Davey sees a huge rat as he enters the vast Garbage Mountains that will lead him to Cross’s village.
He is frightened by the size of it and readies himself for it attacking him, but it runs off.
Davey sees something else moving among the refuse.
It turns out to be one of the City’s workers, throwing something away.
Davey realises that something is alive in the bag.
He carefully cuts the bag open and finds a big Pug dog with a second head growing form the side of its neck.
The dog runs off.
Davey is chased by a rat which manages to make him fall into its lair.
Davey finds himself among dozens of human skeletons.
Rats seem to come from all around, eager to feast on him.
He starts fighting, but the rats keep on coming.
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