The White family waits for sergeant major morris. While Mr.White and his son herbert are playing an intense game of chess, while Mrs.White is knitting by the fire. Sergeant major morris arrives and talks about all about his 21 years of travelling. He shows all his souvenirs from the exotic places he’s been to in his years of being a soldier.
Major morris showed them a monkey’s paw. They asked what it does and major morris had told them that it was bewitch by an old fakir. It will grant three wishes for three seperate men. The paw will grant any wish, but beware of the consequences.
Major morris threw the monkey’s paw in the fire and left. Mr. White takes it out of the fire.Mr. White and his family started considering possible wishes. Mrs. White tells Mr. White that they have to pay their home. Mr. White wished for 200 pounds to pay it off.
Mr. White had wished and it never appeared. The next day while herbert was at work he got into an accident and died.The company were scared to get sued. The messenger came to Mr. White’s house and paid them 200 pounds.
The days have past since herbert had died. One night Mrs. White wanted her wish to bring herbert back to life, but Mr. white didn’t want him back because of the consequences. Mrs. White insisted on bringing him back and Mr. White used his other wish to bring him back to life.
Herbert started knocking and banging really hard on the door. Mrs. White was trying hard to unlock the door ,but she couldn’t the bolt. She asks Mr.white to unlock it for her, but Mr. White refused to open the door. Mr. White wished his son away and they all died because of the concequences