Characters: Rainsford-The main character. He is a hunter. Whitney-Rainsford's friend. She doesn't support hunting. Zaroff-He is an extreme hunter. He let Rainsford into his chateau in Ship Trap Island.
When Rainsford gets to know Zaroff, Zaroff forces Rainsford to play the hunting game. The rules are if Zaroff finds Rainsford within three days, Rainsford loses. If Zaroff doesn't find him, Rainsford wins.
Rainsford doubled his trails in the woods and climbs a tree to hide. Zaroff soon comes to the tree and scans it. He sees Rainsford and acts like like doesn't see him. Rainsford sets a trap but has to hide away quickly before Zaroff can see him. Zaroff walks into the trap and get minorly injured.
Rainsford heard the cry of Zaroff's hounds getting near him. He ran to the twenty-foot cliff and leaped off of the cliff into the sea. He swam to Zaroff's chateau.
When Zaroff got into his chateau, he went into the library and read a book. After reading his book he went up to his room and got ready for bed. Then, Rainsford popped out of Zaroff's curtains of the bed. Zaroff states that Rainsford has won the game. Rainsford then kills Zaroff.