18. We See You, Charon

Another episode of Man Raised by Spiders, the coming-of-age story of Valentine Shelawn. As they leave the juggler’s booth, Ariadne admits that she doesn’t feel well. She’s sunburned and faint from the heat. Sieia finds a place for her to sit in the shade of a tree, organizes Aramil to get water and cold compresses, […]

17. The Carnival

Another episode of Man Raised by Spiders, the coming-of-age story of Valentine Shelawn. Valentine and Ariadne are relaxing on a garden bench, waiting for Aramil to show up for a midmorning weapon lesson. Ariadne is reading a novel, and Valentine is lying with his head in her lap, observing the bees’ trajectories as they shuttle […]