their dials to find out whether there would be anything better on radio. Thy had no inkling that a play was progress. The radio announcer then said" Ladies and gentleman, I have a special announcement to make.The strange object which fell at Grover's Mill, New Jersey, this evening was not a meteorite. Incredible as it seems, it contained strange beings who are believed to be an army from the planet Mars" Soft music followed -a subtle touch to get people anxious , and frightened. What was going on?
inkling: a slight knowledge or suspicion,hint暗示
subtle: so delicate or precise as to be difficult to analyse or describe.微妙