I know you. You are Rainsford from those books I've read.
Whitney and Rainsford are traveling to Rio to hunt Jaguars. Whitney goes to bed on the ship and Rainsford, while smoking a pipe, hears 3 gunshots. He goes to the edge of the ship and stands on the rails to hear it better. His pipe falls out of his mouth and into the ocean so he tries to get it. He leans too far out and goes into the ocean.
I will hunt you and kill you. If you win, you can kill me.
After falling in, he tries to yell, hoping that Whitney will hear him, but he doesn't. The boat sails off and into the dark mist. Rainsford then remembers that the gunshots were heard to the right. He swims over to the right and finally ends up on an island.
I'll be back. I'll be back. Go get another headstart.
After finding the island, he follows footsteps. At the end of the trail, he finds a large, fancy house. He knocks on the door and a big giant named Ivan answers. He points a gun to his head. Finally, after waiting with Ivan, General Zarroff appears. He is the owner of the house. He recognizes Rainsford so he offers him a tour of the house and a night stay.
After having dinner and touring the house, he realizes that Zarroff hunts everything! From Cape Buffalo to HUMANS! Zarroff wants him to go hunting with him tomorrow, but Rainsford refuses. Zarroff then changes his mind and decided that he will hunt Rainsford.
Rainsford gets a 3-hour headstart and decides he will try to outsmart him. He gets a knife but Zarroff gets a gun. But, Zarroff spots him twice and decides to let him go so he can have a better hunt. He starts off to find him a 3rd time with a pack of dogs and Ivan. But Rainsford keeps on going through the woods determined to find a good spot to hide and rest.
Rainsford comes to the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea and he hears Zarroff and the dogs approaching. He decides this is his only chance. He jumps off the cliff and swims back to the house and where he started. It was faster than walking through the woods. When he gets to the house he goes inside and waits for Zarroff to get back. Once Zarroff gets back he decides that Rainsford one and he lets Rainsford kill him. He then goes to sleep.