This is the adaptation of the final six episodes of Doctor Who's season three magnus opus, 'The Daleks' Master Plan'. It picks up where the previous novel. 'Mission to the Unknown', finished.
What is unfortunate about this is that it starts with the episode 'The Feast of Steven'. When this story was shown, its seventh episode was broadcast on Christmas Day. Feeling that the story was a bit grim for Christmas viewing, a strange episode featuring a visit to a Hollywood studio and an English police station was produced. Even accepting the logic of going this in the first place, it does seem very out of place in the novel.
The story is properly resumed, as the Doctor, Steven and Sara are soon not only faced by the Daleks and their allies, but also by the Monk, another Time Lord with whom the Doctor and Steven had had a previous conflict.
The full details of the Daleks' plan come to light, leading to conflict within the alliance. The climax of the story is truly apocalyptic.
As with the previous part of the story, John Peel imbues his adaptation with references to the Doctor Who universe.