The Straw Hats at long last reach Alabasta! They make landfall in the port town of Nanohana to enjoy a nice, leisurely meal. At the restaurant known as the Spice Bean they encounter an incredible character that's directly related to one of the crew! Meanwhile the Baroque Works' agents are summoned to the Spiders' Cafe for a meeting. Their leader, the dastardly Mr. Zero, aka Sir Crocodile, learns that Luffy has survived and orders his immediate extermination!
Story and art by Eiichiro Oda.