"The Most Dangerous Game" Storyboard by Will Combs and Gavin Carmichael
Exposition and Inciting Incident Rainsford falls off yacht and is stranded
Rising Action Rainsford sees mansion and runs toward it.
Where there are pistol shots, there are men. Where there are men, there is food.
Grey Astrakhan (Fur)
Rising Action Zaroff tells Rainsford he hunts humans on the island, and Zaroff tells Rainsford he's next to be hunted.
I wanted the ideal animal to hunt. And above all, it must be able to reason
Russian Soup (Borsch)
Hunting? Great Guns, General Zaroff, what you speak of is murder
The Setting of the story starts in a Caribbean ocean at night, next to Ship-Trap Island around the 1920's. Rainsford, a seasoned big game hunter falls off his yacht into the water.
Rising Action Rainsford runs from Zaroff and hides on the island for three days, and sets traps for Zaroff. One of the traps kill Ivan.
I will not loose my nerve
The point of view is third person limited and the tone is mysterious and suspenseful
Climax Rainsford Is chased by Zaroff and Rainsford jumps off cliff to escape, and Zaroff believes Rainsford to be dead.
Rainsford vs. Zaroff Rainsford finds out that Zaroff hunts humans, Rainsford vs. his fear Rainsford struggles to control his fear while being chased by Zaroff
Falling Action and Resolution Rainsford swims to the castle and meets Zaroff in his bedroom, and they duel. Rainsford sleeps peacefully that night.
I have never slept in a better bed
Main characters in the story are Rainsford and Zaroff. Rainsford is a dynamic and round character because he is fearful, smart, arrogant. Zaroff is a static and round character because he is civilized and barbaric.
The symbols of the story, Rainsford-The "Hunted" mouse Zaroff-The "Hunter" cat Island-Structure of society (The weak and the strong)
The theme is: Humans can be just as uncivilized as animals and, Humans are capable of horrible acts of cruelty, even worse than animals.
I Congratulate you Rainsford, you have won the game.