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Silence in the Library – Episode Guide

Posted in 10th Doctor, Catherine Tate, David Tennant, Donna Noble, DVD Release, iTunes, New Series, New Series Season 4, Riversong, Vashta Nerada with tags , , , , on October 23, 2008 by Mr M


The Doctor and Donna arrive in the 51st century at a planet-sized book repository simply called “The Library”, summoned by an anonymous request for help on the Doctor’s psychic paper. However, they find it completely devoid of humanoid life, and the Library’s computers even claim as such, though when the Doctor widens the search for non-humanoid life, the Library’s computers claim over “a million million lifeforms” exist. A Node, an information drone which presents a donated human face to the user to facilitate communication, warns them to count the shadows, which appear despite the lack of objects to cast them. As they try to search for answers, they meet a team of explorers, led by archaeologist River Song, who have come to ascertain the meaning of the Library’s final communication, which states “4022 saved, no survivors”.

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