Pamela Salem reads Terrance Dicks’ novelisation of Bob Baker and Dave Martin’s 1976 story The Hand of Fear, an adventure featuring the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith.

The TARDIS lands in England and Sarah looks forward to going home. A freak accident in a quarry leaves the unconscious Sarah clutching an enormous stone hand. The only surviving remnant of Eldrad, it has the power to control the human mind.

Using Sarah, the hand goes in search of the atomic energy it needs to regenerate Eldrad’s body. Eldrad is determined to return to Kastria and punish his enemies, embroiling the Doctor and Sarah in a drama of betrayal and revenge that began millions of years ago…

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