Whitney and Rainsford start on a boat. While on the boat they pass a island called Ship-Trap. While passing Rainsford hears a gun shot on the island and jumps on the rail pipe in hand but is is knocked out of his hand and Rainsford jumps for it . Rainsford then fell in to the water going after the pipe.
While on the is land Rainsford meats General Zaroff. Zaroff is also a hunter but Zaroff doesn't hunt beat as most would think. Zaroff hunted man and invited Rainsford to go on a hunt with him. Rainsford refused Zaroff and then the next day became the hunted.
Rainsford while being hunted created a trap to try and kill Zaroff. Zaroff doesn't fall for the tram but one of his hounds falling and die. Rainsford then discovers that he is being persued by Ivan, Zaroffs acosiate.
While being chased by Zarof, Ivan, and the hounds Ivan sets of one of Rainsfords traps and dies. Rainsford still being chasd by Zaroff and the hounds jumps off the cliff to get away from his persuers. Zaroff asuminf Rainsford dead reterns to his home.
When Zaroff returns he has a drink and prepares to sleep. When Zaroff enters his room he turns on the light to see Rainsford standing in his room. General Zaroff and Rainsford have a battle to the death.
Rainsford most likly won the battle. Zaroff then had the best sleep of his life. That was the end of the story.