The humans are gearing up for a holiday based on scaring one another. (I like the sound of this. Must investigate further.)
Apparently, part of the tradition is seeing who can find the most hideous cucurbit. I think this gray-green one is pretty ghastly.
Sigyn wants to adopt this warty red-orange one. She feels sorry for it "because it’s lumpy and probably nobody loves it." Dearest, I do not think you grasp the purpose of this activity…