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Properly Planned, Well Executed "The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult I vowed revenge"(77). The short stories main character, Montresor, gave this quote to an unknown person concerning his adversary, Fortunato. Montresor admits to himself that he'll take revenge on Fortunato. The Cask of Amontillado, composed by Edgar Allen Poe, tells the story how Montresor lures Fortunato to the catacombs to implement his strategy. Montresor's payback is premeditated, in hopes of successfully killing Fortunato. Montresor relies on Fortunato's knowledge of wine to tempt him into his wine cellar. When Montresor finds Fortunato, he informs Fortunato regarding the pipe of Amontillado that he purchased. "My dear Fortunato, you're luckily met... But I have received a pipe of what passes for Amontillado, and I have my doubts... I had been foolish enough to pay for the full Amontillado price without consulting you in the matter. You weren't to be found, and I was fearful of losing a deal"(78). If Fortunato hears of their Montresor's Amontillado, he isn't only advised that Montresor would appreciate his opinion of this wine, he's pleased to have the chance to drink it. "Amontillado!" (78) that he repeated several times indicating his appreciation for this Item. After Montresor gains Fortunato's interest in a great wine, his strategy takes advantage of Fortunato's satisfaction. "As you're engaged, I'm on my way to Luchresi. If any person has a critical turn it is he..."(78). Montesor understands that Fortunato's pride wouldn't take the simple fact that everyone would have a better knowledge of wine compared to himself. He is convinced Fortunato will consider himself to be the one to taste the wine and determine its validity. "Luchresi cannot tell Amontillado from Sherry"(78), he replied to Montresor. Montresor again indicates that he get Luchresi's opinion. Montresor tells Fortunato that he can discover Luchresi and they will go taste the Amontillado. Montresor is only saying this so Fortunato won't realize that he's the sole Montresor desires from the wine vaults. "My friend, no; I won't impose upon your good character. I sensed you have an engagement. Luchresi -"(78).) Fortunato, who's assuring Montresor that he has no recourse, then interrupts Montresor. "T.. .