During a Carnival in Italy, Montresor runs into Fortunate, and offers to share a very nice bottle of Amontillado wine with him, but he already was a little tipsy.
Rising Action 1
The narrator, Montresor, claims that Forunato has gravely insulted him, and is plotting to get his revenge. Although, he doesn't tell the reader what Fortunate has done, he makes it known that it was unforgivable
Rising action 2
Montresor lures Fortunate down into the dark and eerie wine vault. As suspense builds, Montresor keeps asking if Fortunate continues to drink wine to ease his cough
When they reached their destination, there is no Amontillado, but there is a hole in the wall. Montresor shackles Fortunate inside, and begins to seal up the wall with bricks
As the last few bricks are laid, Fortunate screams for Montresor to stop, but it is too late. Montresor has enacted his revenge.
Montresor walks away with only the sound of Fortunato's jingling jester bells echoing in the tomb. He replaces the bones of the crypt. In the end, he claims that no one has disturbed them for 50 years: he has gotten away with his plot!