At nearly four o’clock on a forgotten Tuesday morning, architect David Vincent returns from a business trip. Realizing he has been driving too long, he turns onto a rutted dirt track, following a sign towards Bud’s Diner and the promise of hot coffee. When David arrives he discovers Bud’s Diner years closed and so does the only other thing he can: settles into his seat for a short nap...Read the full recap
Narrator: (introduction) How does a nightmare begin? For architect David Vincent, architect, it began at a few minutes past four on a lost Tuesday morning, looking for a shortcut that he never found. It began with a welcoming sign that gave hope of black coffee. It began with a closed, deserted diner and a man too long without sleep to continue his journey. In the weeks to come, David Vincent would go back to how it all began, many times…
David Vincent: How do you go about buying a town?
Sheriff Lou Carver: First… you gotta find the right town. Then you show up with a suitcase full of cash.
Alarm Voice: Kinney Station to Bakersfield Control... red alert... red alert...
Kathy Adams: Fingers? We’re not all like that, David. Some of us learn. We’re always learning. Don’t go. You can’t fight us! You can’t stop it!! It’s going to happen! Don’t fight us.
Lieutenant Ben Holman: This is the final word, Vincent. The bottom line. Let it end here. For your own sake, whatever you’re planning… let it end here.
David Vincent: I wish I could.
Narrator: (epilog) How does a nightmare end? Not here, in the forgotten town of Kinney. Perhaps in Bakersfield, perhaps at some undiscovered beachhead in another state, or another continent. Perhaps, for David Vincent, it will never end...