In chapter 23, the people wont let Max inside, so he waited outside with an ornithopter. When Gwen finds Max, she brings him inside to see Kevin. When they arrive, Max sees Kevin with a tracheotomy. Kevin gives Max a book to write all of their adventures in. Then Max put the book in the pyramid for good luck.
In chapter 24, Max arrived at the hospital early in the morning so nobody could kick him out. Dr. Spivak told Max that Kevin died. Max didn't want to believe it, so he ran to try and find Kevin. When the doctors stopped him, Max told them about the bionics. Then he went home and cried for days.
In chapter 25, Max had to go back to school. He kept hearing that everyone was sorry for him. Even Tony D said he was sorry for Max's loss.One day Max ran into Loretta Lee. She told him. " Nothing is a drag kid." He thought about it the whole way home. Then Max pulled out the pyramid, and started to write in the book.