And Scotty scratched his chin a bit and said, "Dunno. Look, we got a lot of dead skin around those blisters, and even a little scarring. What if we just reabsorb that lymph and see what we get? It could just be enough."
Yes! Ladies and gentlemen, I have calluses! *does a little victory dance*
(Those of you who have experienced this phenomenon will understand what I mean. We talk of "building up calluses," but that's not what happens. The damned things occur overnight. Punctuated equilibrium.)