Rainsford was on a boat headed to Brazil to hunt jaguars. He was relaxing on the boat when the boat passed a mysterious island the had a bad reputation with sailors.
Rainsford suddenly heard two gunshots from the island. He went to go investigate the gunshots when he suddenly fell overboard. The ship left him behind and he had to swim over to a nearby island.
When Rainsford woke up the nex day on the island, he was happy that he was finally out of the sea. He explored the Island and ran into Ivan, the servant/bodyguard for General Zaroff, A cossak Hunter.
Zaroff, the general/cossack brought Rainsford into his dining hall to dine with him, and revealed to him that he hunts down men on this island. Rainsford learns the next day that he will be hunted and is shocked by this news.
Rainsford was hunted by the General throughout the jungle. Rainsford tried to fight back by using traps, but Rainsford could not seem to kill Zaroff. Finally, the general went back to his house to rest as Rainsford swam over to the cossack's house.
Rainsford swam to the general's house and just as the general was about to sleep, Rainsford appeared from a corner and fed the General to his own hounds. Rainsford then rested on the Generals bed after defeating the general