Exposition: Rainsford falls off the hunting boat while trying to see where the gun shots came from.
Rising action: After Rainsford swims to ship-trap island, he meets general Zaroff. Zaroff tells Rainsford that he hunts humans instead of animals.
Rising Action: Rainsfor refused to hunt humans with Zaroff so now general Zaroff is hunting Rainsford. Rainsford must escape Zaroff for three days in order to survive.
Climax: Zaroff and his pack of wolves are about to get Rainsford. In order to escape, Rainsford jumps out of his tree into the water below.
Falling action: Rainsford survives three days of hunting, and returns to Zaroff's castle. Rainsford then challenges Zaroff to a duel. The loser dies and the winner gets a good night sleep.
Resolution: Rainsford kills Zaroff in the duel, and Rainsford gets a good night sleep.
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