Ponyboy was just walking home from the movies when the Socs jump him. They cut him on the forehead. When the Socs see the greasers coming, they go away. Ponyboy is injured from the Socs.
Dally is trying to embarrass and frustrate Cherry. Cherry is doing a good job snapping back comments to Darry. Ponyboy and Jhonny don't do anything about it, but they don't like it. Marcia is also getting nervous.
Dally just hit Ponyboy so hard that he was knocked against the door. Ponyboy and Jhonny decide to go to the park to try to cool off. Jhonny is trying to comfort Ponyboy by telling him about his life. Ponyboy thinks he can face Dally soon.