Rainsford and Whitney are on boat talking about hunting, then Raisford desires to go to sleep. He heard 3 shots then wakes and found out he fell from the boat and was floating away.
Rainford than fell from a cliff and fainted. When he woke up he found footsteps leading to a Giant castle like thing. He then saw a "castle" which had a tall spiked iron gate.
When he knocked on that gate he met a tall bald man with a beard that touched his torso. He had a rifle at the chest of Rainsford.
General Zaroff a tall man who has fangs and pointy teeth tell Ivan to relax. He than tells Rainsford that he got bored of hunting animals so he started hunting "HUMANS".
Then General Zaroff told Rainsford to join him but he responded, "what if I do not want to play the game. The General said, he would play a game with Ivan. Rainsford than accepted and Zaroff handed him a bag and a good knife.
Ivan died in a trap that Rainsford had planted. Rainsford than swam trough the river and found Ivan in his bed sleeping. "Rainsford had never slept better at night".