Begging of the story the narrator introduction with Tom and his wife. Tom and his wife doesn't like each other. Same time they both are greedy unhappy about their life.
One day Tom is heading to his house and short cut through the swamp. then he encounter in the devil with him. The devil offered him treasure which make him wealthy. But he need to give his soul to the devil. Tom decides to ask his wife first and think about the deal.
Tom told his wife about what happened in swamp. She get mad about tom didn't make a deal with devil. She tell Tom to go again but Tom refuse is. So, she decided to go by herself and she never return.
Tom go back to the forest to see the devil for making a deal. he exchange his soul by the devil to get money.
Tom became wealthy men in the Boston. As he get older he worry about the evil might came take his soul. So when he go every where he carry around the bible and he go the to church every day.
One day Tom at house he heard three loud knocks at the door and he open it and he surprisingly see the devil. Then the devil take his soul. the end.