In the beginning of the story,The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street,everything seems perfectly fine until a meteor passed the sky.After,nobody's electricity seemed to work even the car. Everyone started to panic because no one knew what was happening.
Charlie's Accidental Shot at Pete Van Horn
Tommy has the idea that the meteor was actually a spaceship.He gets his ideas from the comic books and movies he watches.He says that only the people who were sent by the aliens can go out of Maple Street.People believed this because they didn't know what was going on.
Charlie's Home is Attacked
The cars in the neighborhood didn't work due to the power outage and Les Goodman tries to start his car. It failed but then all of a sudden,the car started by itself. The neighbors started to think Les and his family were the aliens because the car started by itself.
The neighbors-Why his car the only one working?
While everyone was accusing everyone else,they all noticed a peculiar figure in the street. Don Martin had brought a shot gun,but Steve said no violence. However,Charlie had used a shot gun against the figure. When they went to see the figure,is was Pete Van Horn.
Charlie is guilty!!
The neighbors started to accuse Charlie because Charlie was so quick to shot the gun.The neighbors started to throw glass at the windows. However, Charlie accused Tommy because he started the suspicion among the neighbors.
Why were so quick to kill Pete?
Charlie is the alien!!!
In the end,the people started to go against each other and destroy one another. The meteor was actually a spaceship and two aliens were in there. Their plan was to take over the world by destroying every maple Street in the world.