The boss was expectin' you last night.He was sore as hell when you wasn't here to go out by the morning.
"He won't even feel it"
A shot sounded in the distance.
Lennie and George have been dropped off a couple of miles away from the ranch, which they are going to find work. So they decide to camp out and head there the next morning.
Me and George are gonna own a farm with pretty rabbits and other animals.
I have seen "hundreds of men" come through with the same hopes and never have the dreams been fulfilled, nor have any others, for that matter.
The two finally arrive at the ranch and are settled into the bunkhouse and meet Candy, the old one-handed swamper and his old dog.
What did I do? Now George won't let me tend the rabbits
It's ok Lennie just thinks about our ranch.
Carlson convinces Candy to let him put down his dog, because of the smell that filled the bunkhouse. Thisforeshadows the end of the book, where George puts Lennie "out of his misery" because he doesn't want him to suffer.
George, what are you?
Lennie visits Crooks who is very big about his privacy but he eventually welcomes Lennie, and Lennie tells Crooks about his and Georges future planof owning there own ranch, but Crooks has constantlybe without and repeatedly lost hope, so he sees it as afairy tale.
Lennie and Curleys' wife get into a conversation about all the things they enjoyed as kids. She lets Lennie touch her red hair, after awhile she getsuncomfortable and tries to pull away but he wouldn't let her. She screams and he tries to keep her quite, but chokes her and kills her.
After running from the ranch Lennie is at the end of the line, so George takes Carlsons' gun and tells Lennie to think about the farm and the rabbits as he