Museum staff and visitors to the Steampunk Museum thought the small, turned-metal spider was just another movie or tv show prop. They scoured reel after reel, but never found anything quite like it. It had sat in the Nemo or Dr Who walk-thru for so long, people stopped looking at it. They stopped asking about it. They never noticed when it was gone–but they should have.
This is just a little Monday short in response to Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge