Goerge and Lennie were on their way to the ranch they were going to work but the bus driver made them walk so they had to rest for the day on the river bank and George had Lennie get wood for a fire
George and Lennie finally make their way to the ranch where they meet Candy. Candy is an old man working on the same Ranch and he shows George and Lennie the bunkhouse
George tells Slim that the reason why they left Weed was because Lennie got them in trouble by grabbing onto a girls dress and not letting go. That scared the girl and so she reported that she was raped
Lennie talks with Crooks and Candy comes into the barn. Candy starts talking to Lennie about their plan to live on their own small ranch and Crooks asks to join them.
Candy and George find Curley's wife dead body in the barn. Knowing that Lennie was the one to do it they worry Lennie will die and that they won't get their ranch
Fearing Lennie will hurt more people, George has Lennie kneel and talk about how he'll get to tend the rabbits. George aims for the back of Lennie's head and kills him