Charlotte’s Web: the Dark Truth
The truth was that Charlotte had been saving Wilbur for her own meal but then she got pregnant, dammit.
Charlotte was ambitious, but weak.
This had been her last wish, pitifully misunderstood as a review.
A review, by a spider! How silly and stupid were the ways of men, she thought as her babies feasted on her desiccated corpse.
Next year when he’d finally gained some weight, Wilbur was delicious.
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Originally published at I Didn’t Write That!.