Don’t tell the other 19 spiders, but Maricius is her favorite.
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(rummaging in drawer)
Shard: Honestly, Thom’la, the way your sister carries on, it’s most vexing.
Shard: But it’s so hard to find good help among the living these days. You agree with me don’t you?
(Spider sucking corpse of a young goblin man dry)
Shard: (off camera) My Goodness!
(Shard kneels beside spider, patting his head. Spider happy, goop dripping off his fangs)
Shard: You were a hungry boy, Maricius, weren’t you? Yes you were. Who’s mama’s good hungry boy?