This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Delton 4 - This alien character arrives at the end of the play at the summoning of one of the family members.
Kreton (kree-tahn) - This character is an immoral alien who arrives on earth and who can read the thoughts of others, create invisible force-fields, and cause objects to levitate.
Conrad Mayberry - This pacifist, anti-war character refuses to join the military when a war is threatening to begin.
General Tom Powers - This character is the Army commander assigned to investigate the spacecraft seen hovering over the Speldings' home.
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