Sydney E. Mcdaniel goes on to the Alice ponds show to talk about the son killer Earl Detraux's he thinks he killed him to end his suffering.
In the house Shawn , Cindy , Paul , and their mom are talking about their father being on the Alice ponds show and Paul is very mad at him cause their father is agreeing with Earl Detraux for ending his sons misery .
when the two older guys came up to the patio and put a lighter under shawns chin and try to burn him but paul by almost beating the to death and trying to burn them
when Shawn was in bed and dreaming about talking to his father he was talking that he is ending his suffering and kept saying i love you over and over
Shawn is left home alone with a baby sitter while there mother, brother, and sister are out after a while the father came home and ask the sitter to leave and he said i will take care of him
This scene is the ending of the book where shawns father came up to his room and sat next to him with a pillow on his lap shawn knows he is going to kill him but the book ends here.