The pirates do not attack again right away, so the captain’s men work at cleaning the bunkhouse and tending the wounded. One pirate is not quite dead at the end of the battle, but he dies soon afterward. Hunter’s head wound kills him as well. Captain Smollett, however, survives. His wounds are not life threatening, but they are bad enough to prevent him from fighting and working for a long time.
When he has done what he can to care for the captain, Dr. Livesey straps on some pistols and strides off into the woods. Jim is sure he has gone to meet Ben Gunn. As Jim works at...
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