Rainsford and Whitney sailing to the island to hunt, and Rainsford is about to fall off of the boat while Whitney sleeps.
1. Rainsford goes to a house he finds on the island. 2. He meets General Zarff, who knows of Rainsford. 3. Rainsford tells the general that he was there to hunt. 4. General Zaroff explains that he hunts, but he hunts a "new breed". 5. Rainsford finds out that the general hunts people, and that he is going to hunt him the next day.
Rainsford knows he has to get some rest, as he has to make a plan for the next day when general Zaroff is going to hunt him after he explains the game and that if he survives three days without being killed, he wins.
general Zaroff starts the game, and Rainsford starts to make his plan to trick General Zaroff, with Rainsford having to run and hide in the woods and survive for three days.
1. Rainsford continues to outsmart general Zaroff and his dogs 2. Since Rainsford wins the game, he gets to sleep in the generals bed. 3. General Zaroff gets killed by his dogs after.
Since Rainsford told General Zaroff that since he won he was going to be sleeping in his room that night, he got to after the general died. He sleeps amazingly well.