When Johnny and Ponyboy are walking in the park, they see the blue mustang from before. Five socs, including Bob and Randy, get out and try to attack the pair. Ponyboy enrages Bob, who procedes to attempt to drown him in a nearby fountain, Johnny is scared, so his first instinct is to stab Bob with his knife, killing him. Johnny and Ponyboy go see Dally, who gives them a gun, $50, and new clothes. They stow away on a train to Windrixville, where they find an abandonned church to sleep in.