When Rainsford finds the General on the island he is at first relieved, until he finds out that they will play a hunting game to see which one of them is going to survive.
While General Zaroff is hunting for Rainsford, Rainsford sneaks around the island various ways including hiding in trees and swimming around the island. He eventually ends up at Zaroffs house while he is away.
When Zaroff returns home he is very surprised that Rainsford is in his room. He congratulates Rainsford for winning the game but he is not pleased. Rainsford kills Zaroff and sleeps in his bed that night.