Dally, Pony boy, and Johnny decided to see a drive in movie. while they were there Dally started harassing Martia and Cherry so Johnny decided to stop this and Dally ended up leaving. The tow girls decided they would like some company and asked them to watch the movie with them.
After a long night Johnny and Pony boy decided to go on a walk to the park. While they were there they ended up getting jumped by 4 Socs 2 of them ended up being the boyfriends of Martia and Cherry. They soon started to attack Pony by drowning him and Johnny did what he thought was right and killed the attacker.
After they saved the children from the burning church Johnny ended up getting critically injured. He was in the the doctors for much longer than expected. They said even if he did live he would be crippled forever. Unfortunately after a few more days of suffering Johnny Cane died.
After being in shock of Johnny's death the boys went home and processed what chaos had went down that night.
After Johnny's death Dally didn't feel like he had anything to live for so he decided to get into some trouble and try to rob a convenient store. After he robbed the store the police were called and he ran not knowing were to go. He ran into a street near a pay phone and told the boys to go out and get I'm so he could hide. This did not go as planned and he ended up pulling out an unloaded gun towards the cops they did not know that it was not loaded and shot him.
After the murder the tow boys went on the run. They had to ask Dally what they should do and were they should go and he remembered of an old abandoned church in town they could use as a hide out.