Ponyboy was jumped by a group of Socs who arrived in a red corvair. Before he was seriously hurt, Darry and the rest of his gang found him. The gang drove away the corvair using rock and anything they could through at them. Sodapop and Darry were the first to help Ponyboy.
Johnny was mugged in a empty lot while trying to practice football. The people who mugged him arrived in a blue mustang. The main reason he got most of his wounds by a man with several rings on his hand. He was found later by Soda-pop and Steve
After another run in with the group in the blue mustang, Johnny and Ponyboy decided to watch the stars. After spending some time under the stars, Ponyboy slowly fell asleep. By the time he woke up, It was already past 12 and his curfew. He rushed to find Darry furious at this