A lofty structure with pointed towers plunging upward into the gloom. His eyes made out the shadowy outlines of a chateau; It was set on a high cliff (page 219)
this must be a mirage
oh no !!!
Rainsford learns that General Zaroff hunts humans for sport and that he is the next prey. (page 224 225)
yes i hunt people
As the general searches for clues on the whereabouts of Rainsford a branch suddenly falls and hits the general in the arm. not causing serious damage the general heads home to rest. the branch was a trap set by rainsford.(page 228)