"Someone had fired a gun three times. Rainsford sprang up and moved quickly to the rail, mystified. [...] his pipe, [...] was knocked from his mouth. He lunged for it; a short, hoarse cry came from his lips [...]"
"[...] he reached a flat place [...]. dense jungle came to the very edge [...]. He examined the ground closely and found what he had hoped to find the print of hunting boots."
"His first thought was that he came upon a village, [...]. the massive door with a leering gargoyle [...]. The door opened [...]. [...] coming down the broad marble steps [...] an erect, slender man in evening clothes. "Come" he said, "We shouldn't be chatting here" [...] The dining room [...] was in many ways remarkable."
"I wish to leave this island at once."
"I am General Zaroff. [...] I wanted the ideal animal to hunt [...] It must have courage, cunning, and, above all,it must be able to reason."
"Your brain against mine. [...] Your strength and stamina against mine. Outdoor Chess! And the stake is now without value, eh?'
"His whole idea was to put distance between himself and General Zaroff; [...] They would be on him any minute now. [...] he ran for his life. [...] He reached it. It was the shore of the sea. [...] Then he leaped far out into the sea..."
The Most Dangerous Game
Here Lies,Irony (dramatic?)
..."He had never slept in a better bed, Rainsford decided."
"Swam""I am still a beast at bay""Get ready, General Zaroff"
"I See" "One of us is to furnish a repast for the hounds. [...] The other will sleep in this very excellent bed.""On guard Rainsford"