on a dark cold night at the laburnam villa, the family is waiting a visitor .mr whit he is come to visit us and mr. whit to grief from losing thir only son .mrs . whit
Mr whit reminds morrs of a story he was telling him recently regarding a strange monky paw he acquired in idia .it supposedly was bewitched by an old fakir to grant three separate men three wishes and the mr whit want the paw . but morris is reluctant saying it causes trouble .
morris throws the paw in to the fire and Mr whit rescues it ,Mr whit make his frit which he wiches for a sum of tow hundred pounds there a loud crasging nous and the paw moves . the next dat the whites receive word that herbert was caught in the mach at work and killed . the company compensates the whites with a check for 200
The whit are shaken by their wish came true and dilled with grief from losing their only son .Mes whith persuades mr whit to wish that Herbert was alive agin an Mr whit find the paw and makes the wish all of a sudden there is a quiet , persustent knocking at the door.
The knocking become louder Mrs .white to run to the door frantic to let .Herbert in ,but Mr wr white holds her back because knows the wickedness of the paw and is afraid of what kind of state Herbert might be in . she breaks free and runs to the door , but she cant reach the bolt Mr.white sarches hurriedly for the paw
Mr ,white wiche the threed wich just as his wife gets a chair ,climbs up and slides back the bolt Mr .white finds the paw and makes his final wish . the knocking suddenly stops. and Mr white opens the door ,but there is no one out side