Thomas and his family are moving to a new home far from great grandma jeffers. He will be in the car for a long time.
Thomas and his family go into the house and find that all of their furniture is already moved by Mr. Pluto. Mr. Small already likes were the furniture is but Thomas is mad that he didn't get to move his own things. Then Thomas falls into one of the secret passages of the underground railroad, and his parents had to save him.
Thomas gets chased by Mr. Pluto into the kitchen, and Mr Pluto thinks its a random person and accidently scares Thomas. Then the the next morning the Smalls find Three triangles, and makes a part of the greek cross.
Thomas, Mr. Small, and Mayhew are getting ready to trick the Darrows. They are preparing by seeing if they will walk into Pluto's cave to scare them.
Pluto, Mr. Small, Thomas, and Mayhew scare the Darrows, by dressing up like ghost and dies Drear to trick the Darrows.
The Darrows learned not to go back to the Smalls house, and stayed away from Mr. Pluto and Mayhew.