She watched the spider swing from one side to the other unraveling the silken strands behind him. For a moment she thought he knew she was watching him. He made it look so easy. It felt as though he mocked her and she struck the web tearing it apart.
It had been 7 years but she still felt a shiver of fear before stepping out. She clutched her sister’s hand composing herself.
The crowd roared on the other side of the curtain as their act was announced.
“Ladies and Gentlemen! Please welcome the Flyaway Sisters! The Queens of the trapeze!”
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