Skeleton Crew - The Jaunt Summary & Analysis

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The Jaunt Summary

In "The Jaunt", Mark prepares his family for a journey to Mars by way of the jaunt, a type of teleportation from one place to another. In order to calm his family's anxiety of the trip and the knock-out gas that would be used, he tells his wife and children the story of the jaunt's glorious invention. His son, Ricky, and his daughter, Patty, are fascinated by the story of the invention. It had started during the late 1980s when the world was in an oil crisis, causing Victor Carune to research other forms of transportation. Mark's children are astounded when they learn about Carune's discovery and how he had the entire project set up in a barn, as well as how he jaunted two of his own fingers to the other side of the room. One of the splinters he...

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