In the Sudrian Chronicles, the TUGS characters will all be making appearances both in their own adventures in New York City in the Roaring 20's, and their adventures on the Island of Sodor's waterways after their second chance at life in the modern books.
When I revealed the Star Fleet would be a part of the series, all 8 original members of the fleet appeared and were accounted for. What surprised most people (in a good way!
) was the addition of four female tugs to the famous fleet. In addition, I teased that there would be female Z-Stacks appearing as well!
To top all of it off, Captain Star's Sudrian Chronicles Biography mentions that his daughter takes over the fleet for him during World War II. Why not his son, you ask? The reason for this is a very interesting one.
For those of you who don't know, TUGS eventually made it to the USA... as a low-budget late 90's dub called Salty's Lighthouse, basically a TUGS version of Shining Time Station, but not as faithful to the original s