Father and son are playing chess while they wait for a man to come. the man comes and talks to them about the monkey paw. the father is determined to get the monkey paw to have his 3 wishes. he is very reckless.
the father makes the wish for pounds and he gets the wish but his son dies in a machinery. the mother and the father are both very devastated in what has happened to the son. the mother mourns for her son.
the mother has an idea that they should bring the son back to life. the father does not like the idea of this because it is selfish and cruel. the mother insists the father to bring the son back. they hear a knock on the door moments later and the father pounces on the monkey paw to wish that whatever was behind the door to disappear.