Kino, his wife Juana, and his son Coyotito all live together in a small hut in the poor area of town.
Coyotito is bitten by a scorpian and he is refused treatment from the rude local doctor
Kino is a pearl fisherman. He finds the a great huge pearl that he belives will make him rich and save his son!
The townspeople were shocked. Some supported the couple, but other were rude and tried to rob then out of greed.
Kino and his family decided to leave the town for there saftey. While attempting to leave the trackers followed them and they fought ending in the trackers shooting out and killing Coyotito. Finally Kino killed both of them in rage
After returning back home with there dead son, Kino and Juana throw the pearl and the bad luck it brought back into the ocean