- Jason Kane (Doctor Who)
Jason Peter Kane
Death and Diplomacy
finish= The End of the World
Jason Peter Kane is a
fictional characterfrom Virgin Publishing's range of original full-length " Doctor Who" novels, the "New Adventures". The "New Adventures" were fully-licensed novels carrying on from where the "Doctor Who" television series had left off. Jason was introduced in Dave Stone's novel " Death and Diplomacy" in 1996.
Christmas Eve1983, Jason was caught in an alien transportation beam, causing him to be deposited in a swamp on the planet t'Kao. After thirteen years, the first human being he saw was Bernice "Benny" Summerfield. They fell in love and got married, but after a turbulent relationship were soon divorced.
Jason became a romantic foil for the recurring character of Benny, with their marriage being the centrepiece for the New Adventure "Happy Endings" (by
Paul Cornell), itself celebrating the whole New Adventures line as its fiftieth book. We see them as a happily married couple in " Return of the Living Dad". However, when the BBC withdrew the "Doctor Who" licence, the New Adventures planned to continue with Benny as the lead character and an editorial decision was taken to split up Benny and Jason, as depicted in " Eternity Weeps".
The Benny-led New Adventures launched with Benny a single woman, but Jason remained an intermittently recurring character. He remarries in "Deadfall", but his new wife does not appear again in the series. When the New Adventures came to an end, Jason was trapped in an alternative dimension regarded as the equivalent of Hell, but Benny's adventures continued with an ongoing series of novels and audio dramas by
Big Finish Productionsand, through an agreement with creator Dave Stone, Jason re-appeared. The character is portrayed by Stephen Fewellin the audio dramas. The Big Finish series has re-started Benny's relationship with Jason, but it is strongly implied in "The End of the World" that he has been killed.
Virgin Missing Adventuresnovel " Burning Heart" (also by Stone) hints that Jason and Benny may at one point have children. In the novel, the Sixth Doctorand Perijourney to the 32nd century and meet a man named Kane, who expected the Doctor to recognise him. Kane's first name (never revealed) is "one of those...that were unisexual". It is now likely, due to events in the Big Finish series, that this future no longer exists.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Doctor Who Magazine — Doctor Who Weekly issue 1, cover dated 17 October 1979 Editor Tom Spilsbury Categories Science fiction television Frequency Every four weeks … Wikipedia
Just War (Doctor Who) — Doctorwhobook title=Just War series=Virgin New Adventures number=46 featuring=Seventh Doctor Benny, Chris, Roz writer=Lance Parkin publisher=Virgin Books isbn=ISBN 0 426 20463 8 set between= pages=272 date=January 1996 preceding=… … Wikipedia
List of companions in Doctor Who spin-offs — This is a list of fictional characters who were companions of the Doctor, in various spin off media based on the long running British science fiction television series, Doctor Who. The canonicity of these spin offs is unclear. Contents:… … Wikipedia
List of Doctor Who supporting characters — Over the course of its many years on television, the long running British science fiction television series Doctor Who has not only seen changes in the actors to play the Doctor, but in the supporting cast as well. Contents 1 Companions 2… … Wikipedia
Birthright (Doctor Who) — Doctorwhobook title=Birthright series=Virgin New Adventures number=17 featuring=Bernice Summerfield and Ace writer=Nigel Robinson publisher=Virgin Books isbn= ISBN 0 426 20393 3 set between= pages= date=August 1993 preceding=Shadowmind… … Wikipedia
List of Doctor Who cast members — This is a list of actors who have appeared in the long running British science fiction television series, Doctor Who . For other, related lists, see below.A* John Abbott ** Vince Hawkins, Horror of Fang Rock (1977) * John Abineri ** Van Lutyens,… … Wikipedia
List of Doctor Who items — This is a list of items from the BBC television series Doctor Who. Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0–9 … Wikipedia
Doctor Double X — and Batman in Detective Comics #316. Publication information Publisher DC Comics … Wikipedia
Doctor Phosphorus — Art by Marcos Marz Publication information Publisher DC Comics … Wikipedia
Doctor Doom — Dr. Doom redirects here. For other uses, see Dr. Doom (disambiguation). Doctor Doom Doctor Doom on the cover of Fantastic Four #247 (Oct. 1982). Art by John Byrne. Publication information … Wikipedia