Here There Be Monsters
Carole Ann Ford (Susan), Stephen Hancock (The First Mate)
A new adventure with the First Doctor as told by his grand-daughter, Susan.
“It was a terrible sound, like someone had just stabbed the Universe and it was crying out in pain”
The distant future. The TARDIS, with the Doctor, Susan, Ian and Barbara aboard, is drawn out of the Vortex and lands aboard the Earth.
Benchmarking Vessel Nevermore, where Captain Rostrum is navigating by punching holes in the very fabric of space. The Doctor is appalled by this act of vandalism, and fearful that it could unleash monsters from the dark dimensions.
As the benchmarking holes begin to fray, the fate of the universe is at stake. And while the Doctor contemplates a terrible sacrifice, Susan befriends the Nevermore’s First Mate – someone she will remember for the rest of her life…
- Here There Be Monsters was the ninth release in the Companion Chronicles audio range
- Susan claims that having a perfect memory is “the curse of her people.”
- When she travelled with her grandfather, Susan was already older than Ian and Barbara combined.
- Despite the Doctor’s apparent maturity, Susan knew that in Time Lord terms he would still be considered an adolescent. Susan herself was practically a baby.
- Susan has never told her husband David Campbell that she is not human. (The Dalek Invasion of Earth)
- Susan refers to her time at Coal Hill School. (An Unearthly Child)