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The War of the Worlds - Book 2: Chapter 1, Under Food Summary & Analysis

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Book 2: Chapter 1, Under Food Summary

The author and curate stay for two days in an abandoned house in Halliford. The curate is annoying to the author, so he locks himself in a room, worried about his wife. He assures himself that the Martians have headed towards London, away from Leatherhead.

As soon as the author found a safe way to escape, he set about readying himself. The curate did not want to go, but also did not want to be left behind, so he follows the author. The pair passes many dead bodies and eventually run into a group of people in Twickenham, a city that has not been as badly damaged.

As the pair nears Kew, they see a Martian fighting machine, as the author is now calling the large metal tripods. They quickly hide in a shed until night. The author resumes his trek...

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