We start the story when Rainsford, a hunter; falls into the ocean and swims to an island. There he meets a Russian general by the name of Zaroff who hunts people. When Rainsford says he won't join Zaroff in hunting; Zaroff decides to hunt him. He tells Rainsford if he survives 3 days he will let him go.
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On the 1st day of the hunt Rainsford spends hours running until he realizes it's futile. He then weaves a complicated trail through the jungle. Night comes and Rainsford is hiding in a tree when he hears Zaroff coming . After anxiously waiting he see's Zaroff coming through the brush. Zaroff arrives at the bottom of the tree looks up smiles and walks away.