Doctor Who season 9
The Doctor goes missing while Clara seeks his help to fight the mysterious alien force BBC

After a roller-coaster ride with season 8, Doctor Who season 9 promises to bring the thrill of time travel as the twelfth Doctor and his assistance Clara, will be back to fight the super-powered villains in order to save the world. The premiere episode of the science fiction thriller by BBC is titled The Magician's Apprentice.

According to the official synopsis, Peter Capaldi's character will be missing from action. His assistant Clara, meanwhile, will search for him as some mysterious aliens attack the world. Here is the full synopsis of the premiere episode: "Where is the Doctor? When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara needs her friend. But where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from? As past deeds come back to haunt him, old enemies will come face-to-face, and for the Doctor and Clara survival seems impossible."

The official description confirms Capaldi's earlier statement where he hinted at major events that would shock fans of the series. In an interview with EW in July, the Scottish actor has hinted that the upcoming season will be "an epic sweep" as BBC will introduce major villains and monsters including, "brilliant old ones, and some very scary creatures looming in stories with real emotional ambition."

He also teased that the Doctor will make a grave mistake that has cataclysmic repercussions after which he might go into hiding. But not for long as Clara will have to find him out in order to fight the mysterious aliens that are threatening to end the world.

According to the recently released trailer, the Doctor may meet the young Davros, who went on to create the daleks, the Doctor's deadliest enemies. It will be interesting to see how the duo will deal with the adventurous challenges that are waiting for them in Doctor Who season 9 which premieres on 19 September on BBC. Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams will make a guest appearance on the hit BBC show.