Soak Before Cracking

Erstwhile longed to be back in the circus.  Foraging for food was often laborious even at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa.  The meats of the sunflower seed seemed a poor reward for soaking before cracking. Back in the circus he had been painted up as a Mynah bird and mimicked peoples speech and was rewarded with treats plus three squares a day.  the Face of Everyman offered Erstwhile a contract but couldn’t meet the generous benefits that the circus provided.