The Young Lions was the twentieth Subscriber Short Trips audio story. It was read by Stephen Critchlow and featured the Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller. It was released as a subscriber-only download, available to subscribers who purchased The Seeds of War.
The Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller have stopped off in Little Morton for a fry-up. It's not the healthiest way to start a day, but better than some: the Major from the local barracks has just fallen to his death.
Or has he? A visit to the hospital highlights the surprising levels of health in the soldiers. There's clearly something going on beneath the surface at Little Morton: and it's about to come to light...
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- Lucie notices that 2005 is "pre-smoking ban".
- In the real world, the ban on smoking in public buildings came into force in July 2007. This would contradict AUDIO: Blood of the Daleks and Human Resources where Lucie's native time is stated to be 2006.
- On 29 September 2017, this story was made available for general release as part of the Short Trips Rarities range, with a new cover by Tom Saunders.