“Evacuate Earth? That’s absurd! Where would we go?”

“I hear Mars is nice this time of year.” The giant spider replied, then the screen went black.

Chaos erupted around the table, everyone speaking at once: “What are we gonna do?” “Spiders?” “This is just a prank!” “Need world’s biggest can of Raid…”

“Enough!” The General slammed his fist down on the table. Everyone’s eyes turned to him.

“We need to be careful. If this isn’t a prank, and spiders really have evolved higher intellect; then they could have spies everywhere.” His eyes scanned the walls. “Even in this very room.”

The shadows seemed to squirm a little in response.

“Wh-what should our next move be, General?”

The General leaned back in his chair. “I’m glad you asked. We have already planned for this eventuality.”

“Eventuality? That makes it sound like it was inevitable we would be attacked by spiders!”

“Well spiders, ants, whatever. We plan for all potential threats, including insect uprising. I know exactly what we need to do.”

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