After Kino woke up in the next morning Juana went out the door with the Pearl. Kino decided to follow her. As soon as Juana walked to the seashore to throw the pearl. Kino jumped just in time to grab the pearl and beat her to the ground.
Family gets hunted by trackers
After Kino beats Juana a man tries to take this opportunity to take the Pearl from Kino. Kino lunged at the man proceeding. to stab him to death. At this point Juana is firmly convinced that the pearl is a curse.
Coyoytio gets shot
After killing the man Kino knows that he has to flee or else he will go to prison. He rushes to his canoe but finds destroyed. After Juana gets Coyoyito from the brush house. The house was set on fire. They are forced to take refuge in Juan Thomas' house. They wait till night to escape to the capital.
Kino throws Pearl back in the sea
As Kino and Juana were going to the capital. Kino is very careful at covering his tracks, but he covers them up too well. Kino spots a group of trackers in their midst. The trackers are experts being able to track Kino by his coverups. The family decides to flee to the mountains. Here Steinbeck uses this as a metaphor to signal that the hunt is like an animal hunt.
The trackers start gaining up on the family. So in response, Kino decides to ambush the trackers get rid of them. During the ambush Kino manages to kill all three of the trackers, but the third one fired a bullet at Kino missing him but ended up killing Coyoyito instead.
After Coyoyito's death, Kino and Juana decided to returns to La Paz. Nobody persecutes them for the killing of a man which indicates that the town is lawless. Kino returns to the seashore to throw the pearl away. He wanted Juana to do it but because of superstitions, he throws it back to the sea