In this case, Adopt-a-con means the Adopt A Convict Program. The program has sent Tuskernini to Drake's house. DW is sure that Tusker won't reform, even though he acts as if he has. Posing as Bushroot, he takes Launchpad, Gosalyn, And Drake hostages in order to fish out Darkwing. But Drake's already a hostage. How can DW pull out of this one?