One after another the spiders follow the leader to their new home. They had been living in a lovely spot until it was flooded this morning and everyone had scurried out to safety. Nobody knew where they would end up. The leader now sees a shelter ahead. "Oh good!" He thinks to himself. "Maybe the humans will be so kind as to allow us to stay for the winter..."
Merrily the gnome wandered through the autumn garden. Coming upon some flowers still in bloom he felt his heart swell with joy at the sight. For even though he loved old man winter for giving the plants time for rejuvenation and rest, he would miss them ever so dearly while they were away.
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