Rainsford was on his ship until he fell of, he swam to shore and fell asleep when he woke up he saw a light that led him to someone's house.
When Rainsford met the owner of the house named General Zaroff the General said that he got board hunting animals so now he starts hunting men for pleasure. General said that he is going to start a hunting game with Rainsford. Rainsford does not want to do the hunting game but is forced into it by the general.
Rainsford trys to run and get away from the general when he is trying to kill him. Rainsford is now being hunted.
General Ivan and the pack of dogs are chasing Rainsford. Rainsford runs as fast as he can until he jumps off a cliff.
General thinks that Rainsford has jumped to his death! General believes he has won the hunting game.
Rainsford is alive he reaches his house hiding in his room where general finds him. Rainsford shows general that he did not win.