The new Supasports Centre is said to be located in the
Netherdale Valley of England's Lake District.
The Lake District is a national park of England,
established in 1951, and does contain a region occasionally
known as the Netherdale Valley. The
Supasports Centre appears to be a ficitious institution.
On page 1 of the story, Peter Sharpe runs to the top of Haw
Gable. This appears to be a fictitious gable in the Lake
Suspicious of Peter Sharpe's death, Straker tells Foster to
meet him at the Shadoport to catch a flight to the
Netherdale to investigate. This is the first use of the term
"Shadoport", but it must reference the airfield seen in use
in by SHADO in various episodes of the TV series.
On page 3 of the story, the two aliens appears as if they
may be in communication telepathically with each other.
On page 4 of the story, Straker takes his Mobile into the
lake, utilizing its capability to run on the water.
On page 6 of the story, Kidd's car is depicted with the
steering wheel on the right-hand side of the vehicle (as is
normal in England), but the TV series established that most
automobiles in England in the 1980s of the UFO
universe are driven from the left seat instead, as in the
Straker and Foster tail Kidd's car as he drives off to warn
the aliens of SHADO's evacuation of the sports center. But
it seems kind of dumb of them to follow in a SHADO
Mobile...not exactly inconspicuous, and Kidd soon sees that
he's being tailed!
On page 6 of the story, the aliens are seen pulling their
hidden UFO from a cave using just their own strength and
some rope! The aliens have not been depicted as particularly
super-strong in the past.
Technodelic speculates, perhaps jokingly, that this pair
were participating in Kidd's "supasports" program! It's
possible that the human bodies hosting this alien pair were
former participants in Kidd's program.
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