2. But the original story isn’t as sunny.
For example, it is possible that Peter kills Lost Boys when they become too old. A quote from the book says, “The boys on the island vary, of course, in numbers, according as they get killed and so on; and when they seem to be growing up, which is against the rules, Peter thins them out; but at this time there were six of them, counting the twins as two.”
h/t Reddit user CZbwoi