The Sontarans’ Timeline

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Here is ‘The Sontarans’ Timeline’.

I’ve referred to

and

to help me put this version of the timeline together.

I’ve included all the TV stories, audios; books; graphic novel/comics and adventure games into this list for now.

The (TV); (Audio) and (Video Game) stories are highlighted in BOLD and PURPLE.

The (Book) stories are to remain un-highlighted for now.

The short stories are highlighted in PURPLE and/or ITALICS; and are CENTRED.

Regarding the (Book) stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows in the KEY below.

KEY
*VNA – Virgin New Adventures
*VMA – Virgin Missing Adventures
*EDA – Eighth Doctor Adventures
*NSA – New Series Adventures
*BB – BBC Books
*QR – Quick Reads

Regarding the (Audio) stories, I’ve identified each of them as follows in the KEY below.

KEY
**BAB – BBC Audio Book
**BFAD – Big Finish Audio Drama
**BFAB – Big Finish Audio Book
**PAB – Puffin Audio Book
**BVAD – BBV Audio Drama

Please feel free to ask questions about this timeline, as I intend to revisit this and add new stories to the list as time goes on.

I’ve divided the timeline into 3 phases
1. The Origins of the Sontarans
2. Classic Series Sontarans
3. New Series Sontarans


1. The Origins of the Sontarans

The creation of the Sontarans according to ‘The First Sontarans’ (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here.

1. Pureblood (Comic)


2. Classic Series Sontarans

2. The Sontarans (Audio) – BFAB**

The Sontarans’ appearance in ‘The Empire of Glass’ (Book) – VMA* takes place here.

3. The Time Warrior (TV)
4. The Sontaran Experiment (TV)
5. The King of Sontar (Audio) – BFAD**
6. The Invasion of Time (TV)
7. The Final Quest (Comic)

The Sontarans’ cameo in ‘Black Leg’ (Comic) takes place here.

8. The Outsider (Comic)
9. Dragon’s Claw (from ‘Dragon Claw’ (Graphic Novel))
10. Black Sun Rising (Comic)
11. The Gods Walking Among Us (Comic)
12. Minatorius (Comic)

‘In Their Nature’ from ‘Prisoners of Time’ (Graphic Novel) takes place here.

13. Heroes of Sontar (Audio) – BFAD**
14. The Five Companions (Audio) – BFAD**

The Sontarans’ appearance in ‘The Eight Doctors’ (Book) – EDA* takes place here.
‘Sontar’s Little Helpers’ (Penguin/Audio) – PAB**

15. The Two Doctors (TV)

The Sontarans appear to the Sixth Doctor during a dream/nightmare in ‘A Fix With Sontarans’ (TV) during ‘The Two Doctors’ (TV).

16. The First Sontarans (Audio) – BFAD**
17. Terror of the Sontarans (Audio) – BFAD**
18. Conflict of Interests (Comic)
19. Lords of the Storm (Book) – VMA*
20. Shakedown (Book/VHS/Audio) – VNA*+BAB**
21. Mindgame (DVD)
22. Mindgame Trilogy (DVD)
23. Destiny of the Doctors (Video Game)

24. Silent Warrior (S) (Audio) – BVAD**
25. Old Soldiers (S) (Audio) – BVAD**
26. Conduct Unbecoming (S) (Audio) – BVAD**

27. Starlight Robbery (Audio) – BFAD**
28. Unnatural Born Killers (from ‘The Glorious Dead’ (Graphic Novel))
29. Master of the Daleks (from ‘Dark Eyes 4’ (Audio)) – BFAD**
30. The Betrothal of Sontar (from ‘The Betrothal of Sontar’ (Graphic Novel))


3. New Series Sontarans

31. The Sontaran Ordeal (Audio) – BFAD**
32. The Eternity Cage (from ‘Agents of Chaos’ (Audio)) – BFAD**
33. The Sontaran Strategem/The Poison Sky (TV)
34. The Last Sontaran (SJA) (TV)
35. Enemy of the Bane (SJA) (TV)

‘Blind Terror’ (DW File)

36. The Sontaran Games (Book) – QR*
37. The Taking of Chelsea 426 (Book/Audio) – NSA*+BAB**

Jask’s appearance in ‘The End of Time’ (TV) takes place here.
The Sontarans’ appearance with the Pandorica Alliance in ‘The Pandorica Opens’ from ‘The Pandorica Opens’/’The Big Bang’ (TV) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘A Good Man Goes To War’ (TV) and ‘The Battle of Demons’ Run: Two Days Later’ (TV) take place here.

38. The Gunpowder Plot (Adventure Game)
39. When Worlds Collide (Comic)

A Sontaran’s visit to the hotel/spaceship in ‘The God Complex’ (TV) takes place here.
The Sontaran’s appearance in ‘Pond Life’ (TV) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘Vastra Investigates’ (TV) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘Devil in the Smoke’ (Book/Audio) – BB*+BAB** takes place here.
Strax’s appearances in ‘The Great Detective’ (TV) and ‘The Snowmen’ (TV) take place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘The Crimson Horror’ (TV) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘The Name of the Doctor’ (TV) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘Doctor Who at the Proms 2013’ (Proms/TV) takes place here.
The Sontarans’ attack on Trenzalore in ‘The Time of the Doctor’ (TV) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘The Crystal Throne’ (Comic) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in the ‘Deep Breath: Prequel’ (TV) and ‘Deep Breath’ (TV) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘Silhouette’ (Book/Audio) – NSA*+BAB** takes place here.

40. The Instruments of War (Comic)

Strax’s appearances in ‘The Paternoster Gang Investigates’ (DWM) take place here.
‘The Singular Case of the Blue Men of the Minch’ (DWM)
‘The Phantom of the Music Hall’ (DWM)
‘The Giant’s Heart’ (DWM)
‘The House of Sorrows’ (DWM)
‘The Singular Case of the Time Machine’ (DWM)
‘The Tudor Engagement’ (DWM)
‘The Curious Case of the Misery Diary’ (DWM)
‘The Spectre of Paternoster Row’ (DWM)
‘The Case of the Dissolving Man’ (DWM)
‘The Confounding Case of the Planetary Prankster’ (DWM)
‘The Importance of Being Strax’ (DWM)
‘The Case of the Curious Fugitive’ (DWM)
‘The Pernicious Plots of the Big Game Hunter’ (DWM)
‘The Dangerous Dilemma of the Dream Doorway’ (DWM)
‘The Terror of the Thames’ (DWM)
‘The Pneuman League’ (DWM)
‘The Curious Case of the Miniature Menaces’ (DWM)

Strax’s appearance in ‘Jago & Litefoot & Strax: The Haunting’ (J&L) (Audio) – BFAD** takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘The Pest of Paternoster Row’ (Annual) takes place here.
Strax’s appearance in ‘The Adventures of Strax & the Time Shark’ (DWM) takes place here.

A Sontaran’s cameo in ‘Face the Raven’ (TV) takes place here.


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2 Responses to The Sontarans’ Timeline

  1. Okiku Saji says:

    Can you add the BBV Audio dramas “Conduct Unbecoming”, “Old Soldiers”, and “Silent Warrior”?

    I don’t know what order those three go in, though!

    Liked by 1 person

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