Kino and his wife child Coyotito was bit by a scorpion. They tried to get the doctor to help but because he's stuck up and rich he wouldn't help them.
Kino has to try to find a pearl so that he can pay the doctor to help his child Coyotito. He found the largest pearl in the world so not only can he pay the doctor but now he can also live the life he's always dreamed of.
Now that Kino has lots of money the doctor decides to come and "help" Coyotito. When Kino goes to bed their is an intruder in their house trying to steal their money so Kino gets up and with his knife swings at the intruder who gets away.