Esperanza is playing on the side walk .while her mama(Ramona) is doing the garden. The dad Sixto work he doesn't get back until dark.
when Abuelita was tired of knitting a blanket she fell asleep on the couch.Later on her leg was hurting so she was really in bad pain. So Ramona put ice on her Abuelita leg.Mama and Esperanza started to get worried for papa.
Esperanza and Ramona started to get scared as if something would to happen to papa.Ramona called Alfonso and Miguel to go look for papa. They find out papa and a few other people were found dead in the street.
. When Ramona(mama) woke up when the house was fire she quickly went to Esperanza's room to get her out of the house.They couldn't find her grandma they were worried about her and Miguel ran outside with her and they watched her house burn down.