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MINDCANDY

A weekly rummage in the attic of sci-fi

It's not all squawking, extermination and enslavement in the life of a Dalek, you know. Sometimes the pepperpot tyrants of Skaro enjoy some chin-stroking mental stimulation too. Well, they would if they had chins. And not an oozing mass of vile green slime-flesh lurking beneath a polycarbide casing. Take this puzzler from a '70s Dalek annual. Can you solve it, dear reader? Frankly it's Friday afternoon and our brains are fried like eggs.

Wait, where's page 76?!

Nick Setchfield
Nick Setchfield

Nick Setchfield is the Editor-at-Large for SFX Magazine, writing features, reviews, interviews, and more for the monthly issues. However, he is also a freelance journalist and author with Titan Books. His original novels are called The War in the Dark, and The Spider Dance. He's also written a book on James Bond called Mission Statements.