Call to Arms was the first story in the Assembled audio anthology.
Publisher's summary Edit
Mike Yates braves a stormy night in the Lakes to help celebrate a milestone for John Benton. An evening of fond reminiscences of old glories and friends awaits. But a long-buried past is about to catch up with them.
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- John Benton owns a pub in Scafell called the White Hart.
- Benton's wife is called Marjorie.
- UNIT has a long-standard protocol to keep watch of Silurian nests and ensure they remain asleep and alive. The sites were identified shortly after UNIT's first encounter with the species, using a device invented by the Third Doctor.
- The Third Doctor was aware of Grand Marshal Jastrok.
- Yates, the Brigadier, and the Third Doctor once took a trip in Bessie to see Crystal Palace play West Ham.
- Benton has a gargoyle from Devil's End.
- Benton kept Bessie, and restored it.
- Jastrok refers to his Silurians losing their third eye and needing scientific replicas. This refers to the fact that Silurians originally had weaponised eyes, but no longer had them on The Hungry Earth.
- Kate and Osgood try to invoke the Triad when talking to Jastrok. (TV: Warriors of the Deep)
- Kate mentions her father and the Third Doctor, and their previous encounter with the Silurians. Her father didn't like talking about it. (TV: Doctor Who and the Silurians)
- Kate mentions the Brigadier intended to visit the White Hart once he was out of hospital but "never made it". (TV: The Wedding of River Song)
- Benton mention the time there were three Doctors on UNIT HQ, (TV: The Three Doctors) which Osgood says must be "an once in a lifetime experience". Later in her timeline, Osgood went through a similar experience. (TV: The Day of the Doctor)
- Yates refers to Benton's time as a used car salesman, saying that he wasn't very good at it, and that the Brigadier may have given him Bessie as a joke. (TV: Time-Flight)