By Mark Crilley
“Poog’s in trouble.” simply 3 basic phrases, yet they’re sufficient to release fifth-grade Akiko and the remainder of her crew—Spuckler Boach, Mr. Beeba, and Gax—on their subsequent project. And it simply could be their most vital challenge but: to save lots of the planet Toog, domestic in their pal Poog.
Someone’s out to wreck Toog, and merely Akiko and the group can cease them. yet first they must get away from a Toogolian detention center phone, zoom via a barrage of exploding drobe mines, and enlist the aid of Spuckler’s outdated buddy Fluggly Ragstubble—who’s something yet precious. The clock is ticking and each moment counts. Will they win the race opposed to time and store Poog’s domestic planet?
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Beeba. “Tell 'em we do not paintings for not anyone! ” acknowledged Spuckler. “We're freelancers. ” “No,” I acknowledged. “Tell them we paintings for Poog. ” Mr. Beeba's eyes popped a piece in shock, then settled into an expression of figuring out. “Yes. We paintings for Poog. ideal. ” He became to the Toogolians, cleared his throat back, and spoke of their language, this time even more hopefully. They reacted with skepticism, yet after one other warbly chat they looked as if it would settle for Mr. Beeba's assertion because the fact. in the interim, besides. One or extra sentences have been exchanged. It used to be made up our minds that we'd keep on with them to a close-by urban, the place our destiny will be made up our minds by means of a bunch of Toogolian elders. the very last thing they stated to us used to be the scariest. Mr. Beeba translated it like this: “Don't attempt any humorous enterprise or we are going to brainmelt you. ” “Brainmelt us? ” “Poog informed me approximately it once,” Mr. Beeba acknowledged. “Toogolians own the facility to show brains to the consistency of skinny porridge. they don't seem to be extraordinarily happy with it, brain you. yet they carry it in reserve as a method of self-defense. certainly, it's the possibility of brainmelting that has saved Toog freed from intruders for thus decades. ” I shivered a piece. “Man. right here i used to be pondering Toog will be jam-packed with chuffed crimson Poogs floating round smiling at each other. seems they seem to be a bunch of frightening little brainmelters. ” “Well,” Mr. Beeba stated, having a look as though he desired to say i used to be improper yet could not, “they're now not all lovable and cuddly, no. ” We left the send the place it was once and commenced our march. The troop of Toogolians took positions on each side folks like bodyguards. (Or criminal guards, based the way you checked out it. ) They led us down the valley, to the fitting, because it became out. “What did I let you know? ” Mr. Beeba stated. “They do not like the wind of their faces any further than I do. ” Spuckler rolled his eyes at me and—for once—let the remark move unanswered. As we marched, the icy partitions gave solution to black stony cliffs and the snowy direction turned into a gravelly movement, forcing the Toogolians to lead us to drier flooring off to at least one part. in actual fact there has been extra to Toog than snow and ice: It was once beginning to consider downright tropical. After approximately an hour's hike we got here to a spot the place the valley unfolded right into a immense simple surrounded by means of mountains. the realm was once virtually fullyyt hidden underneath clouds of mist, which rolled lazily from one mountainside to a different, by no means permitting greater than a small patch of floor to come into view at anyone time. within the heart of the obvious stood a couple of dozen jagged outcroppings of stone, tall black towers emerging from the mist like cliffs in a chinese language portray. It was once a panoramic scene, but in addition somewhat spooky. “Shring-la Rai,” stated Mr. Beeba. “I by no means suggestion i might see it with my very own eyes. ” “Shingle-Roy? ” I requested. “No, Akiko: Shring-la Rai. it's the planet Toog's capital urban. Poog has spoken of it time and again, continuously with nice reverence. ” “City? ” requested Spuckler. “I do not see no urban. only a bunch of rocks. ” “Look conscientiously, Spuckler. Toogolian structure is designed to mix into its atmosphere.