The characters of this story are the figures that appear, Steve Brand, the Woman, two Men, Charlie's Wife, Don Martin, Pete Van Horn, Mrs. Goodman, Sally (Tommy's Mother), Charlie, Mrs. Brand, Les Goodman, Tommy. This takes place at a little town.
.The conflict of this story is that there was a streak of light and a sound that went across the sky. The resident town's machines stopped working and everyone starting accusing each other that they stopped the machines from working.
The rising action was when they saw the "Meteor" fly through the air.
The most exciting part of the story is when Charlie and Steve get into a fight.
The town's people keep arguing that the other people knocked out the power and stopped all the machines from working.
I resolution of the story is when the aliens at the top of the hill were watching them fight each other.