There was once an Oxford guy named Nicholas that lived with a carpenter named John. John lived with his young wife Alison. One day Alison and Nicholas were alone and they began to flirt.
Nicholas grabbed Alison and she threatened to call for help and Nicholas begins to cry. Alison felt bad and promised to sleep with Nicholas the next time they are alone so, Nicholas tells John that a great flood is coming and the world will end.
Nicholas tells John that they will only stay safe in bath tubs that will be under a barn. They proceed to go into the tubs and Nicholas and Alison wait for John to fall asleep in the tub.
When they hear John snoring Nicholas and Alison go back to the house and sleep together.
Another guy named Absalom is in love with Alison and comes to visit her and sees her sleeping with Nicholas. he becomes angry and burns Nicholas with a stick.
The next day John goes to tell the towns people that a great flood is coming and Nicholas says he's lying so, everyone thinks John is going crazy.