George has to bury Lennie during the night after he just shot him.
On the same night of Lennie's death, George and Slim have drinks at a bar due to the recent events.
Over the next few weeks, George and Candy meet up in the barn to discuss their plan of leaving the farm and buying the little ranch.
Once George and Candy complete the deal of buying the ranch, and they arrive to it, they start to settle in and fixing their place up.
When George was going to go into town to get some rabbits, in memory of Lennie, Candy double crosses George and inform the police and the people that were after George and Lennie in Weed, that he was there. The people and the police orgainze a group in order to lynch George.
When the police and the rest of the lynchers get to George, they beat him and put him in jail. Candy keeps the farm.