During the Carnival in Italy, Motresour runs into Fortunato, and offers to share a very nice bottle of wine with him. However, this bottle is in the catocombs, it is late at night and Fortunato seems ill.
Montresor wants revenge on Fortunato because he insults him. he has two things to do 1. Is make Fortunato pay,2. Get away with making him pay.
They went down to the Catocombs and they get farther in and Fortunto starts coughing,Montessori tells him they need to go back but Fortunato refuses and Montersour gives him a bottle of wine to stop the cough.