The place is Easterm Europe. The year is 2015.
The TARDIS lands in mid-air, and Captain Lysandra Aristedes is dropped into a daring mission in her own past. There are enemies and creatures out there in the night, and the Doctor is waiting at the rendezvous point.
Because this is all part of his bigger picture. And Aristedes is going to learn something about herself…
- Project Nirvana was the fifty-ninth release in the Companion Chronicles audio range.
- Lysandra was seconded to the Forge as a corporal. She was a sergeant by 2015.
- Sally was born in 2000. In 2015, she was a 15-year-old orphan living with her grandfather.
- When activated, the Truth Sayer nullifies certain areas of the brain. It is considered a last resort as its side effects include memory loss and brain damage.
- Derleth is one of the Elder Gods. The Forge captured him and intended to clone him.
- The younger Lysandra is aware of the Doctor from the Forge’s reports about his activities. (Project: Twilight, Project: Lazarus, No Man’s Land)
- The older Lysandra refers to her former Forge colleagues Charles Crichton, Dr. Crumpton and Sgt. Frith. (Project: Valhalla; Project: Lazarus)
- For the Black TARDIS crew, this story takes place after House of Blue Fire and before Black and White.
- For the younger Lysandra, this story takes place after Project: Valhalla and before Project: Destiny.