freak and max go to find Larettas house to give her, her purse. and Iggy and Laretta answer the door and remember max from somewhere so they go inside and talk. they wanted to know some things about them and where the money went, but they say that Tony D. took the money. then Laretta remembers Kenny Kane and that max is Kenny Kanes son.
max goes to the mall with gram to get new shoes. max and freak got classes together and they are getting bullied for max being friends with freak and freak is getting bullied because people are calling him small. and then people throw things at them until freak get on maxs shoulders and everyone is chanting freak the mighty but they get sent to the principles
max gets a chance to talk to the principle and he talks about how he cant talk to his classroom. they start to leave to go back to the principles and they tell freak to stay and max to go alone. when max comes in gram is in there and max is confused. and the principle starts to tell max something about his father and the principle wont let her say it. max doesnt remember anything but the principle came up to him and was crying and max thinks he hit her