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J.K. Rowling Shares Photo Of Terrifying Spider, Thanks Her Husband For Saving Her

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling forces Ron Weasley to deal with his greatest fear — spiders — in a haunted forest filled with giant, talking arachnids. Apparently, Weasley's phobia is something Rowling relates to.

Though he's much smaller than Aragog, this spider DOES look pretty big:

Twitter users understood Rowling's plight:

But some people felt bad for the spider:

One person made a dynamite joke that was not properly appreciated:

Harry Potter references abounded:

Many people have been in similarly scary spider situations:

With spiders like this around, it's no wonder Rowling wrote such terrifying monsters into a children's book!

H/T - Twitter, Entertainment Weekly