Jump and Other Stories - Once Upon a Time and The Ultimate Safari Summary & Analysis

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Once Upon a Time and The Ultimate Safari Summary

"Once Upon a Time"

The narrator has been invited to submit a story to an anthology for children. The narrator does not write stories for children. One night the narrator hears sounds and at first believes the sounds are those of an intruder. Later the narrator realizes that the noises are those of a creaking house. To keep calm, the narrator thinks of a story.

A man and a woman live in an affluent suburban neighborhood. The wife worries about the possibility of race riots, but the husband assures her that the race riots will never occur in their neighborhood. To calm the wife, the husband installs an electric gate. After several burglaries in the neighborhood, the wife wants bars on the windows. The couple also installs a burglar...

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