Rainsford is on a yacht going on a hunting trip. Falls overboard, hears gunshots in the distance and swims toward it knowing there has to be an island. He makes it to the island then notices a castle like building and heads toward it. When he arrives at the door of the building, he knocks is now at gunpoint. Rainsford can see general Zaroff in the background.
Zaroff asks his servant to lower his weapon. He asks Rainsford to join him for dinner. Zaroff then explains that he only hunts the most dangerous animal...humans. He wants Rainsford to join him, but rainsford declines the offer. Zaroff then politely replie saying how he will hunt rainsford if he doesnt join him.
I shall celebrate the daeth of...Rainsford!!
Rainsford still refuses to murder people for a sport, in response zaroff tell rainsford he has a three hour head stat before he comes after him. In panic Rainsford bolts out of the building not realizing that he would only be running in a straight line. he stops knowing he needs a plan and begins running in aa wierd pattern, then he sets a few trap which would not harm zaroof later on.
Aftre all his plans failing to kill zaroff, rainsford decides to flee on foot. He came to a cliff side and came up with a back up plan. Zaroff arrives just moments after rainsford jumped off the cliff. Zaroff thinking rainsford had killed himself proceeds back to his castle for a drink to celebrate rainsford.
Zaroff in great spirits grabs a few of selections of drinks to celebrate. After having enough zaroff goes to his room to go to bed as he is tired.
Zaroff is on his balcony looking over the island. He turns around to go to bed, but to now see rainsford standing in soggy wet cloths. Zaroff asks how he got up here without him knowing. Rainsford replies by saying he swam because it was faster. They both look each other in the eye, zaroff proclaims the winner will get to sleep in his bed. With out hezitation rainsford shoots zaroff and he falls over his balcony. Rainsford slept well that night.