Brutus, now an old and frail rat that is dependent on his family, reflects on his life, friends long gone and the simple
joys that he appreciates now that he can no longer be a guard. Truly a touching story.
The Rats of NIMH have settled into their new home at Thorn Valley, and Mrs. Brisby and three of her children came to live with them. However, Teresa arrives from the farm with news that is ominous indeed. Perhaps they had not outsmarted NIMH after all?