On a windswept Northern shore, at the very tip of what will one day become Scotland, the islanders believe the worst they have to fear is a Viking attack. Then the burning comes. They cannot run from it. Water will not stop it. It consumes everything - yet the burned still speak. The Doctor is looking for a...
game on the famous Lewis chess set. Instead he encounters a people under attack from a power they cannot possibly understand.
They have no weapons, no strategy and no protection against a fire sent to engulf them. Add in some marauding Vikings with very bad timing, a kidnapped princess with a secret of her own and a TARDIS that seems to have developed an inexplicable fear of water, and they all have a battle on their hands.
The islanders must take on a ruthless alien force in a world without technology; without communications; without tea that isn't made out of bark.
Still, at least they have the Doctor on their side - don't they? A thrilling adventure featuring the Doctor as played by Matt Smith, in the spectacular hit series from BBC Television.