Perhaps only a soft breath, a whisper, a hair, pollen on the air, such a slight, slight change that unless you looked close you wouldn’t see it
2. Which passage further underscores the danger the time travellers may face in the past?
“This makes Africa seems like Illinois.”
They cleaned their hands and faces. They changed their caking shirts and pants. Eckels was up and around again, not speaking. Travis glared at him for a full ten minutes.
The jungle was high and the jungle was broad and the jungle was the entire world forever and forever
The fog that had enveloped the Machine blew away and they were in an old time, a very old time indeed, three hunters and two Safari Heads with their blue metal guns across their knees
3. Which passage shows Eckels first indication that stepping off the path in the past may have altered the present?
Eckels stood smelling of the air, and there was a thing to the air, a chemical taint so subtle, so slight, that only a faint cry of his subliminal senses warned him it was there.
His face was cold. His mouth trembled, asking: “Who— Who won the presidential election yesterday?”
They moved silently across the room, taking their guns with them, toward the Machine, toward the silver metal and the roaring light
The Machine howled. Time was a film run backward. Suns fled and ten million moons fled after them