" Mr. Brand you better not," said Tommy. This quote supports the theme because Mr. Brand dosn't belive tommy even though it was true. " How was I supposed to know he wasnt a monster or something," said Charlie. "All you have to do is turn off and on some lights and they will do the rest," the Aleians said. This quote also supports the theme because it tells the readers that Charlie assumed that he was a monster. The people tha live on Maple st. think that one of them was a the traiter or alien, but aliens that came from outer space and just picked a street and it happened to be theirs.