Deceit is an
original novel written by Peter
Darvill-Evans and based on the long-running British science
fiction television series Doctor
It features the Seventh Doctor
. Also included is Doctor Who
Magazine comic character Abslom Daak
his first appearance outside of DWM. A prelude to the novel, also
penned by Darvill-Evans, appeared in Doctor Who Magazine
- Deceit is set on the planet Arcadia. The 2006 series episode
"Doomsday" mentions that
Arcadia was on the front lines of the Time War, although it is not clear if
this refers to the planet featured in this novel.
- Captain John's "lover," who appears in the puzzle-box hologram,
is said by John to have owned an Arcadian diamond in the Torchwood series 2 premiere, Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang.