Two men were going to go hunting then Whitney told Rainsford about Ship Trap island then goes to sleep while, Rainsford was looking out of the boat but , heard a gun shot and while puffing on a cigarette he fell in the water.
Rainsford swims to Ship Trap island and then gets on the land then, and in the middle of the night sees a light in the distance that was actually a mansion. Rainsford goes to the mansion and then gets a gun aimed at his heart by a guy named Ivan.
He goes into General Zaroff's house and then Zaroff gives Ransford clothes then they eat dinner, drink cocktail, and talk about hunting and how Ransford got here.
Zaroff says he hunts Humans and then Rainsford says it's insane then Zaroff tells him how he hunts humans. Then Zaroff made a deal with Rainsford. If Rainsford lives for 3 days he can get off the island but if not then death.
Rainsford gets a knife, food, and clothing then goes into the woods and tries to stay alive and not get caught by Zaroff. Then the first day hides in a tree, second day he hides behind a tree and made a trap and killed one of Zaroff's dog.
The last day Rainsford jumped off the cliff and looked like he died then Zaroff goes home and at night Rainsford comes back through the window and wins the game and kills Zaroff and sleeps in his bed.