The story is set in Italy during the Carnival season. Montresor seeks revenge on Fortunato . He offers Fortunato to taste his wine, so they head down the catacombs.
Montresor lures Fortunato down to Italys catacombs. Where Fortunato begins to heavily cough and Montresor insists they return, but Fortunato insists to keep on going.
They make to the vault but it turns out there is no Amontillado. The Intoxicated Fortunato is easily chained up in the hole in the wall and Montresor begins to build the wall back up brick by brick.
As Montresor builds up the wall Fortunato begins to laugh because he thinks its a joke, but he sees Montresor continuing to bulid up and then begins to scream for help. But it is too late Montresor has got his revenge.
Montresor finishes the wall and walks away to the sound of the bells jingling from Fortunatos costume,indicating his death. And at the end Montresor says he has been left undisturbed for 50 years and has gotten away with it.
The Cask of Amontillado theme betrayal- is ones actions shall not go without consequences.