Escape Velocity (Doctor Who: EDA #42) - Colin Brake

It is the first day of the 21st century, and a space race between rival Earth entrepreneurs is underway.Both teams are being aided by an alien race called the Kulan. They were stranded on planet Earth after their scout ship crashed there and, as far as the rival teams are concerned, the Kulan are motivated by a desire to get back to their home planet.

What they don't realize is that in fact the wrecked scout ship was part of a Kulan invasion force, sent ahead of the rest of its fleet to investigate Earth. The Kulan are a ruthless race who invade planets to exploit whatever economic value they contain, and the rest of the fleet is due to arrive in 2001.

However, the stranded Kulan need to escape planet Earth's radio-thick atmosphere to contact the fleet and arrange their rendezvous. Will one of the teams succeed in helping the Kulan to destroy Earth -- or will the Doctor succeed in averting a catastrophic attack?

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Release date: 2001
Genres: science fiction
Tags: doctor who
Updated: August 18, 2021

Doctor Who: EDA :: Series

The Eighth Doctor Adventures (EDA) are a series of spin off novels based on the long running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who and published under the BBC Books imprint.

Belongs to the series Doctor Who

The Eight Doctors
Vampire Science (Doctor Who: EDA #2)
The Bodysnatchers (Doctor Who: EDA #3)
Genocide (Doctor Who: EDA #4)
War of the Daleks (Doctor Who: EDA #5)
Alien Bodies (Doctor Who: EDA #6)
Kursaal (Doctor Who: EDA #7)
Option Lock (Doctor Who: EDA #8)
Longest Day (Doctor Who: EDA #9)
Legacy of the Daleks (Doctor Who: EDA #10)
Dreamstone Moon (Doctor Who: EDA #11)
Seeing I (Doctor Who: EDA #12)
Placebo Effect (Doctor Who: EDA #13)
Vanderdeken's Children (Doctor Who: EDA #14)
The Scarlet Empress (Doctor Who: EDA #15)
The Janus Conjunction (Doctor Who: EDA #16)
Beltempest (Doctor Who: EDA #17)
The Face Eater (Doctor Who: EDA #18)
The Taint (Doctor Who: EDA #19)
Demontage (Doctor Who: EDA #20)
Revolution Man (Doctor Who: EDA #21)
Dominion (Doctor Who: EDA #22)
Unnatural History (Doctor Who: EDA #23)
Autumn Mist (Doctor Who: EDA #24)
Interference, Book One: Shock Tactic (Doctor Who: EDA #25)
Interference, Book Two: The Hour of the Geek (Doctor Who: EDA #26)
The Blue Angel (Doctor Who: EDA #27)
The Taking of Planet 5 (Doctor Who: EDA #28)
Frontier Worlds (Doctor Who: EDA #29)
Parallel 59 (Doctor Who: EDA #30)
The Shadows of Avalon (Doctor Who: EDA #31)
The Fall of Yquatine (Doctor Who: EDA #32)
Coldheart (Doctor Who: EDA #33)
The Space Age (Doctor Who: EDA #34)
The Banquo Legacy (Doctor Who: EDA #35)
The Ancestor Cell (Doctor Who: EDA #36)
The Burning (Doctor Who: EDA #37)
Casualties of War (Doctor Who: EDA #38)
The Turing Test (Doctor Who: EDA #39)
Endgame (Doctor Who: EDA #40)
Father Time (Doctor Who: EDA #41)
Escape Velocity (Doctor Who: EDA #42)
Earthworld (Doctor Who: EDA #43)
Vanishing Point (Doctor Who: EDA #44)
Eater of Wasps (Doctor Who: EDA #45)
The Year of Intelligent Tigers (Doctor Who: EDA #46)
Slow Empire (Doctor Who: EDA #47)
Dark Progeny (Doctor Who: EDA #48)
The City of the Dead (Doctor Who: EDA #49)
Grimm Reality (Doctor Who: EDA #50)
The Adventuress of Henrietta Street (Doctor Who: EDA #51)
Mad Dogs and Englishmen (Doctor Who: EDA #52)
Hope (Doctor Who: EDA #53)
Anachrophobia (Doctor Who: EDA #54)
Trading Futures (Doctor Who: EDA #55)
The Book of the Still (Doctor Who: EDA #56)
The Crooked World (Doctor Who: EDA #57)
History 101 (Doctor Who: EDA #58)
Camera Obscura (Doctor Who: EDA #59)
Time Zero (Doctor Who: EDA #60)
The Infinity Race (Doctor Who: EDA #61)
The Domino Effect (Doctor Who: EDA #62)
Reckless Engineering (Doctor Who: EDA #63)
The Last Resort (Doctor Who: EDA #64)
Timeless (Doctor Who: EDA #65)
Emotional Chemistry (Doctor Who: EDA #66)
Sometime Never (Doctor Who: EDA #67)
Halflife (Doctor Who: EDA #68)
The Tomorrow Windows (Doctor Who: EDA #69)
The Sleep Of Reason (Doctor Who: EDA #70)
The Deadstone Memorial (Doctor Who: EDA #71)
To The Slaughter (Doctor Who: EDA #72)
The Gallifrey Chronicles (Doctor Who: EDA #73)