"Daddy!" screamed Sidney, kicking her legs and slapping her mother. Her father came running behind, shielding his family from harm.
"Stay away!" he implored, "What have my family ever done to you?" But it was too late, airplanes were already crowding around them, their cannons full of stone bullets. All they could do now was hug and pray. Suddenly they could hear voices starting to count down from ten, "Nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one!"
Bang! They had been turned to stone.