Montresor wants revenge against an associate of his named Fortunato. Montresor and Fortunato greet each other and this allows the opportunity for Montresor to proceed with his trap towards Fortunato. As the two greet Fortunato tells about the very rare bottle of Amontillado he purchased. Montresor begins to act concerned for Fortunato and insists they must turn back and leave the catacombs because Montresor doesn't want to be held responsible for his health. Montresor offers Fortunato another drink because he is trying to intoxicate him. Montresor attacks and locks up Fortunato in chains, and bricks him inside a wall.