“Don’t do this,” he pleaded as she covered his body with webbing.
“The children need to be fed.”
“They need a father!”
“What greater gift can you give than to be their nourishment?” she asked as she bit his lip and filled his body with venom. His insides liquefied as she finished and hung him from the ceiling.
When the contractions started she laid down and soon delivered a large sac filled with spider eggs. She moved it next to the cocoon.
When she returned a week later their children covered his body, hungrily eating from him. “Thank you father!”