Carnival of Monsters // Robot of Sherwood

"They all hate him equally." Braxiatel smiled. "Actually, that’s not quite fair. The Doctor has a growing reputation, but it was what he did with the miniscopes that impressed everyone."

"What did he do to the miniscopes?"

"He persuaded our people to ban their use across the nine galaxies. Miniscopes were a barbaric inventionzoos of intelligent creatures, miniaturized and kept in time loops for the pleasure of other, more ‘developed’ races. The Doctor petitioned for their abolition and our people—for once in their long lives—acted.” Braxiatel shrugged. “The Doctor always was one for causing trouble.”

The Empire of Glass by Andy Lane