What makes Smith run???The theme of honesty is widely developed in The Loneliness of the Long Distant Runner, in which Smith tells us what honesty means according to him, and according to the governor.

Such has she does not know of her daughter's yearning four a father.

Golding must be telling us something about the real world andhow it's governed.

So despite of their promise of the loyalty sworn to their women, they go on to look four other girls to spend the night.