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Project was the source of the disaster. Soon after the mist develops, something plugs the store generator’s exhaust vent. David and Ollie Weeks, the store’s assistant manager, witness Norm’s death and try to convince the remaining survivors of the danger lurking outside. Norton and a small group of others refuse to believe, accusing David of lying. They venture out into the mist to seek help, where they are killed by a huge, unseen creature.
David and Ollie attempt to lead their remaining allies in a covert exit from the market, but are stopped by Mrs. Carmody, who orders her followers to kill her chosen victims: Billy and Amanda. Carmody, causing her congregation to break up. En route to David’s car, Ollie is bisected by the claw of a very large creature similar to a giant lobster or crab. With that one shred of hope, he prepares to drive on into an uncertain future.