Story: The Spider and the Fly (chapter 1)

Authors: Final Wind

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Chapter 1

[Author's notes: As I said earlier, this chapter to inform you guys what's happening so far. It starts with a lot of dialogue from issues 102 and 104. It's not 100% exactly the same but I've borrowed (stolen =p) a lot of dialogue from it and placed it here.]

*3 Months ago*

"W...what happened?"

Peter Parker looked around him. The last thing he remembered was being surrounded by General Furys S.H.E.I.L.D agents, handcuffed by Fury himself. He looked up to see what looked like a female Spider-man hushing him. From the darkness of the alleyway he saw his friend Johnny Storm, the Human Torch searching for him.

She broke off his handcuffs and signalled for him to follow. The pair jumped onto the roof of a moving truck.

"Who are you?" asked Peter.

"Spider-Woman?" replied the mysterious female.

"Who are you!?!" he repeated, this time demanding an answer.

Slowly, she took off her mask.

Peter gasped.

"You're me...?"

"Kinda sorta..."

"I'm gonna vomit."

Peter was now getting quite distressed.

"Yeah, I can see how that might be." Spider-woman noted, looking uneasy herself.

"Please, please, please tell me what's going on!"

"I'm uh... I'm a clone. Of you."

"Like that other guy that attacked me earlier?"

"Yeah, kinda."

"Did my dad make you?"

"Peter, he's not your dad. He's a clone too."

"Please, tell me how this is happening."

Spider-woman sighed.

"Alright, one month ago, I was born. This guy, Ben Reilly, He explained to me that he got my... your DNA sample and used it to clone me for the military. They had planned to erase my memory of me being Peter Parker before... before I became what I am now. They gave me the name Jessica Drew. Then, a few days ago, one of the clones acted up, caused a big ruckus. As you saw earlier, I'm not the only clone they made. The others broke out, so I tried to go after them, stop them from interfering in your life, or MJs."

It took Peter a while to take all this information in.

"So... are you me or this Jessica person?"

"I'm still you."

"Ugh... Where's MJ then? Does one of my clones have her?"

"I hope not. Apart from me, they ain't all there. That's where were going now. The one place they might think of bringing her in their mental condition. Come on!"

Peter followed Spider-woman as she jumped off the truck.

"Oscorp? Why here?" he asked.

"Let's just hope I'm wrong." she said nervously.

The two discovered MJ being held captive by a badly disfigured clone of Peter. After a brief fight, Fury arrived with his S.H.I.E.L.D. squadron. The CIA arrived soon after, telling Fury that they were now in charge, along with Doctor Octavius, otherwise known as Spider-Mans enemy, Doc Ock. After rescuing MJ and having another tussle with Fury, who sided with Peter and Jessica after he found out that the clones were created by Doc Ock, whom the CIA hired to make the clones of Peter for an army of super soldiers.

In the ensuing fight, all the clones except Jessica were killed. After everything was sorted out, Peter went off to see his sick aunt May and Jessica left.

Later, after clearing everything with his aunt, telling her he was Spider-man, he found Jessica again.

"I thought I'd find you here" he said.

"I know, that's why I came here."


"I'm pretty sure this whole thing can be classified as weird!"

"So... what do you do now?"

"Now? I thought I'd go to school with you."

Peter was stunned.

"Kidding! Man, can you imagine how awkward that'd be?" she said with a smile.

"I don't want to, not even for a second..."

"I think I'll go someplace else. Be Jessica Drew, because being Peter Parker is weird enough. But being a girl Peter Parker? Too far..."

"You still gonna be a super hero?"

"Maybe. Is... Aunt May ok?"

"Yeah, I told her I'm Spider-man. She's - she will be ok."

"Oh, thank god. What about MJ?"

"She's ok too."

"Oh... good. Listen, Peter. Look after them, ok? I know how much you love them both... especially MJ..."

An awkward silence grew between the two spider-people.

"I better go..."

After a very awkward hug between the two, she departed for her new life as Jessica Drew.

[End notes: A short chapter for the introduction, the future chapters should be longer.]

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