While he still contemplates what he saw and was told by Lieutenant Fuller, Allen is whisked away by Quinn to investigate the next purported space ship sighting. This case takes them to rural Flatwoods, West Virginia, where the Downing family - consisting of Sara Downing and her two adolescent children - reported seeing a flying saucer dart through the sky before crashing in the woods. In investing the resulting burning area of the crash, they reported seeing a ten foot monster - an alien being - before they ran away from it. In speaking to the Downings and visiting the crash site themselves, Allen and Quinn find among other things that the two children have both suffered from burn like marks solely around their eyes, with an associated increasing sensitivity to light. They also speak to another eyewitness who reported seeing the monster, she whose credibility is brought into question. In trying to figure out what they all saw, Allen and Quinn may ultimately be more concerned about ...
Did You Know?
Take a close look at the symbol drawing Allen has, as well as the one in the photo given to him, and you'll notice a striking resemblance to the flux capacitor time circuit from the Back to the Future
(1985) trilogy, which was also by Robert Zemeckis
. See more
In one of the last scenes showing a telescope, they have it mounted upside down, since this is a reflector telescope, the eyepiece should be at the top not the bottom of the telescope. See more