Chapter 1 We are introduced to Lennie and George. Lennie is a big fellow with a shapeless of face, with large pale eyes and wide Sloping shoulders. George is a small man, with restless eyes, slender arms and a thin and bony nose. The setting takes place during the great depression, and it begins at the Soledad, California with Lennie and George are walking to a nearby ranch.
Chapter 2 Once they arrive they are shown around by the boss and they meet new people until the bosses son Curley wants to pick a fight with Lennie, and Curley ends up with a broken hand.
Chapter 3 Later in the book we are introduced to Crooks, Candy, Carlson and Slim. Crooks is a black worker that has a broken back, Candy is an old person who still works in the farm with his dog; Carlson is a hard worker and is friends with Curley. Slim is a skinny person who is kind to mostly any one. Carlson is tired of smelling and seeing Candy dog in pain, and convinces Candy to shoot the dog out of the misery.
Chapter 5 The Turning point of the story is that Curley wife comes and enters the barn to see what Lennie was doing. She realizes that he accidently killed the pup that he got from slim. He tells her that he like petting soft things. After Lennie tell her that she tells about her life before she met Curley. That she could’ve been actor. After the story Lennie starts to pet her hair until she starts to pull away and they get into a fight and Lennie kills Curley’s wife.
Chapter 5 When Candy was looking for Lennie he found Curley’s wife dead. He calls George on the situation and george says that Lennie killed her. George tells Candy that wait till I get to my room then, tell the guy so they don't think that he did something the killing. After George gets into the room Candy tells everyone that something happen in the barn. They all look at Curley’s wife and they all ready know who did it Lennie and they are one a hunt to kill him.
Chapter 6 George finally catches up with Lennie to tell him the good times that they had together and that he is not mad at him. George tells Lennie to turn around face the water and thing about the farm. When Lennie is thinking and talking about the farm George takes out Carlson luger and puts the silencer and shoots him in the back of the head.