Ulysses was one of the first Time Lords to give himself a new name, which he picked from an Earth adventurer. It was on Earth that he married Penelope Gate, a human from 1883. Ulysses and Penelope were friends of Mr Saldaamir and the three of them often went exploring together. Ulysses, Saldaamir and Penelope also associated themselves with Lady Larna, who was from their future. Unbeknownst to the High Council, Penelope gave birth to a son.
When fellow Time Lord Marnal threatened to expose them, they used the telepathic circuits of his TARDIS to wipe his memory and dumped him on Earth in England, 1883 with Penelope's mother. (PROSE: The Gallifrey Chronicles)
Behind the scenes Edit
- Ulysses would have played a major part as the Doctor's father in Philip Segal's proposed late 1990s revival of Doctor Who, for which the one-off television movie would have served as the pilot. Lance Parkin utilised these ideas when he wrote the novel The Gallifrey Chronicles, though the Doctor is never explicitly stated to be his son.
- The Nth Doctor describes an earlier version of the TV movie pilot in which Ulysses had, as described in the books, gone to live on Earth as a radical Berkeley professor nicknamed "Doctor Doomsday".