Doctor Who Logo 'The Darksmith Legacy'
Book Eight:
'The Picture of Emptiness'

by Jacqueline Raynor
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Join the Quest to save the Doctor and the Eternity Crystal from his latest adversaries: The Darksmith Collective.

In addition to the books, readers can assist the Doctor in his Quest by visiting online destination By registering on the site, visitors can create their own avatar and alien identity and begin collecting eternity points, crucial to the Doctor's survival.

Collaboration with other fans online to earn extra points will release exclusive content and assist in the Quest to keep the precious Eternity Crystal safe from the dangerous Darksmith Collective.

A multi platform experience, 'The Darksmith Legacy' offers the adventure of a book serialisation with the additional interactivity and exclusive content that can only be achieved online.

Book Eight: 'The Picture of Emptiness'

The Doctor finds himself on trial before the Shadow Proclamation where the crystal is legally returned to Gisella.

The Doctor is ready to continue his mission until Gisella betrays him, staying with the Darksmiths. But she accidentally reveals where the Darksmiths are meeting their client, The Doctor arrives on the chosen planet, and becomes involved in an adventure involving missing eyes and souls.

Will the Doctor solve this mystery and stop the hand over of the Crystal?

*Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Gisella

*Published by BBC Children's Books in association with Penguin Books, in July 2009