The Man from Yesterday was the sixteenth novel in the Lethbridge-Stewart series.
Publisher's summary[edit | edit source]
The English Channel, May 1945. Leading his squadron of Hawker Typhoons back to base from a traumatic mission in the Baltic, Wing Commander Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart goes missing – one of the unsolved mysteries of the Second World War.
Cromer, 1970. Doctor Anne Travers and Lieutenant Bill Bishop are investigating a mysterious phenomenon after hearing reports of ‘pink lightning’ seen over the Norfolk coast, while strange elfin creatures are glimpsed by the locals. And in the Red Fort, his new base of operations deep below Norwich, General James Gore is making his plans.
Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart receives a phone call that will change his life. Could it be, after all this time, that his father has come back from yesterday?
Plot[edit | edit source]
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Characters[edit | edit source]
- Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart
- Dr Anne Travers
- 2nd Lieutenant William Bishop
- General James Gore
- Air Commander Gordon Conall Lethbridge-Stewart
- Mary Gore
- Laurence Bowen
- Trintippa whin Pernal
References[edit | edit source]
- When Gordon disappeared, he travelled to the Realm of Light. There is also a Dark Realm and the Realm of Dusk. The Realm of Tears is where Earth is located.
- The Domain of Oberos resides within the Realm of Light. Oberos fights with the Nixxine Horde. Sylphines also live there.
- Glenn Miller, a Siccati and a Valethske where taken to the Realm of Light with Gordon.
Notes[edit | edit source]
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Continuity[edit | edit source]
- Anne's DNA contains a Rutan translation matrix. (PROSE: Beast of Fang Rock)
- Gore is still trying to find his wife, and mentions his previous attempt. (PROSE: Night of the Intelligence)
- Gordon had heard of the Home-Army Fourth Operational Corps, headed by Toby Kinsella during World War II. (PROSE: The Flaming Soldier) He knew that Kinsella was acquainted with a certain anthropologist. (AUDIO: Time of the Intelligence)
- Gordon was taken to the Realm of Light with a Siccati (PROSE: Neptune, Sedna) and a Valethske. (PROSE: Superior Beings)
- Lethbridge-Stewart finally tells his mother about her forgotten son. (PROSE: The Forgotten Son)
- Gordon and Alistair mentioned Archibald Hamish Lethbridge-Stewart on several occassions. Gordon notes how Alistair looks like him. (TV: Twice Upon a Time, PROSE: What's Past is Prologue, The Note)
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