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The Most Dangerous Game Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this story?


We’ve got our violence and ruthlessness, whipping and human cruelty—even men in the basement, but we’re still left with a pretty un-steamy story.

Probably the raciest moment comes in Rainsford’s recognition that Zaroff is kinda hot, but even that doesn’t last long: “Rainsford's first impression was that the man was singularly handsome; his second was that there was an original, almost bizarre quality about the general's face” (1.57). Somehow the thrill of being hunted by a handsome aristocrat is lost on Rainsford as he sinks into quicksand or scrambles to put together a Malay mancatcher.

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