The king's beloved pet troon has vanished along with all the other unusual pets in the palace. The king commands Melric to find the pets and fast! Melric joins forces with his cousin Guz, and they soon discover that Sondrak the sorcerer is behind the petnappings. Can Melric and Guz use their magic to outwit the cunning Sondrak? "David McKee is a genius." (The Times).