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Story of a fightThere was a little moonlight, so, before turning his light on, Zaroff went to the window and looked down at the courtyard. He could see the great hounds, and he called, "Better luck another time," to them. Then he switched on the light.
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A man, who had been hiding in the curtains of the bed, was standing there.
"Rainsford!" screamed the general. "How in God's name did you get in here?"
"Swam," said Rainsford. "I found it quicker than walking through the jungle."
The general sucked in his breath and smiled. "I congratulate you", he said. "You have won the game."
Rainsford did not smile. "I am still a beast at bay," he said, in a low, hoarse voice. "Get ready, General Zaroff."
The general made one of his deepest bows. "I see", he said "Splendid! One of us is to furnish a repast for the hounds. The other will sleep in this very excellent bed. On guard, Rainsford."
Without any hesitation, Zaroff dashed towards Rainsford and went for a right jab towards his head. Rainsford tilted his head a
The Most Dangerous HuntThe Most Dangerous Hunt
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Original Story and Characters: Richard Connell
As General Zaroff quietly trotted around the dark forest in search of his newest "prey," Mr. Sanger Rainsford, he scanned the thick, vegetated jungle ground for a route. He was torn between sticking with his current route or trying a different one; Rainsford could be hiding anywhere, and the general was losing time. The German shepherd that Zaroff brought with him was getting quite restless on its leash, jumping until the general strained its neck with a strict, disciplining tug on the leash. The beast was pulling with all its might, whining and gravitating forward on the path, its wet nose pointed to the soft dirt that lay everywhere.
"So, you've possibly detected a trace of our guest?" Zaroff asked the dog. "Good boy. I'll be sure to treat you when we win," He said, then he petted the dog on its head as the two continued to walk down, littered with stalks of flat grass and dirt, the giant leaves of the trees eithe