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This page lists the appearances of Bernice Summerfield in the order in which she experienced them.


Limiting factors[]

Bernice first meets the Seventh Doctor and Ace in PROSE: Love and War. She concludes regular TARDIS travel with him in Happy Endings though she does meet the Doctor in other stories after this.

The Eighth Doctor drops Bernice off on Dellah a generation after her home time period at the end of The Dying Days.

Series basics[]

Bernice Summerfield's stories can be broadly divided up by publisher and who (if anyone) she shared the story with.

  • DWM comics. These were published at the same time as the novels and feature the Seventh Doctor, Bernice and Ace based on their appearances within the books.

Timeline[]

Early Life[]

Benny is seven. Her father is still around.
Benny is eight. Her mother has just died. Her father disappeared less than six months ago.

Time at the Academy[]

Benny is thirteen and a student at the academy.
(SEGMENT)
A fifteen year old Benny has spent the past two years on the run from the academy after realising that soldiering isn’t for her. The Academy hasn’t come looking for her yet, setting this before Ever After Happy. (PROSE: Walking Backwards for Christmas)
Benny is sixteen years old and is still living in the woods outside the academy's grounds. The academy is sending scout parties to track her down. She is still friends with Simon Kyle.
(FLASHBACK)
In 2556, Benny is betrayed by Simon and forced to return to the academy, setting this after Ever After Happy. Simon is sent away to keep the pair separated. (PROSE: The Soul's Prism)
(SEGMENT)
Benny stows away on a freighter and abandons the academy on Beta Caprisis. She is fifteen or sixteen and is given the nickname "Benny" by Lisa Nguyen. (PROSE: Prelude Sanctuary)

A young archaeologist[]

Two years have passed since Benny abandoned the academy and jumped the troopship heading for Capella.
Bernice as a young archaeologist, with verve, energy, and manic needed to live up to her fake credentials.
Benny plans to investigate some ruins.
Benny hasn't been to Earth. She is drafted, as is everyone on this planet between the ages of 18 and 23.
Set in 2562. Benny turns 22 during the events of this story and is working as an archaeologist. She spends some time working on Jaiwan.
Benny has just left Jaiwan, setting this directly after Genius Loci.
Set in 2563. Benny is 22 years old.
(FLASHBACK)
Benny visits Capella Four. Set in 2563, according to Walking to Babylon. (PROSE: Steal from the World)
Benny is 23 years old and almost exactly a year has passed since she left Jaiwan.
Set in 2565.
Set on Earth.
(SEGMENT)
Benny is reunited with Nguyen on Camus II, years after their initial meeting. Benny is described as looking "just past her quarter-century." (PROSE: Prelude Sanctuary)
This story is probably not even true.
Benny is on Heaven, just prior to her thirtieth birthday, setting this just before Love and War.

Travels with the Seventh Doctor[]

Comics feature only the Seventh Doctor and Bernice. Must take place before Deceit.
The Big Finish pages for The Shadow of the Scourge and The Dark Flame places them after All-Consuming Fire and before Blood Harvest.
Publication order for NA-era Big Finish Benny/Ace stories.
Publication order for NA-era Big Finish Benny/Ace stories.
Ace leaves the TARDIS again.
Proper Benny is travelling with the Doctor.
Benny and the Doctor are travelling together without any other companions. Benny has travelled with Ace.
Benny and the Doctor are travelling together without any other companions. Benny has travelled with Ace.
Chris and Roz join the TARDIS.
Benny meets Jason Kane and they get engaged.
Benny and Jason's wedding.
Benny has time travelled, but it's not explained how. She is still married.
Benny appears with the Doctor. He sends her on a "mission" and is going to take her to her home time after this adventure.
Bernice and Jason divorce.

Living on Dellah[]

Benny meets the Eighth Doctor for the first time and after an adventure together involving the Ice Warriors, he drops her off on Dellah.
Benny has been working at St Oscar's University for about a month.
(SEGMENT)
Benny is working at a university, presumably St Oscar's and has only recently arrived. She unearths the Quantum on a dig and it becomes famous around the famous. (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns)
Benny is reunited with Irving Braxiatel.
Benny sees Jason for the first time in eight months.
Benny works at St Oscar's.
Benny works at St Oscar's.
Benny is living on Dellah. She pretends to be Menlove Stokes. She is working for Brax.
In the audio adaptation, Benny hasn’t seen Jason for months, since the events of Beyond the Sun.
Benny and Jason arrive in 1909 via time ring after escaping Babylon, setting this directly after Walking to Babylon.
Extract from Practical Guide to Archaeology / A Brief History of Time (Working Title).
Dellah period. Benny mentions not wanting to use her Time ring again, suggesting this takes place after Just War. Jason mentions that Benny has encountered the Grel a few times before, setting this after both Oh No It Isn't and Where Angels Fear.
A temporal blast by the Ferutu reduces Benny's physical age by about five years.

Joining the Braxiatel Collection[]

(SEGMENT)
Braxiatel recruits Benny into joining the Collection during an excursion to Blackpool. (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns)
(SEGMENT)
Shortly after joining the Collection, Benny is attacked by a group of assassins who accidentally kill themselves. (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns)
Benny learns for the first time that Braxiatel plans on opening the Collection to the public.
Benny has very recently moved to the Collection, and is deluding herself that she's a serious academic.
The Collection is still just starting, and is very disorganised. Benny has only been there for a few weeks.
Benny is sent by Braxiatel to gain permission to visit Ganesh.
Benny visits Ganesh after gaining permission in Heart of Glass. Benny is working for Brax on the collection.
Benny is working on the The Dead Men Diaries.
Set from 29 May to 16 June.
Benny is working for the Collection and it is the 26th century, setting this before The Doomsday Manuscript.
Takes place on Christmas Day. According to the linking narration, this takes place after Step Back in Time. Benny believes that Jason is dead.
Set during 31 December 2599 to 6 January 2600. Brax gets Benny a new Joseph. The Collection celebrates the new millennium.
Benny has Joseph and works for the Collection, setting this after The Doomsday Manuscript.
Benny is working at the newly founded Collection and has Joseph, setting this after The Doomsday Manuscript. Benny discovers that Jason is alive, setting this after Christmas Spirit. However he remains trapped in another’s dimension, setting this before The Infernal Nexus.
Set after the other stories in the anthology. Benny refers to the upcoming publication of "Professor Bernice Summerfield and the Doomsday Manuscript," so the events of The Doomsday Manuscript have already happened.
Takes place February 2600
Takes place March 2600
Adrian recalls the events of The Squire's Crystal.

Pregnancy[]

Set a few months after The Squire's Crystal. Benny finds out she's pregnant.
Benny is about five months along her pregnancy, setting this roughly in July 2600.
Ten months have passed since The Doomsday Manuscript which concluded in January 2600 and Benny is forty weeks pregnant, suggesting a setting in November 2600. Benny gives birth to Peter Summerfield.
Benny writes a letter to the Doctor a week after giving birth to Peter in The Infernal Nexus. She remembers both versions of Just War.

A working mother[]

Benny has recently given birth to Peter.
Benny goes on an archaeological expedition.
Benny convinced Jason to use their time rings to go to 21st century Earth. She's working for the Collection.
Contains a description of people like Braxiatel. Jason is Benny's ex.
There's a reference to Dellah. She's friends with Brax. Joseph is around, and if he's v1 he apparently hasn't been revealed to be a spy or anything like that.
Takes place over three months and one week.
Benny is working for Braxiatel.
It's been a year since The Skymines of Karthos, setting this around July 2601. Cuckoo is referenced.
If Keith can be trusted, and especially considering The Shape of the Hole, he's still a possibility at this point. Probably not after The Mirror Effect, though.
Peter has been born. Benny meets the Eighth Doctor for the second time, so before ...Be Forgot - even though her introductory narration is after the Occupation.
Benny meets Iris Wildthyme for the first time on Artaris.
(SEGMENT)
Benny and Iris are still on Artaris following The Plague Herds of Excelis. They fight off a shapeshifter who takes Benny's form. (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns)
Iris drops Benny off on the Empress setting this immediately after The Plague Herds of Excelis.
Brax first shows signs of evilness, keeping Jason from questioning his motives.
Benny meets Bev Tarrant for the first time, and she joins the Collection.
Jason has nearly recovered since The Mirror Effect. Benny recalls the events of The Dark Flame.
Four years have passed since The Secret of Cassandra. Jason has mostly recovered from the events of The Mirror Effect and Benny learns that he has returned to the Collection. Leads into The Fall.

Fifth Axis Occupation[]

Set in 2602. Benny returns to the Collection after receiving Brax's message and finds that the planetoid is under Fifth Axis occupation, setting this directly after The Poison Seas. Benny has been at the Collection for "two and a bit years".
Months have passed since The Fall.
A party is thrown to celebrate the nineteenth Wednesday of the year, which would set this sometime in May.
Ending leads directly into Death and the Daleks.
The Fifth Axis have been occupying the Collection for months. Benny thinks that the Daleks' intervention to boost the Axis may have destroyed the future with Keith and Rebecca. If that's true though, that future should be impossible as far back as The Doomsday Manuscript. Benny gets back with Jason partly in out of hope for that future.

Rebuilding the Collection[]

The Axis is gone. Veronica takes over as gardener temporarily after the death of Mister Crofton. Veronica claims to have arrived on the Collection in ‘99 and has been there for five years, suggesting a setting in 2604. Hass has yet to be hired as the collection gardener, setting this before Be Forgot. However Benny has students at the collection, suggesting a setting after Misplaced Spring.
Benny and Jason are back together, but after an argument Jason makes a comment about their honeymoon period ending, suggesting a setting not too long after Death and the Daleks. Peter is still a young child and can only speak a few words.
Benny is taking a break from rebuilding the Collection post-Axis.
(SEGMENT)
Following The Fifth Axis occupation, Hass is hired as the new gardener at the Collection. Ms Jones returns to work and the Collection is almost back to normal. (AUDIO: Death and the Daleks)
Benny claims that Peter is two years old, suggesting a setting before November 2603.
It is Christmas and The Collection has nearly been rebuilt. Hass has replaced Mister Crofton as gardener.
A spring setting is implied in the plot, however as most of the story takes place in a dreamworld, this isn’t very reliable.

Taking a year off[]

April 2604. The Collection has been mostly rebuilt and is now accepting students. Hass is the gardener.
A student claims to have been at the Collection for a month, likely setting this in May 2604, a month after Misplaced Spring.
Hass arrived at the collection a year ago.
Begins in August and leads into September 2604. About a year has passed since the occupation.
Set in October 2604.
Set in November 2604.
According to There Never Need Be Longing In Your Eyes, this is set a few days after Peter's fourth birthday, placing this in November 2604.
Set in December 2604, with the Collection preparing for Christmas festivities.
Set on 24th of December.
Takes place a month after Buried Alive, setting this in December 2604.
It's been nearly two years since the occupation ended and it is Spring.
Set in the middle of spring, so it’s probably around May. The Collection is in ruins by 3610, which raises some questions about Theatre of War. Extrapolating from the story, someday Peter will die and Benny will kill Brax.

Continued work for the Collection[]

Jason is arrested on a murder charge.
While on a mission, Brax, Bev and Adrian receive a call from Benny informing them that Jason is in trouble, setting this directly after Zardox Break.
Jason's trial starts on November 12, 2605, setting this directly after The Purpura Pawn.
Benny and Ms Jones have grown closer recently since the Fifth Axis Occupation. However Benny also claims that she worked through Ms Jones' collaboration with them "a long time ago". Peter is said to be two years old. However in Bernice Summerfield: The Inside Story, Mark Michalowski confirms that this was a mistake.

Peter's kidnapping[]

Benny visits Etheria. She worries what Ms Jones will say about leaving Peter so long.
Peter is nearly six, suggesting a setting in 2606. The Occupation ended nearly two years ago, Liberation Day is coming and the events of A Summer Affair took place "last year", setting this in 2605. Benny is due back from Etheria in a couple of days. Ms Jones leaves the Collection.
Benny goes looking for Ms Jones following her return from Etheria. She spends two weeks(?)
Set a few weeks before Liberation Day. Clarissa returns to the Collection and kidnaps Peter. Bev and Adrian go looking for her while Benny returns from The Serpent's Tooth.
Bev and Adrian are now almost a couple. They arrive on the planet Thuban, leading directly into Parallel Lives (IV).
After learning from Brax that Ms Jones has kidnapped Peter, Benny hastily prepares to go after him. Jason arrives at the last minute to join Benny in looking for Peter, leading directly into Jason and the Bandits or O, Jason, Where Art Thou?.
On the way to find Ms Jones and rescue Peter, Jason recounts his latest adventure to Benny, leading directly into Parallel Lives (IV).
Benny and Jason follow Clarissa to Thuban, where they rescue Peter. Clarissa is killed by Bev. Upon their return to the Collection, Hass informs Benny of another death, leading into Inappropriate Laughter.

The History Machine[]

Follows Inappropriate Laughter. Brax is in contact with the other hims/bits of him. He wants to destroy reality - it isn't the right one. Jess Carter kills herself. Nryn is killed.
Benny is aware of the search for the "right" timeline. This one seems relatively idyllic initially, except for the Wolsey/Doggles discrepancy. Jess Carter kills herself. Doctor Wt'hlm is first seen.
Follows Inappropriate Laughter. Brax cares more about his reflection than Peter's imminent death. Doctor Wt'hlm appears.
Benny manages to unplug the history machine before anything really bad happens, though she and Bev receive flashbacks of her life. Bev is now more understanding of Benny.
Jason is killed by the explosion of the history machine. Doggles becomes Benny's "ill-advised lover" as Wolsey described in Dead Mice. Doggles says the history machine compelled him to use it.
The explosion of the history machine killed Benny.
The explosion killed Jason. Bev and Benny are comrades in arms.
Jason's face is scarred by the explosion in both timelines. In the first, he and Benny have a daughter named Acacia. Hass is still a Martian.
Jason's face is scarred from the explosion. Benny is dead. Brax apparently was trying to use a world-destroying statue.
The history machine worked, but it wasn't supposed to. Benny previously only suspected that Bev and Adrian were "doing the dirty." Nryn is alive. Benny glimpses becomes aware of the changing and tries to kill Doggles. Brax "needed" Hass.
Jason remembers dying in the explosion. Benny is with Doggles - they got together in Match of the Deity - except they didn't.
Everything's getting really trippy and only Benny notices. Jess Carter is outgoing, and Bev is nice to Benny. A Brax explains the reality bomb plan.
Hass is a Yesodi now. Benny is a brainwashed Fifth Axis agent. Brax improvises a bomb to destroy reality.
A human Brax destroys reality. In the stable area created by the destroyed universes, Brax kills Doggles.
A new version of Inappropriate Laughter. Hass is a Yesodi. Nryn, Jess, and Wolsey are still dead. Only Brax remembers everything. Doggle's experiment is cancelled. Benny heads off to investigate the Head of Jedawa, leading into The Lost Museum. The entire Collection is now officially in/part of Brax's timeship.
January 2606 according to the summary from Big Finish. Jason tells Benny that Bev and Adrian really are an item. Benny loses an arm.

Braxiatel's absence[]

Benny has just returned from Trib City and her arm is still new, setting this immediately after The Lost Museum. After a traumatic trip to Cantus, Brax mysteriously disappears from the Collection.
(FRAMING NARRATIVE)
Years after the fifth axis occupation, Benny recounts the events of Death and the Daleks while giving a talk for Liberation Day. (AUDIO: Death and the Daleks) Later the same day, Parasiel confronts Benny about her talk on the Axis. He asks what happened to Brax and Ms Jones, but she distracts him by recounting the events of The Goddess Quandary. (AUDIO: The Goddess Quandary)
Set in the late summertime, so presumably late August or early September. Benny and Bev agree that they must work together to make the Collection work in Brax's absence.
(FRAMING NARRATIVE)
In late 2606, Benny finally tells Parasiel the truth about what happened with Brax. The school term at the collection has ended and months have passed since the events on Cantus. Bev is currently running the Collection after Brax's disappearance. A year ago, Brax, Clarissa and Wolsey were all still around. The Draconians are claiming the Collection as their own and the Mim have become a threat. (AUDIO: The Crystal of Cantus)
Bev is in charge of the Collection, setting this after The Crystal of Cantus and Collected Works: Prologue. Jason has been put in charge of the weather system at the Collection, suggesting a setting after The Crystal of Cantus: Framing Narrative. Benny goes missing for weeks. Set between Collected Works: Prologue and Work in Progress according to Bernice Summerfield: The Inside Story.
Set in mid-September. Eight months have passed since Peter’s fifth birthday, setting this in 2606. Interestingly this implies that Peter was born in early 2601 rather than late 2600. The Quire arrive at the Collection.
The Fifth Axis occupation ended three years ago, suggesting a setting in 2606.
Set in October, presumably 2606.
Benny is away from the Collection on a job for Bev. Set between Outside the Wall and Key according to Bernice Summerfield: The Inside Story.
Set in November, presumably 2606. Benny tells Peter that she's going to be away more often now.
Set in December, as the Collection are having a Christmas party. It is presumably 2606.
Set in January, presumably 2607.
Benny goes to Columbanus.
Benny is absent from the Collection.
Benny is visiting Columbanus. It has been three years since the Axis.
Jason sends Peter to see Hass, which for Peter leads into Let There Be Stars. His interference with the shape of the Collection results in gravity waves, seen in the contemporaneous Sleeptalking.
Set in April, presumably 2607.
Set between 23 April and 27 May 2607.
Three weeks since the Blackbrane reception in Perspectives: Intermissions, setting this in late June.
Set in July, presumably 2607.
Set in August, presumably 2607.
Set during the summer and between Lock and Mother's Ruin according to Bernice Summerfield: The Inside Story. Bev gives Benny and Jason a mission, leading into Cheating the Reaper.
The events of The Tartarus Gate were some months ago. Benny and Jason are supposed to be going to Ancient Greece on a mission for Bev, setting this shortly before The Oracle of Delphi. Blurb says late 2607. Ending leads directly into The Soul's Prism.
The events of Summer of Love are recent.
It's been a few weeks since Summer of Love.
Set in September, presumably 2607. Benny recalls agreeing to work with Bev the previous summer in Collected Works: Prologue. Benny is preparing to time travel, leading directly into The Oracle of Delphi.
Benny and Jason go to Ancient Greece.

The Draconian-Mim War[]

Benny and Maggie Matsumoto seek out Braxiatel. The events of The Tartarus Gate are recent. Benny is seeking out the stone of barter following the events of The Oracle of Delphi. Ending leads directly into The Tub Full of Cats.
Maggie says it's 2607. Benny and Braxiatel return to the Collection, leading directly into The Judas Gift.
Ends October 24, 2607. The events of Summer of Love occurred "last summer". Hass and Joseph leave for a diplomatic trip to the Mimsphere.
Set directly after The Judas Gift. The Mimsphere is destroyed, with Hass and Joseph as the only survivors.
The Mimsphere has been destroyed, setting this after Freedom of Information.
Benny plans to book a child therapist for Peter as soon as she returns to the Collection.
Ends 5 August 2608. Benny gets a mysterious summons to Bedrock XII, leading into The Final Amendment.
Peter is eight, suggesting a setting in late 2608 or 2609.
Refers to the genocide of the Mim. By the time Other Jason and Mira reach the Collection, Proper Jason and Benny are gone. Contemporaneous with The End of the World and The Final Amendment.
(EPILOGUE)
In an aborted timeline, over 15 years have passed since The End of the World and The Final Amendment. The clone Benny is still alive and President. "What's left of" the real Benny has been found. (PROSE: The Two Jasons)
Benny reunites with Kadiatu. Set concurrently with The End of the World. Benny learns about Jason's death, leading directly into The Wake.
The events of The Worst Thing in the World were last year, suggesting a setting in 2608. However Benny also claims that she was born on Beta Caprisis 71 years ago, suggesting a setting in 2611. Benny flees the Collection after figuring out that Braxiatel was behind Jason's death.

Going freelance[]

According to the interviews, this is set during Benny's freelance period.
It's been a few months since Benny left the Collection.
June 2609. Benny is freelancing and has left Peter with a friend. She has been under the control of a vampire for 4 months. The clone of Benny is President of Earth.
2609 on the Braxiatel Collection.
Benny knows Iris, setting this after The Plague Herds of Excelis. Iris also claims to have been imprisoned in the glass prison with Benny, however Benny does not recall her being there, setting this after The Glass Prison.
Ending leads directly into Glory Days.
Ends with Benny and Peter on their way to Venus.
Benny and Peter are going to Venus, but they get stuck on Absence for 51 days.
About a year after The Final Amendment. President Clone Benny is killed by Frost, whose existence is due to Brax altering the timeline. Ending leads directly into Secret Origins.
Continues from cliffhanger ending of Venus Mantrap.
(FRAMING)
Shortly after the incident in Buenos Aires, Benny, Adrian and Peter reunite on a small isolated world. Benny and Adrian begin discussing Peter's future. (AUDIO: Secret Histories)
(SEGMENT)
Benny, Adrian and Peter are in hiding after Jason's death. Benny doesn’t believe that Peter killed Jason, and suspects that Brax was behind it. Benny gives Peter an archaeology lesson and he also seeing a psychologist. (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns)
(FRAMING)
When Peter breaks into a secret room, he discovers the God Machine and activates it, which results in him, Benny and Adrian being scattered through time. (AUDIO: Secret Histories)
Benny is sent back in time to 1914 by the God Machine. She is reunited with Mycroft Holmes, setting this after The Adventure of the Diogenes Damsel. She remains stuck in the past.
Set concurrently with A Gallery of Pigeons. Adrian is also sent to 20th century Earth but to a battlefield in France. He acquires a time machine and uses it to save Benny and Peter. Benny does not appear.
Take place synchronously for Benny, Adrian, and Peter, respectively. After Buenos Aires. They've come from 2609.
(SEGMENT)
Shortly after the incident in Buenos Aires during Secret Origins, Benny and Bev excavate a black box hidden by Braxiatel which revealed some memories that Brax had taken from Bev. (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns)

The Deindum War[]

Resurrecting the Past indicates this story takes place directly after Benny leaves the setting of Secret Histories.
It has been 3 years since The Wake.
It has been a year since Venus Mantrap.
It has been 6 months since Resurrecting the Past.
Year 54.

The Epoch[]

Jack first meets Benny, Ruth, and Avril Fenman on the shuttle to Zordin, which is then remapped into Atlantis.
Year 57.
(SEGMENT)
Benny, Ruth and Leo are together. Ruth is concerned that she may have been a bad person in her past, however Benny and Leo reassure her. (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns)
Benny and Ruth are split into three versions. 1Benny and 1Ruth go into stasis. 1Benny wakes up in 2616. 2Ruth is killed. Jack and 2Benny are in pseudo-Victorian London when it's remapped. 3Benny and 3Ruth are killed.

Journey to Legion[]

Benny is reunited with Ruth for the first time since Judgement Day. She joins Benny on her search for Peter Summerfield.
Benny and Ruth are still on their way to Legion, setting this between Brand Management and Paradise Frost.
Only features Ruth and Benny, and nothing about Legion.
Ending leads directly into Paradise Frost.
Benny and Ruth finally make it to Legion after six months of travelling, leading directly into Vesuvius Falling.

Living on Legion[]

It's been four years since Peter was abandoned by Benny. Even if it's 2616, they were last together in 2612. The discrepancy could be down to the post-Deindum redraft of history.
The first flashback sequence is about a year after November 2616, so it is late 2617 at least now.
Peter says he's 18.
(SEGMENT)
A couple of weeks prior to the framing narrative of Many Happy Returns, Benny and Jack visit a casino on Legion. Jack admits to Benny that she is his best friend. (AUDIO: Many Happy Returns)
Benny is summoned to The Museum where she is greeted by The Curator. He takes her on a journey through her own history. The Seventh Doctor arrives at The Museum, but has just missed Benny's departure.
Legion's Advent is a Christmas-equivalent, but there's no reason to think the dates match Christmas on Earth and the Collection.
Takes place over 13 days. Peter has something for Benny to do, leading into HMS Surprise.
Wednesday, the 9th of April 2618 was just over a year ago. Actually that'll be a Thursday, but maybe the calendar changes. More importantly, we know it's 2619 and that Legion Advent isn't at the same time as Christmas.
2Benny and Jack were remapped into the space year 2613 from Atlantis. Apparently 1Benny was already awake that year, which makes no sense.
Benny has to qualify the title "Professor" because she can't actually teach right now - there are no universities on Legion.
1Benny has been on Legion for months - about a year.
Benny is living on Legion and Peter is still single, while Ruth and Jack are engaged. Benny recalls the events of The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield as taking place several years ago due to an error from Gary Russell, who believed that that series took place while Peter was still young.

Reunited with the Doctor and Ace[]

Benny tells the Seventh Doctor that she has a son now. Ending leads directly into Good Night, Sweet Ladies.
Ending leads directly into Random Ghosts.
Ending leads directly into The Lights of Skaro.
Benny rejoins the Doctor and Ace on their travels in the TARDIS.
Benny is taking a break from TARDIS travel to attend Peter's wedding. Ending leads directly into The Vaults of Osiris.
Ending leads directly into The Eye of Horus
Ending leads directly into The Tears of Isis.
The Doctor, Benny and Ace defeat Sutekh together and then continue on their travels.
Benny parts ways with the Doctor and Ace once more, then returns to teaching at various universities.

Back to Teaching[]

Benny teaches at a university and is taking students on an expedition. She isn't religious at all, so probably not Dellah. She gets to Mars via a wormhole. Interestingly, this means Vienna is set in the 27th century.

The Unbound Universe[]

Benny is giving a lecture at the beginning of the story. She is pulled into the Unbound Universe by the Unbound Doctor however she becomes trapped and decides to travel with him while they figure out a way to return her home.
Benny takes her first trip in the Unbound Doctor's TARDIS, setting this directly after The Library in the Body.
The TARDIS runs out of power and Benny learns that the Doctor is the President of the Universe.
Set during Benny’s time in the Unbound Universe. Benny knows that the Doctor is President of the Universe, setting this after The Emporium at the End.
Set during Benny’s time in the Unbound Universe. Benny knows that the Doctor is President of the Universe, setting this after The Emporium at the End.
Set during Benny's time in the Unbound Universe. Benny is friends with Gilly, setting this after Hue and Cry.
The Doctor and Benny successfully escape the Unbound Universe.

Back in her own universe[]

The universe isn't mentioned, but the Doctor says Summerfield travels with him.
The Time Lords track down the Doctor and Benny, leading directly into Inertia.
The Doctor materialises the TARDIS on a remote world in order to evade the Time Lords. Ending leads directly into Gallifrey.

Alone again[]

Benny is working for the Luna University, and has met the Eighth Doctor before. Benny is aware of the Matrix, setting this after Gallifrey.
Benny has travelled with several Doctors, setting this after her travels with the Seventh Doctor, Eighth Doctor and the Unbound Doctor.
Benny tells a creature a selection of stories, including from the Unbound Universe.

Later Life[]

The Professor has white hair. She's 2000 years ahead of her own time.
Benny is recreated from old memories at the end of the universe. The recreated Benny in this story believes that she has come from the Fifth Axis occupation of the Braxiatel Collection and recounts the events of Life During Wartime.

Keith & Rebecca Timeline[]

Keith is a child.
This Benny has divorced Jason, doesn't work for Brax, and has Peter, Keith and Rebecca.
Braxiatel is "that camp guy in the white suit," and says "At last, my dastardly planning and plotting shall bear fruit." Keith is an adult and Rebecca is in school.
Assuming Keith is real, he's an adult.

2Benny[]

2Benny and Jack were remapped into "the space year 2613" from fake Victorian London. Apparently 1Benny was already awake that year, which makes no sense.
It would take a minimum of six months to get from Valentine's World to Legion. Jack is separated from 2Benny and sent towards Legion by Avril Fenman's agents.
2Benny throws herself into the time hole thing and dies.

Unplaced[]

Secret Histories[]

Benny is on a solo time ring trip.
Benny is freelancing and seems unentangled.
Benny is on a trip with Adrian, having left Peter with Jason. Placed where Clarissa can complain about it.
Benny is on a job for Brax, after the Axis Occupation, and has left Peter at home.

In Time[]

Set during Benny’s time at the Academy.
Set In “The Past”
Set during Benny’s time on Dellah.
Set during Benny’s time at the collection.
Set during Benny’s time on Legion.
Set in “The Future”.

misc[]

Benny is accompanied by Peter. She lies that she's on a research expedition for the Braxiatel Collection.

The Christmas Collection[]

Set during Benny's time on Dellah.
Set during Benny's time on Dellah.
Set during Benny's time on Dellah.
Set during Benny's time at the Braxiatel Collection. It is Christmas time. Benny mentions the Fifth Axis, setting this after Death and the Daleks.
Set during Benny's time at the Braxiatel Collection.
Set during Benny's time at the Braxiatel Collection.
Set during Benny's time at the Braxiatel Collection.
Set during Benny's time on Legion.
Set during Benny's time on Legion.
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