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The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

Tags: War, Science Fiction, Aliens, Novel-Classic,

Desc: Science Fiction Story: This early science fiction story centers around an unnamed narrator living through various engagements between the British military and superior alien attackers. it describes an invasion of the British Islands by an advanced civilization from Mars.  While the human defenders were hopelessly outmatched,they were still able to destroy several of the invading Machines. Will humans be able to survive this unusual invasion?

But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? ... Are we or they Lords of the World? ... And how are all things made for man?

--KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy)

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