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Thomas Daley, (PROSE: Iris Wildthyme & the Bush Offensive) commonly known as Tom, was a travelling companion of Iris Wildthyme.

Biography Edit

First run of adventures with Iris Edit

In early November 2000, Tom was kidnapped by Iris when he tried to get on a bus to Putney Common but instead walked onto Iris' TARDIS. (PROSE: Verdigris, Talented Witches)

His first trip in the bus took Iris and him to Calgoria, where they became embroiled with the forest-dwelling Jirat and the pathologically metropolitan Trinarr. (PROSE: Verdigris)

After visiting the Court of Elizabeth I, Tom and Iris had an adventure in 1970s London involving Mr O's anti-matter creatures stealing furniture from MIAOW headquarters. Tom met two other incarnations of Iris at this time. (PROSE: Talented Witches)

While Tom was travelling with Iris, they were joined by Jenny. They aided the Doctor in defeating the Dalek Supreme in the Crystal Mines of Marlion. (PROSE: Verdigris, AUDIO: The Devil in Ms. Wildthyme)

A month after meeting Iris, Tom met the Third Doctor and Jo Grant while battling a beast known as Verdigris. (PROSE: Verdigris)

Tom aided five incarnations of Iris to defeat PAND-R in Blackpool Tower. (PROSE: From Wildthyme with Love)

Leaving Iris for the first time Edit

Tom later returned to Earth because he finally wanted to settle down. He began to write about his travels with Iris. Tom met a sentient toy panda called Panda, who became Tom's best friend during his time on Earth. (AUDIO: Wildthyme at Large)

One Halloween, Tom dressed up in drag and used "Eartha Wyndenfire" as his drag name. (PROSE: The Golden Hendecahedron)

Second run of adventures with Iris Edit

Iris later came back to Earth to give Tom a memory crystal for safe keeping. After seeing Iris again, Tom decided he wanted to give travelling through the multiverse another shot. (AUDIO: Wildthyme at Large)

He was sent by Marwick to the ID club. He had a first in English Literature. Iris thought he was becoming the Scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz. (AUDIO: The Devil in Ms. Wildthyme)

During one of their adventures, Tom, Iris and Panda managed to prevent an old freighter from crashing into prehistoric Earth and killing all the dinosaurs. (PROSE: Future Legend)

Later life Edit

Eventually Tom decided to leave Iris once again because he had fallen in love with someone, leaving Panda with her. (AUDIO: The Sound of Fear)

When Panda was visiting Darlington in 2008, he considered going to London to visit Tom. (PROSE: The Dreadful Flap)

Tom attended the party in 1972 Hobbe's End celebrating the Iris' fifteenth anniversary in print. (PROSE: From Wildthyme with Love)

Tom came to own a tiny bedsit in Baron's Court. Every Christmas Eve, Tom held a party at his bedsit for waifs and strays. Iris and Panda once tried to attend one of Tom's parties, but got distracted by Herr Drosselmeyr. (PROSE: Another Clockwork Iris)

Traits Edit

Tom was gay and mixed-race. (PROSE: Verdigris)

Behind the scenes Edit

Tom originates from the story Entertaining Mr O in the 1998 charity anthology Perfect Timing.

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