Chapter 16 of the Jabbercrow.
Addicus and Uly are waging war on the Vandal crime gang in an effort to curry favour with one of their rivals. Once they’ve earned their place in one of the other three gangs, they will finally be able to travel to Upper Worval to meet with Addicus’ godfather.
Unable to work out what happened to him, a horrible realization dawns on Rufus. Unable to come to terms with the fate of the poor children captured by Glurron, Rufus seeks distraction in the vast collection of books surrounding him.