Most Dangerous Game Study Guides

  • The Most Dangerous Game


    "The Most Dangerous Game" is a short story by Richard Connell about Sanger Rainsford, who falls off a boat near Rio de Janeiro and swims to a nearby island. There he meets General Zaroff, a former hunter who tells Rainsford he captures shipwrecked sailors and then hunts them for sport. After refusing to participate in the hunt, Rainsford becomes the hunted. He manages to elude Zaroff for three days before returning to his house and killing the deranged general in a duel.