All of the children manage to make it back to their underground home. Tiger Lily and her Indians guard the children from the pirates above ground. Wendy has done the laundry and is serving the boys, save Peter, a pretend meal, as is done in New Land. The boys bicker among themselves, and it is revealed that Wendy regards Peter as the father of the bunch.
Peter returns and greets the Indians, thanking them for guarding his home. While the boys get ready for bed, Peter is concerned that it is only ‘‘pretend’’ that he is the father. When Wendy questions him, he tells her...
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