Sheila Adamson

A Trump Lead (Doctor Who)

Reviewed by Kathryn A on 10th August 2008 (22)
Tags: Short Story

Summary:The Doctor treats Mel to a lesson in probabilities and card play.

Mel asks the question that many companions ask: why can't you change it? The Seventh Doctor is often portrayed as a chessmaster, moving his pieces about on the board, planning and manipulating all. But this author demonstrates that Bridge is probably a more apt metaphor, for nobody can see everything.