Like so many others, Mark and Zoe have reasons to despise Sir Nigel Percy and his crooked business practices. They have a plan to extract revenge that’s so brilliant, it’s certain to make them heroes down the Coach and Horses. When it all goes wrong, they spend the next thirty-six hours wishing they had never heard of Arsen Facen or his pet kakapo.
With professional thieves, hired henchmen and the forces of law and order chasing them around the streets of South Manchester, they are forced to rely on the protection of new friends and unlikely allies. Can a collection of society’s bad guys help them stay free of their pursuers long enough for them to figure out what is going on? Or, will they have to pay the price for refusing to get used to the way things are?