As the evil Colonel Stalk prepared to annhilate our heroes, a strange event began unfolding in the pumpkin patch...
With a hush, the pumpkins drew back suddenly.
Hey, wait a second -- where do you think you're going?
The pumpkins paid their master no heed. The patch rearranged itself as a massive pumpkin tumbled down from the forest hill, into the midst of the patch!
With a shiver, the pumpkin's orange hull rearranged itself to expose large eyes, a nose and a mouth -- the Master Pumpkin was among them!