Kino and Juana lived in a brush house and have a child named Coyotito. Kino went out to the beach to watch the sea.
Coyotito gets stung by a scorpion and Kino kills it. They try to go to the doctors house, but the Doctor wont help them.
Kino finds the pearl of the world and thinks of great riches coming. He trys to sell it ,but they say its fake and offer a price tag lower than what its worth.
Juana trys to through the pearl back in the sea, but Kino stops her. Then kino gets attacked and ends up killing a man. there home is set to flames and they decide they have to leave.
Kino, Juana, and Coyotito leave, but realize that they are being tracked. Kino trys to get them off his trail. He ambushes them right after Coyotito gets shot. He kills all three of them brutally .
They return home senseless and hid for the shore. They are being watched by the towns people, but no one says a word to them. They reach the shore and throw the pearl into the shore soon to be taken away by a crab.