If you are a new reader, you might want to subscribe to “Holiday Wars” as well as start reading it from the beginning. Once you’re caught up on the main storyline then checkout the side stories in “Tales of Holiday’s Past.”
Because of her tie to The World Tree, Gaia is definitely the most inhuman of all the Holidays. This episode is the perfect example. If it were Tegan up there she’d just flat out tell Friday whatever it was she was trying to say, but Gaia can’t do that. She lacks the social skills and thus goes about things in a very round about way.