Bigger and his family lived in a poor community. Bigger wanted to help get money so he got a job as a driver for The Daltons.
Bigger feels as if there will be problems with Mary and also problems because hes a black man working for a white family.
Bigger job that was given to him was to take Mary to school but Mary wanted to go to a diner to meet up her boyfriend, they end up both getting drunk.
Bigger comes brings Mary back home drunk and shes is making a lot of noise and wakes up her mother. Bigger doesn't want to get in trouble and panicked so he put a pillow over Mary's face which he ends up killing her.
Bigger hides Mary body and asks his girlfriend to help him cover it up. She says no and he ends up raping and killing his girlfriend now he's trying to hide from the police but ends up getting captured.
Bigger is now in jail for raping his girlfriend and killing. He is sentenced to death by electric chair.