Matt Smith reads this exclusive audio story featuring the Eleventh Doctor and Amy Pond.Intercepting a distress call, the TARDIS is drawn to a Shinto shrine in medieval Japan, where the Doctor and Amy are met by village elder Shijô Sada. He explains that the ogre-like mannequins surrounding the holy site are harmless guardians, called Otoroshi.At the heart of the temple is an ancient jade pyramid, so sacred that only the monks may look at it.
Sarah Jane is thrilled when she successfully bids for a Victorian brass head in an antiques auction. On taking the metal model home, Mr Smith informs her that it contains a research probe from the future. Sarah Jane speculates that the probe was used as the "brain" that powered the "Difference Golem", a mechanical servant built by eccentric inventor Sir Joseph Montague. She suggests destroying it, to prevent such advanced technology from falling into the wrong hands, but Rani persuades her that this would be wrong....
The Castor, a vast and seemingly deserted starship, is spinning slowly in the void of deep space. Martha and the Doctor explore the drifting tomb and discover that they may not be alone after all. Who could have survived the disaster that overcame the rest of the crew?
"More a walk than a run"