Bradbury Classic Stories 1: From the Golden Apples of the Sun and R Is for... - 'A Sound of Thunder,' and 'The Long Rain' Summary & Analysis

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'A Sound of Thunder,' and 'The Long Rain' Summary

In 'A Sound of Thunder,' a man called Eckels joins a special hunting trip that is going back in time to hunt dinosaurs. He is warned that it will be frightening and even deadly, but he agrees to the danger. He is also given a strict set of instructions. He must stay on the specially constructed path at all times and never shoot anything that has not been marked with paint. This is because if he kills or disrupts anything in the past, it might have dire consequences in the future. Eckels agrees to be careful.

They have not gone far along the path when they see the tyrannosaurus rex that they have come to kill. Eckels is surprised by its size and ferocity and he...

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