The ball game starts off clean. The more intense it becomes, both Danny and Rueven begin to hate each other more and more. It then becomes a fight for religion. He would have never SEEN it coming. (Foreshawdowing)
The ball was hurdling to him and hit him as hard as a rock.(Simile)At the ball game Rueven gets a severe injury and ends up in the hospital.He meets two patients, Billy and Mr.Savo. He has surgery but they are scared he might end up blind.
While Rueven is in the hospital, Danny comes to visit and they become friends after a hard patch in their friendship. This is a huge milestone, which will change everything.
Rueven is finally going to meet Danny's father, as they walk in the church the people part and make space for the two.
After Rueven's father had a heart attack, the Saunders invite Rueven into their home. While he lived there Rueven insults Reb Suanders with a controversial idea. Reb was as furious as fire.(Simile)