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The Pyralis Effect was the twenty-fourth release in the Companion Chronicles audio range. It was the fourth story of season 4. It was written by George Mann and featured Romana II.

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Long ago, the planet Pavonis IV was saved from certain destruction by the Doctor. Now it is dead, laid waste by environmental catastrophe, but a few survivors and their precious race bank survive on the starship Myriad. Their mission: to scour the universe for the fabled dimensionally transcendental obelisk in which their saviour travels, and persuade him to save their world again.

As the TARDIS arrives, by chance, on the Myriad, the Fourth Doctor and Romana are just in time to see the crew achieve their goal. Or so they think... Death stalks the corridors of the ship, the artificial intelligence CAIN has lost control, and a force is about to be unleashed that threatens the entire galaxy.

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  • This story takes place before The Horns of Nimon as Romana says, "Who needs a sonic screwdriver?" and would later make her own in Horns.

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