|From Little Acorns|
|Writer:||John S. Drew|
|Part of:||Short Trips: The Quality of Leadership|
|Short Trips short stories|
|none||One Fateful Knight|
Lycon tells a story to his children of a man called the Doctor who once saved them from their evil uncle Kalem who had staged a coup to become King of Zalezna. The Doctor disarmed Kalem's soldiers and proposed that Mihal should be the next king of Zalezna. Mihal was in doubt of his leadership abilities so the Doctor told him many stories of leaders who overcame their doubt.
- The Doctor comments that he is new to this incarnation.
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- The Doctor later meets Mihal in PROSE: Epilogue.
- The Doctor's disabling of the enemy's weapons using his sonic screwdriver is similar to the Sontaran's disabling of UNIT guns. (TV: The Sontaran Stratagem/ The Poison Sky).