Six days after a raid on Checkley's World, workers are sent into the gene labs to check for any traps left there. In the far future, General Fakrid of the Chelonian Empire is en route to the human colony Vaagon. In the TARDIS, the Doctor finds the ship reporting a reverse Fortean flux.
- The Doctor and Bernice have played Scrabble, but in their last game she challenged his use of the word Dynatrope.
- The "reverse Fortean flux" is renamed a "Fortean flicker" in the novel.
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