Rainsford a big hunter is heading out to the Amazon to hunt. He hears a gunshot and losses his pipe making him fall overboard. Rainsford is now strand on Ship Trap Island. Setting: Ship Trap Island in the 1920s
Rainsford finds a house on the island where Ivan and General Zaroff are living. They take in Rainsford, who later finds out he will be part of a game where he will be hunted. Man vs. Man.
Rainsford has to survive three days out in the jungle to win the game. Has to beat General Zaroff and his servant Ivan, and the hounds.
It is the third day and now General Zaroff, Ivan and the hounds are out looking for Rainsford. They are on the edge of the island when Rainsford sees them.
Rainsford jumped off a cliff on the island. Then Zaroff is sad because Rainsford did not play the game correctly.
Rainsford swam all the way back to the house. The story ends when Rainsford gets to sleep the best he ever has in the General's bed who is guessed to be dead and feed to the hounds.