Montresor is ready to carry out his plan to get revenge on Fortunato. Once they reach the vault, Montresor tells Fortunato that amontillado is inside the vault. Whenever Montre
Whenever Montresor is 2/3 of the way done sealing the bricks Fortunato starts to wake up. Fortunato thinks that Montresor is playing a joke on him. As he starts to sober up he realizes that it is not a joke and this is his fate. He begs Fortunato to let him out.
Whenever Montresor is about to lay the final brick he throws his torch into the vault. Fortunato has given up and slumps down and is ready to die. Montresor then tells the audience that this all happened 50 years ago and he is telling the story in flashback. He also tells us the vault has been untouched ever since which means no one has ever found out what happened to Fortunato.