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The War of the Worlds - Study Guide Book 1: Chapter 10, In the Storm Summary & Analysis

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The author arrives at Leatherhead, about twelve miles away from his home. He stops to rest and eat and then leaves his wife and servant while he drives back to return the cart as he promised. In addition to keeping his promise by returning the cart by midnight the author is also curious to go back to see what is happening.

The author is nearing his home street and sees another falling star with a green colored gas, the third cylinder. A storm begins as the star falls. The horse is spooked by the lightening. As the author tries to get control of the horse he first comes upon what he calls "The Thing." It looks like a giant walking tripod with a disk for a head. It has moving tentacles acting as arms. The Thing is...

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