Sanger Rainsford falls from his boat at sea, he then swims to an island he notices near by. Once on the island he finds a very large mantion.
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After finding the mansion he meets Zaroff the owner of the mansion, he invites hime in and tells him about how good of a hunter he is.
Zaroff introduces Rainsford to Ivan his body guard and explains to Rainsford the game he plays by hunting people. Zaroff then tells Rainsford to hunt or be hunted. And if he does not want to be hunted he will have to deal with Ivan.
Rainsford agrees to hunt and after trying many tricks to get to Zaroff he finally has a success but it is not Zaroff he kills its Ivan. Zaroff continues to go after Rainsford determined to find and kill him.
To escape Zaroff Rainsford jumps off of a cliff into the water and manages to get out of Zaroffs sight. Zaroff cant hunt him in the water but Rainsford jumping led Zaroff to believe he wasnt playing the game.
After Rainsford escapes he comes back into Zaroffs room in the middle of the night and kills him.