Tom and his wife are not good together, they are nasty and scary people.
Tom was resting in the swamp, until the devil came up to him trying to make him rich forever and give him all these jewels, but in return for his souls. He said no.
Toms wife got mad at tom for saying no, so she went out looking for the devil.
The devil said no to toms wife even to all her valuables and killed her.
Tom came looking for his wife after several days, he seen her apron with a bird above it but it did not have the valuables it had her heart and liver in it. The devil came to tom asking about the deal again, Tom said yes now hes a userer.
Tom was someone who leaned people money and would go after those people and make them poor. Tom started getting really old as well as he knew the devil was coming for his soul.