Let in a sudden and overwhelming flood

rust advancing on street lamp post; photo

You think you're tough for eating beans every day? There's half a million scarecrows in Denver who'd give anything for one mouthful of what you got. They've been under siege for about three months. They live on rats and sawdust bread and sometimes… on each other. At night, the pyres for the dead light up the sky. So what's up your ass? Six hundred million screaming Chinamen.

Red Dawn (John Milius, 1984)

The silent company of the dead