A mobile phone call to the emergency services, a body found on government land and an ancient burial site unearthed at an archaeological dig all point toward an odd mystery by the coast.... UNIT's new commander, Colonel Robert Dalton, and its political officer, Colonel Emily Chaudhry, investigate strange goings-on in Southend.
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"We interrupt this broadcast...." Having survived a day at the seaside, Robert Dalton and Emily Chaudhry are enjoying a few pints.... Having spent the day answering the phone and praying for some action, Will Hoffman is enjoying a night out.... Having signed a controversial new European treaty, the Prime Minister is on his way back to Downing Street.... Having survived yet another day, the people of Britain are settling down to eat dinner, stay in, go out, spend time with their friends....
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The UK branch of UNIT is under threat. The government wants its own military investigative organisation, one under its sole control. The public want answers to the strange things that have been happening recently. When the division's commanding officer goes missing whilst transporting a dangerous cargo, Colonel Emily Chaudhry, UNIT's political officer, is thrown in at the deep end. Things are not helped when a series of accidents show a bizarre pattern.