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Thanks for sharing! Want a Free Book? Stay in Touch! Follow us on social media to add even more wonder to your day. No purchase necessary. Offer available only in the U. Offer subject to change without notice. See contest rules for full details. Every weekday we compile our most wondrous stories and deliver them straight to you. His name was actually Anansi, the god of trickery. She also explained that the picture of Charlie and his reflection in a mirror wasn't really a reflection.
The second boy was Charlie's brother. Charlie denies that he ever had a brother, but Mrs. Higgler explains that he did in fact have a brother who inherited all of the god parts of Anansi and all Charlie had to do was ask a spider and his brother would come. Charlie flies back to England and spends the night drinking. Rosie comes over to take a shower because her water isn't working.
Charlie hears Rosie scream from the bathroom and runs in. She is screaming because of a spider in the tub and orders him to take it out, but not to kill it. Charlie picks up the spider and takes it outside. He asks the spider to tell his brother to visit, and the spider scurries away.
That night Charlie dreams of a cool guy that he calls the Fly Guy. The Fly Guy is the life of the party and everyone loves him.
Charlie wakes up and that day his Brother arrives. His brother introduces himself as Spider.
Spider is the Fly Guy. Spider explains that he knew about Charlie and planned on visiting, but always got distracted. Charlie informs Spider that their father is dead. Spider checks out the situation himself by walking into a picture of a house back in Florida. When Spider returns, he is upset about the death of his father. He convinces Charlie that they need a night out of "wine, women, and song.
They then go from bar to bar picking up girls. Once Spider is surrounded by women, Charlie follows the group to a karaoke bar. Charlie, who is compltely afriad of singing in public, gets up to sing but passes out. Charlie wakes up in bed with one of the girls from the night before naked in bed with him.
She informs him that she did not sleep with him, and that she was just there to take care of him. Spider goes to work for Charlie and pretends to be him. He figures out that Charlie's boss, Graham Coats, is involed in embezzlement. He also goes out with Rosie, who believes he is Charlie. Rosie falls in love with Spider, believeing that he is Charlie but something is different.
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Meanwhile, Mrs. Noah, Rosie's mother, shows up at Charlie's house and sees the girl there with Charlie. The girl, Daisy Day , comes into the kitchen half naked and Charlie lies and says that she is his cousin. Noah leaves and informs Rosie of Charlie's "cousin" and Rosie believes Charlie that Daisy is his cousin if he says so. Charlie goes back to work and his boss, Graham Coats, gives him two weeks off. Coats needs the time to frame Charlie for the embezzlement.
Spider likes Rosie and continues to go out with her, still pretending to be Charlie. Charlie sees them together on the street and is infuriated. He confronts Spider and tells him to stop, but Spider refuses. Spider then goes a step further and sleeps with Rosie.
Charlie demands that Spider leave, but Spider refuses to do this too, claiming that he likes it there and likes being Charlie. Charlie then flies back to Florida to seek help from Mrs. Higgler says that she can't help, but that Mrs. Dunwiddy could. The women send Charlie to the Beginning of the World to look for help among the gods. All of the gods refuse because they are still angry at Anansi for tricking them.
Tiger and Bird are especially angry. Anansi had tricked Tiger into killing his grandmother. Also, Anansi owned all of the stories instead of Tiger, and Tiger wanted them back because whoever owned all of the stories determined the nature of the world. Bird was angry because Anansi had tricked her into a boiling pot of water, cooked her, and ate her. Charlie meets Bird and she makes him a deal.
Bird will get rid of Spider if Charlie gives her Anansi's bloodline. Charlie agrees and Bird gives him a feather to seal the deal. Back in England. Spider is going to meet Rosie.
flapalizal.gq He takes her to a restaurant. Rosie opens her mouth and birds fly out and start attacking Spider. Spider then realizes that the women was not Rosie, but Bird Woman. The owner of the restaurant shoos all of the birds out of the reaturant and Bird Woman is gone. The owner confesses that he doesn't remember Spider being with anyone, but he wouldn't have sat him at a table for two if he wasn't. Rosie gets in contact with Spider and asks where they are going out to eat.
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