rainsford sailing to hunt, loses his balance and his pipe goes overboard. While he is trying to retrieve it, he also goes over board. The ships leaves him behind.
rising action #3
He swims to the closest land which seems to be an island, where he meets a strange guy named Zaroff.
After zaroff invites Rainsford for some wine, Rainsford soon finds out Zaroff hunts humans and realizes he's going to get hunted.
Rainsford hid in a tree and zaroff lets him go because he wants to make the game more fun. After rainsfords traps, Zaroffs dogs are killed and his partner Ivan is killed. They are still at hunt though.
Rainsford ran to the cliff and swam to general zaroffs house to go get revenge because he thought the general was done hunting.
general found rainsford hiding behind his curtians and general trys to tell him hes won the game but rainsford isnt having that. he tells general he will have a good sleep in his bed.. and he did.