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According to one account, World War V happened at some point during this century. (AUDIO: Singularity) According to another account, in the 37th century, the war was described by Cazkelf as "Earth's recent history". (COMIC: Art Attack)
Refugees who had from a dying world in this century projected their consciousnesses through time and made contact with a spiritualist named Mrs Vanguard in the 1890s, passing themselves off as ghosts. They planned to transfer their consciousnesses into the bodies of influential people in 1890s London with their ultimate goal to take control of Queen Victoria. From the historical records, they were aware that she was still in mourning for her long dead husband Prince Albert. The refugee possessing the body of Henry Gordon Jago mentioned that, in decades to come, there would be "brutal, terrible wars that will decide the fate of this world." With one of their kind possessing Queen Victoria's body, they intended to "turn the tides of history" and create a new future, thereby preventing the destruction of their world. Their plan was defeated by Jago, Professor George Litefoot, Ellie Higson and Toby. (AUDIO: The Spirit Trap)
Behind the scenes Edit
In the original Doctor Who pilot episode, Susan Foreman claims that she is from the 49th century. This line was not carried over into An Unearthly Child when it was decided that the Doctor and Susan's race would not be attributed to a specified time.