The prince's feelings are hurt very deeply, but he does not show his emotions.
The prince misunderstands Jemmy's intentions and betrays him. They come across a girl searching for her lost dancing bear and she directs them to the river where they find a kind man with a wagon full of potatoes.
The boys help the man get his wagon from the mud, and in return, the potato man gives the boys, the girl, and the bear a lift to the fair, but they are soon intercepted by the highwaymen.
When the boys learn that the king has posted a reward for the whipping boy, who has been accused of kidnapping the prince, they go into the sewers where they see the highwaymen.
They trick the highwaymen into the most dangerous sewer, where rats attack them, the prince decides that he wants to finally go home.