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* ShoutOut: To ''Literature/SirGawainAndTheGreenKnight''. General Tchike compares the Doctor to the Green Knight -- a supernatural being who can walk away from a beheading.


* CaptainErsatz: Qixotl is Drax from [[Recap/DoctorWhoS16E6TheArmageddonFactor The Armageddon Factor]]. However editor Stephen Cole made Lawrence Miles eliminate any direct reference (probably so they wouldn't have to pay the serial's author).

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* CaptainErsatz: Qixotl is was originally meant to be Drax from [[Recap/DoctorWhoS16E6TheArmageddonFactor The Armageddon Factor]]. However editor Stephen Cole made Lawrence Miles eliminate any direct reference (probably so they wouldn't have to pay the serial's author).


Various inter-galactic superpowers gather on late 21st century Earth to bid on the universe's greatest and most dangerous weapon.

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Various inter-galactic superpowers gather on late 21st century Earth to bid on the universe's greatest and most dangerous weapon.
weapon: the body of the Doctor.



* AttendingYourOwnFuneral: [[spoiler:At the end the Doctor buries his future body. He is the [[LonelyFuneral only person]] there (literally).]]

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* AttendingYourOwnFuneral: [[spoiler:At At the end the Doctor buries his future body. He is the [[LonelyFuneral only person]] there (literally).]]



* DidYouJustScamCthulhu: [[spoiler:When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind. The Celestis are amazed a corporeal being has tricked them.]]

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* DidYouJustScamCthulhu: [[spoiler:When When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind. The Celestis are amazed a corporeal being has tricked them.]]



* LoopholeAbuse: [[spoiler:The future Doctor agreed the Celestis could have his body if they didn't interfere on Dronid, freed their slaves, and another stipulation. Even though he hasn't made the deal yet, the Celestis try to take the Eighth Doctor's body, saying he wasn't specific on when they could take his body.]]

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* LoopholeAbuse: [[spoiler:The The future Doctor agreed the Celestis could have his body if they didn't interfere on Dronid, freed their slaves, and another stipulation. Even though he hasn't made the deal yet, the Celestis try to take the Eighth Doctor's body, saying he wasn't specific on when they could take his body.]]


* RetroactiveContinuity: [[spoiler:The epilogue at the Doctor's grave has been overwritten canonically as of ''[[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS33E13TheNameOfTheDoctor}} The Name of the Doctor]]'']]. [[Recap/DoctorWho2013CSTheTimeOfTheDoctor Or has it]]?


Various inter-galactic superpowers gather on late 21st century Earth to bid on the universe's greatest and most dangerous weapon: [[spoiler:the body of the Doctor]].

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Various inter-galactic superpowers gather on late 21st century Earth to bid on the universe's greatest and most dangerous weapon: [[spoiler:the body of the Doctor]].
weapon.



* [[spoiler: AttendingYourOwnFuneral: At the end the Doctor buries his future body. He is the [[LonelyFuneral only person]] there (literally).]]

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* [[spoiler: AttendingYourOwnFuneral: At [[spoiler:At the end the Doctor buries his future body. He is the [[LonelyFuneral only person]] there (literally).]]



* [[ViewersAreGeniuses Readers Are Geniuses]]: Trask's identity wasn't really meant to be a mystery. Most of the readers didn't recognize him as the main villain from [[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E4TheHighlanders The Highlanders]] because they'd never seen the serial.



* ViewersAreGeniuses: Trask's identity wasn't really meant to be a mystery. Most of the readers didn't recognize him as the main villain from [[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E4TheHighlanders The Highlanders]] because they'd never seen the serial.



* YouHaveFailedMe: Cousin Sanjira (see above).

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* YouHaveFailedMe: A Faction Paradox agent, Cousin Sanjira (see above).Sanjira, is punished with non-existence for letting the [[{{MacGuffin}} Relic]] slip through his fingers.

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* HighTimesFuture: Sam Jones, in the near future and surrounded by aliens, focuses on a cigarette packet as a "normal" thing. Then she notices it says "CLOUD NINE -- The original cannabis cigarette". As smoked by UNISYC troopers. When she mentions the one time she got stoned, the future soldier the cigarettes belong to replies "One time? Are you ''sure'' you're human?"


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* TheMenInBlack: There are a number of men at {{Area 51}} who wear dark suits despite the heat, and dark glasses despite the fashion in the 2060s being for light-reactive contacts.


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* NotSoHarmlessVillain: ''Alien Bodies'' makes the Krotons a lot more intimidating than in their one TV appearance. Just for starters, their leader arrives in [[MakeWayForTheNewVillains a Dalek ship he's hijacked]] -- along with the digested corpses of the original owners.

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* AuctionOfEvil: The premise behind the book. Various powers are represented in the auction, including Gallifrey and the Time Lords, FactionParadox, [[YouCannotKillAnIdea the Celestis]], [[EldritchAbomination the enemy]], and the [[BaitAndSwitchBoss Krotons]].

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* AuctionOfEvil: The premise behind the book. Various powers are represented in the auction, including Gallifrey and the Time Lords, FactionParadox, Literature/FactionParadox, [[YouCannotKillAnIdea the Celestis]], [[EldritchAbomination the enemy]], and the [[BaitAndSwitchBoss Krotons]].


* DidYouJustScamCthulhu: [[spoiler:When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind.]]

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* DidYouJustScamCthulhu: [[spoiler:When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind. The Celestis are amazed a corporeal being has tricked them.]]


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* IGaveMyWord: The Celestis never go back on a deal.


* DidYouJustScamCthulu?: [[spoiler:When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind.]]

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* DidYouJustScamCthulu?: DidYouJustScamCthulhu: [[spoiler:When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind.]]



* LoppholeAbuse: [[spoiler:The future Doctor agreed the Celestis could have his body if they didn't interfere on Dronid, freed their slaves, and another stipulation. Even though he hasn't made the deal yet, the Celestis try to take the Eighth Doctor's body, saying he wasn't specific on when they could take his body.]]

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* LoppholeAbuse: LoopholeAbuse: [[spoiler:The future Doctor agreed the Celestis could have his body if they didn't interfere on Dronid, freed their slaves, and another stipulation. Even though he hasn't made the deal yet, the Celestis try to take the Eighth Doctor's body, saying he wasn't specific on when they could take his body.]]


* DidYouJustScamCthulu: [[spoiler:When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind.]]

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* DidYouJustScamCthulu: DidYouJustScamCthulu?: [[spoiler:When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind.]]

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* DidYouJustScamCthulu: [[spoiler:When the Celestis try to mark him, the Doctor causes them to miss and mark the Shift he has trapped in his mind.]]

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* LoppholeAbuse: [[spoiler:The future Doctor agreed the Celestis could have his body if they didn't interfere on Dronid, freed their slaves, and another stipulation. Even though he hasn't made the deal yet, the Celestis try to take the Eighth Doctor's body, saying he wasn't specific on when they could take his body.]]


* [[spoiler: AttendingYourOwnFuneral: At the end the Doctor holds a funeral of the body of his future self.]]

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* [[spoiler: AttendingYourOwnFuneral: At the end the Doctor holds a funeral of the body of buries his future self.body. He is the [[LonelyFuneral only person]] there (literally).]]


* RetroactiveContinuity: [[spoiler:The epilogue at the Doctor's grave has been overwritten canonically as of ''[[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS33E13TheNameOfTheDoctor}} The Name of the Doctor]]'']]. [[Recap/DoctorWho50thASTheDayOfTheDoctor Or has it]]?

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* RetroactiveContinuity: [[spoiler:The epilogue at the Doctor's grave has been overwritten canonically as of ''[[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS33E13TheNameOfTheDoctor}} The Name of the Doctor]]'']]. [[Recap/DoctorWho50thASTheDayOfTheDoctor [[Recap/DoctorWho2013CSTheTimeOfTheDoctor Or has it]]?

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