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Ralph: Someone has to stay behind. Piggy...

Jack: [interrupts] Sure, protect Piggy like you always do.

Ralph: Don't be stupid. What can he do with just one eye?

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Piggy: What's your name?

Ralph: Ralph.

Piggy: I don't care what they call me, as long as they don't call me what they did in school.

Ralph: What's that?

Piggy: They used to call me Piggy.

Ralph: [laughs] Piggy!

Piggy: As long as you don't tell the others.

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Ralph: You're a beast, and a swine, and a bloody, bloody thief!

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Jack: We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English! And the English are best at everything!

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Ralph: [thinking about Simon's death] Piggy?

Piggy: Huh?

Ralph: Piggy, that was murder.

Piggy: You stop it! What good are you doing talking like that? It was dark. There was that bloody dance. There was thunder and lightning and rain. We were scared. It wasn't what you said.

Ralph: [sobs] Oh, Piggy!

Piggy: [comforts him] It was an accident. He was batty. He asked for it. It was an accident.

Ralph: Oh, God, I want to go home!

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Ralph: His name's not Fatty. It's Piggy.

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Piggy: You and your blood, Jack Merridew! You and your hunting! We might've gone home!

Jack: We needed meat.

Piggy: You didn't not to have let the fire go out!

[Jack slaps Piggy across the face making Piggy's glasses fall off]

Piggy: My specs!

Simon: [picks them up] Here. Here they are.

[Piggy puts them on but realizes one of the lenses have cracked and missing pieces]

Piggy: [vengefully] JUST YOU WAIT!

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Piggy: I've got the conch!

[the boys jeer and taunt him from above the cliff]

Piggy: [shouts] Which is it better to be, a pack of painted savages like you are, or sensible like Ralph is? Which is better, to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?

[Roger goes angry and pushes a huge boulder, which heads right to Piggy]

Piggy: AAH!

Ralph: Piggy!

[the boys go silently still as they see Piggy's body wash away in the sea]

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Piggy: [as the boys are talking about the beast] I don't believe in no ghosts, ever.

Jack: Who cares what YOU believe, Fatty!

[the boys laugh]

Simon: [looking disturbed] Maybe there IS a beast.

[the boys laugh again]

Ralph: Hear him! He's got the conch.

Simon: What I mean is... maybe, it's only us.

Piggy: Nuts!

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Ralph: You let the fire go out.

Jack: We needed meat.

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Roger: LOOK! The beast!

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Piggy: [as the other boys eat] Aren't I having none?

Jack: You didn't hunt.

Piggy: No more did Ralph, no more did Simon.

[Simon offer Piggy food]

Jack: [angrily tosses a piece of pig meat at Simon] Eat, damn you!

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Boys: [repeated line, chants] Kill the pig! Slit her throat! Bash her in!

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Ralph: [while swimming in the ocean] Aren't you coming in?

Piggy: Oh, it's hot. No, my auntie wouldn't let me, count of my asthma.

Ralph: Sucks to your asthma!

Piggy: You can't half swim well.

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Roger: [after killing a pig] Right up the arse!

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