When the story starts Rainsford is on a boat in the Caribbean. Going to the Amazon to hunt. On their way there Rainsford heard three gun shots come from ship trap island. He fell off the boat trying to see if he can see someone.
When he fell off the boat he swam toward the island to find out who shot the gun. When he got there he looked for the person and found a huge house. He knocked on the door a huge dude came to the door with a gun. Then another dude came and took Rainsford to take care of him. Then tell Rainsford the only way he was getting off the island was if he won the most dangerous game.
Rainsford needs to survive three days to win the game and live. He trys to trap Zaroff and his hound dogs so he can live.
When Rainsford jumped off the cliff to trick Zaroff that he was dead. So he could come back later and kill Zaroff.
When Rainsford comes back him and Zaroff fight till one is dead.
It ends when Rainsford lays down and says that he has never sleep better then that.