Rainsford falls out of the boat after hearing a gun shot from the nearby island.
General Zaroff invites Rainsford in for dinner and allows him to stay the night in his house. Then General Zaroff talks about himself hunting and the "new animal" he has invented. Rainsford realizes the "new animal" is humans and also discovers when Zaroff invites him to go hunting, Rainsford will be the hunted.
Rainsford has a long sleep after his night of swimming. He worries about the next day and what will happen.
Rainsford hides in a tree after he sends Zaroff on a long trail to find him. After Zaroff comes to where Rainsford is he turns around like he didnt even see him. Rainsford realizes he wants to keep the hunt going.
Rainsford jumps of a cliff into the ocean and swims to shore. General Zaroff believes that Rainsford is dead so heads back to his house to sleep. When he opens the door and turns on the lights he finds Rainsford standing in his bedroom.
Rainsford kills General Zaroff and has a peaceful sleep after the past four days.