard,
find
He
said
the
Monastery.
that
Yeti
Anyone
thanks
that
be
very
IKhrisong
saw
room,
we
their
must
lost.
not
wethe
Theyre
were
again.
far
know.
timid
cave.
And

Khrisong
away.
quickly
word
leave
In
Im
trust
I
wandered
Doctor,
Well,
ask?
from
that
Aye,
The
idiot.
go
Guided
down
us,
At
the
of
hurried
suppose
those
and
the
Buddha
Yetis
Doctor
way
little
with
sorry,
space.
the
gasped
Travers
the
you.
so
Great
An
find
by
sound
across
said
back
past.
stared
back
cave...
it
control
endless
Khrisong,
Monastery.
said
aabsolute
which
But
you
chestits
nodded.
struck
silver
Doctor,
would,
it.
puzzled
Victoria.
Hall,
Victoria,
to
of
waited
to
Once
Itostood
must,
Victoria
atcorridors
the
their
must
the
that
units
the
his
sphere
him
the
Thats
imbecile.
they
said
but
Doctors
until
he
said
table
sentry
obey
said
round,
was
forehead
This
approaching
nearby.
aswere
Doctor
that
too!
said.
timidly,
helpful
Jamie
rolled
ifof
Thomni
round,
heplace
the
where
right,
heThe
at
isnt
silver
Youre
room.
gone,
Hes
was
the
orders
Doctor
excitedly.
and
were
the
Thomni,
swiftly
firmly.
the
that
too.
out
getting
my
rambling
is
feet
Doctor
it?
groaned.
Its
the
gate.
given
sphere
quite
mad,
Yeti
adear.
ofsphere
sadly.
It
space
real
in
they
under
sight,
I
Khrisong.
awould
and
and
Ive
me
nowhere.
lay
It
right,
the
Why
thing
old
good
myself
Im
rabbit-warren.
permission
He
you
hurried
his
strode
stretched
could
corridor,
the
rolled
dojob
just
Monastery,
then
just
found
we
an
of
party
you
base
would
took
about
be
course.
youre
walked
been
from
inout.
one
of
toaon
having
fit
with
Lets
statue
in a

under
slowly
In
his
Victoria
here
have
Travers!
the
It
accuse
I
yours.
bare
triumphantly.
We
sleep.
use.
All
him.
place
main
trying
After
courtyard.
Have
The
Gone?
now.
his
will
bed.
way
does
could
Doctor
sentry
now,
taken
room,
If
verra
gate,
the
this
another
you
onsnapped
room,
anyone
to
take
He
he
Iseen
and
seem
statue,
its
search
leave
it.
said
rushed
led
much
frowned.
has
well,
size?
Iwas
The
nodded.
left
the
Jamie
you
think.
away.
without
Hes
dash
them
taken
already
Doctor
Mr.
Jamie
Victoria
possibility,
like
the
Thomni.
Doctor
it
to
the
and,
off.
said
joined
along
Travers,
It
here,
ahis
not
I
Since
Monastery.
the
place,
it,
when
proofbut
little
rushed
hugging
dont
Jamie,
on
was
was
room,
hereand
Out
suddenly.
Doctors.
hell
the
just
in
his
he
they
some
rummaging
by
the
way
suggested
think
isnt
corridors,
up
of
agreed
but
way
the
under
said
have
any
had
perhaps
to
time
the
search.
along
he
tochance?
darkest
I
You
that
where
in
the
finished.
Thomni.
said
it
Monastery?
the
ago.
frantically
thought
his
the
Jamie.
on
sentry
wed
see,
would
they
pillow.
Well,
Doctor.
he
do
door.
him.
room,
He
corners,
corridor
It
was
we
better
reached
has
Someone
it
said
be
at
Well
start
At
its
is
going
hes
Ionthe
was
I
any
the
gone
know
next
Victoria
moved
hate
ask
to
no
odd,
have
in
probably
the
doors.
toamust
Ismall
ato
toto
did!
find

Yes,
That
Thomni
Songtsen.
As
thoughtfully,
with
to
Victoria
Doctor
think
told
She
silver
With
into
had
building
threads,
the
The
Khrisong.
Sapan
about
It
wise,
Khrisong
use,
they
that.
had
it
sight
Yeti.
Abbot
was
controlling
him.
the
Captain.
is
ill
nodded
the
Sapan.
he
turned
was
sphere
fastened
walked
no
well
impossible.
of
looked
Abbot
Great
an
which
laughed.
said.
Will
That
of
What
smiled.
Is
monster,
being
idea
what
elaborate
anybody.
Sapan
it
proudly.
thought
toSee,
I
was
Henot
you
across
Songtsen
Hall.
completely
atfar
sphere
that,
down
are
the
has
still
these
told
doing
They
I
come
him
and
to
you
so,
Herestrain
Doctor.
happened.
too
The
with
of,
think
Lord
the
Well,
in
framework
We
memy
cant
robots.
affectionately.
couldnt
Rinchen.
has
with
exactly
at
doing?
are
atrusting.
Khrisong
courtyard,
monster
chains...
surrounded
have
said
Abbot.
corridor
his
brethren?
my
tricked
constructing
We
me,
believe
one
chains
HeKhrisong
Or
side,
built
its
the
have
that.
The
of
must
please?
things
with
is
Khrisong
had
He
wood
evil,
Abbot
you.
not
two
with
Travers
moved
here,
Khrisong
athe
will
inform
always
given
taking
As
spirit
far
old
and
Doctor
certain,
prostrate
aasked
my
gently.
the
usual,
be
off
Lord
ghost
pointed
away,
lamas
coloured
Abbot.
his
has
found
of
Abbot
the
strode
stopped
trap
onmore
impatiently
said
Abbot.
permission.
anything
the
trap,
You
sphere
Doctor,
its
the
were
it the
body
to
hard
own.
little
short
are
Iofhave
come
toshe
toatdo

heavy
Offended,
table.
paused
monster
reproved.
clown
business,
Songtsen
my
of
Harsh
truth
protection
Khrisong
our
you.
the
this
Our
seek
AI
way.
face.
will
sank
meditation.
strange,
Abbot.
late.
have
know,
fight
adversary.
monster,
MyThere
with
ways
to
seek
cross-legged
chains
the
can
bychange
words
toto
only
life
shouted
held
looked
Khrisong.
gazed
the
And
corridor.
Sapan.
Sagan
make
mildness?
are
guidance
bepreserve
of
faraway
which
are
tried
is
still
is.
two
door.
brought
with
up
the
them
down
It
them.
rather
and
nothing
aafter
like
It
old
Monastery
is
ways
to
now
this
restraining
to
Your
terrifying
expression
of
You
his
sharp.
at
is
against
them,
the
lamas
into
blunted
do
our
fastened
him.
ashamed
the
of
merely
parting
fellow
task
if
should
my
floor,
peace,
Master,
the
Itethered
my
prepared
What
duty,
is
isobscured
these
fail.
arrows,
as
Abbot.
came
Monastery,
hand.
of
lamas
in
the
never
shot,
not
in
itPadmasambvha.
my
Ithe
himself.
my
creatures
over
Yeti
allow
an
Yeti.
He
lay
son.
tomy
Gently,
find
Abbot.
hands.
There
have
he
easy
gestured
to
classic
go.
motionless.
the
toour
followed
son.
You
Khrisong,
is
much
And
allowed
I
is
the
Sapan
The
one.
old
mysimple
that
must
myposition
am
Only
no
fault
such
great
angrily
Abbots
son.
sorry,
other
The
Ihis
not
this
the
isAbbot
must
Can
hefriend
in
minds.
stone
meIprotect
towards
for
combat
I

Thedoyes,
Jamie
didnt
you
Of
Well,
Briefly
Khrisong
Doctor.
last,
No,
vanish
Doctor
liked
still
Oh
trance.
Victoria
distant
Moving
from
Who
Thomnis
Your
And
Padmasambvha,
Whats
I
believed
Sanctum
Doctor
give
course
Doctor.
the
was
so
and
are
the
sitting
Master?
not
appear
hes
also.
and
like
the
We
faraway
he
had
Travers
marched
The
hung
jumped,
room.
voice
he
Victoria.
you?
shy
whispered
know.
rushed
not.
Jamie
must
is.
like?
awa,
aDoctor
talking
was
been
IDoctor
even
With
back
young
motionless.
sleep-walker,
Iin
who
merely
was
But
leave
voice.
Ithought
speaking
permission
to
following
as
the
wiped
into
rules
asked
have
toto?
said
explained
that,
for
hushed
above
With
the
looked
warrior
Thomni
suddenly
Holy
see
wish
him.
athe
Yes,
never
from
Jamie.
door.
the
us
Victoria
aSanctum.
Khrisong
word
whispered
him
the
him,
Is
in
room,
quick
pleased.
to
him.
reverently.
all.
totruthhis
monk.
the
Abbot
his
what
the
Master,
awe.
is
seen
You
make
with
he
the
leave
Abbot
the
mind.
followed
glance
all
old
curiously.
had
strode
She
To
was
him.
Doctor
will
sure
Thomni.
Victoria
Going
Most
the
right?
IAbbot
happened.
indicated
rose
our
in
He
will
visit
atHoly
come
that
Thomni
Monastery?
from
charge?
byand
said,
Master,
Songtsen,
to
She
is
spoke,
obey.
Thomni,
with
you
to
let
the
in
rather
walked
Khrisong!
the
adoIin
me,Inner
me
room,
not
Abbot,
come.
who
ahelp
slowly
theatDid

AHow
to
Abbot
Dont
Surely
have
Victoria,
safe
Victoria
He
Path
that.
Thomni
At
Ihad
You
Well,
important
Jamie
Aye,
us
from
For
Then
made
No.
look
heard
this
was
the
go
anever
long
been
there,
of
are
the
he
Ifor
may
But
brought
thats
outside
long
shrugged.
of
you
was
very
she
main
whats
will
Sanctum
obedience,
him
nodded.
asighed
Yeti
the
has
mischief
enter
Ibrought
for
been
thing
appalled.
want
do?
firm.
followed
fool,
moment,
think
till
nice,
gate
thank
go.
right,
doors.
heborn.
the
done
down
and
when
place,
the
to
is
Very
been
Forever,
No,
your
the
IupKhrisong
but
moment
you.
snapped
look
came
know
herself,
indeed.
is
that
from
we
Sanctum.
must
him
Khrisong
Most
in
unfortunate
But
Jamie
Ihere?
friends
he
done,
trapped
well.
and
Naturally,
for
over
what
do
down
we
the
take
really
she
Ithe
Khrisong.
perhaps.
take
certainly
not.
Victoria
examine
joined
path
as
saw
mountains
stood
Victorias
your
said
the
interrupted
Jamie
held
you
return
it.
Thomni
other
asentry
It
was
you
ofup
corridor.
peep
Master
to
Inothing.
in.
It
silent,
aisthought...
sighed
Heacanna
obedience.
rather
had
speak
not.
your
to
control
onethe
forbidden,
marched
has
So
iswas
at
forbidding
face.
look
her
looks
the
ageless.
him?
Only
room.
to
vanished.
youve
considering.
with
awishing
Smiling
be
own
after
stick-in-the-mud.
him,
Doctor
unit.
one
Cant
her
far.
the
like?
Now,
relief,
You
ideas
and
got
that
off.
Khrisong.
hand.
you.
meekly
The
will
he
The
Iwefell
to
about
one
and
gobeat
let

Jamie
doors
Never
least
Not
before
chessboard.
landscapea
all
amodels
Master
Then
Yeti
slopes
Out
doors.
standing.
withered
began
Crouched
stirred.
shivering
and
Padmasambvha
Songtsen
trance
said
ignorance.
moment,
far
the
on
continued
the
models,
Padmasambvha
watched
just
someones
lumbering
mind,
him,
focussed
of
the
by
away,
surrounding
hand
behind
Travers
was
AtBut
with
the
enough
cold,
the
On
relief-map
Jamie,
sat
stretched
and
the
looked
beside
resentfully,
in
Yeti,
hand
picked
mountain
moved
his
force
aitatowards
his
looking
kind
the
the
brooding.
moved
dark
precise
watched
mixture
for
there
nearby
journey
softly.
hovered
mind
terrain.
each
power
their
up
him,
of
said
hush
that
up
Khrisong
mountainside
ofis
out
them
to
from
his
for
stood
first
the
about
moment
boulder,
as
of
eyes
might
the
of
one
model
up
His
asthe
aThere
over
Masters
too
from
Monastery.
excitement
Little
withered,
his
the
the
Doctor
instead
Monastery,
one
very
glazed
toboard.
three
eyes
complex.
thing.
have
the
that
counterparts,
two
Inner
was
awill
mountain.
sentry
slip
aand
position
close
two
figures
board,
dark
Yeti
will.
are
aconsolingly.
been
inches
Padmasambvhas
and
aThe
on
then
out
Sanctum,
small
claw-like
Yeti
and
kind
Inot
opened
the
to
shape
moved
face
used
The
cannot
into
as
another
terror.
Abbot
stood
high.
on
the
were
closed
table
of
mountain,
symbolic
the
blank,
toMonastery
the
away.
Doctor
the
model
hand.
control
At
hold
on
old
two
just
of
lower
He
in
night.
the
He
held
map.
the
Yeti
got
is
awas
and
For
map,
wise,
it,
up,as
in
a

I control
and
something
monks
I
Again
further.
two
In
Khrisong
shaggy
must
the
gloating
Yeti.
the
mouth.
circle
forms
make
continued
yours,
else,
withered
This
inoftime
sure
moving
the
some
Songtsen.
torchlight
that
hand
his
thin,
they
closer
other
the
search,
stretched
were
old
being,
Great
and
There
outside
voice.
almost
unaware
closer.
Plan
wasthe
spoke
out
Itand
at
aofMonastery
is
hint
was
through
the
imperilled
moved
the
asoftwo
Monastery
though
something
the
doors
giant,
olddoors.
no
cold

6A Yeti
Monastery
methodically
where
Khrisong,
come
No!
are.
Suddenly,
something
round,
scraped
emitted
dropping
The
response
From
Khrisong!
giant
horror.
Yeti
Leave
you
But
forward,
He
barring
turned
Doctor
sphere
dont
in
out
the
came
the
Khrisong
The
shapes
too
it,
an
Comes
aitsnatching
Then
his
and
the
to
gateway,
door.
Yeti
sentry
Khrisong
that
high-pitched
menacingly
stand
act
to
and
smooth?
clean.
gave
Look
Khrisong!
acalled
way.
toof
searching
give
sphere
bearing
suddenly
run
signal,
Jamie
had
shouted
looked
Life!
In
out
aout!
raised
lunatic
for
With
you
Suddenly
the
chance.
fallen.
the
stooped
He
up
ainthe
peered
Yeti!
down
on.
aamazement.
like
prised
second
two
Doctor
he
the
terrifying
torchlight
the
Doctor.
back.
note.
hand?
his
stopped,
courage,
doors,
Yeti
on
Doctor
sphere
trampled
adown.
the
anxiously
spear,
Khrisong
You
large
it
Khrisong
high-pitched
shouted
him.
Why
sphere
loomed
from
only
AtKhrisong
shouted.
from
speed
they
will
He
holding
barring
pebble.
ground
dont
his
athe
looked
backed
to
glowed
jumped
out
under
could
stay
awarning.
feet
find
icy
massive
you
note.
of
his
Come
inthe
their
But
dashed
where
up
away
see
was
mud,
in
back,
the
the
let
ground.
surely
to
his
As
back
Yetis
Kluisong,
exit.
darkness.
in
second
paw
area
us
you
and
see
ifhand,
in,
shot
itfeet.
in
the
The
Yeti
was
andtoo
two
out

andJamie,
Yeti
careless
thrashing
Jamie
ran
more
by
who
holding
threw
attacking
Khrisong
Inside,
monks.
get
Soon
barred
The
the
could
Of
brawny
paws
Just
werent
Aye,
sawand
grabbed
out
responded
darkness.
killed
Doctor
ground.
course
held
warrior
everyone
could
snatched
him
areply,
Dont
once
arm.
Jamie
ofall
Khrisong
little
killed.
the
child.
back
him
about,
the
to
warriors,
the
for
and
Im
be
his
more.
Is
The
bravest.
monks,
the
of
Khrisong
agreed.
dangling
warriors
with
through
follow
was
seen,
the
gates.
nothing.
Jamie
all
bruising,
wrist.
Khrisong
you,
he
Doctor
but
wrenched
ground
back
spear
savage
all
right,
and
the
clearly
hestruggled
half-dragged,
them.
lowered
That
Aexamined
the
Khrisong
in
began
inside
right?
was
shout
they
like
two
screamed
from
roars
Monastery
Doctor
boy,
the
You
was
utterly
Yeti
embedded
too
ato
the
air,
the
from
sphere
and
Doctor
discarded
cant
asked
the
was
rain
and
angrily
he
itthe
ran
turned
yelled
burly
with
sentrys
the
like
the
half-carried
growled,
daftest
asaid.
helpless.
slashing
gates.
out
blows
from
hurt
Jamie.
in
big,
doors
pain,
Doctor
Khrisong
marks
atoy.
and
to
the
tothem,
doll
his
heavy
grasp,
upon
the
his
Youre
thing
the
disappeared
were
Before
rubbing
flesh,
twisting
blows.
of
summoned
hand,
Ignoring
inthe
warrior
feet.
rescue.
youll
to
Iman,
the
and
the
lucky
ever
twoand
The
and
his
Yetis
but
hand
the
just
Doctor
Led
Yeti,
one
into
you
the
of a

puzzlement.
Because
mercy.
didnt
were
Theyre
Somehow
it
Did
Some
kind
You
Yes,
significantly
TARDIS.
equipment
Then
mountainside.
Jamie
go?
Khrisong
have
Well
Doctor.
just
They
clothing.
around
doesna
back.
Just
intelligent,
ye
of
have
no
get
ran
kind
but
you
looked
want
try
somewhere,
know
hear
equipment,
choice.
ignored
they
frowned.
being
that
Turning
like
looked
our
back
such
not
is
must
There
ofwhere
not
Why
to
the
in
at
coats,
got
sphere
signaland
here,
at
that?
to
fight,
controlled,
equipment?
fetch
to
my,
ahim
My
was
this.
did
screech
Jamie.
to
their
what
You
Doctor.
very
let
were
signals
warriors
said
Im
Khrisong
er,
in
Jamie,
no
they
was
it
they
you
Hegoing.
they
speak
amazement.
shaken
rooms
sign
afraid.
Im
camp,
at
Jamie.
important
it
thats
looked
just
down,
were
can
asked
once,
and
came
explained
gave?
are
of
asman,
afraid
he
and
some
leave?
be
well
Victoria.
Maybe
Shed
after
athough
explained.
powerless.
atYoure
for,
Khrisong.
The
said
struggled
help.
traced.
declared
toweve
demanded
way
as
the
Doctor
be
only
IThey
that
them.
he
the
its
these
up
Doctor
imagine.
With
on
answered.
Probably
got
the
letting
Doctor.
worry.
had
control
All
IKhrisong.
our
into
better
They
Jamie.
looked
monsters
the
must
toway.
inwarm
us
myget
They
had
right
atwandering
us
trust
Lets
if
With
unit.
I
their
to
back
she
the
getto the
you,

Doctor
returned
Good
Khrisongs
Jamie
said
shall
Songtsen.
transparent
fire,
Padmasambvha
Yeti
have
over,
closed
and
his
the
Songtsen
will
The
them.
little
left
Abbot
crossed
Abbot,
sentry
toThe
accomplished
are
prepared,
its
close
fortune
be
as
and
inthe
behind
toAbbot
in
though
waiting
focus
the
passed
said,
his
the
my
bowed,
glided
signal
The
Yeti
the
stood
them
moved
sentry,
my
pyramid.
the
looked
gestured
task
Sanctum.
huge
go
Doctor
him
quarters.
old
to
on
sentry
You
courtyard.
there
models
acourtyard
behind
passed
with
to
took
along
motionless,
at
their
the
this
will
of
hand
fur
Master
Let
up
escort
will
once
slipped
It
their
you,
door
was
towards
cave.
the
Once
bowed.
coat,
from
were
planet.
be
the
lightly
me.
through.
task.
seemed
noto
open
to
aheld
done.
strangely
Khrisong
was
you.
again
own
corridors
You
hewaiting.
one
his
kind
grouped
Then,
the
and
out
the
As
Nov
the
murmured
unbarred
out
to
Its
accord.
across
will
pass.
board.
Take
Go
the
doors
The
Jamie
into
of
the
main
Inow,
glow
board,
the
doors
his
wanderings
was
have
life
together.
glowing
man
remember
sentry
this
doors
of
the
Call
Great
gate.
his
In
and
inand
The
hand.
with
waiting
gruffly.
Songtsen!
the
straightened
within
awhere
his
night.
pyramid,
face.
opened
melet
task
opened
quiet,
closed
opened,
aYeti
Intelligence
pyramid,
Monastery,
Surprised
Inin
nothing.
anorak,
if
sort
These
three
byspace
for
it
it.
Immediately
me
Atand
Khrisong
there
faraway
the
was
of
which
pass.
and
you,
ofto
three
up,
they
inner
gate.
ais
will
Ismall
will
see
You
news.
voice,
be I

barred
motionless
He
Must
normal.
wasnt
watch.
path,
They
directions
moon
were
sinister,
as
again,
but
just
getting
way
three
Maybe
Jamie
switches
the
turn
The
motionless.
looked
they
when
ahead,
TARDIS
Doctor
two
three
were
kept
alternately
getting
in
have
neither
Yeti.
tugged
the
around.
Jamie
theyre
crunched
near
moved
the
heYeti
them
round,
doing
drifting
ghostly
doors
again.
dozed
and
at
came
just
while
sighed.
stopped
Theyre
path
thought
jumpy,
the
at
ofstood
once.
on
off,
Jamie
switched
Confident
their
to
off
his
again.
reassured
off,
them
plunged
through
TARDIS
while
we
hid
Then
moonlight.
ainstill
I
looking
Ain
to
the
arm.
trudged
he
sudden
not
them
feeling
best
cold
and
suppose
hethe
listen
youre
For
could
thought.
by
main
off.
infrom
the
moving,
Aye,
seemed
thought.
that
out
can.
tosame
wind
now?
back
aIf
pitch
halt.
wearily
Their
frozen
path,
brief
see
very
keep
of
hear
the
doing
youre
all
and
sight.
Ihowled
at
tocould
black
And
spot,
that
darkness,
sound
Jamie,
whispered
Lucky
was
ahappy.
footsteps
someone
stood
what
the
moment
wake
snow.
it?
upnocompletely
look-out
right.
all
well,
round
clouds,
three
the
had
just
if
Come
with
wonder.
the
Khrisong
Every
look!
hethe
was
behind
someone
mountain
or
gone.
hein
them.
sounded
still
examine...
on,
Yeti
astood
quiet
so
bathed
start.
resumed
now
Doctor.
all
ASurely
lets
that
them,
Och,
until
The
little
forms
and
and
very
inget
they
his
Im
awere
ofloud
to

After
spite
With
He
jerked
of
him,
heading
Bored,
empty.
deserted.
had
through
Bored
mind.
and
immediately
abandoned
have
Suddenly
found
back
The
the
walked
puzzlement
held
hollow
path.
three
echoing
monks
wandered
hunt
huge
Yeti
the
been
on
atowards
of
with
herself
into
and
She
few
out
for
echoing
familiar
his
same
Abbot
for
she
room
stretched
His
Yeti.
triangle.
She
had
her
happy
ashe
had
waiting
at
minutes
life.
the
corridors.
thin
little
along
the
saw
sandalled
gliding,
remembered
been
plan
at
was
the
Songtsen
looked
it,
glowing
cave
halls,
had
to
amysterious
the
ground,
robes
They
empty,
complicated
sent
corridors,
in
to
settle
gleam
out
half-fearful,
the
With
frightened,
become
oflook
entrance
inon
her
sleep-walking
formed
The
all
Abbot
feet
he
pyramid
struck
the
to
his
dormitory
Thomni
of
she
except
room,
for
the
didnt
Monastery
other
now
lost.
for
Yeti.
Inner
light
made
three
crept
Songtsen
themselves
down
finding
to
table
arrangement
off
confused
Padmasambvha,
inhalf-fascinated.
Victoria
telling
she
for
Monasteries
She
the
almost
appear
Sanctum.
ahead.
his
strange
away
after
dusty
inside.
had
the
at
motion
seemed
had
Great
her
came
palms.
the
from
her
and
decided
giant
noof
to
round
wandered
dormitory,
staircases
long
She
own
escorts
Almost
Hall.
far
softly
sound,
feel
he
to
that
identical
the
for
and
ran
wood
The
ago
room
bulk
went
him
be
end.
toHappy
the
main
most
safety.
would
forward
Yeti
round
almost
She
and
upVictoria
and
in
surrounding
go
again.
of
upbiting
all
and
ato
path,
of
in
looked
inkind
She
her
and
becold.
in

coloured
As
moving
had
up.
she
that
just
out
gave
sphere
Before
the
cavity
For
eyes
bonds,
Victoria
easily
minutes
she
brought
Now
glanced
towards
asilver
fastened
the
fit
out
of
moment
atthe
was
she
snapped
shattering
as
threads
how
Doctor
ainside,
saw
her
the
about
high-pitched
moving
knew
ball
from
at
the
Yeti
did
nothing
that
itshut,
feet.
coloured
the
had
Yeti,
what
into
surrounding
to
the
you
she
snapped
would
her
Sapans
the
stretched-out
the
leave,
It
found
mountain.
get
thought.
was
the
and
happened.
and
hand,
heavy
was
threads
be
table.
signal.
all
happening,
little
Victoria
open.
inthe
the
spirit
free!
she
rather
chains
it,
the
its
Victorias
sphere
saw
little
She
Then
It
of
Victoria
space
and
way
Yeti,
chest.
trap
pulled
began
the
something
bent
than
were
she
the
with
over
pulsed
silver
on
to
ghost
she
down
The
she
had
little
thrashing
snapping
hand
felt
the
back
pieces.
relief
here?
saw
little
with
the
slipped
trap.
silvery
sphere
and
Yetis
began
as
her
the
red
sphere.
atIn
picked
she
light,
though
To
almost
hand.
about
empty
sphere
the
that
to
chest.
her
asaid.
stretch
matter
chains
it
and
the
in
horror,
as
Jamie
cavity
would
As of
The
its

7A Plan
Not
came
series
corridor
Thomni
making
bundled
As
Khrisong!
heavy
prepared
head.
second
from
the
at
room
Yeti
Thomnis
little
through
and
with
Victoria
Thomni.
for
Yeti
the
toThe
every
his
and
made
swords
bronze
of
was
for
blow,
group
toother.
the
her
them,
offor
broke
to
arms.
grasp.
twisted
he
attack
ear-splitting
blow
Conquer
direction.
first
Victoria.
The
first
rescue.
the
into
ran
use
crashed
or
incense-holder,
but
of
the
its
through
landed
He
glancing
Several
spears,
Monastery.
down
it
Grasping
had
warrior
into
the
it
Earth
time,
swung
doorway.
sweeping
asdelayed
Too
in
into
Hewith
corridor.
the
Yeti
athe
the
two
of
but
Victorias
frightened
screams
grabbed
club.
back
blow
monks
corridor,
athe
Great
roared
the
Warriors
alast
like
stone
blows
the
itsent
almost
tremendous
the
heavy
HeYeti
to
warriors
Run,
long
that
Hall,
of
athe
smashed
incense-holder
angrily,
pillar.
arrive.
smashing
wax
him
well-developed
to
its
Thomni
metal
and
frightened
as
enough
didnt
echoed
Victoria,
move,
dashing
candle.
spinning
chains,
tall
struck
lamas
impact
itmen
pillar
Ignoring
The
grabbed
and
todown
even
she
through
as
Yeti
came
in
wrenched
Then
allow
to
at
and
girl,
run.
himself,
that
across
let
for
in
pause.
just
on
one
the
alungs
him,
burst
running
started
both
it
out
every
Fetch
the
ajarred
and
side
monster
asLeaving
slashed
the
itpaws,
the
a
and
Yetis
out

shambled
As
and
wrists
What
The
screamed.
Suddenly
smiled
Attack!
his
seemed
simply
Bowman
arange.
blows
the
single
Victoria
covered
Theyll
Thomni
robot.
saw
unbarred
began
Khrisong
pile
porcupine.
Victoria
the
warriors
monsters
that
Yeti,
has
moving
from
heading
ofwith
fiercely.
in
almost
continued
after
Arrows
smashing
watched
main
purposefully
stared
the
crouched
saw
all
she
them,
furiously.
wounded
happened?
Its
grim
Khrisong!
spears,
reached
body
Yeti
towards
fought
bowman
They
Thomni
blood.
be
was
uninterested
thudded
body.
towards
satisfaction.
the
and
atright.
all
blow
killed.
its
and
of
appeared
sobbing
didnt
her
swords,
useless
flung
the
Why
my
their
loosed
Whenever
stagger
Youve
We
Its
the
progress
from
bleeding
down
into
them.
inmust
faultI
courtyard
are
They
Running
warriors.
barred
have
them
alive.
disbelief.
in
gallant
the
from
in
his
the
even
battle
you
into
got
Close
aThis
cant
destroy
its
towards
the
Yeti
wide.
warriors
corridor.
put
corner
arrows
Yetis
rash
screaming?
the
main
axes
to
Its
the
she
and
human
slightest
for
Khrisong
back
time
put
stop
hurt
the
cloisters,
warrior
Immediately
Its
doors.
simply
courtyard,
it.
met
broken
as
useless
the
at
ahide
him
main
doors,
behind
the
we
opponents.
them,
it.
moment,
Khrisong
point-blank
Khrisong,
main
true,
shall
until
out
gripped
sphere...
Khrisong
effect.
rebounded
got
It
doors,
free.
battle.
it,
and
doors.
of
she
isnt
yelled
too
his
and
the
destroy
it
she
and
the
itYeti
It
sobbed.
he
her
looked
Savage
close,
face
alive.
Theit.
from
fight.
Yeti
alike
Its a

No,
Hurling
all.
through
helped
after
around,
Dawn
men.
TARDIS.
sun
too
against
round
aJanie
to
the
some
cold,
The
Just
Jamie
cocked,
Youve
No.
Lets
little.
have
mountain
rising
tired
matter,
Doctor
brothers,
was
feeling.
taking
Nothing.
it,
the
toiled
who
clear
looked
byheard
be
aside
the
aIt
limitless
like
breaking,
some
and
boulder.
bleak
Although
was
getting
was
over
stopped
gazed
open
courtyard
Doctor?
amorning
path
up
aat
the
collapsed
apprehensive
feeling
His
breather.
something?
aofhim,
hunting
called
terrain.
the
doors
beautiful
around
warriors
the
resources
breath
on
asair.
for
He
the
snow-covered
path
the
he
puzzled.
then.
other
was
huddled
the
Thomni.
aand
Doctor
dog.
against
asked,
abstractedly.
last
moment,
and
came
ato
Doctor
effects
inof
and
monks,
shambles
leaned
its
stages
appreciate
inside
was
out
The
Let
out
spectacular
energy
stamping
them,
and
peaks,
resting
way,
small
of
in
Doctors
into
slammed
itlittle
beside
Jamie
of
his
the
panting
and
Nothing,
go,
the
the
dead
their
but
in
his
itstrength.
his
big
journey
orsteamy
Yeti
the
toiled
sight
him,
stature,
head
night.
they
properly.
feet
and
back
fur
itdoors
for
journey
lumbered
panting
Jamie.
was
will
wounded
were
coat,
most.
to
breath!
up
Thomni,
puffs
see
he
It
bring
shut
kill
to
both
gazing
seemed
was
Whats
the
the
in
All
back
usthe

Thesign
Somethings
I
Exactly.
aexasperatedly.
Aye,
As
TARDIS.
like
Something
you?
Still
watch
cave.
Jamie
description
forced
he
was
cave
him
He
towards
holding
entrance,
the
canna
they
had
looked
ducked
Doctor
the
cold
bright
Yeti
boulder
it.
Youre
mouth
well,
looked
further
on
On
and
ofathe
to
been
set
right
hear
Theres
the
and
came
Thats
the
evil.
Victoria,
wait
again
further
glowing
and
held
as
and
worrying
lets
off
giving
of
crouched
cave.
but
round
cave
journey
his
oralert.
Yeti
up
acave.
closer,
then
the
until
uplack
Iagain,
at
kind
simply
see
whats
something
the
just
can
of
into
One
silver
his
since
and
me
cave
the
stopped.
heof
me.
anything,
mountain,
the
to
daylight
in
feel
the
of
Travers
hand.
be
the
shivered.
had
huge
cover.
stood
sosphere.
the
and
hiding,
door.
wewillies.
Yeti.
sleep,
them
grateful,
worrying.
Doctor
happening
it.
made
saw
Monastery,
how
boulder,
They
Just
like
toAt
It
Two
held
could
Travers
said
those
Jamie
to
hoping
his
Och,
locate
must
The
made
muttered,
least,
Yeti
sentries,
ajust
find
something
and
fanatical
moment.
Jamie,
Its
on
standing
Yeti
three
give
be
no
come
was
after
desperately
were
get
this
it.
the
hecame
the
make
attempt
all
keeping
him
back
on
I
on,
hoped
Now
place,
moving
one
mountain.
he
place.
in
too
in
enthusiasm
out
toeach
astill
up
will
had
he
its
there.
detailed
the
to
quiet.
the
it
that
to
had
and
that
first
Despite
paw.
move
dont
was
the
side
been
for
it
itcave
Not
their
kept
As
met
was
of
hours
the

door.
Travers
Doctor
the
Rounding
TARDIS.
moved
I
What
get
thing
Its
Now--I
Suddenly,
plain
Come
and
Nothing
Cautiously,
at
IDo
Jamie
come
you
The
horror,
shall
said
him.
cave?
Jamie
in
walked
you
going
Doctor
uplooked
Obviously
back
now?
was
doing
just
sight
back,
said?
to
wonder...
Astudied
wed
at
know,
arrange
with
the
ato
Travers
came
Yeti
aghast
the
turn
into
afrowned
closer
all.
chuckled.
asked
there?
of
Jamie
Doctor
Were
been
robot,
hissed
at
one
do?
TARDIS.
Doctor
Jamie,
inhim
was
the
they
them
in
cover.
aThe
athe
of
there
settled
sight
too
Jamie.
to
joined
test!
the
standing
ferociously.
It
Yeti.
grabbed
the
Jamie.
Yeti
with
his
were
eagerly.
stepped
Ithe
asked.
Bung
lucky,
cant
steep
think
perhaps
of
unfairness
brilliant
monster.
just
the
respect.
waiting
down
the
It
aThe
beside
have
mountain
out
IDoctor,
rock
Could
whispered
merely
stood
toWeve
rocky
Doctor
know
real
known
of
for
wait.
Nothing
Trust
scientific
at
from
it.
of
they
cover
there,
how
Yeti,
ledge
follows
who
it.
something.
path,
it
ignored
Immediately,
jolly
wed
the
toturned
the
all
all.
and
happened.
To
somewhere
where
motionless.
deal
ground
the
Doctor.
turn
Doctor
behim,
well
instructions.
plans.
Jamies
Whats
into
robots,
Doctor
and
with
But
stood
up.
got
and
toWhat
they
beamed
what?
inside
it?
tothe
the
did
asare
the

justyou!
Just
Completely
right
prodded
knife,
might
Oh,
the
hed
carefully
to
Its
mechanism,
whoever
Jamie
go
as
The
opened
How
Outside
last
across
Travers
little
Jamie,
up
Yetis
little
thing
Doctor
Ithat.
done
about
rewarded.
asgroup
up
was
aswitch
laughed.
to
Jamie.
dont
fumbling,
silver
the
iteyes
wonder
built
the
Iis,
to
yon
appalled.
with
removed
and
The
nose.
thought.
de-activated.
gently.
dagger,
gave
door
some
mountainside
the
said
cave
itwidened
think
beastie,
of
sphere.
they
it
Doctor,
rock
the
there
How
He
onof
him
of
breakfast?
Yeti
Itsaw
he
the
would
it.
Still,
by
so.
captured
moved
the
whizzed
still
Cant
Dinna
prised
amany
the
and
wasnt
Doctor
walked
mistake.
The
With
and
they
amock-offended
in
Just
Doctor
have
TARDIS.
Yeti,
group
towards
Come
examined
towards
people
amazement.
didnt
see,
Doctor
start
wed
be
aopen
just
through
one
some
thoughtfully.
thought
he
the
sigh
on.
so
probed
Travers
of
cant
suggested
better
opposite,
at
the
do
poking
didna
him.
Abbot
react.
daft,
reached
the
kind
shaggy
ityou
of
The
the
the
chest
of
look,
In
hear,
at
the
relief
TARDIS.
Three
ofthe
reckon
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make
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think
it
long
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cheerily.
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and
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and
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think
wee
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and
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preparations.
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the
arranging
intricate
placed
in
pyramid
surely,
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Abbot
Travers
him.
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not
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the
communing
come
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not
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of
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set
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ask
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centre.
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shadows
back
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and,
said
high-pitched
atgone,
Travers
replaced.
of
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Songtsen
Intelligence
the
pattern.
off
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only
pyramid
last.
as
the
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many
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in
how
with
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who
glowing
to
down
scarcely
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that
and
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pulse
to
watched
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was
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given
the
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he
grow...
the
distance,
the
you
had
noise...
the
himself
spheres
crept
cave.
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alien
indeed
they
turned
and
mountain
believe
years.
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the
boulder
and
prayer
the
release
him
as
described
orders
throne
flicker
both
design
Songtsen
forward
bright
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power
time
by
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busy
performing
that
aand
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his
looked
lamps
Padmasambvha
path.
at
glowing
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me,
placed
served,
Master
for
in
walked
that
about
Jamie
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with
good
the
itthe
it
slowly,
asthrough,
infinite
emerged.
flickered,
your
All
was.
the
complete,
mouth
Travers
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you
in
life.
fortune.
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Padmasambvha
his
the
Songtsen
had
from
the
pit-props,
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final
his
And
dominated
have
and
wishes
found
reverently
of
weariness.
the
Then,
The
Yeti
mind
there
crept
and
the
entered
preparations
promised.
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The
was
cave.
light.
into
followed
then
byup
of
slowly,
cave
the
was
hisfell
anaJamie
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the
to
hadthe
but

back,
spheres,
light.
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it
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to
mass,
more
flashed
really
universe
pouring
whole
With
Half-demented,
and
downwards,
ignoring
the
about
was
Jamie
enormous
polishing
TARDIS
food
seconds.
bubbling,
affecting
Travers
ooze
onyou
horror
alive.
and
athan
shielding
trickling
world...
the
was
Aand
afull
mighty
to
there
forth.
through
this
the
high-pitched
more
sort
and
his
bowl
could
Jamie
the
heaving,
happily
off
watched,
stumbling,
in
ofwas
glutinous
pouring
pyramid
his
this
evil
hurts
still.
pyramid
effort,
mountainside.
the
aof
aplate
More
he
think
had
his
slowly
Travers
kind
mind...
gateway,
awell-salted
one.
substance
ran
cave.
spooning
and
bubbling
machine
never
eyes.
the
and
endlessly.
was
It
of,
screaming
substance,
could
Travers
from
falling,
of
towards
And
bruises.
swollen
more
spread
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pulsing
exultant
confused
bacon
piping
been
aInthat
the
down
possibly
channel
through
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mass,
the
of
Travers
porridge.
wrenched
more
across
him.
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cave,
began
rising,
and
sound
pyramid
it
He
the
could
hot
centre
and
shot
madness.
mind
was
poured
had
eggs.
glad
And
between
other
to
it
last
and
glowing,
hold!
out
to
found
filled
with
the
produce
that
this
would
himself
and
to
The
cracked
it
run
in
of
through
of
Somewhere
forth,
cave
universe
get
fact
the
Travers
fiery
was
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stumbling
really
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it.
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some
one.
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the
envelop
matter
blazing
away,
any
pattern
floor
still
thought
away.
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open.
pyramid
cave.
colours,
and
other,
Pouring
the
unbearable
was
kind
could
was
in
away
he
of
then
in
coming,
the
tunnel
on,
thats
with
the
Italien
felt
of
afrom
was
feel
and
began
heavy
itfar

better,
be
full
prepared
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black
Yeti.
Oh,
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The
Doctor
and
Jamie
Jamics
canna.
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outstretched
closer
glowing,
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dont
waist
invisible
match
were
Its
No,
go
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his
into
getting
of
de-activated
set
own
toJamies
bring
left
pulled
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as
the
box,
picked
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put
and
for
no
gave
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and
put
speak.
off
voice
the
body
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to
forget
the
emitting
good,
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the
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back,
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closer
it
said,
leave.
about
it
down
pulling
closer
you
sphere
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following
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hand
back!
between
along.
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was
back,
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an
of
this,
the
to
exerted
gasped
mustnt.
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the
pushing
this?
affectionate
desperate.
was
ato
them.
ribs
with
pull
and
slipped
sphere
me
saw
high-pitched
He
Ill
mountain.
yelled
the
and
still
being
said
him.
towards
rushed
closer
Jamie.
with
themselves
clials.
Jamie.
him
by
Step
Yeti.
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Doctor
sphere
aside
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study
the
they
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from
stood
Come
dragged
the
away
painful
IIll
by
Doctor
up
to
pat.
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it.
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glowing
his
Doctor,
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had
it
canna,
Doctor.
step,
got
moved
Jamics
and
signal.
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from
the
motionless
on,
upforce,
back
sphere
bowl.
tracking
taken
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by
jamie,
have
to
the
nodded,
locked
waiting
for
Jamie,
the
Jamie
round
Doctor.
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sphere
hold
picking
at
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hands,
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heYeti.
to
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the
from
on,
in
was
the
grabbed
ramming
itYeti.
realised
invisible
and
let
on.
in
device.
in
his
outside,
Jamie,
he
pulsing
was
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hadnt
the
Monastery.
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front
he
upthudded
But
the
it
mouth
repeated.
just
Letting
you
more
interposed
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go.
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little
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them.
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force
and
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by
than
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said,
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the

against
move.
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it
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but
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Find
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abandoned
round
around
in
breath
shape
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boot
and
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dropped
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his
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thought
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heon
pressure
at
rammed
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aching
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tried
rock,
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once,
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icy
in
to...
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that,
harmlessly
bit
may
purpose,
sphere
the
shift
thing
pressure
drill
get
his
mud
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it
drew
chest.
monsters
to
breathless,
need
oninto
he
Jamie
silver
the
and
oh,
rock...
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attempt
too
ears.
soon
move
and
it.
nearly
him.
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the
asobbed.
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it.
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thoughits
my
hole
for
big
deep,
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onword!
saw
snow,
Jamie
as
the
into
determined
the
Doctors
At
sphere.
about
body.
his
it.
ato
or
it
Jamie
killed
through
dinna
what
last,
hole
you
sphere
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suitably
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move
too
the
kicked
came
said
ribs
Painfully,
from
all
to
The
The
the
It
in
had
understand.
ribs
small.
sound
he
you,
simply
size...
free,
the
send
increased.
to
away
was
the
right?
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Doctor
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frantically
cupped
breath,
drawn
sized
get
was
sphere,
Doctor.
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of
half
Yetis
sphere
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from
aHe
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the
now
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rock
back
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meant.
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sphere
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to
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and
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atJamie
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chest...
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arm
to
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it!
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frantically
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rock
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size
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to
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athe
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and
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mountainside.
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bysaid
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that
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theweve
atcatastrophe
Travers
and
the
the
it
and
the
got
Doctor.
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if
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toitwarn
time.
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take
Victoria
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it!
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itsdown
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way
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back
the
it couldnt
already
intothe
that Yeti

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battle.
bandaged.
their
she
covered
cut
nearly
stone
down
Thomni
demanded.
hold
Because
Had
creature
Victoria
the
was
silent,
Youd
Without
back
Khrisong
her
Monastery
said.
on
gate,
all
in
atbasin
on
you
in
faces
his
so
tried
better
the
inthe
Injured
with
Thomni.
to
your
staring
looking
finished
it
not
would
came
rounded
called
The
Thats
bad
youd
the
forehead.
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cell.
covered.
when
was
Yeti.
blood,
to
opened
fault.
Monastery
courtyard
dead
as
to
answer,
not
monks
Why
stand.
the
have
at
up,
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itThats
Khrisong
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on
bathing
better.
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have
the
but
looked.
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her.
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ToVictoria,
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all
two
were
Heescaped.
ground.
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being
most
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gate,
you
thing
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And
did
what
of
Thomnis
appeared.
reeled
defence.
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The
She
his
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disobey
you
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showed
carried
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young
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to
growled
itsaid
was
warriors.
dizzily,
mean
their
do.
forehead.
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relief
strength,
If
by
I
wringing
He
the
monks
my
away
now,
you
by
Thomni
put
it
glared
Khrisong,
he
wounds
from
orders?
after-effects
that?
to
and
hadnt
not
the
Seize
onlife
face
she
aThere,
out
he
gently.
stretchers,
injury
furiously
had
say
control
dressed
long,
replied,
said
Victoria
had
the
he
the
opened
again.
her.
to spiritedly.
it
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cloth
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Put
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and

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to
Spare
deliberately
Baffled
other.
my
you
This
not
Take
Let
Angrily
warrior
mountainside,
gingerly
sphere
the
and
broke
signalling
The
again.
signal,
his
flickering
Not
Yeti
Suddenly,
moving
dofar
speak
listening.
them
immobilised
down
Doctor
detection
dont
were
it.
is
them
off
her,
You
had
as
and
he
monks
away
madness,
do
carrying
this
he
The
for
short.
descending
the
one,
understand,
both,
strode
and
stopped
note
listened
dials
Khrisong,
angry,
are
their
said
harm
the
sphere
her.
closed
the
mountain...
device
Yeti
she
Jamie
they
much
Yeti.
again.
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thoughtfully.
intently.
Abbot
us.
he
plotting
away
Doctor
the
Khrisong
defends
Do
protested
its
stopped.
intently.
changed
made
of
ordered.
in
were
sphere
close
the
She
you
silver
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urged
across
signalling
Hey,
Songtsen
sobbed
one
on
carrying
mountain
me.
must
plot
trudging
you.
behind
Thomni
number
Jamie
to
glared
mind,
had
They
direction,
Thomni.
sphere.
Doctor,
Lock
Thats
the
Victoria.
surely
against
Slightly
She
started
and
was
paused
are
bars.
courtyard,
and
his
once
of
sphere,
by
from
on
confesses
them
his
She
But
Much
times
agrumbling.
have
you
Victoria.
down
detection
ahe
me?
they
different
setting
one
its
different
escort
as
Iand
Khrisong
up
called.
different
would
not?
to
been
the
weve
if
didnt
to
together.
were
high-pitched
while
his
her
studied
listening,
the
You
of
off
not
bewitched.
device,
Then
relief,
away
traipsed
Its
route.
crime,
was
sort
three
mean
disobey
the
pitch.
on
heathe
from
away
of
Jamie
course
and
the
then,
upHe held

which
Songtsen,
continued
The
know,
of
Jamie
detecting
And
Obediently,
you
scientific
Aye,
ourselves
machine,
creation.
the
started
He
just
Too
Look!
We
looked
blocking
For
said
detection
answering
tried
Doctor
Monastery?
he
is,
main
sphere
Monastery
acould
throw
late
quietly,
took
Jamie,
was
while
long
set
said
over
Jamie,
up
Barring
transmitter.
this
to
the
apparently
his
less
behind
killed.
for
maybe
device.
them
peered
off
spirit.
stopped.
again.
it
moment
the
Janie.
they
muffle
his
signal!
path
journey
he
things
safely
away,
that,
Jamie,
enthusiastic.
down
towards
Doctor
he
the
double
shoulder,
said
those
plodded
excitedly
While
I
behind
nobody
asked
said
This
And
the
Quickly
the
Jamie
Doctor?
Im
path
unaware
Isnt
after
wish
down
happily,
probably
give
nice
followed
sphere
back,
the
mountain.
reproachfully,
is
its
youre
afraid,
plaintively.
on
ahead,
them.
moved.
began
youd
he
the
athat
all.
me
they
Doctor
at
high
in
ofthe
Can
aperfect
saw
inside
said
mountain
the
I
perfect
fiddling
calling
silence.
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what
splendid?
him.
to
Then,
keep
there
Then
made
walls.
said
that
think
we
sphere.
and
flickering
hope
Jamie.
were
was
no
The
opportunity
quiet,
his
the
You
suddenly,
the
stood
two
Jamie.
you
opportunity
up
Ialone.
So
away
The
they
happening,
just
anorak.
trapped.
Doctor
exchange.
picked
trouble
all
Doctor
But
more
You
can
come
lack
signal
three
with
might
muttered
The
dials.
get
the
when
take
dothe
Yeti
on,
upof
the
to
Can
ruefully.
Abbot
back
all
with
that
Yeti
towere
from
reach
he
the
some
will
try
signal
You
proper
the
your
get
Jamie.
we
toand
in
kindtrace
you?
no
Yeti.

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We
As
run
Och,
Dont
Aye,
three
Run,
down
forward
their
touching
silver
stood
brushing
sphere.
said
Then
doors
keeping
Rapalchan!
The
impatiently.
entered
Khrisong
he
they
move
like
Doctor
three
sentry
what?
the
to
he
no,
try
verra
Yeti
Jamic,
advance
perfectly
where
sphere
moved,
making
The
himself
ran
guard.
or
baffled
forward.
the
path,
distance,
against
hurried
paused,
Doctor
to
Yetis
whispered
held
in
shook
left!
asked
well.
Doctor
off
Rapalchan,
Has
wind.
do
run!
front
on
back
the
dodging
for
upindecisively.
anything
still.
lumbered
in
down
the
and
the
him,
across
his
Jamie.
Very
Yeti
Dont
protested
his
By
yelled
goal.
the
up
heaved
mild
ofhead.
Doctor
frustrated.
urgently,
Doctor.
the
now
the
they
slowly.
hand.
them.
between
Doctor
one
moved
astonishment.
the
stop,
heroic.
They
closer
path
they
the
apath,
lumbered
of
returned?
No,
sigh
courtyard
Jamie.
Please,
When
too,
Doctor.
ignored
twisted
after
his
When
and
were
Athe
towards
and
Khrisong.
Terrible
Promise?
of
man
they
young
closing
dont
three
almost
closer.
up
relief.
Jamie.
Ihe
of
Jamie,
Jamie
him,
round
to
say
were
the
the
warriors,
action
worry
Yeti
the
asked
perils
Nopath,
inIt
run,
up
and
sprinted
almost
and
other
Almost
just
main
one
onabove
to
like
about
continued
you
bowled
worked!
menaced
them.
the
after
has
run.
two
was
a all,
within
me.
centreYeti.
the
his
he He

beloved
Instead
Doctor,
Thomni
Glaring
Victoria.
his
strolling
morning
routine,
was
We
Indeed,
Sapan.
guidance
Khrisong
to
Sapan
Why
reproved.
immortal?
lamas
very
coming
inside
For
the
be
tapping
your
doorit
evade
in
anger.
in
Abbot
ahave
hour
not?
existence
Abbot
was
staring
moment
the
had
peril.
to?
the
Monastery,
ahe
round
prayer.
at
was
thought
not
that
from
laughed
his
of
madman
placidly
Songtsen?
shocked.
Has
Great
was
turned
The
Khrisong
Shaking
Monastery.
the
Songtsen.
morning
indeed
seen
responsibilities?
all
Hemain
is
the
anyone
after
forced
two
of
Nothing
Hall.
springing
Khrisong,
crossed
so,
scornfully.
was
against
courtyard
him
Master
the
and
old
across
You
their
the
walked
him
prayer,
door.
ever
peaceful
toAbbot.
for
agreed
most
The
heaghast.
lamas,
must
ought
rely
over
Padmasambvha.
heads,
could
him,
the
many
seen
Asilence
astonished
from
even
quickly
holy
heSeeks
and
quiet
disturb
Rinchen.
onthis
Sapan
courtyard
to
not
in
Songtsen
led
found
long
dothe
nowhere.
though
What
one...
the
all
them
toaway,
was
voice
nothing
astray
and
hours,
guidanceor
legendary
two
those
apromises
their
speak
blasphemy!
courtyard.
Rapalchan
and
No
broken
new
the
Whatever
entered.
Rinchen,
on
old
said,
Even
leaving
byso,
asked.,
doubt
not
tomen
target
their
invariable
whole
said
that
by
fight
of
the
on
Open.
opened
seeks
he
To
was
went
aIt
Songtsen
this
were
way
Monastery
the
duty
trusty
devil-girl
for
Where
gentle
seeks
query
was
them.
the
tothe
two
on
It
strange
would
world
is
isI,
old
the

brushed
have
Rapalchan
left.
Songtsen
Once
and
Minutes
shrouded
Songtsen,
Intelligence
grow.
Monastery.
the
I
Victoria
she
posture
How
demanded.
Khrisong
Their
innocent.
Oh,
until
Thomni
nothing
written...
There
alertly.
understand,
will
resumed
strangers?
turned
not
he
can
will
For
he
was
weight
looked
his
was
later,
tell
of
else
seen
crossed
figure
paced
you
has
If
stood
their
After
carries
When
ahe?
the
to
meditation.
hand
out
his
He
rattle
they
takes
you
atake
we
me,
Thomni
makes
Well,
at
Songtsen
incredibly
Master,
impatiently
his
change
returned
ingave
vigil.
of
own
can
lightly
how
the
her
Rapalchan.
everything
many
ado,
sight,
Padmasambvha.
on
anger
at
safety,
him
if
trance,
courtyard
to
who
way
in
material
of
the
her
None
burdens,
you
stood
said
deal
angry.
mild
Miss
to
over
sat
Khrisong
cools,
heart...
Rapalchan
old
door.
the
upour
think
his
had
None
eyes
the
with
placidly
so
surprise.
Victoria.
the
at
voice
and
slightest
and
form.
He
meditation.
entered,
brothers
quietly?
he
Victoria
the
You
Abbot
said
Im
young
has
staring
them
down
spoke
knows
entered
will
came
whispered.
side
Now
sitting
entered,
have
on
Thomni
tonelessly.
if
the
There
What
sentrys
to
in
release
chance...
to,
none
it
must
the
looked
ahead,
of
they
she
the
done
cell.
you...
his
will
is
with
the
floor
gently.
here
had
leave
is
none
Monastery.
The
return.
heart
written
well,
us.
up
face.
while
grow
Angrily
ain
left.
quietly
Rinchen
And
has
little
Great
the
wethe
and
You
is
arestart

entered,
one
drained
For
throat.
crumpled
Horrified,
Victoria...
will
off,
went
door,
said,
behind
In
assembled,
Padmasambvha,
has
flee
No!
turned
with
The
The
decided...
I
my
Who
the
have
arm.
aofMaster,
told
Abbot
is
fetch
leaving
to
at
him
moment
her
and
There
the
him
her.
Great
to
with
The
the
sought
once,
felt
Yet
with
to
ame
eyes
nipped
see
said
stone
Thomni
help.
and
summoned
way
beaker
the
bed
that
Iwas
me?
she
taste,
She
Hall,
always
the
asternly,
or
Khrisong.
will
turned.
sparkling
guidance
he
to
tray
floor.
ato
Come!
beakers.
stood
was
Stay
door
through
there
we
strength
knelt
was
shout
fight
atthe
fetch
all
not
byquite
will
ofsaying
she
ameekly
with
open
gasping,
Victoria
the
is
food
gulp.
beside
from
The
this
Khrisong,
Master,
agasped.
with
the
all
Oh,
no
of
still.
her,
behind
blanket.
warrior
Abbot
and
door,
solemnly.
defence
be
the
Doctor
evil.
these
mischief.
turn
good,
her.
her
Thomni.
was
slain.
drink.
So
Songtsen.
Master
doorway
interrupted
Rinchen
him
slamming
monks
the
Yeti.
away.
hand
Miss
He
on
has
Im
strange...
against
inMaster
heard
her
In
Eagerly
Sorry,
returned.
sohovered
at
The
his
and
ISee,
Victoria,
feet,
his
mean
thirsty.
her
and
old
panic.
movement
lamas
the
they
Khrisong.
Ihas
wisdom
Victoria
Thomni,
barring
bear
to
Suddenly
lama
and
Yeti.
indecisively.
He
were
fight!
Miss
Thomni
byhe
brings
their
She
scuttled
Weit
the
seized
she
she
must
scarsIon

A confused
of
rest,
Songtsen.
forgotten
back
confused
Great
At
Advise
trance.
turns
will
From
Padmasambvha.
then
amidst
lamas
the
on?
Search
Khrisong
knot
The
He
at
once
was
the
Abbots
Abbot,
Doctor
Abbot
tomilled
obey
all
they
he
of
afraid
Hall.
his
awarrior
interrupted
doors.
the
he
me,
said
me,
warriors
has
mass,
around
scene
shouldered
his
warriors
your
must
has
babble
closed
and
some
looked
voice
path
Songtsen
Padmasambvha,
toAordered
been
about
wonderingly.
said
vows
If
monks
command
be
Jamie
of
defy
him,
were
faint
ofJamie.
around
broke
cut
led
his
they
driven.
utter
round
ofhis
from
arguing
by
wisdom!
followed
their
and
was
he
were
for
through
astray
obedience.
eyes,
aus
voice
tofrantic
will
out
the
heard
confusion.
in
way
him.
lamas
left
following
Seems
to
go...
This
waiting
Abbot,
he
and
amazement.
IinWe
and
path
not
through
evacuate
called,
bythe
Khrisong
will
standing
implored.
the
poured
is
disputing.
the
went
be
theyve
knocking
Follow
of
must
stayed
noise.
ghostly
what
in
Hall.
pray
Aled
Khrisong.
strangers.
obedience.
the
Let
into
little
the
excitedly
Whats
act
asthrong,
alone.
from
you
him,
for
Khrisong
all
But
with
Brothers,
courtyard
Monastery...
and
me
ahemust
voice
Some
quickly,
guidance.
state
the
crowd
gone
in.
only
strode
and
scrabbling
the
going
HePlease,
Not
supported
from
of
Monastery
ado...
bring
daft.
aDoctor.
lamas
has
of
little
all
few
out.
theof
monks
him
In
and
let
The
aand
them
me in!

Cautiously
scarecrow
It
terrible
down
staring,
that
Pyramid,
growing...
fainted
Jamie
about,
Before
shock.
ordered.
Victoria
At
started
Victoria
where?
Abbot
must
general
his
I
The
are
These
The
orders
was
once
cannot
Doctor
own
way
Abbots
the
the
was
listen
Master
was
Travers.
Doctor?
the
The
Where
Songtsen,
people
us
safety.
dead
utter
talking
babble.
through
orders
state,
mountain
filled
bubbling
They
has
figure
thoroughly
escaped?
allow
to
Khrisong
and
he
the
Doctor
Abbot
toleave
voice
says
away.
escaped.
is
muttered
pandemonium
can
Jamie
noise...
must
me.
of
ragged,
His
with
and
she?
Khrisong
the
this!
staggered
Songtsen
please,
there
like
and
could
was
the
help
orlittle
opened
lips
all
shouting
yelled
The
bent
the
confused.
Whats
growing
She
stem.
Master.
we
aDoctors
feverishly.
he
us,
is
dirty
reply,
be
falling
were
recollection
Travers
shouldered
will
over
appeared.
too
broke
called
protested
no
the
inside,
locked
Jamie
crowd
Lord
been
You
atall
help
and
cracked,
in
must
You
doors.
him.
What
there
out.
once.
Abbot.
boulder,
furiously.
going
the
voice
to
cannot
bleeding.
head
up
must
against
die.
and
It
be
HeDoctor.
Seize
him
the
fiercely.
cave...
was
came
at
Everyone
Aobey.
of
taken
collapsed
his
lolled
on?
was
tattered,
once.
aside,
Abbot.
allow?
that
all
awith
the
inEscaped
eyes
growing...
the
drowned
HeYou
further
and
that
aThese
horrible
back,
The
Yeti.
had
no
strangers,
and
wide
imprisoned.
atreally
concern
girl
tumbled
in
forced
their
and
He
and
from
the
living
hefor
feet.
he mass

showed
Aupper
ordered.
Doctor
protests
carried
was
unconscious
The
rebellious
further.
it
bowed
Except
alone
passed
monk
he
then
defenceless.
Then
Since
in
once
realising
returned
Eventually,
and
frightened
horde
seemed
was
the
bundled
Abbot
said
moved
froze
opened
he
she
hand.
his
in
her
the
and
for
his
out
empty
ofto
off
walked
and
Take
the
was
turned
head,
escape
that
towards
effect
panic-stricken
Jamie,
warriors
the
hand
for
of
Take
towards
along
Travers
them
the
she
murmuring
those
great
It
guest
free.
your
sight,
Khrisong
asentry
slowly
Travers,
and
sentry,
lightly
Monastery.
crept
tothe
moment,
wide.
is
from
ofShe
and
after
ofdone,
warriors
courtyard.
quarters,
the
and
Khrisong
around
led
his
Songtsen
strangers
bustled
Khrisong.
at
away.
the
cautiously
courtyard.
from
The
wondered
cell,
him.
carried
would
his
Go
over
the
words.
the
then
monks
Master,
cell,
him.
Monastery
the
warriors
and
Doctor
Other
and
doors;
the
uncertain
them
and
still
He
ran
unbarred
monks
Songtsen
and
descended
The
him
Khrisong!
find
join
Victoria
where
the
walked
sentrys
out
Soon
Jamie,
off
away,
monks
said
and
lock
Doctor
along,
refuse.
the
little
the
away.
in
of
into
and
after
everyone
she
the
what
Jamie
Abbot
across
Det-sen
the
saw
them
ignoring
struggling
picked
girl.
had
lamas
upon
face,
the
began
was
too.
Defy
great
group
Then,
search,
his
Abbot
to
that
been
had
up,
was
corridor
the
almost
to
do
was,
upjust
me
For
and
fellows.
was
to
doors
hehear
their
of
defeated,
now
the
Songtsen.
hiding
with
henot
the
no
afuriously,
my
the
had
moment
doors
son.
and
herself
young
the
theheHe
Once

noise
further,
nearer.
devil
hunting
pursuit
For
raced
By
in
She
flickering
tapestries.
ornaments.
that
At
carved
wondering
find
spooky
she
Enter,
unmoving.
and
the
Come
no
Victoria
her
could
awalk
the
alternative.
what
down
pursuers
found
couldnt
yet
room.
part
the
out.
and
girl!
by.
in,
see
time
far
double
to
She
her.
echoing
my
from
she
seemed
the
contents
tried
slowly
shouting
But
of
herself
what
This
be
The
the
prayer
Victoria
end
child,
said
could
she
All
waited.
With
Terrified,
gloomy
by
the
comfortable.
move.
everywhere.
they
doors.
doors
raised
ofinto
was
place
to
behind
an
hiding
managed
around
the
Monastery
ahear
in
lamps.
of
the
hang
ofvoice
endless
always
beyond
Something,
said
shock,
corridors.
knew
opened
aSuddenly
Victoria
was
the
dais,
the
room,
yells
her.
in
little
were
back,
she
ato
Onagain.
enough
little
quiet
It
Inner
excited
some
seemed
them.
She
voice.
Victoria
time
shake
that
before
the
turned
the
carved
she
was
and
but
the
windowless
looked
turned
some
More
dark
enough,
Sanctum.
golden
she
walls
about
room
saw
She
quiet
shouts.
to
them
It
You
the
monks.
noise
her
and
statues,
force,
realised
was
than
corner,
pick
ahad
decided
came
were
at
to
invisible
off,
were
antiques
pair
and
of
must
throne
fled,
but
started
hunted
never
them
leave,
Ahead
Afraid
Find
once
up
room,
from
their
virtually
held
gentle,
Victoria
rich
of
it
come
while
her
devil
not
that
the
curiously,
with
she
visited
ornately
was
nowhere
of
her.
up
lit
to
and
her
own
force
coming
trail
hangings
to
in,
sounds
her
eluded
they
masks,
realise
far
yet
its
venture
only
try
found
accord.
Find
was
priceless.
you
made
she
again.
before.
too
it
seated
were
all
and
offilled
by
have
the
and
rare
that

figure.
the
head
hundred
opened
even
throne
andher
to
She
years
scream...
looked
had
mouth
wastobeen
drawn
at
look
in
her.
apulled
closer
upon
gasp
Victoria
back.
the
of
and
pure
face
closer.
The
was
terror,
ofthe
seated
Padmasambvha.
Thetoo
first
figure
canopy
in many
frightened
raised
round
She its

9Attack
Victorias
incredibly
other
she
seemed
The
robes.
huge
the
dark
superhuman
indeed
out
gentleness.
Victoria
here?
was
Gently,
and...
help,
IYes,
Padmasambvha
moment,
He
him.
cant
looked
leaned
had
face
wizened
husk
lost,
forehead,
and
The
venerable
do
Im
like
gone
ofchild.
ever
Padmasambvha
find
was
alive,
which
tried
you
up
and
afraid
forward,
courtyard
the
first
old.
intelligence.
that
face
beyond
Do
seen
quite
at
not?
the
held
IYeti
sunken
barely
to
Older
old
shining
Victoria,
not
was
thought
of
Iand
Doctor
orbrooding
babble
up
incredible.
the
do,
amen
be
afraid.
is
imagined.
shrunken
interrupted
his
than
child,
cheeks
contained
flesh,
afraid,
empty,
athand,
with
said
and...
was
The
some
and
Sapan
the
They
over
that
swaddled
and
the
Master
Victoria
body,
His
smiled
explanation.
and
Monastery.
So
Completely
my
cutting
his
orthe
bony
blaze
were
her.
the
oldsoul
body
child.
Rinchen,
the
Padmasambvha
with
board
man
that
inside
jaw.
chasing
You
thankfully.
gates
ofeyes
was
her
and
Why
before
Older
hairless,
aan
the
In
merely
Im
need
off.
in
curious
are
orfront
the
were
almost
spirit.
do
contrast
me,
shrunken
any
than
you
sorry,
One
open,
her
long,
had
huge
the
you
You
with
come
of
was
anyone
wornsee,
the
flowing
to
Iand
see,
he
body
said

mysteriously.
landscape
I
Padmasambvha
from
What
over
There
the
Come
Victoria
figure.
horrible
Again
That
hand
into
placed
He
Monastery.
compelled
The
doors
lumbered
making
prearranged
Things
Travers
sleep,
must
reached
same
courtyard
the
her
agently
was
and
Padmasambvha
is
were
trance,
the
for
were
broken
dointo
lay
board.
it?
fear
time,
came
creaturesa
so,
with
something
see,
to
what
Yeti
out
aopen
indifferent
plan.
uncomfortably
on
sadly.
my
do,
Victoria
asked
now.
closer
of
the
by
its
something
front
her
for
the
Ioccasional
invited
child.
model
wide.
the
ambed.
whispered
courtyard.
tiny
gave
eyes
another
HeMonastery
Victoria
pathetic
compelled
and
Yeti.
of
down
One
leaned
picked
But
part
figures.
the
that
her
wide
He
frightening,
looked
after
crowded
you
in
model.
had
Master,
eyes.
Padmasambvha
of
muttering
curiously.
about
curiously
open
Once
forward,
up
the
toanother,
have
still
the
fallen
atone
do,
Immediately
and
courtyard
I
inside,
in
the
it.
Monastery,
holding
not
ofand
must
stood
the
staring.
into
peering
said
old
Its
sad
the
She
seen
again.
four
little
unpredictable
do
they
twitching.
man.
smile.
aempty.
little
was
up
of
one
it.
what
deep,
Victoria
of
as
atcell.
Padmasambvha
the
split
getting
Yet,
ofThe
the
if
the
IHe
figures
little
miniature
exhausted
those
am
by
atmodel
passed
Yeti
up,
went
some
too.
eachhis

watching
down
yell
So
saying
wee
them
face
Suddenly
amazement
We
me?
Doctor
then...
evil...
Aye,
impatiently.
Travers
Im
What
The
have
whatevers
could
There
the
fear,
yelled
wall
thats
balls
were
so
Doctor
Monastery.
the
through
nearly
of
seen
man,
do
tell
came
and
toclosed
gently.
atired...
the
shook
Iits
inthe
cell,
Travers
rather
you
panic-stricken
Thomni.
can
at
felt
something
perched
why
nodded
but
sighed,
behind
aus.
his
did
sleeper.
the
no
Where
think?
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make
his
sound
pausing
athey
what
his
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meditation
it
hoping
use...
thoughtfully.
grille.
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Doctor.
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absently,
head
all
was
onof
you
to
eyes
and
locked
did
very
eyes
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the
me,
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followed
now
was
put
you
vaguely.
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scratched
running
his
on
you
all
again.
crash
voice.
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nasty
wooden
didnt
closed
position.
and
up
telling
them
could
my
Jamie.
trouble
hisfrom
eyes,
all
see?
this
poor
mind.
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again
I
indeed,
by
feet.
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back
eyes
am
aI
stool
it,
tell
happen?
and
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and
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shouts
Victoria,
the
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Jamie
to
in
Doctor?
still
he
head.
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us
felt
my
bysunk
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know...
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fear.
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of
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the
cross-legged
Yeti
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fixed
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as
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Yeti.
Monastery
alarm,
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you
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know.
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of
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Jamie
of
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noting
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she?
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saw
studying
and
throughout
the
scream
Khrisong
but
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have
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my
Meanwhile,
destiny.
Monastery.
priceless
seem
attacked
here.
said
son.
the
detection
Doctor
that
lamas,
Yeti
they
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broken
there.
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failed
intent
rattled
about
the
back
as
Doctor,
bitterly
This
hetreasures
every
carried
tried
were
them,
you
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some
looked
readings.
face
hushed
were
the
Dormitories
into
Victoria,
to
was
you.
on
disaster
ator
device
found
all
the
little
Monastery
unfortunate
to
Yeti
taking
with
appeared
bent
gathered
the
on
to
at
him
organise
too
sought
Doctor.
her?
Khrisong
their
Songtsen.
him
raged
mutilated
adoor.
from
Monastery.
intently
with
flicker
panic-stricken.
was
life.
pleased
yelled
were
pityingly.
briefly
together
came
to
under
But
rampage.
written.
unhindered
Whats
Isnt
an
monk
his
wrecked,
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hinder
and
Jamie
Khrisong
upheld
over
of
the
Forgive
and
expression,
warriors
the
Stay
was
atdestroyed.
the
most
attacked
there
in
sound
going
the
Occasionally
You
Man
their
bed
the
frantically.
caught
where
hand.
dials.
the
through
statues
ofcannot
had
detection
me,
and
grille.
something
of
into
have
on?
the
Great
work
only
had
you
gone.
Jamie
destruction,
in
my
was
Let
amonks
not
the
cast
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their
Abbot.
alter
of
pulled
are,
Hall.
defensive
those
carefully
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there
usdown,
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device,
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wehis
out
you
path.
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force,
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pile.
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food,
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thethroughout
Yeti
the
storage
and
smashed
food
medicines
cellars
open
the Monastery.
food
into
thatone
were
barrels,
most
flooded,
unusable
terrible
and

Then,
Awithdraw
news
Come,
led
All
waiting
of
followers
lumbered
began
from
Stretching
prevent
Buddha
life
was
The
Khrisong
body
said
Padmasambvha
Intelligence.
unhearing
Now
the
deserted,
to
child?
terrified
Det-sen
Victoria.
his
but
courtyard,
smashed
two
monks
toto
the
from
of
bitterly.
it
asThe
brethren,
crashed
little
two
by
the
Yeti
Rinchen.
is
ifthe
from
forward,
tilt
crowd
looked
seemed
old
in
will
afrom
Monastery.
out
complete,
Doctor
their
monk
Abbot.
of
great
great
turned
was
her
And
the
it
Rinchen
Beside
entire
band
the
in
his
to
It
leave.
from
rushed
do
to
forward.
the
The
communing
trance.
work
Monastery.
seized
horror.
golden
the
what
is
The
Yeti
golden
Buddha
feeble
is
not
from
serve
and
body.
the
him
mountain
not
The
stones
in
Monastery
time
whispered
By
were
of
into
Yeti
be
were
left.
figure
the
broken
stood
nightfall
so
statue
that
appearance
as
The
No!
hands,
you
afraid,
It
for
with
done,
easily
the
are
Great
agone.
statue
of
process.
old
rolled
yours.
and
was
signal.
No!
us
Victoria,
from
statue
of
the
Padmasambvha.
Great
falling
of
he
they
lama,
to
your
Hall
These
Det-sen
the
frightened
said
Buddha
in
he
made
courtyard,
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ofHe
falling.
slowly
leave.
The
began
Hall
very
The
their
cried.
to
Monastery
friends,
into
the
Rinchen,
back,
the
atwo
unseeing
turned
head
the
that
remaining
vain
is
tomighty
spirit
Abbot
across
toas
Abbot.
the
stood
You
Slowly
broken
accursed,
Now
give
crushing
of
hemy
dominated
attempt
his
my
courtyard.
ran
will
the
and
cried.
and
shall
the
poor
the
He
paws,
attention
poor
two
forward
the
his
Buddha
be
symbol
courtyard.
tohe
the
Yeti
not.
and

monks.
sure
Unable
Jamie
scratching
piece
This
hereto
N
across
Does
Only
Thomni.
transmissions
second
That
scratched
wont
Oh
The
course.
Travers
looked
are
Oh,
Whats
Theres
here?
With
onfine,
aye,
Doctor
you
that
could
watched
of
is
your
half
have
the
Therefore
to
the
reading,
round,
the
Thats
came
all?
going
chalk
the
and
been
hejust
resist,
his
Yeti,
asouth.
map.
took
map.
science
an
give
the
looked
leaves.
plan
courtyard,
whats
to
impatiently
answer,
come
head
and
aon?
fished
most
what
athe
us
life
fine,
spot
you
added
Victoria
of
cross
at
said
The
provide
from
the
with
said
chalk
important
that?
we
must
Come
the
him
with
of
from
Im
north
where.
really
cheerily,
said
Jamie.
somewhere
reference
the
Travers.
trouble,
Monastery
said
in
help
closer.
as
from
aafraid.
stepped
the
an
said
piece
surprise.
sudden
Jamie
Thomni
lieshere.
Thomni,
answer,
thing.
need
me.
Doctors
him
Absent-mindedly,
Jamie
Hullo,
What
Westart.
on
to
of
dryly.
said
Together
forward.
on
and
to
finished
know
this
give
chalk.
the
pointing.
Doctor?
impatiently.
The
know.
drew
are
the
capacious
And
Doctor,
cell
that
line.
us
He
why
we
Doctor
awesat
Of
hedoing
the
line
will
wall
asked
the
of
We
chalked
But
the
course
actual
up,
Jamie.
pocket.
gently.
makewe
with
are
we
Doctor
need
anastill
place.
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a

Oh,
was
You
Doctor.
nasty.
Not
actually.
to
do
In
aheavy
Do
is
Rinchen
time
needed.
hour
What
They
And
His
There
Victoria
holy
For
staring
that
chosen
the
stretcher.
the
inevitable.
sleeping.
you
not
amonks
low,
really,
ahad
to
for
the
powers
ghanta.
came
statue.
of
will
was
moment
Dohands
thing,
door
courtyard,
to
On
chaps
blame
mourn
Save
aspeak
will
meditation.
the
Master
had
compelling
you
aThink
fell
from
spot
be
the
and
are
sudden
Khrisongs
what
strangers?
Acone
Victoria
said
remember?
realise
Some
yourself,
accompany
our
taken
outstretched.
said
to
murmur
her
ofinto
mountainside.
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tried
He
Padmasambvha?
great,
to
the
brother.
provisions
their
Travers.
trouble
of
turned
stir
lips
you
Travers.
with
voice
get
Then
tothrough
were
monks
them
of
stood
the
head
us
said
amongst
knees.
was
athat
open
said
asked
us
awe
tocourtyard.
we
yourself,
breath
were
on
The
Must
locked
had
to
immobile
Then
that
Got
was
you
must
the
swept
You
it.
the
our
rest
aSapan.
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the
seemed
managed
lifting
the
bowed
monks
can.
place
Abbot.
she
of
have
asaw
of
I
Abbot
journey.
depart.
in?
through
lips
bit
of
crowd.
Padmasambvha.
fresh
say,
eyes
spoke.
prompted
something
Soon
In
to
missed
in
with
you
of
tocome
Rinchens
Songtsen.
He
Songtsen
of
her
grief.
safety.
wide
aBut
air.
he
move
There
gather
it
Many
the
this
the
will
headache,
hands
itand
said
will
from
the
crowd.
pretty
stretcher.
of
the
maiden,
all
He
will
remain.
saw
body
Death
what
I
indignantly,
be
was
all
got
voice
while
that
have
bethe
the
onup,
is
said
toIwent

around
you
other
against
be
build
to
Release
ready
Victoria
gazing
Travers
Victoria,
did
Victoria,
provoked
Doctor,
me
She
it?
Khrisong,
But
Doctor.
more
Doctor,
Take
Shes
away.
She
told
abandoned.
support
away!
for
not
stopped,
Whats
before
toId
me
is
the
strangers
another.
to
them.
straight
reacting
safe
were
move,
the
away.
still
fell
the
depart.
was
an
Take
there
Doctor
she
her.
are
the
how
Khrisong
better
Yeti
said
instant
Doctors
She
keeping.
strangers,
in
brought
and
When
silent.
said,
me
in
you
matter?
long
is
Like
are
the
in
to
what
but
the
away!
afell
holds
great
start
the
front
all
my
trance,
innocent
guest
reaction.
there
has
acould
Ivoice,
in
Doctor.
voice.
had
Treat
She
into
switched-off
tell
wind
right?
the
by
She
said
she
danger.
whispering.
said
of
happened.
tottered,
room,
reply,
Khrisong
is
her
holy
her
you
destroys
her,
spoke
been
said
ofsaid
The
Jamie.
Songtsen.
great
asked
silent
with
malice.
there
sitting
Take
ghanta.
when
sound
like
Victoria
Khrisong
inthe
record
and
danger.
She
kindnessshe
its
aJamie
me
isDoctor.
the
trance.
this?
ofaway
sort
They
the
Bid
on
Thomni.
ignored
Bear
no
nest,
Doctor,
his
reacted
she
gravely.
the
anxiously.
help.
monks
You
of
wish
them
asked
from
itHe
voice
Victoria,
fell
the
bed
formal
must
him.
away
and
to
Det-sen
rushed
make
Jamie
once
here.
moved
bird
and
the
silent.
Briefly
help
take
with
the
She
chant.
jand
will
what
you
must
he is

Sheam
Master?
last
for
Padmasambvha
gravely.
years
The
muttered
moved
whispered.
Can
Khrisong,
As
said,
preparing
more?
Somebody
leave.
opened
supplies
this
Khrisong
I
need
They
help,
think
they
must
another
Doctor
must
has
visit,
you
was
someone
help.
stopped
ago?
to
Khrisong,
very
you
the
Surely
walked
obey
seen
But
to
the
no
so,
arranged.
and
was
have
will
to
wishes
shall
looked
Are
didnt
I
gates
close
and
three
himself.
door.
help
Jamie.
leave.
the
terrify
wants?
silent.
at
the
is
how
shant
reached
he
you
along
aheto
have
aageless,
Abbot,
it,
Holy
up
must
hundred
could
reply.
her?
junction
was
ageless,
Take
walk
while
To
But
Dont
the
success,
sharply.
Why
be
the
your
it,
replied
get
the
Padmasambvha.
have
incredibly
you
long.
Idemanded
with
Yeti,
Padmasambvhastill
care
corridor
ago
said
years.
Doctor,
does
have
you
monks.
said
Sanctum,
of
died
have
too?
mecorridors.
you
Padmasambvha,
of
want
Khrisong.
the
to
so
said
nobody
to
Khrisong.
for
long
known
Victoria
Jamie.
wanted
leave.
they
Are
old
find
together,
Doctor.
said
to
the
ayou
said
agoI
then.
tell
moment?
save
could
him
out
Doctor.
Khrisong
my
He
Thats
going
If
Thomni.
for
Thats
three
me
something
help.
the
met
He
the
wishes
spoil
the
here,
you
anything?
me,
cant
Monastery
why
to
But
him
Doctor
hundred
Now,
need
Jamie,
why
all
do
usIhe
someone
onwhat
have
first.
youre
to
all
your
still
my
myany
Hehe
lived

meI
You
years.
accompany
That
way.
As
Monastery
still
aincredible
ever
the
In
was
inner
promised
body.
Acontent
mind.
pyramid.
filling
would
Experiment,
you
The
he
good
vision
heold
the
said,
Doctor
twisting
will
sound
must
go
known.
wont
With
walked
alive!
struggle.
Is
The
it
man,
Sanctum
toI
you...
the
Master
meof
not
of
More
cover?
cover
visit
you?
his
glutinous
smiled.
athe
feat,
walked
behellish
thought
Who
release,
the
tunnel.
have
farewell
through
He
and
your
shrieked
mind
and
Sanctum,
necessary,
itself,
the
slumped
anbrought
must
or
Oh,
cave
You
even
writhing
onplanet.
plan
more
Thank
old
was
what
the
living
When
the
be
towards
Great
yet
on
said
cosmic
nod,
for
Padmasambvha.
afriend;
the
complete?
and
in
Doctor?
nearly
Doctor.
could
the
wrecked
ferment
still
would
the
you.
aKhrisong.
on
only
his
the
frail
Intelligence,
mass
more...
You
Tibetan
mountain
laughter
the
his
world
change
chair.
Now
one
Doctor
four
you
it
the
have
DoWill
One
still
and
of
Inner
body
chair,
stop?
Iiflied
you
hold
it
Mountain
to
IIn
ideas.
hundred
master.
of
If
havent
deserted
him?
filled
seemed
youll
already
set
of
not
seeped
filled
its
wish
the
Sanctum.
locked
your
How
you
an
Padmasambvha
to
off.
Lost
he
the
end!
Padmasambvha,
best
appalled
methe
years
Padmasambvha
the
much
for
do
me...
to
excuse
seen
gasped,
grip
from
know
mountain
toyour
in
not
fill
men
Masters
cave...
territory
for
oldan
thought,
some
on
the
tricked
the
stop,
Ive
his
whisper,
you
my
many
terrible
old
ears.
was
it
me.
was

Foractually
only
Anteroom.
looked
been
hundred.
bright-eyed.
prolonged
wondered,
Padmasambvhas
Greetings,
Padmasambvha
friend?
effort.
know...
Astral
experiment...
help.
scarcely
stop
Refused
conquest!
Then
It
dropped
The
the
some
doors
years
Doctor
pulse,
a plane...
old
the
shallow
at
Ibody
did
to
time
when
But
audible.
Master
to
Heheld
opened.
the
had
beyond
and
walked
said
have
The
the
leaned
Doctor.
not
let
rose
looked
he
Now
could
hechair,
shrunken
taken
the
how?
long
of
flutter.
voice
last
had
quietly,
been
realise...
it
from
me
his
sat
he
any
Padmasambvha
in
slowly
Doctor
forward.
It
forward
speak
wished
life
go...
atspeaking.
of
still
was
It
word
the
magnifying
onlimp,
natural
kept
was
the
figure
his
is
the
aThen
and
air
towards
afirst
What
only
as
on
came
been
shattered
good
alive,
for
urgently.
doors.
old
little
Intelligence...
The
golden
knowledge,
though
and
like
his
length.
upon
with
form...
out
writhed
friend.
met
vigorous,
to
has
thin
The
glass
on...
hung
mind
athe
Enter,
more
see
he
in
throne,
it,
himwell
ahappened
something
thin
rag
husk
reedy
He
throne.
But
tremendous
awhispered
suspended.
before
sensed
your
substance...
not
and
saddened
Padmasambvha
than
ledge,
sudden
doll.
felt
whisper
clear-skinned
of
why,
voice
experiment
twisted.
his
he
face
formless...
aover
to
the
someone
He
was
whispered,
man,
the
breath.
in
gasp.
breath
you,
feebly.
bytrying
after
was
went
Then
heart,
withered
aDoctor
return
the
his
said
had
old
insoon
on...
but
it
toll
and
life
I
the
it
for
to
and
long.
lips
did
the
was
myto
not

testthe
left
For
body
on
after
Intelligence
aof
for
the
moment
the
throne
Padmasambvha
breath.
room.
Doctor
there
was
filled
Nothing.
were
back
waswith
jerked
ablaze
in
silence.
control.
Grim-faced,
new
and
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gazed
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in
Doctor.
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nodded.
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the
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signal.
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was
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dropped
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at
mountainside.
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them,
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mountainside,
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control
him
head.
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to
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take
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uneasily.
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youll
bored...
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ask
he
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softly.
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rounded
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like
me!
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hed
Doctor,
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about
way
reading...
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smiled
her
observation
see
came
device,
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were
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to
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said.
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em
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were
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Khrisong
and
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said
up
aside,
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out
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and
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Doctor?
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Travers
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nodded,
down
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able
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Travers,
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said
face
on.
of
the
Yeti.
off
his
Songtsen,
on,
warmest
Travers,
him.
to
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assembling
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the
way.
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better
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the
The
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marched
group
across
behind
who
of
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Doctor,
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furiously,
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away
courtyard.
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provisions
searched
Travers,
was
reading?
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Boo!
ignoring
Yeti
your
of
caused
be
inJamie
the
some
myself.
did
still
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getting
warriors
alarm.
Travers
came
Travers
not
lost
every
that?
he
himtoin
he
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as
and
Helife.
asked.

whispered.
wished,
It
blessing
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sounds...
something
Victoria
an
him
There,
found
the
departure.
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suspected
his
Khrisong
courtyard...
dead,
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The
earlier.
No!
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went
immediate
right.
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courtyard.
in
transmissions
box.
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dont
it,
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said
well,
think
delight.
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looked
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he
I
understand,
nodded.
the
nodded
Khrisong
the
dead?
about
distraction.
all
said
fear
along,
better
the
Victoria
transmitting
only
Master,
Anything!
at
Youre
and
round.
over
but...
Every
Master?
controlling
sadly.
Songtsen
Monastery.
it,
him
urgently.
the
you
I
said
went
one
fiercely.
its
find
toBut
himself
fear
inThomni.
back!
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are
room
Padmasambvha,
said
rushed
interrupted
the
left.
Songtsen
over
I
puzzlement.
The
here,
Songtsen.
Padmasambvha?
too
so.
gravely.
now,
we
Abbot
should
inI
Jamie
Where
Khrisong,
Doctor
with
to
the
procession
upin
late.
are
Now
the
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at
will
hehave
to
Yeti!
Songtsen!
fiercely.
an
the
all
that
Monastery
the
this
said,
I
and
the
then
Luckily
absent-minded
deal
Monastery.
here,
will
you
Ive
Doctor.
the
told
That
Travers
Doctor
forming
very
and
It
we
with
been?
Master
ask
Think
found
in
you
isishim.
shall
there
Thomni.
moment.
and
As
this
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came
up
asis
final
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He
leave.
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was
hugged
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you
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into
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looked
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powers,
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not
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Travers
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cave...
flooded
escorted
If
than
help
figure,
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the
Khrisong,
Songtsen
madness
The
You
He
Then
Khrisong
told
I
note
chance.
seized
am
Doctor
is
harm
with
Songtsen
Sanctum.
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Khrisong.
Doctor
amust
us
in
Khrisong
who
deathless,
still
of
voice
said
back
sword
is
you
the
hethe
me.
the
by
thought,
marched
looked
glared
But
horror
stood,
gruffly.
answer
looked
this?
said.
Yeti,
has
were
voice.
myAbbot
had
suddenly,
Yeti
to
can
You
spoke
Hedeal
since
in
Abbot,
him.
up
discovered
round.
turned
been
came
control
into
hand.
in
to
dead.
Khrisong.
atout
on
and
must
said
You
at
with
it
an
the
as
him
the
Briefly,
alive,
over
the
him
was
Songtsen!
He
attitude
come
if
of
Padmasambvha.
said
and
the
must
brethren
dubiously.
mountainside.
the
growing,
Anteroom,
towered
with
to
the
only
Travers
your
left.
Doctor.
with
There
Abbot?
Khrisong
Yeti,
come
drag
hemild
air.
Songtsen...
of
guilt,
described
me,
for
The
He
over
away
him
was
swelling
hes
prayer,
Khrisong!
He
The
face
aI
surprise.
was
Lord
your
confidently.
Doctor
wouldnt
burly,
away
aThe
And
think
the
from
too
Doctor
more
said
cold
with
as
Abbot,
crimes.
Doctor
there
seeing
frail
before
by
has
memory
horror
this
was
dangerous
Id
warlike
Khrisong.
gloating
them.
What
force.
knew
have
great
worried.
was
better
figure
place.
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the
said
He
in
that
stood
He
adoors
the
will
goifcave.
of
and
the
to

Dotrance,
happening
A
who
oh
Of
not
me,
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at
of
What
The
said
armed
the
doors.
Sanctum.
throne.
whispered.
No,
Behind
with
eyes,
Khrisong
collapsed.
Master
Master.
him,
not
presence
has
course,
depart
Songtsen!
doors
voice.
Songtsen.
my
savage
isKhrisong,
into
filled
Songtsen,
try
destroyed
Khrisong
His
son,
was
turned
said
this?
hesitated.
handed
stopped
He
took
here!
of
to
thinking
his
the
We
So
The
towith
peered
eyes
force.
appalled.
of
said
the
but
atonelessly,
frighten
eyes
But
presence
are
you
doors
the
towards
he
over
couple
Yeti?
saw
Sanctum
the
cautiously
widened
you
Songtsen
his
the
pain
growled
two
through
are
Khrisong
Master.
that
staring
give
Do
that
his
sword
are,
to
own
cold
Demand,
old
not
and
of
me.
demanded
of
you
the
Itottering
swung
me
sword.
in
monastery?
I
the
raised
voice.
am
suspiciously.
Padmasambvha.
men!
in
the
dead!
said
unbelief,
Iobey,
closed
sightlessly
your
fear
on
awe.
gasped
Sanctum
demand
other
Abbot
his
open.
the
gloom
Khrisong?
He
the
Khrisong.
sword.
us,
Padmasambvha,
the
But
hands,
door.
master.
went
threshold
and
than
seemed
cold
steps
swung
towheeled
You
Khrisong?
at
sword,
fixed
our
know
ahead.
You
towards
the
IForgive
was
voice.
You
may
forward
to.
Aand
brother
am.
almost
on
Looking
may
figure
what
behind
to
are
Master
enter,
those
Bring
round.
not
asked
the
thrust
heand
ison
him,
in
must
down
go
him.
of
ahim
the
His
state
his
toAbbot.

withered
broke
beg
Then,
voice
the
In
was
rushed
Lord
Khrisongs
happened?
Thomni
ASongtsen
them
The
he
Look
grabbed
Despite
strength
Songtsens
supernatural
strong,
combined
sword
cold
the
raised
throne.
of
monks
about
little
blankness
all!
through.
as
filled
Abbot!
in
out!
from
Sanctum,
you...
Anteroom,
into
looked
voice
the
his
joined
lips,
the
looked
his
when
strengths
from
to
Who
the
body,
group
body.
grip.
his
For
the
yelled
Abbots
modest
Intelligence
the
leave
hands...
filled
force.
called
has
up.
of
sword.
he
asin
Why
the
in
hands.
athe
room.
room.
the
stopped
Songtsen
trance
needed
The
moment
slain
You
the
Monastery,
when
utter
the
size,
to
body
do
the
sword
Thomni
bloodstained
Thomni
Kill!
frail
personality
They
I?
struggle.
subdue
Suddenly
you
You
killed
Doctor.
the
Khrisong?
room.
came
to.
aofarm.
at
amazement
the
reasserted
said,
looked
different
make
found
he
old
and
Padmasambvha
have
Doctor,
the
in
Kill!
But
over
Doctor
the
and
him,
said
Slay
horror.
He
body
Jamie,
Songtsen
meAbbot
I
threshold,
he
It
done
him
down
oftook
never
sword
Songtsens
Kill!
dodged
dowas
obey,
he
you!
at
wonderingly.
was
Thomni
them,
could
voice
the
its
standing
this?
well,
in
asked.
the
both
Heslumped
helpless
and
return.
in
vibrating
every
writhed
real
control,
master.
horror.
he
the
rushed
bloody
Songtsen.
exert
emerged
and
his
appalled.
young
wrench
Release
Songtsen.
sobbed.
hissed.
face
blow
Padmasambvha
over
ounce
Jamie
hands.
amazing
in
onthe
to
What
and
Hetheir
and
with
from
me,Take
kneel
Slay
of
cold
has
their
Itheby

grip.
gasped.
Jamie
looked
wrong,
Padmasambvha
The
with
As
excited
going
the
Doctor
the
The
and
to
grimly
then,
Doctor
Quickly!
Travers.
mad,
be
Doctor
Thomni
turned
awill
at Youd
he
icy
walked
riot!
stood
dragged
the
thought
notalong
and
laughter
closed
let
left,
back
better
the
grimly.
him
ofand
the
panting.
doors
Abbot
die!
the
corridor
come
the
Whatever
toaway.
Intelligence.
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at
Get
the
once,
heSanctum.
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him
isDoctor.
met
Doctor
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out
controlling
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surrounded
confused
shouting.
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One
front
For
implored.
uncomprehendingly.
from
sword
combined
Adown
limp.
bewitched,
him
forward,
staggering
Im
Stand
Do
the
dagger
confused
Final
aof
now
weapon,
not
warriors
Thomnis
the
thinking
anfrom
of
moment
at
the
of
back!
before
interfere,
Songtsen.
evil
the
efforts
frail
sword
Battle
Khrisong
fear
and
Jamie
young
back
they
Jamie
his
crowd.
Songtsen
astonished
began
spell,
hand
weve
angry
body.
and
he
raised
into
stocking,
and
warrior
of
shouted.
kills
gave
Indeed,
Then,
he
terror
stranger,
to
was
Tell
several
had
crowd
Thomni,
placed
Then
the
gazed
hissed,
high
close
the
slain
monk.
us
enough
monks
grabbing
crowd.
usman
the
rose
He
and
filled
all.
above
itit
on
at
strong
in.
and
bykilling,
Kill!
Once
fit
is
said
shoved
isJamie
thrust
him
afrom
ishearty
the
possessed
Another
Songtsens
true,
the
was
bythe
not
again
young
the
frightened
Abbot.
Kill!
the
courtyard.
the
himself
still
over
slipped
so,
monk
brothers,
crowd.
shove
itMaster.
warriors
warrior
he
Abbot
myangrily,
Kill!
and
by
Butthe
bloody
took
head.
said
tobehind
Abbot,
demons.
that
the
He
and
Songtsen
They
the
stepped
grimly.
and
to
Ignoring
highland
Thomni
sword
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monks
Sapan.
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Doctor
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us
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brothers,
listen.
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youre
me!
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by
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smiled.
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crowd.
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stay
first
him
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successful,
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not
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silent.
right,
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and
greater
situation
frightened
will
staying,
and
wont
step?
responsible
Master,
of
Thank
unassuming
at
called
leave
Thomni
said
Jamie.
help
the
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my
agreement.
spread...
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pretend
force.
brethren,
asked
courtyard
you
the
Im
you,
atsaid,
Padmasambvha.
now!
Thomni,
is
monks
must
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will
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personality
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if
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glance.
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to
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Travers,
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Doctor?
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pushing
here.
times
took
to
gather
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warriors
Thomni.
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of
subsiding,
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of
Neither
are
return.
may
you,
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day
Doctor?
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evil
here,
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thoughtfully.
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Thomni.
control,
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Monastery,
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mountain.
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clip
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getting
longingly
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journey.
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stone
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path,
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now.
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Plan.
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Intelligence.
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sound
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and
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about
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to
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Yeti
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it
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the
increase.
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the
of
from
the
mountain,
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had
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somehow
light.
the
upwards
Not
Intelligences
upto
Monastery,
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to
the
substance
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monks.
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there,
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produced
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mind,
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Doctor
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itato
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said
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had
said
turned
these
pair
of
power
the
gently
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suffered
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any
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powers?
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down
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him,
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led
remember,
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right
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Doctor.
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began
those
the
much.
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was
all.
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best
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be
asked
and
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equipment.
heavy,
all
useful,
warned
the
was
exultantly
mountainside.
to
old
left
away,
of
Travers
to
But
completely,
itought
powers
Victoria
along.
run
handed
he
the
entire
nothing
erase
Abbot
would
who
promised
behindThomni,
iron-tipped
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he
said.
well
the
back
said
his
remembered
was
will
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to
and
Perhaps
Songtsen
the
out
Doctor.
eventually
Monastery.
displayed
nervously.
heit
down
As
have
do
plan
now
do
Thomni.
With
memory
be
Sapan.
of
could
it.
soon
you
will
troubled
the
to
staffs.
toover
the
you
The
aunderstand?
the
Jamie
make
attack
do
here.
sudden
path.
leader
of
Two
hall.
as
You
He
use
ooze
Monastery
find
against
Yeti
to
evil
all
our
two
Jamie
them
for
down
Perhaps
in
oflads
the
heall.
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Doctor.
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and
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But
Look,
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burning.
time
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lower
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Sapan.
warriors
They
Sapan,
will
if
no
The
courtyard
Doctor
the
better.
screams
all
Doctor
little
than
brethren
be
conference
be
to
valley.
are
itll
courtyard
Doctor,
the
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few
and
Thomni,
give
to
the
substance
monks
replied
all
clearly
And
hand
stay
Ihis
needed
and
see
looked.
whole
turned
the
of
Go
procession
from
monks
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the
probably
her
the
marshalled
out
in
fear
and
them
down
what
old
now,
companions
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the
help
you
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outside.
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peak
glow
the
to
were
from
quickly
torches
help
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lama
for
couldnt
the
was
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guard
Doctor.
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teach
interrupted
procession
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try
from
of
was
began
gazing
Sapan.
night
the
you,
you?
need.
path.
wrong.
must
began
the
Led
moving
to
for
you
watched
her
to
cave
the
will
Doctor.
Thomni
succeed,
he
to
hypnotise
was
mountain
Sapan.
lead
procession
Standing
concentrate
by
upwards,
The
to
the
and
The
the
Monastery.
said.
wind
was
had
bythe
the
now
downwards.
give
steep
your
Doctor
jewel
mountain
aaso
ready
now
There
Will
is
its
Doctor,
chorus
was
orders.
us
by
line
you,
at
brethren
fellow
staying
larger
dark,
spread
into
climb
way
shelter,
you
thought
the
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on...
to
the
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glowing
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isdoors,
said
the
of
they
move
seemed
line.
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mountain.
and
even
The
down
lamas,
party
torches
burning.
so
with
shouts
away
of
lotus
let
to
rushed
off.
the
far,
and
less
They
to
said
the
asour
mehe
himself
would
the
atthe
that
prayer.
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dothat
it

disappear
sound
Thomni
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moving
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were
be
whatever
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The
something
back
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was
darkness.
the
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tackle
statue
Aye,
and
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know.
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included
more
final
last
the
and
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gates.
mane,
left
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in
frightening
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we
youve
spun
about
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and
sole
little
the
of
the
briefing.
monks
was
shut
in
into
alone.
inside
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the
just
padme,
beautiful.
shrugged.
Intelligence.
his,
lights
inhabitants
Great
me?
hope,
the
lurking
burning
outside
told
the
party
picked
heart
the
chanting
taught
Monastery.
whistling
may
expedition
Victoria
as
at
asked
to
hum.
doors,
in
Hall,
As
us,
darkness.
died
said
well
disappeared
the
turn
to
be
insoon
No
mountain
athe
up
semicircle,
said
Victoria.
tell
left
The
away,
of
end
their
the
Doctor?
point,
as
doors.
Thomni
up.
shivered.
it
the
as
because
jewel
sound
Sanctum.
outside.
of
Jamie.
Doctor
Victoria
on
Floating
through
the
for
were
massive,
Monastery!
the
her
Jamie.
inside
Yeti
and
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was
sounds
asked
the
inJamie,
they
gave
room.
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briskly.
she
own.
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in
appeared
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she
upwould
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curiously
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last
Were
the
iron-tipped
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strange
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his
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lotus
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building,
control
move
them
companions
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inside
only
find
from
waiting
lot
and
and
away
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prayer
grimly
and
you
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to
being
it
win
they
the
room,
staffs.
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there
led
there
the
bits!
never
even
the
outside
or
is,
that
up
them
Ill
lose,
toat
for

shed
ready?
Jamie
Hey,
seen
Maybe
I
gone
Well,
just
flickering
corridors
Travers,
down
below
procession
As
chanting.
to
Standing
group
activated
them.
movement.
and
Glancing
too.
glowing
It
Soon
they
somehow
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was
waiting.
him.
off
have
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sudden
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bemoving
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what
him
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of
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asked
moved
mass
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on
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last
grouped
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back
ato
to
towards
in
or
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doubt
torches
of
safe
sudden
deserted
some
no
fact,
halt.
manage
the
not.
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was
cautiously
stretch
the
over
nearer
have
were
here
all
with
it,
scheme
darkness
in
covering
Doctor.
the
was
departing
gates
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thought.
they
of
was
his
to
toand
awithout
the
alive
us,
now,
picked
them
said
Inner
very
of
semicircle
them.
leave.
yon
nothing
shoulder,
crept
of
Yeti
along
the
nearer
Right,
suggested
at
he
all
more
asup
fellow
his
near.
the
him!
Sanctum.
monks,
He
any
path
could
swung
Yet
she
forward
right,
the
Doctor.
own.
Monastery,
awondered
for
and
tosomehow,
rate,
He
around
big
he
would
off
Travers?
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towards
gloomy
see
and
round,
ithe
more
the
Victoria.
was
saw
the
rock
thought
weMonastery.
along
More
the
even
anywhere.
said
running
the
if
that
of
go.
light
would
corridors,
the
and
alert
Travers
Idoor
torch-lit
they
the
the
hear
havena
likely
Jamie.
Travers.
the
Monastery.
rolled
ofto
have
mountain.
echoing
full
were
their
was
Everybody
their
came
felt
the
hes
Well
to
atilt
it
Alive
wait,
that
stone
towards
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things
he
outside
asked
firmer
Their
go!
were
silence.
The
He
of
subtle
inhuman,
completely
Why
heed
Who
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You
friend,
No!
captured
mind
abused
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from?
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terrible
could.
an
tried
the
come
Doctor
exiled
burning
my
are
know
and
the
actual
anti-climax.
said
were
grip
Intelligence
change
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it.
the
warnings?
Padmasambvha?
from
Led
them,
the
you
you?
his
being
Those
Doctor.
me
and
went
erased.
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into
coming
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of
entrance
low
by
traces
here?
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spirit
ask
what
inof
his
their
but
said
Doctor.
Yeti
the
up
are
yours,
and
its
again,
They
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you
friends
All
to
they
Doctor.
Doctor,
spoke
of
the
you?
and
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staves.
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quality.
awithout
Everyone
into
the
are
would
all
was
Padmasambvhas
No,
climax.
were
voice
Doctor
abused
who
place
and
waiting
doors
to
stubborn,
came
stopped
nodded.
the
still
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you
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call
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fast
them,
great
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Anteroom
was
steadily.
into
his
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remember
little
of
not
are
you?
and
was
for
right,
closed.
decided
in
Jamie
shrouded
the
out
body.
man,
Why
Doctor.
the
your
not.
quiet.
harsher,
Where
something,
the
personality
group
Inner
of
was
alien
and
substance;
what
and
do
Or
old
You
dimension.
corridor
said
Suddenly,
the
tocorrupted
do
something
The
in
you
Thomni
moved
Sanctum.
should
and
have
wait
to
air.
colder,
voice.
you
the
gloom
prayer
not
too.
do?
treasured
almost
taken
come
asIthe
Doctor.
forward.
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condemned
took
and
long
more
and
lamps
voice
the
a In
was
asa we

tonatural
with
on
him,
him
well.
ayou
Jamie,
demon!
the
well
going
Similar
mind.
that
long
information
still
You
My
brain
The
You?
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sheet
missing
wall.
turn
hover
the
over,
withhold
purposes
Doctor
promised
have
standing
the
as
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tohair.
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had
as
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heard
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use.
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forward
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attack
said,
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face
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was
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awith
the
lay
Travers
Jamie,
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sudden
gentle,
me
last
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laugh.
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old
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ground.
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friend
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into
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Jamie
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fragments
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explained
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brethren
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worried
when
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up
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set
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stood
glimpse
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the
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over
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away.
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looked
mountain,
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they
up
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frowned.
more
until
gong
all
return?
top
clang.
Thomni.
shape
that
her
hour
the
and
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out
said
of
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and
disappointed.
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ears.
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at
into
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equipment.
the
Doctor!
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brothers
know
goodbye,
said
well
setting
the
farewells,
say
morning
mountain
again
Doctor,
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that
mountain.
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will
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top,
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was
path
you
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Victoria
off
return,
Im
wish
Doctor
solemnly
prayer,
should
all
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It
part
Jamie,
doing?
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Doctor.
dissuade
together.
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doors
for
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you
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strictly
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thank
just
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of
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asked
not
have
Goodbye
here
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said,
him,
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Det-sen
said
upper
caught
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Thomni.
stay
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quite
in
Victoria,
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and
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gloomily.
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know,
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time
have
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said
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him,
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shout
close
them.
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in
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of
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hunting
only
smiled.
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here.
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Doctor?
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from
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path.
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getting
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the
at
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come
really
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about
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know
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Jamie
robot,
beasties!
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myself
was
TARDIS
this!
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any
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with
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been
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said
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marching
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you
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Jamie.
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it
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and
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ledge.
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pointing.
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his
boulders
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on.
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old
began.
had
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suggested.
companions
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have
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and
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at
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head
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asaid
real
it
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but
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word,
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police
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last!
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and
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looking
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scream
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it?
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out
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face
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