Bradbury Classic Stories 1: From the Golden Apples of the Sun and R Is for... - 'The Flying Machine,' and 'The Murderer' Summary & Analysis

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'The Flying Machine,' and 'The Murderer' Summary

'The Flying Machine' is set in China in 400 A.D. The current Emperor, Yuan, has a palace near the Great Wall of China. One morning a servant comes running in and tells the Emperor that there is a miracle happening; a man is flying. He takes the Emperor outside and points to a man in the sky, soaring around on a flying contraption. The Emperor calls the man down and asks him if anyone else knows about his flying machine. He says that no-one does, not even his wife. The Emperor then orders the executioner to kill the man. He explains that if he allows him to live, someone else will one day find out about the flying machine and use it to attack China by flying soldiers over the Wall...

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