Colonel Joseph Armitage Kortez was a UNISYC officer who first met the Doctor when he was a sergeant, in Saskatoon, Canada in 2054. He joined joined UNISYC when it absorbed the ISC, which he had been a member of during the 2030s Cyberbreaches. According to rumour, during his more than thirty years at UNISYC, he'd been shot at by prehistoric lemur-people and survived an assassination attempt by an android posing as the Norwegian Minister for Health. He, along with Lieutenant Kathleen Bregman, became UNISYC's representatives during the auction of Mr Qixotl's Relic. He later gave the Eighth Doctor the last thermosystron bomb bomb in order to destroy the relic. (PROSE: Alien Bodies)
Behind the scenes Edit
- Lawrence Miles would reuse the surnames of Kortez and Kathleen Bregman in the characters Tiffany Korta and Valentine Bregman in his later novel This Town Will Never Let Us Go.