Whitney and Rainsford pass Ship-Trap Island on their way to a hunt. Rainsford hears a gunshot off in the distance. He moves to the edge of the boat to get a closer look. He calls for help but his friend Whitney is asleep, so he swims to the shore of the island.
Rainsford hides in the woods on Ship-Trap Island as he is being hunted by Zaroff, A hunter who got tired of hinting animals and now hunts people he traps on the island. Rainsford has to survive for three days in order to leave the island.
Rainsford finds a house on the island. There he meets Zaroff and Ivan. He talks with Zaroff and is told he will be hunted the next day. He eats and gets a good nights rest before he leaves.
Rainsford sets traps for Zaroff including falling trees, punji sticks,and recoil traps.
Rainsford jumps off of a cliff into the water to escape Zaroff and his dogs. Zaroff thinks Rainsford dies and returns to his house.
Rainsford swims to Zaroff's house to surprise him by coming out from behind the bed curtains. Zaroff congratulates Rainsford for winning but Rainsford isn't happy. Rainsford challenges Zaroff to the death, the winner sleeps in the nice bed and the loser gets fed to the hounds.