There doesn't seem to be much of a Divergent Universe-type thing going on in The Twilight Kingdom, where our protagonists land on a jungle planet and encounter a bunch of military rebels who are planning a revolution from their subterranean cave complex.
The leader, Koth, is an aloof character with shades of the renegade from Aplocalypse Now, and the humanist scientist Janto is immediately likeable.
To say this is a bit slow is an understatement, but I've found with repeat listens I've grown quite fond of the general atmosphere. The sound design is certainly different, with the blips and blops of tracking devices etc having a unique feel.
However, the thread where Charlie turns on the Doctor doesn't quite work and Quillian the sub-commander is a bit one note throughout.
Things do become interesting when the big reveal arrives - I didnt guess it on first listen - and the rebel base starts to fall apart (with good reason).
I'm really not fond of the Divergent Universe stories which I find to be a bit of a miserable bunch, and despite my liking of this story it just about scores an above average 6 out of 10.
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