StarSpray (silverstarspray) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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Fell Beasts Challenge: Spiders - Caught in Glass

Title: Caught in Glass
Author: SilverStarSpray
Characters/Pairing: Pippin, Pervinca
Rating: G
Warnings: None
Book/Source: The Hobbit/LotR
Disclaimer: I don’t own Middle-earth, however much I’d like to live there.

Many-faceted eyes glinted, and the stick-skinny legs stretched menacingly on either side, pincers twitching hungrily. It was just like the spiders from Uncle Bilbo's stories. Big and terrifying and hairy.

Well, it was big if Pippin looked close enough. He held the jar at arm's length and tried to imagine that the spider was as large as, perhaps, the sofa table.

"What have you got in the jar, Pippin?" asked Pervinca as she came in with an armful of flowers. In response he held it up to show her. "Eww!" With a shriek, she fled, scattering daisies in her wake.
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