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July 19, 2009


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Armand S.

One of my favourite episodes, especially the ending! Brrr! Chilling!

Mike Hobart

The ending really freaked me out, because I'd read the story years ago and had interpreted the final line as a metaphor. I hadn't expected the radio version to take it literally.


This one was PAINFULLY bad. I'm shocked HG Wells could write something so stupid and insipid.
The fact that the couple had any compassion for humanity is ludicrous. Society had said their love was unacceptable, why would they care what happens to society? The fact that 100 year old war machines that were kept in mothballs were able to almost instantly be usable is ridiculous. The rubber and gaskets would've turned to dust long ago. Where would they get replacement parts? It was like instant war from ancient relics - totally unbelievable. And the fact that EVERYBODY dies in this war is laughable. Even with a nuclear war, there would always be survivors. Humans aren't as powerful as ego-centric humans think they are.

There's more, but you get the idea... I seriously hated this episode.

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