Freak and Max go on a quest or a treasure hunt and dress up in black, so no one will see them in the middle of the night to retrieve "treasure" from a storm drain. They find the treasure, a purse that was shoved down there by Blade and his gang, but who does it belong to? They find an I.D. in it belonging to Loretta Lee. They have to return the treasure to "The Damsel of Distress," in the New Testaments, but soon realize she is not a damsel in distress, she is a damsel that causes distress. She realizes that Max Kane was Killer Kane's boy and invites him in for some tea.
Max and Freak are on an adventure to give the treasure back to the "Damsel of Destress" the treasure was stolen now returned by two brave knights.
Optimum- the greatest degree of
Oh-three- hundred hours- three o' clock
Dungarees- work clothes; denim
Fealty- promising to be faithful
Grotty- a slang word meaning seedy, wretched, or dirty
Damsel- a woman or girl of noble birth.
Link to DQ - Chapter 10