1. Why is the narrator going to see his friend Ransom?
Ransom sent the narrator a wire that asked him to come down. So the narrator is taking the train to see his friend.
2. What is the narrator thinking as he walks to Ransom’s cottage?
As the narrator walks to Ransom’s cottage, he has a growing sense of malaise. He is thinking about the eldila and is afraid that he might meet one.
3. Why doesn’t the narrator have anything to carry as he walks to Ransom’s cottage?
The narrator brought a pack with him on the train. However, he forgot it and left it on the train. So he doesn’t have anything to carry.
4. Why isn’t Ransom home to greet the narrator?
When the narrator reaches the cottage, he finds a note on the door. The notes states that Ransom had to go to Cambridge, so Ransom isn’t there to greet him.
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