Rainsford is on a yacht with his friend Whitney. The two of them are headed for the Amazon until Rainsford hears gunshots and falls off of the yacht. Rainsford is too far away to swim back to the yacht so he swims to an island called"Ship-trap" Island. He is starving and tired.
When he gets to the island Ivan comes along withGeneral Zaroff. General Zaroff and Rainsford are having dinner together. Zaroff asks Rainsford to hunt with him and then tell him that he hunts people but Rainsford refuses. After, they talk about a dangerous game.
The game begins and Rainsford is being hunted by the General in the forest. He finds a way to escape and jumps into the sea to swim back to Zaroff's place.
Rainsford sneaks into the Generals bedroom and confronts him.
Zaroff congratulates Rainsford on winning the game because he has survived but Rainsford still wants to fight him.
Rainsford has never slept in a more comfortable bed.