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As we resume the tale of Sir Emerson, now Sir Sir Emerson, we recall that he returned to New Babbage without his squire, Martin Malus.
But news of his squire finally does arrive. Emerson decides that something is rotten in New Nublar, and mounts a rescue mission for his lost squire.
Not long after Emerson, Junie Ginsburg, Captain Maynard and Brother Lapis are at sea, they discover the rescue party has a fifth member…
…and a stray bit of packing paper jogs a memory.
Meanwhile, back in New Babbage, Emerson’s majordomo finds his contract getting more and more complicated.
Finally, the amazing subaquatic vessel arrives at its destination.
Our heroes hire a riverboat, and after a minor incident, they are on their way to the interior.
And back in New Babbage…
During a light layover along the river, more of the emerging political situation of New Nublar is revealed
* The Ants
But whatever happened to ArtHOO, the mechanical owl, during all this time?
And who is spreading those rumors that our adventurers have met their demise?
Our heroes continue up the river
* The Mud
As do the rumors
* Who was spreading those rumors? Part 1
* Emily’s Outing
* Who was spreading those rumors? (Part 2: Questioning Palmer)
* Who was spreading those rumors? (Part 3: Confrontation)
* Who was spreading those rumors? (Part 4: A conversation with Petharic)
At last, the missing squire is located.
And in New Babbage, Mr. Mornington begins to wonder if his plan to keep Emerson dead is foolproof
But now that Malus has been found, things begin to go wrong…
Mumsy and Arnold find a clue to the identity of the master rumormonger
And the word of the prediction made by the fortuneteller slowly spreads through the sporting community
Malus makes his guests comfortable in his city, but the preparations for the ceremony are cut short
The expedition returns to New Babbage, and the characters conclude their business before going on to new adventures