The Time Machine Author:H. G. Wells Primitive adventure in the lush land of the flower people! — When the Time Traveler first stepped out of his astounding machine, he was in the year 802,700--and everything had changed... — Earth was ruled by a gentle race of slender creatures who dwelt communally in perfect happiness. Their tranquil days were spent at play or at love, and the grea... more »test gift they could bestow was a garland of flowers.
The Time Traveler thought he could study these graceful humans and then return to his own age, until he discovered that his invention, his only avenue of escape, had been stolen!
It was then that he found the grotesque mutants who inhabited the caverns below the surface of the planet--fierce savages who worshiped only cruel strength and the taste of human flesh...« less