You double back through the icing field to Grandma Nutt's place. You can see the outline of her bonnet in the orchard, so you quickly break into her house and rummage through her cabinets until you find it: dark rum. You knew she'd have it. Bananas Foster is a classic, and Grandma Nutt is as retro as they come.
You sneak back out into the night, making your way to the Molasses Swamp. As you get into position on the far side nearest the castle, you see movement in the bog. It's Gloopy, feasting endlessly on his own mass in a both fascinating and horrifying manner. You watch in stunned silence for a full moment before you realize that he's eating himself with riotous pleasure while watching you.
"What are you doing here?" Goopy rumbles from deep within. You ignore him and go about your business, gathering a small amount of what you think will burn into a pile. It's mostly nut shells and lollypop sticks, but, it'll have to do. "WHAT are you DOING here?" Goopy growles, louder. Still with your back turned, You add a small reservoir of rum to the growing bonfire scaffold. "WHAT ARE YOU DOING IN MY SWAMP!?!?!" You and Goopy scream in unison, you in your very best Shrek voice. It's unnerving, and you can tell that Goopy is taken aback by the screaming reply. "You have exactly three seconds to get out of my swamp or you will be sorry," Goopy states, in a low, serious growl.
You flick the lighter in your hand, and the rum ignites. In the growing, flickering light, you can see Goopy rushing towards you, gaining size and mass as he approaches; a true juggernaut. You take a deep breath and begin to sprint...