It was a basic day in Maple Street. Children were playing outside and adults were minding their own bussiness.
Some citizens of Maple Street notice a flash of light and a weird noise, and then their power goes out.Citizens start blaming each other about weird things that are happening around them. They even start calling each other aliens.
This makes everyone worried, and the neighbors all come outside to talk. Two men are about to leave to see what was going on, but Tommy stopped them and told them about a book about aliens. Some strange things happen that make certain people look guilty of being aliens.
The climax in this story would be when Pete Van horn was shot by Charlie, and everyone started getting violent.They went from a crowd to a mob in a short time.
The falling action is when everyone turns againts each other looking for a scapegoat. People start getting weapons such as knifes, gun, and other harmful things