Count Antonio is a leading citizen from the town of Borromeo. Along with his conspiring associates, Antonio is behind the attempt to profit from the destruction of the dam which shatters the lives of the citizens of Trumbeau.
Befriending the royal couple, Derek and Odette, while in Trumbeau, Count Antonio is invited to visit their kingdom and meet Uberta.
When Count Antonio visits Derek and Odette, Uberta is immediately smitten with him. His deceptive overtures toward Uberta set Rogers on the mission to uncover the truth and puts Alise, Lucas and fellow characters, Jean Bob, Puffin and Speed into action as undercover spies.