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Chap. 1The Eve of the War:FACT/ EVENT: Mars shoots 10 "missiles" at earth. Oglivy believes that there is life on Mars and he obsesses of over the missiles coming to Earth.QUOTE: "Missile is 10,000,000 miles away from Earth at night."Chap 2The Falling Star:FACE/ EVENT: Something falls on Horsel it is the first cylinder. The top of the cylinder comes off and kills many men and reveals life from Mars. The newspapers being to rave about the life and people get exited.QUOTE: "The first star falls on Horsel."Chap 3On Horsel Common:FACT/ EVENT: The cylinder just lie there and nothing really happens. People have seen what is inside but nothing is really going on around the cylinder and people begin to get frightened.QUOTE: "A message from Mars."Chap 4The Cylinder Opens:FACE/ EVENT: A metal screw pops off the top of the cylinder and unveils what is inside. A Martian is sitting their with it tentacles rapped up and there is a big ditch now surrounding the cylinder.QUOTE: (PG. 17) "A big grayish bulk rounded bulk, the size, perhaps of a bear, was rising slowly and painfully out of the cylinder."Chap 5The Heat Ray:FACT/ EVENT: The town people begin to approach the cylinder with a white flag as a sign of intelligence but then the heat ray begins to take effect.QUOTE: "A greenish smoke arose from the hole and a hissing sound became audible, it was a sort of flame. A glare leapt from man to man. Then it was as if each man turned into fire. I ran and wept like a child feeling that a mysterious death loomed around me."Chap 6The Heat Ray in the Chobham Road:FACT/ EVENT: The heat ray came to Chobham road killing everyone except for tow or three people.QUOTE: "All that crowd did not escape; three persons at least, two women and a little boy, were crushed and trampled there, and left to die amid the terror and darkness."Chap 7How I Reached Home:FACE/ EVENT: No one believed the story of the aliens and tells the main character he is crazy. On his way home he encounters more strange things and people.QUOTE: "I felt foolish and angry. I tried and had found I could not tell them what "I" had seen."Chap 8Friday Night:FACE/ EVENT: Life went on normally in Wocking and people only discussed the new comers in their spare time. There was a hammering sound from the pit but no one paid attention to it or dared to go near it. Then the second cylinder falls unsuspected.QUOTE: "It had a greenish colour, and caused a silent brightness like summer lighting. This was the second cylinder."Chap 9The Fighting Begins:FACT/EVENT: The first shots are at the cylinder attempting to destroy them. Then whole town then turns to fire as the Martians retaliate killing almost everyone.QUOTE: "Apparently the Martians were setting fire to everything within range of their heat ray."Chap 10In the Storm:FACT/ EVENT: The main character is on his way home and falling rocks kill his horses and he luckily survives and makes it back to his house. He sits at his staircase trembling with fear.QUOTE: "I crouched...

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