In chapter Four Jack has decided that rescue is not as important to him as hunting is, while Ralph has clearly taken the other side. The boys take sides, Ralph and Piggy favor rescue and civilization, while Jack favors hunting and savagery. They cook the pig, but Jack refuses to give Piggy any meat.
In chapter Five Ralph paces the beach, planning what he'll say at the meeting and wishing he could think as well as Piggy can. Finally, he blows the conch. Everyone gathers and listens to Ralph. He explains that the meeting is about setting things straight
In chapter Six , At night, airplanes battle in the night sky, high and far enough away that none of the boys woke up or heard them. A dead pilot from one of the destroyed planes drifts down on a parachute and lands on the mountain top next to the signal fire.