It is daytime at 6:43 Pm when something like a meteor or a spaceship came across the sky.
Tommy says that he saw in a book that aliens come down from space and look like humans. But, they aren't and he thinks that's what is happening. After he says this everyone starts fighting about who the alien is.
Nobodys car or power or anything is working. But then suddenly Les Goodmans car starts turning on and off. Everyone starts saying Les Goodman is the alien.
Charlie sees a dark figure coming towards them and shoots it. When they go to see who it was they realize it was Pete Van Horne. He was just coming back from seeing if the power in the other neighborhood was on.
Nobody's house lights are turning on and their cars aren't working. But, Charlies lights in his house all turn on.
The people start to turn on each other. All of the people start to throw rocks at each other.