In the tenth chapter, Dally takes the car and Pony and his friends have to walk home. They are in Pony's home when Steve bursts in. He explains that Dally just robbed a grocery store and is being chased by the police. when they arrive Dally is shot down and died.
In the eleventh chapter, Pony has to stay in bed for a week because he got hurt in the rumble. He is looking at yearbook pictures of Bob, the dead Soc, when Randy comes in. They talk for a while untill Pony gets upset and Randy has to leave.
In the twelfth chapter, Pony and his gang are at court for the hearing. The judge takes it easy on Pony. After the hearing, Pony's attitude, grades, and memory after the hearing change and get worse. Then his teacher gives him the opportunity to bring up his grades. Then, it turns out that Pony "wrote"the book