I can’t take this anymore. Johnnycake’s dead. The only person that I could love and take care for. He’s dead. WHY???!??!Dally, Dally, calm down. We’re gonna get you out of the lot. Just stay where you are. And we are all sad that Johnny’s dead.I don’t care if the police chase me, Johnny’s dead.Dally, get your head back in the game. You ain’t gonna go to jail again. We’ll bail you ouFa there. We’re all going. Stay there.Dally, please stay calm. Please. Dang it! Dang it! Dally, we can’t lose you. We already lost Johnny. You ain’t gonna give up on it. You are coming right back. For us. For Johnny...Two‐Bit is right. You can’t give up now, Dally. For us. We’ll get you ouFa there.I’m really sorry, Dally.Oh, God... Johnny’s dead? I’m so sorry, Dally...It’s alright, Cherry. You don’t need to worry none. Just get your own business take care of. Oh...No...
In a police car. Haha. Nah, I ain’t done nothing wrong. Going to see Johnny aPer the rumble. Thanks for Pony’s acQng skills. Suckers. Tricked the police right on the spot. We wont the rumble. Dang, Johnny’s sick. God, the police beFer hurry or I’ll get mad.Whoa, you guys are fast.Didn’t rumble just end?Johnny’s sick. When I leP him for the rumble, he was worse. I threatened the nurse so I could go to the rumble. It ain’t a rumble unQl I’m in it. Maybe I shouldn’t have.Naw, Dally, you were great. Uh, yeah. Maybe I should’ve just stayed in the hospital...If Johnny’s awake, tell him we won. Tell him that the Socs ran away because they were scared. So scared and so stupid. Will do.Man, we were great back there. Did you see how they got into their cars? Holy. Wait, Pony’s with you?Yes, Soda, Ponyboy’s with me. Now shut up and stop commenQng. We arrived in front of the hospital. Jeez, someone’s cranky.Steve, shut up or I’ll beat you up when I come back.
We are gonna win the rumble tonight. Hear? We are gonna beat them for Johnny. For Greasers.Oh, yeah, aren’t we gonna do that.For, Johnny, for Greasers, for everyone. We gonna kick their buFs.No weapons.What? Oh, right.Yes. That was the agreement. Haven’t you heard, Dally?Yes, we came up with that Cherry. I know.My gang is joining you tonight, Dallas. So are the Brumly gangs. Savvy?Yeah.
Lord, what have Johnny and Pony goFen themselves into? Jumpin’ into the ﬁre like that. You guys are just mad crazy.Haha. We are heroes now.Guys... Pony, do you know how much Darry’s been worryin’ ‘bout you? Are you crazy or something?Pony...I know, I’m sorry, too Darry. Me, Johnny and Dally will be in the hospital. Well, I’m sorry, too Soda.Hospital? Are you guys seriously injured? Dang it, guys, you guys are geXng me really worried sick. Naw, Johnny is really injured, though. Busted his back and stuﬀ... Well, I goFa go. Nurse is telling me to get oﬀ of computer. We’re on our way, Pony. We’ll be there. Soon.Pony, you know we love you, right? Sure thing, Darry.
LoFa things happened. Last night, I was in bed, and Pony and Johnnycake came up to me and told me that Johnny killed a Soc. Whoa, haha. Pony seems shaken up hard... Darry slapped you hard didn’t he? Haha. Aw, Dally, don’t do that. Johnny’s feeling real bad. And.. Stop with your teasing. Pony, that Soc tried to kill you. Don’t you understand? Aw, Pony, I ain’t teasing you! I know that Dally, but sQll... It was self‐defense, Dally. I didn’t mean to kill no one. He was killing Pony and I couldn’t just stand there... I mean, I had to do something. I know that, kiddo. Don’t worry, Johnny, it’ll turn out ﬁne. Pony, I’m really sorry. What have you guys goFen yourselves into? Johnny killing someone? Whoa... Pony, guys... C’mon. Pony, come back home. Darry’s real sorry. And I’m sorry, too. Which Soc did he kill? One named Bob, I think. Is he anyone signiﬁcant? Popular or extra rich or something? My boyfriend and Randy’s best friend. He is signiﬁcant enough to us. He has this... aurora that makes people follow him and look up to him, and you guys killed him. Oh, boy.Min Choe