2.EXT. A NICE NEIGHBORHOOD - SAMEThe fire rages on. Neighbors scatter outside of their houses.Burning embers, pieces of what used to be someone's life layscattered on the lawn, amongst them, a YELLOW RUBBER DUCKIE,BURNING IN THE NIGHT LIGHT.ROLL OPENING CREDITS OVER BURNING SEQUENCE AND CROWD REACTION.A BLACK MAN, dressed in jogging clothes comes running up tothe house, he carries a small grocery bag. He sees the fireand drops the bag, running towards his house. Neighborsrestrain him as he flails towards the catastrophe.PRESENT DAYINT. THE LITTLE A-LE INN - AFTERNOONTwo men sit in a booth. PHIL WISE, late 40's, very averagelooking, he is a paranoid man who believes he was abductedby aliens. His hobby is U.F.O. investigation. The secondman is T.J. MORROW, 28 years old; HE SPORTS A GOATEE ANDLONG PORKCHOP SIDEBURNS. He's a bartender by trade, but healso dabbles in U.F.O. investigations.They sit and chat in a restaraunt called "THE LITTLE A-LEINN" located in Rachel, Nevada, 110 miles North of Las Vegasand the closest town to the top secret military base knownas AREA 51.PHIL WISEHey, who knows? It could bebullshit. But this guy has neverbeen wrong. I'd go myself if Iweren't working.T.J. MORROWI gotta admit, the thought ofgetting some film of the Aurora,shit, it's very tempting. It'sjust so damned risky.Phil takes a sip of his coffee.PHIL WISEYou know, T.J., we've been talkingabout this crap for nearly fiveyears. FIVE YEARS and what do wehave to show for it?T.J. motions for him to keep his voice down.