This story holds the essence of the ancient lore of Mana. Aloha!
All of one's amassed possessions, all of ones multitude of talents, all of ones gifts of public acclaim... Poof! Can disappear in one taunting, frivolous moment. Scampi's forthright, humble, submission and recognition of his dire predicament can have as profound results in our own lives. We too may find release and a new lease.