Slides in this set
The plane crash
Piggy mentions that the plane was on fire and
parts of it drifted out to sea:
"I saw the other part of the plane. There were
flames coming out of it."
"that storm dragged it out to sea. It wasn't half
dangerous with all them tree trunks falling.
There must have been some kids still in it."…read more
Ch: Fire on the Mountain
..."whole limbs yielded passionately to the
yellow flames that poured upwards and shook
a great beard of flame twenty feet in the air...
the breeze was a river of sparks."…read more
after Roger suggests they'll "never
"...scrambled up like a bright squirrel... leapt
on the wings of the wind ... the flames, as
though they were some kind of wild life crept
as a jaguar creeps on its belly towards ... the
pink rock...The heart of flame leapt nimbly
across the gap between the trees and then went
swinging...merged into a drum-roll that
seemed to shake the mountain."…read more