Rainford was on a boat. It was dark and and raining and he was walking around the boat and he fell off of the boat.No one new that he had fell off the boat so they left him in the water.
Rainsford and general Zaroff are fighting for different goals. Zaroff for fun and amusement and Rainsford for survival and escape.
Rainsford is curious about zaroff and his magnificent mansion but he is repulsed when he finds Zaroff now. Prefers hunting humans not animals because he said that he needs a harder target. Even worse Rainsford discovers that he is to be the prey for Zaroff next hunt.
The climax of The Most Dangerous Game is when Rainsford jumped into the ocean. He jumped into the water because Zaroff dogs where running after him to try to catch him and give Rainsford to there boss Zaroff. So Rainsford had no other way acept to jump of the clift into the water.
Wail Zaroff is sleeping Rainsford come in to his room am ambushes him with a sword. Zaroff does not now what is going on so Zaroff shot up out of bed and grabbed his sword. Rainsford and Zaroff started to fight each other and then finally Ransford wins and kills Zaroff and feeds him to the hounds.
The story ends by now Rainsford saying I have not got such go sleep in a long time I really needed that sleep. Also sence Zaroff is gone I can leave when I wake up in the morning .