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Encounter on Burnt Snake Flat was a Brief Encounter short story published in the Doctor Who Yearbook 1993. It dealt with Tegan Jovanka's trauma after being controlled by the Mara.

Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]

The Fifth Doctor tracks down his old companion Tegan Jovanka in the Australian Outback. A new story by Ghost Light scriptwriter Marc Platt. Illustration by Paul Vyse.

Plot[edit | edit source]

Tegan is running her father's farm in Australia. She is also worrying about her father, who is laid up in hospital after having been bitten by a snake. The Fifth Doctor arrives to ensure that Tegan is finally free of the Mara's influence, as well as to give her the news that her father will be fine.

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References[edit | edit source]

  • Tegan got her family to wire her money to come home to Australia from London.
  • She thinks the Doctor sits like he's waiting for the Dreamtime.
  • Her farm has sheep.

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