What absolutely sickens me is the disclosed fact that this sick son of a bitch and his "associates" discussed actual children BY NAME.
This whole thing was on the precipice of moving from sick fantasy to sick reality.
Let him fester in prison and send him back to the Brits. Gibbeting over the River Thames sounds about right.
"His voice rose under the black smoke before the burning wreckage of the island; and infected by that emotion, the other little boys began to shake and sob too. And in the middle of them....Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man’s heart…”. -----William Golding