Chapter 13 Sequel
After a few minutes of sobbing, the boys got themselves together and began looking at each other. Everyone was silent until the naval officer came back to where the barbaric boys were standing. “Chief Ralph,” said the officer, “Tell everyone to come abroad.” Before, Ralph could turn around to tell them, a huge wave crashed on to the beach. The tide was fairly high that particular day. Once the tide went back out, two small figures lay washed up in the sand a few yards away. Everyone was curious, so the naval officer began to walk towards the figures. He slowly bent down to examine the figures. He looked up with a blank look on his face and waved the boys over. There, right in front of them was the two dead bodies of Piggy and Simon. The little boy was right about there being a sea monster. The monster gave back the sacrifices to server justice. “Please explain these,” the officer demanded in a low, stern voice. It looked as if Jack and Rodger got the wind knocked out of them. The two of them turned as white as a ghost. Ralph just stood there speechless with more tears streaming down his face. He sobbed for his best friends Simon and Piggy. “How could this be,” asked Jack under his breath.
“Well, am I going to have to ask again,” said the officer. One by one the boys gave the officer their version of the adventure beginning with the conch and ending with the last hunt. When they were done, the naval officer led each of the boys on the boat. As Jack and Rodger stepped foot, two more officers put the boy’s hands behind their backs and handcuffed them. The whole boat ride back was miserable. Sam’n Eric both got sea sick and were weak by the previous torture Jack’s group had done to them. Ralph was still shocked by the rescue. He was so shocked that he passed out. Ralph soon opened his eyes to find himself back on the island. All around him were dead boy bodies he knew and recognized. It was a bloody mess. All of a...
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