The Quintessential Phase, Episode 4 - Fit The Twenty-Sixth
In which the Grebulons decide to take positive action, and our heroes discover that Earth is never a safe place to be.
Ford tells Arthur that the new Guide uses Reverse Temporal Engineering, which means that it automatically benefits the person who owns it. The new Guide is responsible for everything that has happened to Arthur. As a result, they have to go to Earth as quickly as they can, but there are no space ships nearby. Arthur and Ford instead leave using the Perfectly Normal Beasts, entering the Domain of the King (The King being Elvis Presley). Ford is worried about the whole thing, but Arthur tells him that it is OK, because he knows he will not die until he kills Agrajag on Stavromula Beta.
Tricia McMillan has returned from Rupert, but believes that no-one will take her journey to the planet seriously. She then learns that a space ship has landed in Regent's Park and that someone in it wants to meet her. The Grebulons themselves are unhappy, but according to their horoscopes, they should take positive action, using their gun turrets.
Arthur and Ford land on Earth. They got to a night club where Random is arguing with Trillian and Tricia at gunpoint. Random, in her anger, fires the gun. However, Arthur pushes Random to the ground and she instead kills the night club owner. It is revealed however that the club is called Stavro M
- Tuesday 21st June 2005
- BBC Radio 4
- 30 minutes
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