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(1967–1968)

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1968

2 Jan. 1968
The Possessed
David's friend Ted Willard has written to him for help, but the letter followed David around the country. He has finally arrived at Willard's clinic, only to discover that the doctor has suffered an accident and been under the psychiatric care of his brother Martin for several weeks. And Ted seems not to remember writing David at all! The answer to this mystery may rest with Adam Lane, and the special research he is doing at the Willard Clinic. Research that could pave the way for a nearly bloodless takeover of the Earth!
 
9 Jan. 1968
Counter-Attack
Professor Eliot Kramer has completed calculations that will allow the Believers to create an automated jamming station that will cause navigational malfunctions aboard incoming saucers. But unfortunately, he used the university's computers to do the work, instead of Edgar Scoville's secure machines. That has led to his discovery by the aliens. In the scuffle, Kramer dies and David has to go on the run with the key data. When the police catch up with him, Edgar Scoville won't help, because Scoville blames David for the death of his friend Kramer! So David does the only...
 
16 Jan. 1968
The Pit
Julian Reed has apparently gone barking mad. He's seeing aliens everywhere, and finally has a public breakdown resulting in confinement to a psychiatric facility. David Vincent comes to investigate, and must decide whether Reed is really mad, or if the Invaders actually have infiltrated Reed's place of employment, the highly secret Slaton Research Center. When Julian Reed accuses David himself of being an alien, and when David's wife Pat seems reluctant to even see her own husband, David doesn't know how to proceed. Until a chance encounter between a dog and one of ...
 
30 Jan. 1968
The Organization
David and Mike Calvin board a ship in search of several crates that contain "wreckage" that rained down from the sky - the pieces of a crashed saucer! But the crates are gone; the aliens got to them first. The aliens also took a large shipment of heroin destined for "The Organization" - an organized crime ring run by Peter Kalter. Kalter wants his shipment back and he's willing to kill to get it. But if David can convince him that the Invaders are here, he might gain a powerful, if ruthless and unpredictable, ally. On the other hand, others in the Organization simply ...
 
6 Feb. 1968
The Peacemaker
David Vincent and Archie Harmon manage to capture an alien, and bring him to General Concannon as proof. But another alien manages to slip him a suicide capsule, and soon there is nothing but ashes. Concannon sees the second alien blaze up, and is convinced. But he wants to meet with the alien leaders to see if a peaceful solution is possible. He sends David and several generals to an isolated farmhouse, and David arranges for several alien leaders to attend. But Concannon solves problems with violence, and he's going to solve this one by dropping a large bomb on the ...
 
20 Feb. 1968
The Vise
David and Edgar intercept an alien data drop and recover the partially burned contents of a briefcase. A picture inside convinces them that Arnold Warren is an alien. Warren is seeking confirmation to a post supervising a space tracking project. He would be one of the few black men to hold such a high post. Standing between him and that goal is Jim Baxter, a Senate investigator who also happens to be black. Baxter's wife Celia wants black heroes for her son, so she's pressuring her husband to recommend Warren. Against that, David Vincent only has a wildly implausible ...
 
27 Feb. 1968
The Miracle
Near a Catholic shrine in New Mexico, a teenage girl sees an alien die and disintegrate after he is bitten by a snake. Before he dies he hands her a strange crystal. She assumes that the alien and the crystal are miracles and signs from God. Knowing that the crystal is actually an important alien apparatus, David Vincent tries to buy it from her, but she is unwilling to give it up and her uncle wants more money. David tries to explain to them that the aliens will kill to get it back.
 
12 Mar. 1968
The Life Seekers
A police officer is shot and seriously wounded by an alien, whom he then shoots and sees disintegrate. A roadblock is set up for the other two in the car that sped off. Investigating, David is brought to the two aliens. They claim that they disagree with their fellow aliens' plan to invade and take over the earth, and that other aliens want to destroy them before they can get back to their planet and make the case against invasion. They persuade David to help them evade the police roadblock and get them to their spaceship safely.
 
12 Mar. 1968
The Pursued
David is contacted by Anne Gibbs, an alien who is on the run from both her fellow aliens and humans. She is the undesired result of an attempt to mimic human behavior by creating emotion. It's been successful in part, as she now values her own life as well as those of humans, but in the process she frequently now loses control and becomes violent when even mildly angered, and has killed a woman in one of her outbursts. Still, she tells David she will come with him to Washington to tell officials everything she knows about the aliens' plans. But the aliens plan to kill...
 
26 Mar. 1968
Inquisition
In Washington, a senator is killed by a bomb blast just after David and Edgar try unsuccessfully to convince him that a security advisor is an alien. A zealous and politically ambitious prosecuting attorney then plans to make a name for himself by indicting the members of the Believers for the murder, just as they are discovering that the aliens' grand plan to take over the earth and wipe out humanity is imminent.
 

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