When the rescuers came back, they brought a tugboat full with freshly cut meat. When the Monstrous rats smelled the delicious flesh, they all went abroad the tugboat. After every last one boarded the boat, the rescuers doused it with gasoline, and lit the boat on fire. After a huge explosion, the three lighthouse keepers were saved. When they got back to land -after they were replaced- Le Gleo was locked up in an asylum and Itchoua died a few days later. The heat was not good for the rat bites he endured in the lighthouse. As for the narrator, he went back to the light house to finish his duty. "Why Not" he said, their wasn't going to be another attack again.
A whaleboat from the patrol boat took us off the island, and left three men to replace us.
"Hee! Hee! The Three Skeletons! Hee! Hee! The Three Skeletons are now six skeletons! Six Skeletons!"