English III Honors
July 23, 2014
The Story after The Cask of Amontillado
What happens after Fortunato passes out and Montresor leaves? This was a mystery, but after 50 years this mystery will be revealed. Fortunato was always a little conceited regarding his knowledge of wine, but overall he was a very friendly, helpful and innocent man, now, if we talk about Montresor, he was a very vengeful person and not a very nice man when it came to people messing with him. While we know Fortunato has obviously passed away in the dungeon, Montresor is wondering like nothing ever happened, but at the same time has been going through some difficult things that could mark his life other than having killed one of his friends in a fairly cold way for a mysterious reason that only he knows, but was it really that bad to make him do this? Nobody will ever know. Some days passed, and Fortunato was nowhere to be found in the city, looks like Montresor has some trouble ahead of him. “Has anyone seen Fortunato? Have you seen Fortunato? Where has Fortunato gone?” The sun was starting to rise in a gloomy day, and these were some of the questions everyone was asking in town while Montresor wandered freely though town, passing the market and also the theaters without anyone knowing what had really happened. Five days had passed since the day of the carnival and everyone was starting to get very worried since Fortunato was nowhere to be found. “Did he have any enemies?” “Do you think he got killed?” “Maybe something happened to him after the carnival” but there was a deep silence in town, everyone around was making their own inferences regarding what could’ve happened because this was not normal. Past 7 days, everything was still gloomy and dark, everyone started looking for Fortunato everywhere they could, around the city, in stores, in the forest and where the carnival had been, but there were no clues anywhere until that late afternoon when they saw...
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