Prologue: The Eve of the War

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0A: Internet Cafe

We meet Carrie and Penny and get to know a little bit about them.

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0B: Meet Anton

Penny and Anton get into a brief Twitter fight over politics and rocks on Mars.


BOOK ONE: THE COMING OF THE MARTIANS

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01: Falling Stars

Tall metal cylinders from somewhere else begin to arrive.

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02: The Storm

Hell breaks loose.


Book Two: The Rout of Civilization

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03: How Carrie Fell in With Max

In the fearful monotony of America's mass evacuation, Carrie makes a new friend.

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04: Under Foot

Carrie and Max have a harrowing encounter.


Book Three: The Martian Earth

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05: Sweet Acrid Air

The Earth is changing, and Anton isn't here.

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06: Expedition

The Franklin Building survivors make a decision.

 
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07: The Market

Carrie and Max need food.

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08: Specimen

The Lafayette expedition returns with their hands - and tarps - full.


Book Four: Under Their Shadow

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09: Responsibility

Penny's expertise puts her in a spot she has trouble accepting.

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10: Catskill Camp

While stopped at a tent camp in the Catskill Mountains, Carrie considers the state of the world.

 
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11: Where Anton Went

We learn where Anton has been the last three days.

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12: Driving Headlong

Carrie, Penny, and Anton all feel stuck, despite their best efforts.


Book Five: All Our Devices

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13: The Ruined House

Imprisoned by the crater of a Martian shipment cylinder, Anton and the Pastor reach a breaking point.

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14: Thunder Child

Humankind makes its last stand.

 
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15: Internet Cafe (Reprise)

Carrie and Penny imagine a life for themselves in this strange new world.

 

Book Six: The Massacre of Mankind

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16: November Harvest

The Martians settle in and begin putting humankind to use.

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17: Undisciplined Dreams

Carrie and Max have choices to make.

 
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18: The History of Blood

Something a little different.

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19: Resolution

Viewpoints are determined, choices are made. Arguments are put to bed.

 
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20: Suffering in Volumes

Reduced to an animal and a commodity along with the rest of the human race, Carrie scurries toward her fate.

 

Book Seven: Humblest Things

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21: This Gaunt Quiet

"Then suddenly a change, the passing of something — I knew not what — and then a stillness that could be felt. Nothing but this gaunt quiet."

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22: Dead Manhattan

November 18th, 2017. Ten days after the cylinders arrived. Nine since the first tripod. It's the end of the end of the world.


Epilogue: Wreckage

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2A: Together

Carrie's final thoughts.

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2B: Illness

Penny's final thoughts.

 
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2C: Histories

Anton's final thoughts.