Setting: daycare, the neighborhood that Max and Freaks live in, Max's basement, outside, and winter. Main Characters: Max, Grim, Freak/ Kevin, Gram, Quen, BladeConflict: Man vs. Self: Max believes he is stupid, he feels he doesn’t fit in.
Max helps Freak get the ornithopter out of the tree-this is the start of their friendship.
Loretta Lee tries to save Max, but Killer Kane starts choking her.
Max finally speaks up to his father and admits that he saw him kill his mother when he was four years old. Killer Kane choked his mother to death, which is what is he was doing to Loretta.
Freak has a seizure at his birthday party and goes to the hospital.
Max writes Freak the Mighty in the empty book Freak gave him.