During Carnival in Italy, Monstresor runs into Fortunato and offers to share a very nice bottle of Amontillado wine with him. However, this bottle is in his catacombs. It is late at night at Fortunato seems ill.
Monstresor, Claims that Fortunato has Grevely insulted him, and is plotting to get his revenge. Although, he doesn't tell the reader what Fortunato has done, he makes it known that is unforgiveable
Montresor lures Fortunato down into the dark and eerie wine vault. As suspense builds, Monstresor keeps asking if Fortunato would like to turn back because he seemed ill. Fortunato continues to drink wine to ease his cough.
When they reach their destination, there is no Amontillado, but there is a whole in the wall. Monstresor shackles Fortunato inside, and begins to seal up the wall with bricks.
As the last few bricks are laid. Fortunato screams for Monstresor to stop, but it is too late. Monstresor has enacted his revenge.
Monstresor walks away with only the sound of Fortunato's jingling jester bells echoing in the tomb. 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!