Ponyboy and the gang are walking with Cherry Valance and her friend when a blue mustang pulls up on the side of them and then a few of drunk socs get out of the car.
When Johnny and Ponyboy go to the park the blue mustang shows up again and then Bob and a few other socs get out of the car and are drunk once again and they tell Ponyboy and Johnny not to go near Cherry Valance and then they go chase down Ponyboy and Johnny. Then Bob puts Ponyboy's head under the water constantly then Johnny goes and kills Bob so then Ponyboy would be ok.
Ponyboy realizes that people are too quick to judge and that greasers and socs aren't all that different. Then Jhonny teaches everyone after his death that life goes on and too quickly so enjoy it while you can.
All of the socs and greasers have a big fight and nomatter whoever wins it will still be the same.
The Curtis brothers attend court. Then Ponyboy adquitted and then they were all sent home. After they got home Ponyboy gets a letter from his english teacher and tells him that he needs to write a theme. So then he starts to write a theme about his life.