The Illustrated Man - The Long Rain Summary & Analysis

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The Long Rain Summary

After their ship crashed, four astronauts hike through the never-ending rain of the jungles of Venus, looking for one of the Sun Domes, which are large shelters with food and clothing, and with a large, warm artificial sun shining down. The never-ending rain is like torture. After crossing a river, they continue their march, only to see their spaceship ahead. They have walked around in a circle.

An electrical storm that shoots down blue lightning comes across the jungle like a monster, interfering with their compasses. The men try to avoid the lightning but one man tries to run and gets completely burnt by a lightning hit. The jungle begins growing up around the body as they watch.

Venus has only one continent, surrounded by a large ocean called the Single Sea. After walking on it's edge for a while, Simmons sees the...

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