Tom is married to a mean woman thats beats him. Neither of them are happy. Both try to take advantage of the other
Tom walker is approached by the devil to make a deal with him. The devil offers him a pirate kidds treasure. Which will make him very rich
Tom goes home and thinks about the deal. However, after his wife tell him to do it, he tells her hes not doing it. Then she go's into the woods to make the deal herself. With his wife gone tom revisits the devils pact and becomes the usurer in boston.
Tom becomes vary wealthy but he begins to worry about his soul. It is clear that he regrets his deal and tries to repent by reading the bible and going to church. He keeps his job but then he hears loud bangs on his door.