Ponyboy is walking home from the movies and suddenly Pony Boy notices that a blue mustang is following him and soc's get out of the car and jump Ponyboy.
PonyBoy, Johnny, and Dally go to a drive-in movie place and when they arrive in the seating area they all meet these two girls named cherry and Marcia. Dally starts bugging cherry and she get annoyed so she talks back to Dally. Dally goes to cokes and cherry starts talking to PonyBoy and Johnny and then PonyBoy and Johnny meet cherry and Marcia.
Johnny and Ponyboy are running away and stopped at the park but,suddenly a blue mustang follows then and soc's got out the wanted to jump PonyBoy and Johnny because they were hanging out with their girlfriends. Ponyboy was getting drowned in the fountain and Johnny decided to get out his switched blade and defend Ponyboy. Since Johnny defended Ponyboy Johnny had to kill Bob.
The Greasers and Soc's get into a rumble in the park where they meet all of there enemy's and get into a really big fight. Around 10 minuets past and the soc's couldn't take anymore of the rumble so they escaped and the greasers won the fight. After the fight since johnny was badly injured two-bit and Ponyboy went to the hospital and sadly he died.
Ponyboy, Sodapop, and Darry attended court to justify the event of Bob and Johnny. Ponyboy started accusing himself of killing bob to save the identify of Johnny, But it wasn't true. Both his brothers denied that statement and asked Ponyboy why he wanted to do that.It turned out to be about johnny and it was going to be hard to adjust for now so he also needed time.
Later on PonyBoy realizes that people are too quick to judge on and he realized that Greasers and Soc's aren't at all that different. Some on johnny's teachers said that life goes on but it passes by too quickly.