"I'll run downtown. We'll get this all straightened out."
Nothing will work!
"He got his car started somehow. He got his started!"
The story takes place on Maple Street USA in the afternoon. It was a normal day and then a roar of light passes through the sky. Everyone is very confused about what just happened. Everybody is wondering what just passed through the sky.
"You shot him dead!"
The power is out and so are the phone lines. Nothing will turn on or work, not even a portable radio. Cars won't work either. Pete goes to the next street to see if anything will work over there. Steve tries to leave and Tommy tells them that aliens could have landed on Earth and are causing everything.
"We got to get Charlie."
"Les Goodman's the one."
"It's...it's the kid."
Everthing still is off. Mr. Goodman tries to turn on his car and it wont work. He walsk away when suddnly it turns on my itslf outoff no where. Everyone becomes supsious and starts asscusig him of being and alien.
"this Maple Street...is not unique."
A figure appears out of the dark and Don gets a shotgun. As the figure gets closer and closer don finally shoots. Everybody then realizes that is is Pete Von Horn in horror.
Chalie's lights suddenly turn on and eveyone is now turning on him. Charilie blames everything on Tommy. After that everyone just starts turning on eachother.
The story ends with two figures. They explain that all you have to take away is the people's eletronics and power and that they will turn agaist eachother. They go on and say that it is the same for anywhere in the world.