The Magic of Oz
In this tale of magical intrigue, Ruggedo is once again up to his
old tricks, seeking revenge on Ozma and Dorothy and trying to conquer
the Emerald City. In his wanderings after being deposed as the Nome
King and deprived of all his magical powers, he encounters a young Hyup
boy, Kiki Aru, who has learned how to cast transformation spells. Led
by Ruggedo, they hatch a wicked plot to enlist the animals of the Gugu
Forest to overpower the people of Oz and claim the throne for
Meanwhile, in the Emerald City preparations are underway for Ozma's
birthday. In the search for new and unusual gifts, Trot and Cap't Bill
are led by the Glass Cat to the far north of the Munchkin Country in
search of the Magic Flower. They become trapped on the island which
houses the flower, surely to die if help does not quickly arrive.
While this is happening, Dorothy has determined to give Ozma a
Surprise Cake, so named because it is to be filled with twelve dancing
monkeys. This quest to find such an entertaining cake filling turns
into another great adventure in Oz. In this most enchanting tale, they
must deal with the Nome King and Kiki Aru, and find a way to rescue
Cap't Bill and Trot.
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