The Time Machine - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

On the return journey, the Time Traveler sees three Morlocks crouching in the brush. Although it is dark, he decides they will be safer if they can reach the other side. Since the Morlocks are afraid of fire, he decides to light some firewood to keep them away. The fire spreads and causes a large forest fire. Farther along in the woods, the Time Traveler builds a campfire, and he and Weena fall asleep. When he wakes, he feels Morlocks pulling at him and biting. He reaches into his pocket but the matches are gone. He starts hitting them with the lever and they flee.

The woods are on fire and he cannot find Weena. He follows the path of the Morlocks out of the woods because he does not know which way to go. On the hillside on the other side of...

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