whitney and rainsford where on a trip to rio to hunt jaguar. and whitney goes to sleep. Rainsford hears shots he looks around, drops his pipe and falls in while trying to grab it.
after falling in.Rainsford goes to the island he heard the gunshots at,and meets general Zaroff and Ivan. General Zaroff tells him he hunts a new kind of species which is humans.
General Zaroff tells rainsford he wants to hunt him,he wont take no for a answer and plans on hunting him the next evening.
Rainsford goes out into the wild to hide from general zaroff, he makes a pit to try to kill Zaroff but end up killing one of his dogs, later he puts his knife on a spring tree which kills ivan.
rainsford jumps off a cliff into the water to try to get a final escape from Zaroff, Zaroff decides he has won until next time.
Rainsford climbs out of the water and he goes back to the house and hides in general zaroff's room, waiting. Zaroff goes home and gets ready for bed later finding rainsford and telling him that one must pay for the death of the dog and the other will sleep in the bed. Rainsford ends up killing Zaroff.