Groo encounters Chinampa, and island-sized grouping of ships. Groo boards Chinampa, and is made its captain by its king. He accidentally makes good decisions and is well fed. Captain Ahax encounters and boards Chinampa, and Groo tells everyone Ahax is a great captain and defers to him. Between them they manage to beach Chinampa near land, making it an island and freeing the king to be rid of captains and allowing him to have total control of his domain.