Chapter 21: Final Battle at Big Ben
Basil was lying on a large cog with his eyes closed, but then he got to his knees and his left arm rubbed his sore neck. His eyes slowly opened, and then widened in shock as he jumped up to his feet. He was inside Big Ben, and was surrounded by large machinery that moved in rhythm with the sounds of tick-tock. The only thing that was on his mind was to find his enemy with the two damsels in distress.
As the detective looked out in the distant, a familiar larger enemy was sneaking up from behind with his fist raised up. It was Ratigan. In one arm, he was holding both Genevieve and Olivia hostage and their mouths were muffled. Olivia attempted to free herself from the professor's strong grip, but managed to get her mouth free and cried out, "Basil, look out!"
Hearing the little girl's voice, the detective looked back with an expression of shock and Ratigan struck him in the face! It sent Basil flying and toppling off the gear, but he managed to