Tom Walker and his wife were introduced. They hated each other and were very unhappy. A buried treasure was introduced.
Tom found a short cut on his way home. He decided to take this road home instead of his usual route. The shortcut goes through a swamp.
On his walk through the woods, Tom met a stranger. The stranger was the Devil himself. Tom was not afraid of the Devil and they sat and talked in the woods.
Falling Action/ Resolution
Tom went home to think about a deal the devil offered him. He told his wife about the deal and decided not to take it when he realized it was what she wanted him to do. Tom's wife went into the wods and didn't return.
Tome decided to take the deal with the devil and became a waelthy usurer in Boston. He started to worry about his soul when he got older. He tried to repent but still stayed in the business.
One day there was three knocks on Toms door. It was the devil. Nothing was left of Tom.