Ray Bradbury’s “The Million Year Picnic” (1946)

Ray Bradbury’s “The Million Year Picnic” (1946)

Bradbury’s “The Million Year Picnic” (1946) is a somber metaphor about what a picnic is not—a family’s escape from Earth to build a new Eden on Mars. We don’t know how it ends because this is the final story in the collection of The Martian Chronicles. Sometime...