Tripod (The War of The Worlds)

Tripod (The War Of The Worlds)

Tripods or fighting-machines are a type of fictional three-legged walker from the H. G. Wells' classic science fiction novel The War of the Worlds, used by Martians to invade Earth.

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... Alien tripod war machines have appeared in several novels, movies, video games and television series ... In John Christopher's trilogy, an alien species has subdued the Earth ...

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