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Years of interest

The most notable event of the 22nd or "22st" century (PROSE: The Book of the Enemy) for humanity was the invasion of Earth and the Sol system by the Daleks in 2157. The resulting decade-long occupation was ended by the First Doctor and his companions Susan, Ian Chesterton, and Barbara Wright. Susan fell in love here with David Campbell, ultimately marrying him and leaving behind her life aboard the TARDIS. (TV: The Dalek Invasion of Earth) They eventually had a son, Alex. (AUDIO: An Earthly Child)

By this century, humans had developed time travel. (TV: Listen) They had also evolved beyond the usage of physical books. (PROSE: The Book of the Enemy)

Humans took the fight back to the Daleks during this century. The crew of the Earth starship Starfinder landed on the Dalek home planet Skaro and battled them there. (AUDIO: The Curse of the Daleks)

During the early years of the century the galaxy was hit with an economic recession. (TV: Nightmare of Eden)

Earth very nearly became an ocean planet in the early part of this century. (AUDIO: Kings of Infinite Space)

Ganger technology started in this century. (TV: The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People)

A solar tsunami at St John's Monastery let the Gangers there walk free. War between the humans and Gangers was narrowly averted. (TV: The Rebel Flesh/The Almost People)

Still associated with Faction Paradox, Father Kreiner killed his first renegade Time Lord and kept their severed head. (PROSE: Interference - Book One)

A group of Daleks stole a Krikoosh cage in order to turn all humans into living ghosts unable to fight back against the Daleks. They were defeated by the Tenth Doctor, with the help of the Krikoosh. (COMIC: The Living Ghosts, Extermination of the Daleks)

After the Dalek invasion, the Relic was auctioned off by Mr Qixotl on Earth. The auction did not go to plan. The eighth incarnation of the Doctor arrived and ended up leaving with the Relic. He took it to the planet Quiescia and destroyed it. (PROSE: Alien Bodies)

The Sixth Doctor and Peri Brown attended the wedding of Jonos and the First Rani, using the alias Lania, on Koturia. The Doctor stated that they were about 200 years later than Peri's current time. (PROSE: Something Borrowed)

The Drum was built in the early 22nd century. (TV: Under the Lake/Before the Flood)


Earth came under the leadership of the xenophobic and technophobic Earth United, some thirty years following the 22nd century Dalek invasion. Susan Campbell (née Foreman) fought to reverse this trend and seek interplanetary aid. Her son Alex Campbell, a partial Time Lord, was a member of the resistance against Earth United. The cities of Oxford and Bristol were destroyed. (AUDIO: An Earthly Child)