Max- Max is in middle school and has a learning disability. He is also a lot bigger than all other kids in his class. He lives with his grandparents because his mom died when he was very young and his dad is in jail.
Max has a learning disability. He is also much bigger than everyone in his class. Max is worried that he is going to grow up like his dad Killer Kan. Killer Kan wans to get out of jail.
Kevin moves into Max's neighborhood. They quickly become friends. Max and Kevin become Freaky the Mighty and get into many adventures. On one of their adventures Kevin shares with Max that he is going to get a new biotic body.
Kevin- Kevin is also in middle school and has Morquio Syndrome. He is very small. Kevin is also very smart.
Kevin- Kevin has Morquio Syndrome. This means he has stunted growth and a lot of health problems.
On Christmas Eve Max's dad (Killer Kan) gets out of jail and comes to kidnap Max! They go and hide from the cops at some of Killer Kans friend's houses. He ties Max up and he goes to find food. While he is gone, he puts Max in the dark basement. After he leaves one of his friends tries to cut Max free. That doesn't go well and he comes home early. He almost kills Loreta Lei. Max tries to stop him but he ends up trying to kill Max. Kevin comes to the rescue!
At Kevin's birthday party his health takes a pretty bad turn. He has a seizure. He was rushed to the hospital and was in the ICU. He gives Max an empty book to fill up with all of their adventures. Kevin has an operation Max goes to see him after. When he gets there he finds out something has gone wrong. He shortly find out Kevin died!!!
After Kevin's death Max falls apart in grief. He finally comes to terms about what happened. The doctor explained Kevin had hope. Max realizes Kevin believed in him. He knew Max had a brain.
A year after Kevin's death Max writes the story of Freak the Mighty. He remembers all of the quest and adventures they had together.