Rainsford was on a yacht, whitney is worried about ship trap island. Whitney says there are cannibals on the island. Rainsford tells him not to worry about it because they wouldn't live in a place like that.
As Rainsford is trying to sleep he can't and looks over the ship and falls. he cannot keep up so he has to swim to ship trap island. When he gets there he meets a man.
The man is named General Zaroff. Zaroff invites Rainsford inside and ask him if he wants to hunt, not animals but humans! Rainsford wants to get off the island as quickly as possible but General Zaroff wont let him leave alive.
Rainsford goes on the hunt with Zaroff in only a pair of hunting clothes and a hunting knife. Zaroff is hunting him, if he doesn't get discovered within three days then he wins the game and can leave. The only problem is General Zaroff has never lost a game.
As Rainsford is being hunted he is almost discovered multiple times. he discovers he is being toyed with. Rainsford Eventually wins the game and meets Zaroff again.
They made a deal on whoever dies gets to sleep in the bed at the house. Rainsford lives and sleeps in the bed that night. Zaroff was killed, like the other sailors on the island.