Is Rainsford Justified

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The character who I felt was more justified in his actions by the end of the story was Rainsford. One could argue, he did not act unjustly. The exposition stated Rainsford was a game hunter, hunting big, dangerous game. Zaroff was also a game hunter, but Zaroff became uninterested in hunting jaguars. Zaroff wanted to hunt an animal with intelligence to match his own, so he started hunting his fellow humans. Yes, he gave them a choice, but the choice was certain death or a small sliver of a chance at life. Zaroff became a murderer while Rainsford was just a game hunter. At the end of the “Most Dangerous Game”, Rainsford comes back for Zaroff, the man who hunted him for days on end. I feel his actions were justified due to the intolerable
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