Depend on Bradbury to generate great emotions from a simple plot.
Story summary.At least one dinosaur survived their mass extinctions millions of years ago. He's been sleeping in the ocean deeps for eons. Poor lonely creature.
Now the humans have installed this lighthouse in some foggy area. It has both a powerful guide light & a rhythmic & loud horn.
This horn has awoken the lonely beast, who's come looking for familiar in this utterly unfamiliar world...
Fact sheet.First published: 'as "The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms", Saturday Evening Post, June 23 1951.'
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