Subscriber Short Trips 2011 reviewed

The 2011¬†Subscriber Short Trips are a varied set of interesting stories by a range of authors and readers. [Note – the stories were re-aligned to make sure each quarter had a specific story. They didn’t necessarily appear in this order at the time for the earlier years.] Let’s get on with the reviews!

Origins of The Forge

Department C4 (aka The Forge) was documented as operating an experiment exploring the merging of vampire DNA with that of human beings to make elite soldiers to help with World War I. Known as Project: Twilight this ran from 1911. Although it is tempting to ascribe the origins of The Forge as being at or…

The Black and White trilogy

The 2012 Seventh Doctor main range trilogy from Big Finish was a triumph in writing and production, the latter due to the challenge of Sylvester being off filming The Hobbit in New Zealand. This then was the back-drop to the trilogy of Protect and Survive, Black and White and Gods and Monsters that showed the…

Department C4 – The Forge

TOP SECRET Department C4 – The Forge Mission Department C4 exists to gather, study and exploit xenotechnology (“xenotech”) for the benefit of the United Kingdom. Formation Department C4 played a role in the First World War but its origins may precede that. Members of C4 are often identified by the use of the phrase ‘For…