Every school day, Mary and Tommy walked to school with their cousin, Ralph Baker, and several other children. They found the walk to school far more interesting than school itself.
One day they encountered the Eighth Doctor, who was running away from Mr Wesley of the mill. The Doctor was looking for a crash-landed alien, a Velderon, and Tommy and Ralph decided to help him. Tommy left his sister in the care of the other children. (PROSE: Far from Home)