Kino finally brings the pearl to a dealer to receive his money for the pearl. However he is played by the pearl buyer and was almost scammed by the dealer, The dealer brings in 2 dealers and they go for even lower prices. Kino decides to leave with none of the offers taken in a rage.
After the event at the pearl buyer's office, KIno goes home and tries to go to sleep after a long day. He then is revisited by a mysterious creature in which he kills in act of self defense. While in the act of trying process the situation, KIno discovers his hut is on fire. He then goes to stay with his brother and tells him the news.
During the getaway, Kino and his family were encountered with a group of trackers looking for Kino. They hid in a cave and Kino decided to try and take them out. During the fight one of the trackers mistake Coyotito for a coyote and shoots him. Afterwards KIno and Juana throw away the pearl and restart on their lives.