(AUDIO: Ascension), According to this account, the Fourth Doctor's mission to avert the creation of the Daleks had been ordered during this time. The Doctor escaped the Daleks aboard one of their time machines with Quarren, Rupa, Bliss, and Jefferson. A historical chronicle recounted that great heroes rose and fell during the War, with it considering Rassilon among those who rose. (AUDIO: The Enigma Dimension), The Eleventh Doctor facing a Cyberman husk on Veestrax. When the dimension was invaded by Cybermen seeking to conquer the multiverse, the Master saw an opportunity to obtain technology to repair his TARDIS and return to his universe. However, the conflict was so ingrained that the residents of the new timeline still ended up fighting. (AUDIO: Deeptime Frontier) Padrac founded the Doom Coalition to prevent Gallifrey's future destruction by destroying the rest of the universe using the Crucible of Souls. (PROSE: Meet the Doctor) Indeed, the Doctor did go on to encounter other survivors of the War, the first being the "Metaltron" Dalek, (TV: Dalek) but this exact phrase was known to the Face of Boe as well, who used it to warn the Tenth Doctor of the survival of the Master. But the Time War is snapping at his heels, and soon he will have no choice but to turn and face its horrors… They also extracted knowledge of the Doctor from the mind of the Church's leader, Tasha Lem. (COMIC: Ambush), The War Doctor witnessed the seven deaths of Davros during the war. (AUDIO: Pretty Lies). Their plan backfired when the Sanukuma themselves also arrived, wishing to join the Time War. Reorganising under the Parliament of the Daleks, the Dalek Prime Minister wanted to distance itself from the defeats by promoting the red drones to be Dalek officers while making the standard drones return to the bronze casings seen in the Time War. The Time Lord Harlan Castellos turned his TARDIS's death into an electromagnetic extinction event, and he made Daleks fall like hail. (AUDIO: I Was Churchill's Double), The Encyclopedia Gallifreya dealt with the Time Lords now not existing by changing its settings so that all surviving Encyclopaedias auto-updated, each constantly encoding data from their owner and linking with others of their kind. (AUDIO: The Devil You Know) To stop the Doctor using the Psilent songbox, Alice herself activated it, creating a paradox that interacted with the Cyclors. (COMIC: The Skrawn Inheritance) The Cruciform fell when Gallifrey vanished. Cass wrote it off as "cheesy stuff" but admitted that it got to her. During the last Great Time War, the Daleks were planning their greatest attack on Gallifrey, with the aim of wiping out the Time Lords from history, and controlling all of time and space. Years later, in their thirteenth incarnation, the Doctor met Cass Fermazzi again and gave her a bandolier from a man that had recently perished and asked her about her life. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor), They proceeded to the Under Gallery where the Doctor saw empty 3D paintings that used to have figures in them. The Tenth Doctor described the war's final days as "hell." (PROSE: The Stranger) The Eleventh Doctor himself referred to it as the "first shot." After Seratrix, Bennus, and Arverton were killed by the Daleks after being convinced of the Daleks' treachery, the Doctor allied himself with the leading Taalyen to destroy the Daleks by deafening them and had his Keskan allies detonating the drill early to stop the Daleks' scheme. He had not called the Doctor to the gates to be rescued, however, as Davros instead wanted his nemesis to witness his death. (PROSE: Ghost of Christmas Past) The Eighth Doctor considered the Time War to be cruel and senseless. (TV: The Night of the Doctor), The Eleventh Doctor later thought that this was one of the millions of last days of the Time War. Another key event was the Battle for the Tantalus Eye, which occurred towards the end of the conflict (PROSE: The Whoniverse) when the Time War had been raging for four hundred years of linear time (though temporal war zones had left no era of history unscathed). The Doctor and Bliss continued travelling together into post-Time War peacetime, but the Doctor eventually recieved a psychic vision from the Valeyard. (PROSE: Engines of War). (TV: The Time of the Doctor) At an earlier point, Oswin Oswald, a human who had been converted into a Dalek and also a temporal splinter of Clara Oswald, had erased all knowledge of the Doctor from the Dalek Pathweb, (TV: Asylum of the Daleks) an act that crippled the Dalek war effort for centuries as the Dalek Parliament debated as to who their forgotten arch-nemesis had been. With the intention of reaching other Daleks, it sent out a distress signal which was detected by the Ninth Doctor and Rose Tyler. Another memorable moment (AUDIO: The Rulers of the Universe), The Doctor travelled to Drakkis and witnessed its timeline being devastated by a skirmish between Time Lord and Dalek forces. Preceded by Stranded and followed by The War Doctor. After conversing with her for a time he worked out that she was the Moment's interface and it told him that as punishment for his actions he would survive the war and have to live with his guilt. After finding out about the mind probe, with Cinder's help, the Doctor broke free of the prison. (AUDIO: Eye of Harmony) Escaping the Time Vortex to a space station, (AUDIO: Pretty Lies) Kalan died from his injuries as the Daleks arrived after them. In fact, the Kotturuh crisis had only ensured the War would occur, as the Prime Strategist reckoned the Emperor would declare war on the Time Lords after the defeat of the Ultimate End. (AUDIO: The Dalek Conquests), Early Dalek time machines, however, relied on taranium, creating a means of time travel that, while impressive, was highly unstable, (PROSE: The Chase) expensive to use (PROSE: Mission to the Unknown, The Mutation of Time) and unreliable in offensive operations. (COMIC: The Clockwise War) They also deployed the "full might" of the Deathsmiths of Goth. Choosing to discard most of it, they elected to distance their New Paradigm from the original empire, but the Daleks also decided they had effectively won the Time War. Born from the Eighth Doctor’s choice on Karn, at the height of the Last Great Time War, this incarnation was the Doctor’s darkest secret. The Time War 4: The Time War 4: The Time War 4: The Night of the Doctor. (TV: Rose), During their confrontation with the Nestene, the Doctor translated to Rose that the invasion was the Consciousness still fighting "the war". The Fifth Doctor then departed from the Time War, still not truly certain on the context for the events that had just taken place. The plan backfired, however, and the Master unintentionally caused both the Time Lords and Daleks to win several battles they had once lost. It was the most all-consuming and brutal conflict ever inflicted upon the universe. This newly-regenerated incarnation rejected the title of "Doctor" immediately, his first words being, "Doctor, no more." However, while, from the perspective of the Daleks, this event occurred at the start of their timeline, the individual tasked with the mission, the renegade Time Lord known as the Doctor, did not experience it until his fourth incarnation. When Rose met with the creature, it seemed to be a harmless victim and, in an attempt to comfort it, she touched its dome. (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords), Battle TARDISes were also deployed during the war. After the Doctor saved the Hond from their pain, thus ending their urge to kill, he escaped with the help of the Thirteenth Doctor. Steve Pearson, Steven Moffat and Gavin Taylor. After calling McGillop from the past and ordering him to take Gallifrey Falls to the Black Archive the Doctors and Clara used stasis cubes to gain access to the Archive, where Kate was threatening to destroy London to prevent a Zygon invasion. (TV: The End of the World) In 3764, Gleda Ley-Sooth Marka Jinglatheen promoted what appeared to be the Ninth Doctor, who had offered his services as a keynote speaker for the Raxas Alliance peace conference on Clix, as the man who brought the Last Great Time War to a close. (AUDIO: Eye of Harmony) The Doctor and Ollistra were then captured and sent to the Daleks as a peace offering, but the Doctor managed to avoid capture by flying the capsule to Beltox. (AUDIO: The Shadow Vortex) He devised a plan to get onto Rovidia to rescue Ollistra from the Sontarans, who were also ransoming the Dalek Time Strategist to the Daleks. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor), The General first met the new Doctor during the Hellion Blaze. (AUDIO: The Side of the Angels, Stop the Clock) Rasmus, Daria Visteron, and Brallix manned the Deeptime Frontier to mine dark chronons as a power source for Battle TARDISes if the Eye of Harmony were lost. (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords), Elsewhere, the Kovarian Chapter and its silents broke away from the Church to try to stop the Doctor from ever reaching Trenzalore. Quarren rescued the Doctor and his TARDIS, leaving Bliss aboard as he thought he’d like to keep her as a companion, and then completely erased himself from existence. (PROSE: Meet the Doctor) No matter the case, from the perspective of humanity, the Daleks suddenly disappeared "thousands of years" prior to the Battle of the Game Station in 200,100. (PROSE: The Day of the Doctor) By the end of the War, (TV: Daleks in Manhattan) the conflict's devastation brought about the destruction of Skaro, (PROSE: The Whoniverse) leaving only ruins behind. (AUDIO: Planet of the Ogrons), Varga plants were used by the Daleks during the Time War. If he had checked with his Encyclopaedia, he would have realised that he was not the only Time Lord left. (PROSE: Decoy) Early into his life as a warrior, this new incarnation of the Doctor, who had taken on a companion named Petrella, fought as an independent agent. Time Lords and allied factions (Temporal Powers, Sisterhood of Karn, Voord, Technomancers, Nestene Consciousness, Anti-Dalek Force) Clara burst into the unlocked cell just as the Doctors had devised a clever plan to break down the door. (PROSE: The Whoniverse) It was also said that, if one was a soldier fighting in the Time War, they could die a thousand times in a single day, only, during the next day, to learn they had never been born at all. During the worst of the fighting (PROSE: The Whoniverse) and at the heart of the conflict, millions died every single second, lost to the insanity and bloodlust of the war. (COMIC: Doctormania) Additionally, there were species that did not even know of the War at all. The Doctor was initially nowhere to be found in the Time War (AUDIO: Master of Worlds, Soldier Obscura) because he was willfully avoiding the conflict. (TV: The Daleks, etc. She refused at first, but eventually gave the order, and it destroyed itself. (PROSE: Meet the Doctor), The Ogrons were enslaved by the Daleks during the Time War. Grey Daleks, scanning the ruins as they moved, traveled through it, and a Dalek flying saucer hovered above. The Daleks conducted experiments on their own species, entering alternate realities and tampering with the history and DNA of their counterparts. As the War comes to an end, with several of his friends dead, The Doctor learns that the Time Lords are not to be trusted, and to end the Time War, he must stop being "The Doctor". (AUDIO: Beneath the Viscoid), Leela and the Master with Finnian Valentine. (AUDIO: Hostiles) They then encountered the Orrovix on Njagilheim. There, he faced extermination as retribution for what he had done. First seen in: Now with her Time Lord traits activated thanks to a blast of electricity from Davros, Donna shut down the Dalek defences. Big Finishhave announced Doctor Who: The Time War - Volume 4- featuring a story that will see the Daleks enlist their old creator in an attempt to defeat the Timelords... With Terry Molloy returning to the role of Davros, it's only Paul McGann's Eighth Doctor who can hope to turn the tide. (TV: The Stolen Earth) The Advocate followed Caan and Davros's path out of the Time War. One day, whilst helping an old man to die in a crater of mud snakes under a burning moon, she realised there was nowhere left to hide. At the same time, Rassilon and Mantus attempted to win round Narvin to their side by promising to restore his regeneration cycle, however he realised what Romana had been plotting and interrupted the process to go to her aid. (PROSE: The Infinity Doctors), In yet another account, the fact that the Doctor had forsaken his name during the Time War was acknowledged, but the Eleventh Doctor was shown encountering incontrovertible evidence that the Time Lords had indeed died, in the form of the Matrix, which had been driven to insanity by the shock of every Time Lord's mind being uploaded into it at once. However, every plot launched by the clone Doctor and the Doctor's various companions, the so-called Children of Time, ended in defeat, with the reality bomb only a second away from detonation before Donna. (AUDIO: Sphere of Influence) She later tracked down the Dalek agent who had infiltrated the Sense Sphere, (AUDIO: The Uncertain Shore) and prevented the traitor Rennis from turning a pack of Orrovix against the Time Lords. (AUDIO: A Heart On Both Sides), After "so many tough decisions and so many good friends lost", the Doctor created Ria to comfort himself. As the War comes to an end, with several of his friends dead, The Doctor learns that the Time Lords are not to be trusted, and to end the Time War, he must stop being "The Doctor". They tracked the Nestene to the London Eye using the head of an Auton duplicate of Mickey Smith, Rose's boyfriend. As the landscape shifted, the Doctor and his TARDIS were lost and Ollistra used a temporal flare to attract a Battle TARDIS to escape with his companions. (AUDIO: The Good Master), After travelling together for a while, avoiding helping others from the War, the Master offered Cole a challenge: to pick out a planet in peril and try and save its people from destruction with whatever means he saw fit. The Master collaborated with Kate Stewart and Sam Bishop to destroy the Cybermen by overloading them with power from infinite dimensions, syphoning some of it off to give his TARDIS enough energy to return to "the fray" of the war. The Doctor remained on Keska until he was found by Veklin. (AUDIO: Assassins), Narvin and Romana during their exile. Though they returned to their original spatial coordinates, the Time Lords, in an attempt to remain safe, placed themselves at the end of the universe (PROSE: A Brief History of Time Lords) "give or take a star system". (COMIC: Four Doctors) Sibling Different and Sibling Same visited a timeline where, during the Battle of the Game Station, the Daleks and Bad Wolf entity fused. Whilst on Rontan 9, he found a group of scientists and relocated them to a new home, away from the War. The Doctor encouraged the non-Dalek ideas Sec began to experience and stopped the humans the cult had captured from becoming mindless slaves, but the encounter still ended with the deaths of Sec, Dalek Jast, Dalek Thay, and the Daleks' human army. Combatants Escaping Aldriss with co-ordinator Jared, the Doctor was apprehended by Ollistra, who informed the Doctor that he was to be arrested as a war criminal. (PROSE: Rose), Chaos ensues as Autons swarm the streets. The final installment of my Time War Chronicles. Luckily for them, the Matrix found cracks in a universe that could be used, provided it was the right way out, to enter the universe, though they needed to find the right time and place to do so. The Time Lords would become creatures of pure consciousness and all of creation would be destroyed. At the same time, all of the Daleks, having surrounded Gallifrey and bombarding it from space, suddenly became a spherical firing squad and destroyed themselves in a massive explosion that was believed by the rest of the universe to be Gallifrey's destruction as well.
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