Setting : Caribbean sea/Ship trap island. Rainsford, a big game hunter, is traveling to the amazon by boat. He falls overboard and finds himself stranded on ship trap island.
rainsford finds a large home where Ivan, a servent, and General Zaroff, a russian aristocat live. They take rainsford in. However he soon learns that to leave he must win a game where he is the hunted.
Rainsford must survive for three days. He sets three traps to outwit the general, and his bloodthirsty hounds
Cornered, Rainsford jumps off a cliff, into the sea. He survives the fall and waits for Zaroff in his house
Rainsford ambushes Zaroff, and the men duel. Presumably, Zaroff is killed and fed to the hounds
The story ends with Rainsford saying he has never slept more soundly in his life.