Landing on the island the boys have no idea the realism of their situation as innocent and unknowing children. They try to maintain order in a civilized manner as they make plans to build shelter and find a way to be rescued. As Ralph and Piggy do the best they can to maintain order, Jack is more concerned with proving himself.
Jacks thirst to prove himself grows into an unbearable need as he hunts and kills a pig by. He then mounts it onto a stick to leave for the Beast to eat. Simon then realizes that the beast is not a physical being but a psychological being within each of the boys as the boys innocents becomes more and more distant.
The Beast is fully unleashed as the death toll rises. This time including Simon, Piggy, and if not for the last minute rescue Ralph. As the death's progress the boys become increasingly savage showing more of the Beast with each kill as there dwindling innocence has completely vanished.