the story takes place in the swamps not too far from Boston around 1727. ... The main characters are introduced in the exposition as being Tom the miser and his abusive wife.
Tom is taking the Devil. From there, the story begins to build tension. Tom learns that many great men have given hemselves over to the Devil's side, and the Devil proposes that Tom do the same in exchange for great riches. Tom decides to think about it, and he even tells his wife
Tom makes the deal with devil. Tom moves away to Boston and opens a shop. His wife disappeared,no one knew what happened to her.
The climax is when the Devil comes and gets Tom. Tom tries to change his fate but his decision can not be undone.
the devil burns down Tom house and all Tom Walkers possessions.
Tom is drawn towards the black cloaked figure and realizes, in horror, that he has left his Bible at his desk. RESOLUTION--Tom is then taken away by the Devil on the back of a black horse and is never seen again.