James Hutchings' guide to the inhabitants, places, gods and monsters of the great city of Teleleli and the islands around.
They're nothing compared to Silicnine Spiders, is what I hear.
They're better than Silicone Rubber Spiders though.
Nice. Inspired by the Plutonian natives in Stephen Baxter's "Vacuum Diagrams"?
Or the Gary Larsson cartoon "If we pull this off, we'll eat like kings".
Thanks everyone. The inspiration was a phrase from Anne McCaffrey's 'The Crystal Singer'. One of the characters insults another, saying "Silicate spider! Crystal cuckoo!" (or at least that's how I remember it).