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The War of the Worlds - Book 2: Chapter 10, Epilogue Summary & Analysis

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Book 2: Chapter 10, Epilogue Summary

All of the Martian bodies have been examined. The science community is learning much from their bodies and their tools. It is still unknown how their heat-rays or poison weapons work. The author believes that more efforts should be made to prepare for another possible invasion. But perhaps one will never come, as the Martians have learned that they cannot live on this planet. It has already been seen in space that the Martians have invaded Venus. People of Earth can no longer look at their planet as being safe from other planets. The author believes this to be the lesson of the war. The lesson of his story, however, or the theme, is how crisis reveals the true character of man.

Book 2: Chapter 10, Epilogue Analysis

The epilogue simply sums up what has happened since the death of the Martians. One curious detail...

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