At first, the far future looks like an enchanting place to the Time Traveller. The graceful Eloi appear to embody contentment, beauty and peace, and the Eden they live in seems to be free of suffering. But he soon comes to understand that the Eloi ...
are fragile creatures, desperatly afraid of the dark, and with good reasons. For the Morloks live in the dark, and the Morloks are to be feared. And the Time Traveller must venture into their subterrenian world to find his way back to his own era.