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The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

by H.G. Wells

The War of the Worlds: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. "To me it is quite credible that the Martians may be descended from beings not unlike ______" -> Ourselves
2. "Never before in the history of warfare had destruction been so ________" -> Indiscriminate
3. What "excited" the narrator? -> Finding water
4. Who said, "Those who stop obey orders. […] We can't have any weak or silly. Life is real again…"? -> Artilleryman
5. What kept the narrator a "sane man"? -> Curate's steadiness

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