George and Lennie have ran away from Weed. They have come to Soledad for a new job and escaping from a man coming after them because Lennie wanted to touch a womans Dres. In which the woman accussed Lennie of rape.
George and Lennie arrive at the farm they will be working at. They meet Carlson,Crook,Slim,Curley,Candy, and Curley's wife.George constintaly tells Lennie that one day, their dream of having a farm will come true, as they have to work hard to achieve their dream.