Rainsord and Whitney are introduced. They are both hunters. Rainsford hears multiple gun shots, and falls off the boat.
Rainford swims to the island. He meets General Zaroff. They discuss their hunting experience, and Rainsford finds out that Zaroff is an excellent hunter. He tells him about how he "invented" a new animal. They discuss it for a while and Zaroff reviles that he is going to hunt Rainsford. He gives him the choice of either be hunted by him or be tortured by Ivan.
Rainsford decides to be hunted by Zaroff rather than be tortured by Ivan. Rainsford decides to set on a confusing trail, hide in a tree and set up a trap. His plan succeeds and kills on of Zaroff's dogs. He did the same thing again and killed another dog. Zaroffs sends all of his dogs onto Rainsford.
Rainsford kills all of Zaroff's dogs. Rainsford breaks into Zaroff's house. He stabs and kills Ivan.
Zaroff names Rainsford as the winner of the game. Rainsford kills Zaroff.