As he concludes his story for his guests,
he waits for a reaction from them. No one that had been listening believes his story except for
the Narrator who has not made up his mind. The Narrator returns to the Time Traveler's house the
next day in an effort to ease his mind as to whether or not the time machine actually works. The
Time Traveler promises proof of the success of his invention given only a half hour to gather the evidence.