Tickle was selected to be part of the advance team of 25 Company men that were flown from the Barrowland, into the city of Juniper, by the new Taken via flying carpet. This team was led by Elmo and included the physician and Annalist Croaker; the wizard Goblin; the veterans Pawnbroker, Kingpin, and Otto; and other trusted soldiers like Crake, Walleye, Sharkey, and Stork. This elite group made the trip ahead of the rest of the Company, and were therefore spared the long march across the northern continent and through the frigid Wolander Mountains.
Tickle, Sharkey, Kingpin, and Pawnbroker were tasked to keep an eye on Marron Shed, the owner of the Iron Lily, which was a dive in the downtrodden Buskin section of Juniper. Their cover story was that they were sailors who missed their ship. They knew Shed was withholding information crucial to Croaker's investigation of the Black Castle.
Tickle's fate after these events was not recorded.