Steve and Soda worked at the gas station and Ponyboy would always go to see them and they would always buy him bottles of pop. In the weekends the girls would go there to flirt with soda and the gas station was always full because of soda's good looks and steve's car work.
They were passing through the fields and they found johnny's jacket on the ground and he always had his jacket so it seemed weird to them. Then steve saw a stain on the jacket and they heard a moan so they went and saw johnny on the ground all beaten up. Then the gang sensed what happened that he had got beaten by the socs.
Johnny said that there were a whole bunch of socs beating him up. It was a blue mustang full of them. He had told the gang that he was practicing kicks for football when a blue mustang showed up and four socs caught him and beaten him. Johnny had cuts and he was beaten almost to death. The scared him and threatened him with everything.
Johnny had always been hit by the belt and his parents were always fighting and that usually made someone rebellious but not johnny instead it was killing him. Johnny was never a coward and was always good in a rumble. He always stood up for the gang and kept his mouth shut. After he was