Discworld » The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
IMAGINE A MILLION CLEVER RATS. RATS THAT DON'T RUN. RATS THAT FIGHT...
Maurice, a scruffy tomcat with an eye for the main chance, has the prefect fiddle going. He has a stuipid-looking kid for a piper, and he had his very own plague of rats - rats who are strangely educated, so Maurice can no longer think of them as 'lunch'. And everyone knows the stories about rats and pipers - and is giving him lots of money...
Until they try the trick in the far-flung town of Bad Blintz, and the nice little con suddenly goes down the drain.
Someone there is playing a different tune. A dark, shadowy tune. Something very, very bad is waiting in the cellars. The rats must learn a new word.
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