Tara Mishra was a companion of the Ninth Doctor. She was born in Sri Lanka. ( PROSE: )
UNIT, Tara was a nurse.
She met the
Ninth Doctor, Rose and Jack in Blaise Castle. She later revealed herself to be a member of UNIT.
Tara later sneaked aboard
the Doctor's TARDIS, and greeted them. She then joined them on their next adventure. ( COMIC: )
The Doctor concocted a plan to have himself arrested for Tara's murder. Tara herself was alive and well. Her part of the plan was to free the Doctor from his imprisonment in the
Hesguard Institute. ( COMIC: )
After a few adventures in the TARDIS, the crew were brought off course to the site of
a chat show hosted by Slist Fayflut Marteveerthon Slitheen. ( PROSE: )
While recounting an event in the Ninth Doctor's life to
Bill Potts, the Twelfth Doctor clarified that it was "before Tara". ( COMIC: )
Companions of the Ninth Doctor Original to television Original to prose Original to comics
Tara Mishra If a medium is not mentioned, then this incarnation did not have companions who were original to that medium; it does not mean that this Doctor failed to appear in that medium.