In the exposition of the short story "Three Skeleton Key" written by George G. Toudouze, The story tells how the beginning is. The first part is about them meeting the island. The second one is about meeting who he would be working with. The third one is the people wake up to see what is going on. They see the boat and find out the boat has no crew and rats are on them. The next one is them trapped inside by the rats crashing and trying to eat them. Then they are sleeping and wake up to the screams of Itchoua and try to save him.