Rainsford and Whitney are on the yacht. Rainsford hears three gun shots and he went to check the noise then he dropped his pipe. Rainsford tried to catch his pipe, but he fell in the ocean
. Rainsford swam in the ocean, trying to get help. He then found an island with a lot of lights. Rainsford swam to the island and he found a house owned by General Zaroff.
General Zaroff had a conversation about hunting with Rainsford. General Zaroff told Rainsford that he got bored of hunting, so he invented a new animal to hunt. Rainsford learns that General Zaroff hunts humans that came to his island.
The next day, the hunt started. Rainsford had to hide from General Zaroff and he had to use the resources hehad to fight back. Rainsford tied a knife to a sapling that he pulled back and let it go, killing Ivan.
After Rainsford heard the hounds, he jumped into the sea. Rainsford hid in General Zaroff's room till he showed up. General Zaroff then found Rainsford.
General Zaroff told Rainsford that he won, but Rainsford still wanted to kill General Zaroff. General Zaroff said that if one lives they get to sleep in his bed while the other pays for the death of his hounds. Rainsford killed General Zaroff and he got to sleep in the comfortable bed.