Doctor Who: New series, new species part 55

The Mire

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The Mire filled the classic Who role of ‘Alien creating menace to give reason for Doctor to meet/save interesting person. They filled it admirably well clonking around in metal suits and had a pretty original look under the hood

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The Mire were a warrior race active in the 9th Century. They travelled across space, conquering Planets and assimilating their technology and the biological essence of their warriors to advance their own campaign.

Leonians

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Seemingly straight out of the 90s BBC Narnia costume department this was a race I couldn’t take seriously at all. They filled the role the Mire took but nowhere near as well.

Leonians were a race with advanced capabilities including the creation of portals across vast distances off space. They were also ruthless, punishing failure with death among their own kind

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