Whitney and Rainsford are heading to Rio to go jaguar hunting. When it gets dark Whitney falls asleep, and Rainsford hears three gun shots. He looks over the edge of tohe boat to see what it was and he falls off.
As soon as he falls off, he starts swimming to the Ship Trap Island. He finds a huge mansion and knocks on the door. Ivan opens the door and Rainsford goes inside. Then he meets General Zaroff who tells him about his new species he hunts, humans.
General Zaroff wants Rainsford to play his new hunting game. Rainsford is released into the woods with few supplies that the general gave him. He last the three days without getting caught, but at the end of the third day general Zaroff is on his tail.
Rainsford is on a cliff deciding weather or not to jump, or risk getting caught by Zaroff. He jumps off into the Amazon river. When he gets in the water he starts swimming.
Rainsford ends back up at the mansion while Zaroff is still hunting for him. He sneaks into the house, to surprise Zaroff when he has stopped hunting.
When Zaroff gets home, Rainsford jumps out and surprises him. Rainsford mentions that he has won, but Zaroff says that one of them will take the place for the dead hounds and one of them will sleep in the bed that night. Rainsford ended up sleeping in the bed.