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His Logic Is Impaired By Irrational Sentimentality by Police-Box-Traveler His Logic Is Impaired By Irrational Sentimentality by Police-Box-Traveler
The 4th Doctor is in a stand off against the Daleks as he holds Davros hostage, a bomb planted on his travel machine by the 4th Doctor. One single movement of his finger activating the Doctor's sonic screwdriver, and the explosive will detonate. The Daleks, knowing that the Doctor wishes to continue to survive don't believe he will do it because one wishing to survive wouldn't logically kill himself even to stop his enemy from obtaining their goal since he would also die, however, Davros assures them that indeed, the doctor would do it because his logic is impaired by irrational sentimentality.

Destiny of the Daleks wasn't the best Dalek story ever and was plagued by lower budget effects and some pretty severely beaten Dalek props but it was still another fine episode acted very well by Tom Baker with a great introduction to Lalla Ward as Romana 2 (my favorite companion BTW)


Seen here we have my Series 17 figures of the Doctor, the Daleks and Davros as played by David Gooderson in the Michael Wisher mask. since the mask was basically the same between both Genesis and Destiny the toy seen here is a simple repaint, however in reality the slightly modified mask didn't fit David very well and the mouth section moved poorly...they also neglected to add the voice effect so he sounded weird as well.

The 4th Doctor figure in this set is indeed from the Character Options Destiny of the Daleks boxed set but is wearing the scarf from the City of Death two pack that was recently released and features a custom head using the series 12 Doctor head.


Hope you all enjoy.
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AntediluvianWhovian Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
SPACK OFF! :D
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Police-Box-Traveler Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013
Lol, too bad yelling that wouldn't work on a Dalek. XD Still it's a better solution than what the tenth "Doctor" usually did, XD
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AntediluvianWhovian Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well the Daleks did tempoarily spack off when the Doctor was holding the bomb heh.
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Police-Box-Traveler Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013
True. Too bad he didn't use the sonic right away, but then it would have been a rather short serial, lol.
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AntediluvianWhovian Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes and he might've blown his own balls off as well as the Daleks'.
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Police-Box-Traveler Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Lol, I didn't mean while he was right next to him. XD I meant after he jumped out the window before the Daleks could remove the bomb.
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AntediluvianWhovian Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah but he needed time to get a decent distance away so he'd not get caught in the blast, and that afforded the Daleks time to take the bomb away.
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Police-Box-Traveler Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
Yes, I just wish they had shown the blast to be bigger if that was the case. I always figured that it was because he wanted Davros to survive that to send a message that he COULD have killed Davros right there. I can see scenarios where if he killed him he may have not found out what was going on, though it has been awhile since I watched that story. I've been going back to collect Hartnell era serials I haven't got yet. I'll never know why people turn their noses up at the 60's serials.
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frasierdalek Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Student Artisan Crafter
I was really tempted to get the Destiny set, but I reaaally have too many Daleks...is that possible? I seem to have found a way.
Also, noticed we haven't spoken in ages either...
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Police-Box-Traveler Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012
It was hard for me to justify it as well aside from having two more Baker era Daleks and a Tom with tall boots XD And these sets aren't exactly cheap either and on top of that the Genesis set was actually more desirable with the Davros and the Dalek mutant and two Genesis Daleks. In the end I bought the Destiny set mainly for a Series 17 Tom. XD

Yeah it has been ages hasn't it? Wish there was some way I could telephone XD Of course that is difficult with the time difference. Mainly though, it's...been a bit rough here with all that happened last year. My mind has been getting preoccupied by...things XD
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