“‘There they are,’ said Dad….The Martians were there—in the canal—reflected in the water….The Martians stared back up at them for a long, long silent time from the rippling water…” (268).
Earth has been engulfed in war and many of the humans have left Mars to try to save their loved ones back home. Only a few remain on this desolate planet. We’ll see how their story concludes. I’m Veronica, and this is The English Chronicles, the book club for English language learners.