Materializing at the edge of the cosmos, the frontier of creation, The Doctor, Leela & K-9 encounter four ancient space travelers from Minyos, the first race ever contacted by the Time Lords. All but extinct due to their Time Lords encounter, the Minyans (rejuvenated 1000 times each) have been embarked on a long 100,000 year old quest, searching the universe for the lost race bank of their species to take to a new home world. But their equally old ship is finally failing, succumbing to the gravitational pull of a newly forming sun and taking the Doctor and his party with it.
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It was what happened on Minyos that led to our policy of non-intervention.
Yeah. Well, the Minyans thought of us as gods, you see, which is all very flattering, and we were all new at time and space exploration, so we thought we could help. Gave them medical and scientific aid, better communications, better weapons.
Kicked us out at gunpoint. They went to war with each other, learned how to split the atom, discovered the toothbrush and finally split the...