They don't want us to leave. That's why they shut everything off...It's always that way, in every story I've ever read about a ship landing from outer space.
On a quiet urban Maple Street somewhere in America, the residence notice a object flying over head. While all the neighbors start to question, the electricity goes out.
As Pete Van Horn leaves to find out if this is happening to anybody else, Steve and Mr. Brand plan to go downtown to figure out why there cars, electricity, portable radios, etc. are not working.
Les Goodman's car turns on and all of the neighbors start to suspect him as the alien sent down to spy on them. They all start to question him as a mob.
After all neighbors accusing each other of being aliens, a figure shows up who turns out to be Pete Van Horn. Charlie shoots and stats to be accused of being an alien. After she shoot him all of his lights start to work.
After accusing many others of being aliens, a mob forms but instead of going after one person they go after each other.
After arguments went on and on it pans out to two mysterious figures are talking about how every street is like Maple Street and how they will take over easily.