A man dressed in tropical clothes is found in Hertfortshire with an Kalayan arrow in his back. He has then fallen into a coma, yet there is no poison to be detected. All clues lead to an delusional Colonel living close by in a simulated tropical climate as if he were still serving in Kalaya. While Emma watches over an increasing number of comatose men, 'Major' Steed is invited into the Colonel's officers club with open arms, but is not allowed to leave.
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Did You Know?
Mrs. Peel says the tsetse fly is Glossida trypanosoma. Actually it is genus Glossina; species morsitans, or fusca, or papalis. All three species cary the sleeping sickness parasite, Trypanosoma brucei. See more
Razafi's facial hair alternates between stubble and a full beard throughout the story. This is especially evident in the scene where Steed captures him and takes him to the Colonel's house. See more
By Jove the natives are restless tonight.