Tegan arrived in This Time Round, to find Nyssa looking glum.
"Everything all right?" she asked.
"The usual," Nyssa replied, "*Canon*."
"What's wrong with canon *this* time?" Tegan asked. Listening to Psycho
Nyssa complain about her TV personality was tiresome, but she'd started the
"That Mara audio ... The Cradle of the Snake. What happened to me..."
Tegan frowned. "You mean where it turned you evil? I'd have thought
Outside-you would have loved that!"
"That's just it. I go psychotic in-continuity, and it's a story set after
Earthshock! It's such a waste!"
Tegan shook her head. "Sorry I asked..."
It's all about the triumph of intellect and romance
over brute force and cynicism.