The Lost Resort was the first story in the audio anthology The Lost Resort and Other Stories. It was written by AK Benedict and featured Peter Davison as the Fifth Doctor, Sarah Sutton as Nyssa, Janet Fielding as Tegan Jovanka, George Watkins as Marc and Matthew Waterhouse as Adric.
Reunited with his companions, the Doctor's plans to travel home to Gallifrey are cast aside when the TARDIS materialises on the Soresia: a planetoid with an unusual temporal atmosphere, home to the Welkin Sanatorium; seemingly an ideal place to recuperate. But the patients – like the Sanatorium – are mere shadows of their former selves. Decay has taken hold... yet their secrets remain as strong and healthy as ever.
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- The Doctor - Peter Davison
- Nyssa - Sarah Sutton
- Tegan Jovanka - Janet Fielding
- Marc - George Watkins
- Adric - Matthew Waterhouse
- Fabrico - Julia Sandiford
- Aether - Anna Barry
- Nora - Alibe Parsons
- Franco / Luchino - Glen McCready
- Sylvie - Chandrika Chevli
- Thad - Clare Louise Connolly
- Nyssa explains Margyle's knife, which the Doctor likens to Occam's razor. The Doctor claims he once met William of Ockham.
- The Doctor intends to take Nyssa, Tegan and Marc to Gallifrey to talk in a Council Chamber with a Time Lord Arbitrator.
- Tegan compares the colourful clouds to the lights of the Aurora Borealis.
- The Doctor mentions Snoxfroms.
- The Doctor uses a Wolf-Star Trance Machine, Third Class. He compares it as the next best thing to the Zero Room.
- Nyssa mentions pareidolia, the tendency to perceive a specific, often meaningful image in a random or ambiguous visual pattern.
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- The Doctor has recently returned for Nyssa, Tegan and Marc following the events of Madquake.
- Marc mentions his cyber-conversion. (AUDIO: Warzone, Conversion)
- The Doctor, Nyssa, Tegan mention Adric's death. Adric mentions that the last thing he remembers was that he was on a freighter. (TV: Earthshock)
- Adric recalls the Fourth Doctor's regeneration and seeing the effects of entropy. (TV: Logopolis)
- The Doctor initially refuses to say goodbye to Adric as a final farewell, only relenting at the end. He would again refuse to say goodbye to River Song in his Eleventh incarnation, saying it was too difficult, before finally saying goodbye. (TV: The Name of the Doctor)
- The Doctor states that a Time Lord will always lie when asked their age, potentially explaining the inconsistency with his age over his incarnations.
- Adric notes that he has never heard the Doctor not to go to someone's aid. The Thirteenth Doctor would similarly state "When people need help, I never refuse." (TV: The Woman Who Fell to Earth)
- The Twelfth Doctor would also see 'ghosts' of his deceased former companions Clara, Bill and Nardole, who turn out to be avatars of the Testimony. (TV: Twice Upon a Time)
- The Doctor tells Tegan that he is responsible for his companions, especially after Adric's death. He would also swear that he would not allow any of his other companions to die during his fifth incarnation, (PROSE: Goth Opera) and would later assert to Clara Oswald in his Twelfth incarnation that he had a duty of care which he took very seriously. (TV: Under the Lake, The Girl Who Died, Hell Bent)
- The Doctor hated it when people ask him what he is a doctor of, which notably occurred in his Third (TV: Spearhead from Space) and Twelfth incarnation. (TV: Mummy on the Orient Express, Flatline)
- This would not be the first time that illusions of Adric appeared to the Doctor or his companions:
- An illusion of Adric appeared to Nyssa and Tegan to dissuade them from entering Kalid's inner sanctum (TV: Time-Flight)
- The Seventh Doctor found what appeared to be Adric, along with other former companions, alive again and desperate to leave in the TARDIS. He learned that these were actually Gwanzulums, a race of shapeshifters. (COMIC: Planet of the Dead)
- While in a Hell-like world composed of the Seventh Doctor's mind, Ace met an eerie, ghost-like recreation of Adric along with other companions of his who had died because of him. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Revelation)
- In the Divergent Universe, the Eighth Doctor was shown an illusory version of Adric by the Kro'ka. (AUDIO: The Last)
- The Tenth Doctor watched Adric die again as a manifestation of the TARDIS Matrix. (COMIC: The Forgotten)