Bogg and Jeffrey arrive in Russia in 1914 and discover that the British are not fighting World War I but the war in Russia because a British princess is married to Russian nobleman. Jeffrey tells Bogg that the princess is not suppose to marry the Russian. So they go back to prevent the marriage and meet Buffalo Bill Cody and Annie Oakley who are touring England and performing before Queen Victoria. They learn that the Russian the princess will marry is not the gentleman Queen Victoria thinks he is. And when he challenges Annie Oakley to a shoot out, he tries to get Cody to convince her to throw it. When there's an altercation Bogg and Jeffrey have to escape by going through time and find themselves in Africa trying to help Albert Schweitzer cure an ailing chief by using medicine to prove that the witch doctor's so called chants and spells are not helpful. But after losing his supply his aide sent to get some more was captured by slavers. Written by
Did You Know?
The story about Grand Duke Michael competing with Annie Oakley is true. Lowell Thomas talks about the incident in his autobiography, 'Good Evening, Everybody'. See more
Queen Victoria, Princess Victoria and Grand Duke Michael all have American accents. See more
These landings start to get to you after a while.
Hard landings are an occupational hazard. We had a saying in Voyager School. "It's not where you land, but how you land that counts."