Rainsford, a hunter, is standing on a yacht, when he hears gun shots. Rainsford climbs up the railing of the yacht to see where the shots are coming from. He drops his pipe.
Rainsford falls of the yacht, due to him trying to catch his pipe.
Rainsford finds a island and swims towards it. On the island, a castle is guarded by a big deaf man, named Ivan. Rainsford finds out that the castle belongs to General Zaroff, who invites Rainsford to stay the night. Zaroff explains how he likes to hunt people and will hunt Rainsford. The next 3 days, Zaroff hunts Rainsford, who makes traps so he can kill General Zaroff. Rainsford kills Ivan with one of his traps.
Rainsford comes up with a plan to kill Zaroff. Rainsford goes around the island and hides in Zaroff’s bedroom. Rainsford knows he will be able to kill him!
General Zaroff comes into his room and lies on his bed. He sees Rainsford. Zaroff tells Rainsford that Rainsford had won, but Rainsford knows he is still in danger and states it. Due to that, they duel. The winner gets to sleep in a comfortable bed while the loser gets fed to wild dogs.