Savage is with Somerset Resistance Organiser Roger Bacon in the Cheddar Gorge, when the Volgs attack and slaughter Roger's herd of cattle. Savage interrogates a Volgan wounded in the attack and gets information about a train from Birmingham. Savage, Bacon and his men ambush the train and acquire a mobile Protein Synthesiser machine, which allows them to manufacture meat from grass.
- Savage is the leader of the Resistance group known as the Mad Dogs.
- Bacon is a Resistance Organiser in Somerset.