One of the enduring pieces of gossip about Rangoon that Passepartout hears in his travels is that of a dragon which prowls the street at night devouring people with "evil thoughts". Not long after arriving, Passepartout discovers the creature is in fact an intelligent automaton, which calls itself "Manussiha". It was originally a mechanical toy in the royal nursery who began to devour other toys and thus build itself into a larger-than-life machine.
North to Yadanabon by hired chinthe.
South-east to Batavia by flying chinthe (Ł190/-14HP/3 suitcases).