(Disclaimer: This is just a bit of fanfic for amateur fun to answer the WordPress Daily Post Challenge “If you could go back in time for an hour where would you go?” No copyright infringement is intended.)
After a malfunction, the TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimensions In Spacelands, aka time machine) lands on Earth. A blond man, wearing a striped shirt and sunglasses, tells the Doctor, in a sedate monotone voice, that the date is August 10th in the year nineteen hundred seventy-two. The Doctor then follows him into Max’s Kansas City, a nightclub popular with musicians, poets and artists of the time. The Doctor, newly regenerated into a young bearded man with a disheveled pompadour-like hairstyle, immediately senses that something is wrong since there is no electricity for which the bands to play rock n’ roll music.
Inside a tall man with bright red hair and pallid complexion approaches the Doctor and introduces himself as Ziggy Stardust. Ziggy claims he is an alien in human form. He said he had a dream wherein he is advised by the Infinites of the coming of a Starman who would save the Earth from ending due to the lack of natural resources. The Doctor realizes that he fits this description, but doesn’t say anything. The Doctor knows that the starmen to which Ziggy is referring are actually the Infinites who are black hole jumpers, but he comes to this realizations just as the Infinites begin to invade Greenwich Village.
The Doctor knows he must intervene to prevent the Infinates from destroying Earth’s natural resources. He and his companion, Mystie, a struggling folk singer from the 21st century (a-hem), begin to investigate what is causing this lack of electricity, but the two separate when The Doctor is bludgeoned over the head and knocked out. He awakes to find himself abducted and put into an underground cell by his captor, Ziggy, who has gone crazy with sex and drug excess and believes himself the rock n’ roll prophet of hope for the end of planet. Continue reading