While the ranch workers are playing horseshoes outside, Lennie is alone in the barn with Curley's Wife. She lets Lennie feel her hair and he refuses to let go and ends up killing her.
Lennie runs away to the woods that George to him to go if he ever got in trouble. Candy walks into the barn and discovers Curley's Wife first. He runs out to George to tell him that Lennie has killed Curley's Wife.
Curley's Wife is DEAD!!!
Everybody eventually finds out about Lennie killing Curley's Wife and Curley immediately decides to go kill Lennie.
Let's get him boys!
George runs to the woods hoping to find Lennie before Curley and the other men find him.
I'm coming Lennie!
George finds Lennie in the exact spot that he told him to go. Lennie still doesn't completely realize what he did that was so wrong. Lennie asks George to tell him about their future farm together.
Before George talks about their future farm, he asks Lennie to get on his knees and turn around. Right when George gets to the part about tending the rabbits, Lennie becomes very excited. While Lennie is talking, George pulls out a gun and shoots him in the head.