The Stories of Ray Bradbury - Stories 11 - 20 Summary & Analysis

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Stories 11 - 20 Summary

In "Mars Is Heaven" an Earth exploration vessel lands on Mars and discovers an Earth-like village. The town is inhabited by the apparently normal humans, including the close relatives of the Earth ship crew. The crew is overjoyed to see their relatives, including many who have died. Only Captain Black is suspicious of the apparent heaven on Mars but eventually he is won over by the appearance of his deceased parents. He follows his brother home to his childhood house and after dinner climbs into bed where he becomes suspicious, and attempts to flee. He is captured by Martians who explain they have used telepathy to project the Earth-like images. Black and the other men are then killed. In "The Silent Towns" Walter Gripp believes himself to be the last person left on a formerly-colonized Mars. Gripp grows lonely and eventually...

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