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The Most Dangerous Game

by Richard Edward Connell

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Who is the subordinate character in "The Most Dangerous Game"?

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It has to be Ivan, General Zaroff's assistant. Rainsford and Zaroff are the protagonist and antagonist, respectively. He is a Russian Cossack like Zaroff, but he's very large and brutal. He seems to enjoy killing, and Zaroff uses Ivan to kill if anyone decides not to be hunted.

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