===About this Book=== Darren Shan was a normal boy, until his friend gives him a flyer to a Freak Show! His best friend Steve goes out to get tickets for him and his three friends. But in the end, he only can get two. Steve made a contest to see who will get to go with him. Darren wins. So they go to the freak show. Loving it all, untill one man came up with a spider. Oh yeah. Darren loves spiders. After the show Steve acts yells at Darren to go home. He doesn't. He then finds Steve talking to a man... the man with a the spider... a man who lives for blood..