During work, Nunkie and Tea Cake would play around together while they were working. Janie begins to grow jealous of them. As the season goes on, Nunkie becomes bolder and bolder and is falling over Tea Cake and playfully touching him. Janie finds Nunkie and Tea Cake in the patch of Cane. Janie sees them playfully wrestling on the ground over what Tea Cake says; Nunkie stole his work tickets.
Janie is married to tea cake and she is very happy and in love. Tea Cake treats her like an equal instead of someone less than. Tea Cake and Janie live a comfortable life. They plant beans, they played checkers, Tea Cake teaches Janie how to shoot a gun, and they go hunting together. They are living a very happy life together.