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. Written by
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Contrary to the usual format of the series,tangible proof of alien existence remains in the hands of David Vincent, though it doesn't impact on the show's continuity. See more
News of a miracle finds David Vincent and draws him to a small New Mexico town. Here, according to legend, the Virgin appeared to two Indian children and wept, her tears forming the spring known as Las Lagrimas de la Virgen, the stream where, years later, a young girl was presented a gift by a vanishing stranger. A gift that is, in fact, the heart of an awesome new weapon aimed at mankind.