- Ralph, Jack and Roger report what they have seen. Jack argues that the hunters can kill the beast.
- Ralph describes the hunters as "Boys armed with sticks" which hurts Jack.
- Jack tries to overthrow Ralph as leader but is rejected as the new chief and he leaves, soon be joined by most of the older boys.
- A fire is relit by the platform.
- Jack goes off with his hunters to kill the pigs. They kill a sow who has piglets and decide to invite the others to a feast in order to steal their fire.
- They sever the sow's head and…
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