The robotchild's thought refer to the HG Wells: War of the Worlds, whose radio play by Orson Wells caused such a stir in New York and New Jersey in 1938.
In fact the alien ship is the same as in the posters of Jeff Wayne's musical album in 1978.
Hope you like it.
Todo se puede reciclar como podeis ver. Y las ideas, cuando falta inspiración, son facilmente "reorientables".