...North Africa. Daniel, meanwhile, curses his luck that his weight only caught Orville, and didn't put him on the express train to Inheritance City. The Head Duck resigns his job, citing unbearable stress and apparitions of laughing cygnets. He takes up a post as a National Express driver. He enjoys the opportunity for sleep that it grants. Mr. Duck, Mildred and Chuck return from Mallorca to find their house burnt to the ground. Kevin Costner still actively seeks work.