The Scorpion Coyotito was in his bed when a scorpion came and bit him on the shoulder. Then Kino and Juana went to the doctor and the doctor refused to help them. But Kino offers all his pearls then the doctors servant come out and says the doctor has a more important injury to deal with.
The Find Kino and Juana go pearl diving and when Kino dives into the ocean he finds this huge oyster. Then Kino swims up and shows Juana his find then he takes out his knife and cuts it open. Inside the oyster was a magnificent pearl which is the pearl of the world.
The Dream Kino tells Juana what he wants to do with the pearl. He tells her he wants to get married, new clothes, a rifle, and last wanted Coyotito to go to school. Later that night the doctor came and gave Coyotito some medicine to cure him of the scorpion poison. When Kino and Juana went to sleep something went in their straw hut and Kino fought it off.