An earth tremor is noted by all the scientific stations in Antarctica, but it is the American crew that comes upon what appears to be a crashed spaceship and four alien children. International tensions mount as word of the alien "invasion" tears across the planet. The children are swiftly hidden at a secret military base where top brass hope to learn their secrets. A public relations attempt to present the "alien monsters" to the world goes very wrong when a gang member steals from one of the children.
Head scientist Soames uses alien technology to track down the villain and recover the item. The children are now feared around the world for what they can do and what America can gain with their powers. But it is the real reason the children have come that sets everyone on their trail when one makes an escape from the military base. They have to find him before disaster strikes and prevent him from completing his mission. A fabulous science fiction story with a satisfying conclusion.