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Treasure Island S.S Essay

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The six pirates have captured and taken over the fot and our supplies. Five of the six pirates were flushed with drunkenness and one was pale and taken a gunshot to the head. Long John had asked me how I got here, but I refused to reply. He told me that my friends thought that I was a traitor, but I was relieved that they were still alive. The pirates and myself wanted to know what had happened. Long John explained that the doctor approached them with a flag of truce. He had informed them the ship was gone, but the pirates hadn’t noticed because they were all drunk. So they had bargained, and Dr. Livesey left the buccaneers with the fort, supplies, and firewood, and then head off somewhere. ...view middle of the document...

In addition, he talked about how he got the treasure map in exchange for letting the enemy live. Within seconds, the buccaneers sided with Long John. The Bible was now spoilt, for Dick cut a circle in it, and now it cannot be used. Long John handed the paper to me, as a momento. We all went to bed, except for a guard. I had trouble falling asleep, my mind could not get over the fact about how Long John SIlver and the dangerous games he’s playing.

I woke up to Dr.Livesey’s voice, I was glad to see him, yet I was ashamed because of my desertion. Long John greeted him heartily and was glad that Dr.Livesey came to treat the pirates of their injuries and sickness. He surprised the doctor with me. The doctor was so shocked that he stopped for a moment, and went in to see the pirates. He pretended as if they were friends and promised the pirates to treat them with all of his ability. Afterwards, he wanted to talk with me, but many of the pirates protested. Long John reluctantly agreed as long as I promised not to run away. Long John walked us down to the gate, and warned us to walk away slow, as the pirates were looking for an excuse to turn on him and me. Dr.Livesey was disappointed with me and I started to cry. He felt bad and suggested that we run away, but since I promised I couldn’t. I quickly outlines everything that I did since I snuck out. Dr.Livesey promised that he wouldn’t let anyone kill me, and then called out to Long John to steer clear of the treasure. Long John told him that it was the only way to save my and his life. When questioned about why he gave Long John the map, Dr.Livesey replied that it was a secret. With that, Dr.Livesey head back into the forest.

Long John admitted that he saw that Dr.Livesey was trying to run away but since I didn’t, now he owes me. Long John told the crew that once they had the treasure, they would have the upper hand. I began to worry because Long John might have went back to the pirate’s side. All the buccaneers set off to look for the treasure, armed. We followed the map until a man on the furthest left let out a shout. There was a skeleton on the ground covered in cloth, which Long John realized that the skeleton was a pointer, indicating the direction of the treasure. He figured out the bones had belonged to a pirate named Allardyce. The pirates then exchanged memories about Flint, his wickedness and bad temper. Even though Long John had told them to be quiet and continue on, discovering the dead pirate skeleton had clearly freaked out his men.
The pirates stopped to take a break upon reaching the top of the hill. Many of the pirates were not feeling well and continued to think of Captain Flint. Suddenly, a voice through the trees started to say Captain Flint’s last words. All pirates were truly freaked out, but Long John wouldn’t let them turn back. He pointed out that the call had an echo, and spiritual voices don't’ have echoes. George Merry seemed comforted by Long John’s observation. They...

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