The Time Machine – NaBloPoMo 2010

the first time machine

the first time traveller

if he had written nothing else, H. G. Wells still gets credit as a progenitor of science-fiction for The Time Machine

 

The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

 

a gentleman scientist/inventor devises a time machine that allows him to travel to specified points in Earth’s timeline.   our time traveller makes a journey to the year 802,701 C.E. where he finds the human race has evolved/devolved into two separate races:  the elite and useless Eloi and the servient underground dwellers Morlocks. the leisure life of the Eloi is maintained by the continued hard labor of the Morlocks.

 

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