Whitney has sympathy for the animals he is killing, he asks Rainsford if he feel bad as well. Rainsford thinks killing them is just apart of the game so he responds. "“You’re a big-game hunter, not a philosopher. Who cares how a jaguar feels?”" (Connell 10).
Rainsford fell into the ocean and begins to swim to where he heard the gun shot. He ends up at an island.
General Zaroff tells Rainsford that he hunts humans. He asks Rainsford to join along for the hunt, Rainsford refuses.
General Zaroff is hunting Rainsford! If Rainsford wins (survives) he is free to leave the island. To stay alive he must keep sane so he keeps telling himself this. "“I will not lose my nerve. I will not"” (Connell 179).
Rainford know that the General is getting close. He has to make take a risk to survive. Millions of thoughts are going through his head but he knew what he had to do. "Rainsford forced himself on toward that gap. He reached it. It was the shore of the sea. Across a cove he could see the gloomy gray stone of the château. Twenty feet below him the sea rumbled and hissed. Rainsford hesitated. He heard the hounds. Then he leaped far out into the sea…"(Connell 197).
Rainsford wins the game. He scares General Zaroff in his bedroom to claim his victory. He then kills General Zaroff and goes to bed.