Doctor Who: The Aztecs (Doctor Who Library (Target) #88)

by John Lucarotti

The TARDIS materialises in Mexico during the Azteccivilisation.

  • Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 121 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.53 out of 5
  • Published October 1984 by Target Books
  • Original Title: Doctor Who: The Aztecs (Doctor Who
  • #88)
  • ISBN: 0426195884 (ISBN13: 9780426195887)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: Doctor Who Library (Target) #88
  • Doctor Who Novelisations #6
  • Characters: The First Doctor
  • Ian Chesterton
  • Barbara Wright
  • Susan Foreman

The TARDIS materialises in Mexico during the Aztec civilisation. The Doctor and his companions step outside to discover they are inside a tomb — the tomb, it turns out, of Yetaxa, once High Priest of the Aztecs.Barbara is hailed as Yetaxa’s reincarnation by Autloc, High Priest of Knowledge, and Tlotoxl, High Priest of Sacrifice, when they find her in the precincts of the tomb wearing the bracelet of the deceased Priest, now revered as a god.And she takes advantage of her position of unaccustomed power to try and dissuade the Aztecs from practising human sacrifice…