The Doctor and Charley travel to the remote Cimmerian System to unravel the mystery of its sun. But darkness has already embraced the scientific base on Cimmeria IV in more ways than one. In a fight for survival, the Doctor must use all his wits against a deadly artificial lifeform and an ancient race whose return to the Cimmerian System threatens suffering and death on an apocalyptic scale.
- Embrace the Darkness was the thirty-first monthly Doctor Who audio story produced by Big Finish Productions
- Type 70 TARDISes emit a particular temporal energy discharge signature.
- Charley knows how to access the TARDIS’ databank.
- This story was originally to have featured the Morestrans (who appeared in Planet of Evil) instead of the Throxillians, but the rights could not be obtained from the BBC.
- Nicola Boyce (Orllensa) would later play Viola Learman in The Time of the Daleks and Taris in Neverland.