I and my wife stood amazed. Then I realised that the crest of Maybury Hill must be within range of the Martians’ Heat-Ray now that the college was cleared out of the way. At that I gripped my wife’s arm, and without ceremony ran her out into the road. Then I fetched out the servant, telling her I would go upstairs myself for the box she was clamouring for.
«We can’t possibly stay here,» I said; and as I spoke the firing reopened for a moment upon the common. «But where are we to go?» said my wife in terror. I thought perplexed. Then I remembered her cousins at Leatherhead.More "Fotos para kidsmadehere"