The beginning Scrooge is a grummpy and non-caring man. He only cares about money and himself. He won't even give money for the needy or spend time with his family.
One night he gets a visit from his dead friend telling him that 3 ghost will visit him. The first is the past of bis christmas showing him his past and how he used to love christmas. Then the presnt showed him how people are in need but still celebrate christmas and are in spirt. Lastly The future shows him that he will die and have to carry around chains like his friend and he will be in a terrible condition.
Once the ghost shows him his future the man decides he wants to change and begs the ghost to have mercy the ghost ends up giving him mercy and he changes himself to become a better man.