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Richard Connell was an American author and journalist best known for his short story “The Most Dangerous Game”. Written in 1924, Connell tells the story of a man named Rainsford who is a on the way to Rio for a hunting trip. One night, he toppled off of the boat while looking out at an island from which he heard a gunshot. Shortly after Rainsford swam to shore, he met a giant named Ivan who was a deaf guard for General Zaroff. While on the island Rainsford stays with Zaroff at his house. Rainsford also learns that General Zaroff hunts anything and has animals imported to his island so he can hunt and kill them. Zaroff reveals to Rainsford that he has become bored of hunting animals and now hunts humans that he has captured. The hunts
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