Quick question for you… exactly how freaked out should I be when I release this thing tomorrow in the light of day?
I did some deft maneuvering with a Tupperware lid and an enormous plastic bowl, and it is now trapped under the bowl. Fortunately, having the proportionate strength of a spider doesn’t mean much when you’re actually a spider, so it’s staying put until morning.
But I’m seeing a fiddleback pattern. My mind is playing tricks on me, yes? No? Fire, and lots of it?
MORNING UPDATE: Enormous Not-A-Brown-Recluse spider survived the night and has been released in the woods where he can hunt bugs and smallish toddlers to its heart’s content. The consensus of knowledgeable people suggests it was a larger-than-average huntsman spider.