Rainsford, after waking up on the beach found himself in front a huge castle, think to himself that it was a mirage until he walked up and actually touched the iron gates. “Mirage,” thought Raunsford.
Rainsford and General Zaroff are having dinner, with the host revels his big game is hunting human beings. Rainsford is appalled by this and quickly rejects this way of hunting. “Hunting? Great Guns, General Zaroff, what you speak of is murder.”
Rainsford makes his way out of the Jungle and right back into the General’s castle. Since the very beginning, Rainsford thought murder was a sin, and now he is forced to kill his capture to win the game. “He had never slept in a better bed, Rainsford decided.”