Chapter 24 Summary


April is the best month for Milo Minderbinder because the produce is fresh and he is able to buy and sell many things officers want. Everyone is a shareholder in the syndicate, and all he asks from any of the commanders is the use of one plane and a pilot. When one of them refuses, Minderbinder tells General Dreedle and Dreedle immediately replaces the uncooperative leader with a decrepit officer who particularly likes litchi nuts.

No one understands how Minderbinder will get the items he promises them, as many of them are found only behind enemy lines; however, he knows where items are traded and is able to get them through a maze of cross-trading and traitorous dealing.


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