The Illustrated Man - Study Guide The Other Foot Summary & Analysis

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A white man is coming in a rocket to a town on Mars, populated by black people from Earth, who had once fled Earth. Hattie Johnson remembers and tells the children how black people left Earth for Mars years ago, how Earth had a terrible war, and how the people on Earth have only recently rebuilt rockets.

Hattie's husband Willie hates the white men, remembering everything white people did to their parents. At the landing site, he riles up the crowd, claiming that the white people will become the new segregated slave race of Mars.

Finally, the rocket ship lands and a tired-looking white man comes out. He tells the people about the war on Earth, how the humans on Earth were fools. There is nothing left. He begs to be allowed to come to Mars to live, that the remaining people could...

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