War of the Worlds Motion Picture Prologue and Epilogue

Prologue
No one would have believed in the early years of the 21st century.
that our world was being watched by intelligences greater than our own;
that as men busied themselves about their various concerns,
*they* observed and studied
the way a man with a microscope might scrutinize the creatures that swarm and multiply. in a drop of water.
With infinite complacency,men went to and fro about the globe,
confident of our empire over this world.
Yet across the gulf of space,
intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic
regarded our planet with envious eyes
and slowly, and surely, drew their plans against us.

Epilogue
From the moment the invaders arrived, breathed our air, ate and drank, they were doomed.
They were undone, destroyed, after all of man's weapons and devices had failed,
by the tiniest creatures that God in his wisdom put upon this earth
By the toll of a billion deaths, man had earned his immunity,
his right to survive among this planet's infinite organisms.
And that right is ours against all challenges.
For neither do men live nor die in vain.