A Worthy Successor was the fifth story in Cyberon. It was a short story written by James Hornby and James Wylder. Being an explicit crossover with the P.R.O.B.E. series, it was later republished as such in the P.R.O.B.E. anthology True Origins.
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- Archie MacTavish
- Vanessa Hardcastle
- Miles Werbiansky
- The Vault stores a Noth laser scythe, a Helicron matter gun, a Helicron skull crusher, an early copy of the prophecy of the Hollow Childe, a broken gauntlet that once belonged to Kaetannan and a pistol made by a Retconning Crocodile. It also contains the corpses of humans, Gendar, Draxi, Menith, Selachians and Diashna.
- Giles stopped the Carbonoids from consuming boats in the Thames Estuary on a mission for P.R.O.B.E..
- Patricia and Zufran were disintegrated by a Helicron matter gun.
- Ellie worked at the Vault, but died.
- This story was later released by BBV Productions as an audiobook, read by Bill Baggs.
- The Noth and Kaetannan were mentioned with permission from Sam Maleski and Evan Forman respectively. The Noth were mentioned in Registered Clawmarks™, a story in Lady Aesculapius: Series 1. The Retconning Crocodiles originated from The Crew of the Copper-Colored Cupids series and were used with permission from Aristide Twain.
- Giles is attempting to repair Box after its destruction during the Paul Reynish case. (HOMEVID: When to Die)
- In March 2011, Dr Haggard was unable to aid PROBE in their investigations because her "old friends at Geneva" had stationed her on their Moonbase. (TV: Death of the Doctor)
- The Defence Secretary is looking to appoint a new P.R.O.B.E. director because the incumbent and her wife are retiring to Spain. (HOMEVID: When to Die)
- The contents of the Vault were relocated to another facility nearby in the 1990s. (AUDIO: Tales from the Vault, The Screaming Skull)
- Giles mentions that the person who used to run the Vault, Martyn Townsend, attempted to take over the world using a race of super soldiers. (PROSE: The Scales of Injustice)
- Giles is "reliably told" that there had been plans for a moonbase as early as the 1970s. (AUDIO: The Cloisters of Terror)
- The Vault stores a Hytherian multi-tool. (PROSE: Collective Unconscious)
- The Vault has a copy of the Christmas Needle Agreement. Giles briefly inspects it and concludes that it is some sort of inter-universal treaty. (PROSE: A Bright White Crack)
- Miles is working on a device made by the Gendar of Gendar. (PROSE: She Came From Another World!)
- Archie asks if the London incident involving the Cyberons was anything to do with Canary Wharf before being cut off. (TV: Army of Ghosts / Doomsday)
- The Vault contains the corpse of a human soldier that has been ravaged by the claws of a Yeti. (TV: The Web of Fear)
- Haggard refers to "the infamous Dr. Smith". (TV: Spearhead from Space et al.)
- Giles wonders if he could persuade Sir Andrew Williams to recruit some additional members to the PROBE team. (PROSE: She Came From Another World!)
- Official A Worthy Successor page at Arcbeatle Press
- Official A Worthy Successor audiobook page at bbvproductions.co.uk