Long John Silver is a fictional character and the main antagonist in the novel Treasure Island (1883) by Robert Louis Stevenson.Click to see full answer. Correspondingly, what is the main conflict in Treasure Island?The main conflict of Treasure Island is that Long John Silver is trying to steal the treasure from Jim & his friends.Also, is Long John Silver a bad guy? Long John Silver has, on first appearance, little to commend himself to Bristol. He was a Bad Guy, and more importantly he is a complete work of fiction, product of the pen of a Scottish novelist who didn’t actually visit Bristol until after he had written ‘Treasure Island’. Thereof, who did Jim kill in Treasure Island? Israel Hands and O’Brien are the only two pirates on board the Hispaniola when Jim cuts it adrift from the anchor. Jim finds Israel Hands badly wounded after a fight with O’Brien. Hands has killed O’Brien, but he needs Jim’s help to beach the ship safely on the north side of the island.What grade level is Treasure Island?Written at ability level grades 1-3, interest grade level 5-12, with a Lexile Levile of 420, and a Guided Reading Level of L, in three formats, Computer Book, Audio Book and Paperback Book.