David and Edgar intercept an alien en route to a regeneration station, and discover that he is a leader, a powerful figure in the alien hierarchy! But without regeneration he will not last the length of a trip to Washington. And, his people manage to surround David and trap him in a small cabin, the home of poet Cyrus Stone and his niece Claudia. Claudia resents that David has dragged her family into this, even after she sees an alien die the fiery death of his kind when on Earth. David tries to figure out how to get word to a nearby military base, while the aliens strive to recover their leader.
Did You Know?
Claudia Stone (Karen Black) refers to herself as "a 19 year old girl". Black was 28 at the time. See more
When the body is thrown from the car, it rolls to the side of the road, facing left. In the next shot the body is facing skywards. See more
David Vincent, given life by his enemies, continues his search. And an old man and a girl will watch the skies and wait.