Lord of the Flies is an action-packed book which takes place on an uninhabited island after a plane full of English boys is shot down. Told from a third-person omniscient point-of-view, this story's mood is extremely bleak because it deals so profoundly with the dark side of humanity.
The protagonist in Lord of the Flies is Ralph. At the beginning of the story he is described as being a playful child, but towards the end
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sadistic event, the boys are invited to join Jack and many accept. Everyone begins to dance and lose touch with reality and all civilization, and when Simon crawls out of the forest with his message about the beast, he himself is mistaken for the for it and is torn apart in by the frenzied children. At this point Ralph loses most of his control over almost all the kids, and Jack begins to take over.