Mrs. Bradley, before they got married sold melons. Yes. She was a melon seller. So when he went to visit/court/get beaten up by her, he somehow always ended up (getting swindled) buying loads of melons, which in turn lead him to start giving them away. He found humans (and underlings) reacted very well to free fruit and thus the habit stayed with him forevers.
2. Is this LOVE??
The first time (the future) Mrs. Bradley slapped him; his heart beat very fast and his limbs shook. He wondered if this was ‘love’. It was not. It was fear.
3. Mrs. Bradley knew
While she didn’t know he was a homonculus, Mrs. Bradley 100% knew she had not married a normal human. He was soooo weird. She suspected he was an alien, attempting to integrate into human society because the alien mothership had abandoned him.
Whether you have enough summer warmth to grow these outside, a greenhouse, or even a bright window, here are some interesting options for the garden with similar climate requirements and taste profiles to cucumbers.
Also known as Loofah, this gourd can be dried on the vine, and made into a durable organic scrubber for the bath or kitchen. The juvenile fruits are also edible, and used in Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines.