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To: Ash
From: Crecente
Re: Japan’s Parking Space Gestapo

So last night, after writing up my day note and eating dinner, I headed down to the lounge to grab a beer I had left down there. I had been playing some games earlier in the day, drinking a beer, and had left an orphan sitting on the coffee table. I checked to make sure everything was OK, snagged the open, half-finished beer and started back up the stairs. About half way up, I sucked down a slug of beer. A step later I felt something odd, something… I don’t know, fleshy, in my mouth. A little startled I spit the beer out into my palm and continued up the stairs and to the bathroom. With growing dread I dumped the contents of my hand into the sink and watched as the splash of beer washed away into the sink to reveal… a spider. Quite a sizable spider in fact, for my house, about one-and-a-half times the size of a quarter. It seemed to have most of its legs and was most certainly dead. I think I would have been happier if I had swallowed it and just figured it was a bit of backwash. I will never drink from an unattended empty again. EVER.

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