Montresor finds Fortunato drunk in the plaza and tells him about the bottle of Amontillado he bought.
Montresor begins to take Fortunato into the catacombs in order to get revenge on him for talking bad about his family, he asks Fortunato if he's sure he can go down with him.
As they get closer to his wine cellar Fortunato finds it harder to breathe, Montresor begins to give him more wine to get him drunk.
Montresor chains Fortunato up the wall and begins to torture him by telling him to feel the nitre on the wall, he begins to get things ready to build the wall.
As Montresor builds up the wall Fortunato begins to cry out and beg him to let him out, Montresor mocks his cries.
While he finishes the wall, Fortunato says that what he's doing is a really good joke. He begins to tell Fortunato that he needs to leave but the last thing he hears is Fortunato gasping for air. He calls his name and gets no response so he leaves.