Not too surprisingly, this act of bravado finishes in a real free-for-all. Not to be discouraged, Overanxius changes tactics and has a stockade built around the Village, declaring a siege. Beside himself with rage, Asterix explains that Gaul is his country and he bets that he can tour the entire land without getting caught by the Roman legions.
He returns triumphant from the tour with proof of his exploits in the form of culinary specialities from each of the major Gaul cities he visited. At the final banquet, Asterix insists on being the one to offer Overanxius the real speciality of the Village: an uppercut!