Jose Oxte Vega
April 20, 2013
My Cask of Amontillado
The story of blood and revenge continues in the sequel in The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe. Fifty years has passed since Montresor made his crime on his “good friend” Fortunato. Nevertheless, what Montresor did not know was during his crime, Fortunato son, Emerson who was seven years old at the time followed both Montresor and his father into the catacombs and saw the crime occur in front of his face. After those fifty years, the revenge was still a secret to everyone. Until, Fortunato twenty-one year grandson, Giovanni, took his chance on revenge his own way. “Years ago it was Montresor crime that was secret, however TODAY will be my day when my revenge will be secret,” said Giovanni. As the crime nears closer, the fear of revenge never worried him too much because he knew the death clock came even more special to him.
“Do not worry my dearest father, it is now time for the revenge to occur, I already made up my mind, you cannot stop me now, I will do this revenge not only for you father but also for Grandpa too,” said Giovanni. Even though my father was getting old and could not move a muscle, I knew when he tried to press my hands together was a sign letting me know that he himself was giving me encouragement letting me know to be careful in the process. Knock... Knock...“Giovanni it is now time. The Taxi is waiting for you outside,” said his mother. “Mother and Father at last our pains and worries will soon go away in a few hours were we will say farewell to a family whom we trusted for five decades but betrayed us. It is time to take what we lost… I shall go mother and father. This one is for Grandpa!” In the packed and rugged parts of downtown Bay Plaza, everyone was so busy preparing for the monstrous pre-game party of the year, which would take place in less than one hour. People around the world were going to this event because they knew if they missed...
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