The narrator gets a letter from a old friend names Roderick saying that he wanted to see him because he sick. Then he goes and visits him at his home, but the house is a little scary when he gets there...
When he arrives he soon learns that Roderick's sister is very sick and will soon be dead. Roderick kinda needed him there for support.
After Madeline had died, Roderick was sad. Then a very large storm came in and while he was sad he still had a guest over and he still had to kinda be injoyable to be around.
Madeline comes back from the dead.....
She rose from the "dead" but when she came back into the house she dropped dead onto Roderick when he died from fear and stock after her falling on her.
Then and finally our narrator starts running out of the house and when he is out of the house he looks back and the house falls to the ground symbolizing that the fall is all gone after the last family members have died.