Rainsford and Whitney are on a boat trip to Rio, when suddenly at night Rainsford falls of the boat and Whitney is sleeping so he couldn't help him. The Rainsford swam to ship trap island.
Rainsford ends up on ship trap island and meets a man called Zaroff, Zarroff was a big fan of Rainsfords hunting book. But zarroff tells rainsford he can only leave the island if he plays a game. The game consists of Rainsford to go into the woods for three days and if Zarroff find him he dosent get to leave and dies