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The Pyralis Effect (audio story)

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The Pyralis Effect
Doctor: Fourth Doctor
Companion(s): Romana
Main enemy: The Pyralis
Key crew
Publisher: Big Finish Productions
Writer: George Mann
Director: Lisa Bowerman
Music: Richard Fox & Lauren Yason
Sound: Richard Fox & Lauren Yason
Read by: Lalla Ward
Cover by: Iain Robertson
Release details
Release number: 4.4
Release date: October 2009
Format: 1 CD
Production code: BFPDWCC24
ISBN 978-1-84435-427-6
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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.

Publisher's summary Edit

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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References Edit

  • The Pyralis were imprisoned after a hundred year war with another race. The "gateways" to their prison are scattered around an area of space near Kasterborous.
  • The people of Pavonis IV remember the Doctor being an old man with white hair and three companions.

Notes Edit

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

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