Max and Kevin go to Loretta Lee's house in the tenements(or testements). Iggy Lee comes out he is the leader of the panheads a biker gang. Max and Kevin come inside and they realize that Max is Kenny(Killer)Kanes son. and then Loretta tells Kevin that his dad was a majition because as soon as he heard the words birth defect he disappeard. Then Loretta tells Iggy to see if max is as big and strong as he looks. But Iggy says thet he will not mess with Killer Kanes boy.
Max and Kevin start 8th grade and Gwen wants Max to be in the same class. Gram decides that it might help Max and it will also help Kevin get around. Mrs.Donelli is a new teacher in the school. Kevin gets on Max's shoulders and says together we are 9 feet tall and we are Freak The Mighty. And the whole class starts chanting. Mrs.Donelli sends them down to the principals office.
In the cafeteria there is American chop suey and Kevin loves it so much. Kevin tells Max go get me some more Gruel. Max goes and gets it for him and Kevins face turns red and then purple. Max runs to go get the nurse. The nurse comes right out and Kevin gets put into an ambulance. Kevin tells Max that he will be ok.