The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.
I said to him—“My dear Fortunato, you are luckily met. How remarkably well you are looking to-day! But I have received a pipe of what passes for Amontillado, and I have my doubts.”
“How?” said he. “Amontillado? A pipe? Impossible! And in the middle of the carnival!”
. I struggled with its weight; I placed it partially in its destined position. But now there came from out the niche a low laugh that erected the hairs upon my head. It was succeeded by a sad voice, which I had difficulty in recognising as that of the noble Fortunato
Montresor was blinded by the rage caused Fortunato's disrespect towards him. Believing he must get revenge to restore his pride
Montresor gotten Fortunato's attention with a lie saying he has a cask of Amontillado which is already rare enough but during the carnival it's almost too good to be true.
Montresor finally has led Fortunato to his grave and now that he will be able to enact his revenge