A maned named Rainsford is on his way onto a hunt located at Rio. His partner Whitney went to bed and Rainsford decided to stay up on deck and smoke his pipe but wind knocks him off and he has to swim onto ship- trap island. When looking around the island he finds a man named Zaroff who is a general and another man named Ivan
After falling off he hears the screeches on an animal and gunshots. After that he meets Ivan and Zaroff he gets invited into their house and on the inside Rainsford sees a whole bunch of animal heads mounted up on the walls. They later have a elegant meal and get to know each other
Soon Zaroff tells him that he hunts humans and shows him his rooms of human heads and soon Zaroff tells Rainsford that he is going to hunt him but will give him a 3 hour head start, food, and clothing.
Zaroff starts to hunt Rainsford. Soon when Rainsford is hiding in a tree Zaroff sees him but lets him go and says something that makes Rainsford realize the true meaning of fear and also that animals have fear when being hunted also.
Zaroff finds Rainsford and runs after him with his hounds. Rainsford Jumps off the cliff and is believed to be dead. Zaroff decides to have a
In the end they have a deal that one person could wake up in a comfortable bed and one will be killed by the hounds during the night. Soon there is a time jump to when Rainsford wakes up in bed