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Into the Silent Land
Doctor: doctor::Fourth Doctor
Companion(s): Romana
Main setting: The Dream Garden
Earth, unknown time
Key crew __NOFACTBOX__
Writer: Steven A. Roman
Release details
Part of: Short Trips: Farewells
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Into the Silent Land was the sixth short story in the Short Trips anthology Short Trips: Farewells. Written by Steven A. Roman, the story featured the Fourth Doctor and Romana II.

Summary Edit

The Doctor begins dreaming about a beautiful garden that contains many memories from his past. Feeling his age, The Doctor decides to take his mind off his troubles by attending the funeral of his old friend, Hannah Gites. However, the Doctor discovers he can never escape trouble... and fears death is approaching, leaving Romana concerned for his state of mind.

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Notes Edit

  • This story acts as something of a prequel to TV: Logopolis, with the appearance of the Watcher and the issue of the Fourth Doctor's approaching demise being the centre plot.

Continuity Edit

At the end of this story, the Doctor offers to take Romana to Brighton. (TV: The Leisure Hive)