When he lands in the garden beside the White Sphinx, the TT soon meets the Eloi. They look different from the race in the time of the TT.
The Time Traveler Meets Weena
I'll save you don't worry.
Someone help me!
The Eloi live in once-grand buildings, speak another language, and eat exotic fruits.
The TT Discovers Underground Tunnels and Ventilation Towers
He finds the Eloi to be happy and healthy but considers their state a “sunset” of humanity because everything harmful seems to have been eliminated erasing the intellectual curiosity, passion, and energy.
The TT Discovers the Morlocks
The TT meets Weena when he saves her from drowning in the Thames river.
The TT discovers odd well-like structures, ventilation towers, and industrial noises coming from below the surface of the ground.
He finds the counterbalance of the Eloi, the aggressive Morlocks, ape-like creatures who live and work underground.