"well... sometimes i go to bed late at night a couple times... a couple times id come out to the porch and id see mr goodman here in the wee hours of the morning out in front of his house looking up at the sky (she looks around the circle of faces) thats right looking up at the sky as if... as if he were waiting for something. (a pause) as if he were looking for something" (page 844).
"you know really... this is for the laughs you know what i'm guilty of (he laughs) i'm guilty of insomnia whats the penalty for insomnia... you're letting something begin here that a nightmare (fade to black)" (page 844.)
" and he never did come out to look at that thing that flew over head, he wasn't even interested" (page 842).
except the people they'd sent down ahead of them, they looked just like humans and it wasn't until the ship landed that (the boy suddenly stops again conscious of the parents staring at him and all of the sudden hush of the crowd) ( in a whisper sensing the antagonism of the crowd) please son honey don't talk like that.
"tommy come over here and stop that kiund of talk" page 840.
"all by itself he wasn't anywheres near it it started all by itself" page 842.