Long Time Dead
Cardiff Bay. The government has ordered the excavation of the wreckage of a secret underground base. DCI Tom Cutler is watching from a distance, fascinated by the process. There are people in his dreams. People he feels he should know.
The disbanded Torchwood Institute spent a century accumulating non-terrestrial artefacts and catching aliens. Who knows what – or who – might still be intact down there. But by the time they find the first body, Suzie Costello is long gone.
- Long Time Dead was the seventeenth release in the BBC Torchwood Novels series and served as a prequel to The New World, as well as a direct sequel to the events of Children of Earth.
- Tom Cutler appears in Into the Silence and the events of that story are mentioned several times.
- Andy has recently been promoted to Sergeant and is secretly wondering if the promotion is to “shut him up” following his involvement with the recent 456 crisis.
- One of the empty packing crates in the ruins of the Hub is labelled “Colasanto”. (End of the Road)