The Martian Chronicles

  • Rocket Summer

    Rocket Summer
    The rocket descends on a
    small town in Ohio during winter, bringing summer in its heat.
  • Ylla

    Ylla
    Ylla, a martian woman, begins to have strange vision like dreams about a human named Nathaniel York landing on Mars, befriending her, and taking her with him back to Earth. Ylla remembers every detail of these dreams, talks in her sleep, and even sings a song in a language she doesn’t recognize. Her husband, Yll, is very upset by these strange outbursts. When he finds out when and where this ‘Nathaniel’ is going to land, he makes Ylla stay home and goes out “hunting.” It is implied that the spac
  • The Earth Man

    The Earth Man
    Astronauts landed on mars and began to go door to door saying where they are from but no one seems to care. When they got to mrs.lii she let them in and showed them to a room filled with martians who welcomed them. Then they realize that they have been put into an insane asylum because they said they were from earth. Mr. Xxx believes they are secondary hallucination so he shoots them. Mr.Xxx thinks that he has gone insane so he shoots the rest of the crew and himself.
  • The Summer Night

    The Summer Night
    All over mars the people who lived there started to hum strange toons and have strange dreams. The streets became deserted as people became fear full.
  • The Taxpayer

    The Taxpayer
    Pritchard is a citizen, who wants to escape the potential atom war on earth. He begs to go to Mars because he figures it is a nice place, since Captain York and Captain Williams have not returned.
  • The Third Expedition

    The Third Expedition
    17 new astronauts set out to Mars one dies on the way there. Eventually the men land and find an old town that the Captain John Black remembers as Green Bluff, Illinois. Eventually the 16 crew members meet their “dead” relatives in the town and they decide to stay the night. In his childhood home Capt. Black comes up with a theory that the Martians are using the memories of the men to trick them and kill them. Before Capt. Black can warn them he dies as do the other 15 crew members. The town hol
  • And the Moon Be Still as Bright

    And the Moon Be Still as Bright
    A year after the “Third Expedition” a fourth expedition lands on Mars. There is no sign of life on Mars because Dr. Hathaway believes chicken pox was passed to the martians from a previous expedition. After partying and a fight, the crew sobers up and goes out to observe the town. Spender, an archaeologist who has respect for the alien life deserts the crew and goes on his own search. When he returns he says that he is a martian and tries to convince Cheroke (another crew member) by comparing th
  • The Settlers

    The Settlers
    More and more Earth men are going to Mars for a multitude of reasons. The government was supporting those who wanted to go to Mars. People were getting a disease called The Loneliness, when they would see their hometown completely change and become a foreign land to them. The United States misted away and Earth became abandoned.
  • The Green Morning

    The Green Morning
    Benjamin Driscoll is a man living on Mars. The air is too thin on Mars and people, like Benjamin, are being told to go back to Earth. He plants trees and grass to support the air on Mars.
  • The Locusts

    The Locusts
    Rockets full of men and women are arriving on Mars and building homes. In six months, a dozen small towns had been built. 90,000 humans were living on Mars and more were coming.
  • Night Meeting

    Night Meeting
    This chronicle follows Tomás Gomez as he is travelling to a party for the night. Along the way he stops and stands to view his surroundings. As he is there he runs into an unsuspected visitor, a Martian names Muhe Ca. They realize that neither one can touch each other or their items and they are the planet differently. They are also able to look through each other. They conclude that they are not from the same time. They are from different times, one is the last and the other is the future but n
  • The Shore

    The Shore
    This chronicle explains who the first people were in Mars, which were Americans. Then it tells about the second group, again being Americans and how others could have followed but were consumed in war.
  • Interim

    Interim
    Humans remake a regular Earthlike town on Mars.
  • The night baloons

    The night baloons
    This chronicle is about a priest on Mars who wants to convert some of the native population to his religion. They find a race of blue globe like creatures that save father Peregrine. So naturally he form a religion around them.
  • The Musician

    The Musician
    The young boys of Earth have found a new game on Mars. Hiking to the newest of the deserted Martian towns, the boys dare one another along the way, taunting one another as children often do. Reaching the town, filled with the burnt and blackened bodies of the now deceased Martians killed by chicken pox, the boys run into the homes and destroy the bodies. They kick the burnt flesh bodies, so the flakes of skin are removed from the white bones, and kick the skulls and ribcages to make music. Falli
  • Way In the Middle of the Air

    Way In the Middle of the Air
  • The naming of Names -Start

    The naming of Names -Start
    The young boys of Earth have found a new game on Mars. Hiking to the newest of the deserted Martian towns, the boys dare one another along the way, taunting one another as children often do. Reaching the town, filled with the burnt and blackened bodies of the now deceased Martians killed by chicken pox, the boys run into the homes and destroy the bodies. They kick the burnt flesh bodies, so the flakes of skin are removed from the white bones, and kick the skulls and ribcages to make music. Falli
  • Usher II

    Usher II
    William Stendahl is an avid book lover, wealthy from an inheritance, who has come to Mars to build the house of his dreams. Stendahl has been banned from building the house on Earth by the Office of Moral Climate. Stendahl plans revenge by building the house on Mars. A man named Garrett, an official Investigator of Moral Climate, soon arrives to condemn the house, but Stendahl has a robotic ape kill him. Stendahl has invited the top politicians responsible for the censorship of fantasy to a part
  • The Old Ones

    The Old Ones
  • The Martian

    The Martian
  • The Luggage Store

    The Luggage Store
    Father Peregrine and the proprietor talk about how a war is about to happen on Earth. The proprietor thinks that the people on their way to Mars and most that are already on Mars will want to go back to Earth when the bombs drop on America.
  • The Off Season

    The Off Season
    Sam Parkhill is now married to Elma and he's just started up a new business and it’s a hot dog stand. Sam has some plans for operating the best hot dog stand on Mars, but the last few Martians seem to be bothering him. Well, they just want to tell him something, but he and shoots one of the Martians. Then, when the others come to talk to him, he jumps into his hovercraft like vehicle and tries to outrun them. The Martians catch up and tell him some good news that they're giving half of Mars to h
  • The Watchers

    The Watchers
    There is a nuclear war on Earth. 9:00 Earth seemed to burst into flames. Australia atomized in premature explosion. Part of U.S and London bombed.
  • The Naming of Names- End

    The Naming of Names- End
  • The Scilent Town

    The Scilent Town
    Almost everyone on Mars went back to Earth. Walter Gripp is a martian who decided not to go back. He is all alone and wanting someone to talk to. He calls a random phone number and a woman named Genevieve Selsor answers. They decide to meet. Genevieve is not the type of person Walter expected to find. Genevieve wants to marry Walter. Walter leaves Genevieve and continues to live alone in silence on Mars.
  • The Long Years

    The Long Years
    Hathaway’s wife and children died 19 years ago. Hathaway all of a sudden dies from a heart condition. The captain talks to Hathaway’s so called “family” and informs them that he had passed away. Hathaway’s family bury’s him by the other graves. The captain says goodbye and goes back to earth to see what is going on there. Then Mars is left dead and empty.
  • There will cgome soft rain

    There will cgome soft rain
    A futuristic house keeps performing its daily tasks even though no one is living in the house anymore. The family dog comes in and dies from not being fed/taken care of. Eventually a fire brings about the destruction of the house.
  • The million-year picnic

    The million-year picnic
    A father, mother, and their 3 kids land on Mars in a rocket. They all ride down a canal in a boat, while the oldest son, Timothy tries to figure out what was really going on. The rocket self-destructs because the Dad wanted his family to begin a new life on Mars and never be able to go back to Earth. The dad also tells his kids that another family and their daughters are on their way to Mars on another rocket to build a new life. The kids keep asking their dad about when they will see the Martia