Gordie, Chris, Vern and Teddy find the body but Ace and Eyeball find them. Gordie makes them back off by threatening them with a gun. Gordie and his pals tell the police about the body. They get home. As the years go by, Teddy and Vern grow apart from Gordie and Chris, who go to college together. Chris tries to break up a fight, gets stabbed in the throat and dies. Gordie gets married, becomes a writer and has kids.