Slim explains to George how it was a good thing that he shot Lennie because Lennie would have been worse off if Curly had found him instead.
George goes back to the river and tells Lennie he did a good job at faking it and tells him to go hide for a few months and George would find him to give him food.
George and Candy work until the end of the month.
It is the end of the month and Slim and George if he wants to stay, but George refuses because he finally has enough money to go to the ranch with Candy and Lennie but he doesn't tell Slim that he uses an excuse.
George talked to Lennie and explains to him on where to meet so that they could leave
George, Lennie and Candy finally arrive to their new home and George tends to the bunnies like he always wanted.