Tik-Tok of Oz, the stalwart mechanical man goes to war when
he is pressed into service as the only private in Ann Soforth's
army. This restless Queen of the Oogaboos has set out to conquer
Oz and the world beyond, but alters her plans to help the
Shaggy Man rescue his brother from imprisonment by the Nome
King. Joining this adventurous band in their quest is Betsy
Bobbin, a young girl from Oklahoma, and her mule, Hank.
with other magical fairies from the lands of Oz, they confront
the Nome King; but not before this wiley creature has sent
them through the earth to the other side into the mystical
kingdom of the Private Citizen. This trick proves to be Ruggedo's
downfall when the Private Citizen dispatches his Instrument
of Vengence to remove the Nome King from his throne.
the end this great adventure concludes happily as the Oogabooians
return safely home and Betsy, Hank, and the Shaggy Man and
his newly freed brother are accepted by Ozma as permanent
citizens of the Emerald City.