Through Dally, Ponyboy and Johnny find out that Cherry came and felt responsible for Two-Bit being jumped, so she decided to testify on Johnny's behalf and become a spy for the Greasers. Finally, Johnny realizes it's time to turn himself into the police to help himself Ponyboy.
Where are Johnny and Dally? Why did Dally hit me?
Johnny and Dally are in another ambulance. Your back was on fire, so Dally hit you to put out the flame. Your jacket saved you from being burned severely.
In the car, Johnny felt hurt when he was told his parents didn't ask about him. Once they arrive at the top of Jay Mountain, they see the church is on fire! The fire was as bright as the sun. Everyone, including the adults, were in a chaotic situation since some children were in the burning church.
Anxious and scared, Pony and Johnny go inside the burning church to get the kids. For the first time, Johnny shows leadership and gallantly helps get the children out. The smoke and fire make it hard for everyone to breathe. A plank of burning wood falls, so Johnny pushed Ponyboy out the window, causing his back to burn and break. Luckily, Dally saves him by hitting him on the back, which also cause Pony to keel over.
I guess Darry does care about me!
Ponyboy wakes up in an ambulance with Jerry. Jerry explains to him everything that happened. Dally was burned trying to save Johnny, but is ok. On the other hand, Johnny's back was badly burned and snapped like a twig.After being called heros, Pony describes his Greaser lifestyle to Jerry the teacher, who doesn't know what a Greaser is. He gives the teacher some insight about their problems as Jerry drives to Ponyboy's hometown hospital.
Ponyboy was simply bruised, Dally was awake and cursed. Sadly, Johnny was unconscious. Everyone is thankful that the boys saved the kids. Jerry comes into the waiting room and sees Pony smoking a cigarette.He tells him he shouldn't since he's not old enough. Pony has never heard this before because everyone he knows, besides Darry, smokes. Suddenly, Jerry told Pony that his brothers are here.
When Pony first sees Dally, he thinks about how he doesn't care about him and doesn't love him. Then Ponyboy sees tears dripping from his eyes.Darry never cries, making Pony realize that he actually does love him.Crying and smiling, the brothers embrace. Pony sorry Darry had acted the way he'd acted because he was afraid of losing more loved ones. Now that Ponyboy knows how much Darry and Soda love him, Pony feels like he's home.