Ever since the late 1950s, Americans have been influenced by a strange, dark phenomenon that eludes us to this day. Whether it is an extension of our fears of insecurity and invasion, or some strange state of awareness that bridges the dreamlike realms of space and parallel dimensions, many believe there are personages exerting their influence upon mankind who appear to have arrived here from the skies.
In spite of the associations we make with alien visitors descending upon us from above, the alien abduction phenomenon seems to have remained in the political and social underground of our culture. Even today, it remains a topic that is seldom afforded thoughtful, discerning interest and thorough study. Therefore, things we had begun to understand about alien abduction phenomena as early as the 1960s, looking back at reports like those of Betty and Barney Hill or Betty Andreason, we nonetheless find ourselves questioning more and more as time goes on.
By the same token, looking back over the early reports of alien abduction from time to time also allows us to glimpse elements of the phenomenon with a degree of clarity and un-obfuscated detail. Such is the case with Ann Druffel and D. Scott Rogoby