"The Monsters are due on Maple Street" -Exposition
The characters are Steve Brand, Pete Vanhorn, Les Goodman, Don Martin, Charlie, and Tommy. The setting is in the evening on Maple Street.
There was a streak and rumble in the sky. The characters' machines stopped working and people became suspicious.
Tommy's the monster!
1: Tommy utters how he thinks the monsters do not want Steve and Charlie to leave town. 2. Les' car works when no one else's does. The citizens become frazzled and accuse Les of being the monster. 3. The people start to hear footsteps an think it is the monster but it is really Pete Vanhorn.
You're the monster!
Charlie shoots Pete Vanhorn and everything becomes chaos.
1. The people start to accuse Charlie because he shot Pete. 2. Charlie points the blame on Tommy because he knew so much about the "monsters".
The citizens destroy each other with their own thoughts and prejudices. The aliens, or monsters, were successful.