The Question and Answer section for Treasure Island is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I'm not sure exactly what you mean, but the Squire's loose tongue has attracted a less than reputable crew.... all of whom seem to be well aware of the true meaning behind the journey.
The rum and the climate are their allies because both incapacitate the pirates in their own way..... drunken pirates are far less dangerous than than sober ones.
The mutineers are destroying the jolly-boat to eliminate Jim and the others ability to use it.
I lay for some time watching the bustle which succeeded the attack. Men were demolishing something with axes on the beach near the stockade—the poor...