Kino and Juana both notice a scorpion travelling down to where Coyotito is sleeping. Juana begins praying while Kino figures out what to do.
Juana and Kino head out into the ocean in Kino's canoe in search of the pearl. Kino dives into the water while Juana stays on the boat, singing and holding Coyotito. Kino back up tot the surface, the "Pearl of the World" clutched in his hand.
After Kino and Juana find the pearl, the town find out almost immediately . The neighbors crowd around their house. Kino declares what he is going to do with the money, such as getting married to Juana in the church and sending Coyotito to school.
Kino, Juana, and Juan Tomas are all making thier way to the city to sell the pearl. KIno and Juana's neighbors trail behind them. Juan Tomas warns Kino about getting cheated and reminds him to stay true to himself.
Remember: do not let them cheat you.
As soon as Kino notices flames in the distance from the shore, he and Juana rush over to their brush house. They realize someone had broken into their while they were at the beach. Someone had put it on fire.
The trackers reach Kino and Juana's hiding spot, but they wait to rest at the pond. Suddenly, the watchers hear a cry, and thinking it is a coyote, one of them fires a shot in the direction of the cry. Despite Kino lunging the tracker, the bullet reaches Coyotito and kills him.