Describe Rainford's first meeting with Zaroff. What was Zaroff like? How did he behave/treat Rainsford?
This is a good question. Rainsford's impression of the general was mixed. His immediate impression was that the general was a cultivated man. He also knew that he was not an American, because he had an accent. Moreover, Rainsford might have felt a tinge of joy, because the general stated that he read his book on hunting snow leopards.
As for appearance, Rainsford stated that the general was a handsome middle-aged man. It also appeared that the general was an aristocratic man.
Despite these observations, Rainsford also felt a sense of uneasiness. There was something about Zaroff that was not quite...
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