After a plane crash, a group of school boys find themselves stuck on a deserted island
After Introducing themselves, the boys call meetings with a conch, elect Ralph as the leader of their group and make rules such as electing Jack to maintain a signal fire for rescue.
After making a signal fire on the mountain, that Jack would be responsible for, a ship sails by the island but Jack isn't tending the fire and so the ship passes by . Ralph blames him and they start to argue
After many arguments, Jack leaves Ralph's group and starts his own group dedicated to hunting and having fun
After exploring the island and finding himself in a dream-like state talking to what he thinks is a beast, Simon discovers a dead parachutist on his journey back to the boys
Simon comes back to tell the boys what he has found only to be killed by an army of spears from Jack's group. Jack claims that Simon is a monster in disguise