The Illustrated Man - Study Guide The Visitor Summary & Analysis

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Saul Williams is dying of an incurable disease. Saul and all other victims of the disease are exiled to Mars. He tries to conjure up New York City in his thoughts but fails.

Another victim of the disease, Mark, arrives on Mars. Saul asks about New York and suddenly is on the city's streets. Mark is a mentalist with psychic powers and had created the illusion. Saul envisions all that Mark can give him with the illusions, but does not want to share Mark. When Saul tries to convince Mark to run away, he refuses, saying that Saul is being possessive. Saul knocks Mark out and takes him to a cave.

Mark finds himself tied up in the cave and tries to escape by tricking Saul, but Saul finds him. Saul wants to kill Mark but can't - he'll lose Mark's illusions.

When the other...

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