The Canterbury Tales

Summarize the main plot of the Pardoners tale.

The Pardoner's Tale

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Basically there are three rioters drunk at a tavern who decide to hunt down "death" because "death" killed their friend. The meet a old man cursed to live forever until someone trades their youth for his old age.The old man sends them to the crossroads. The crossrads is of course the natorious devil meeting place! There they find eight bushels of gold coins. Two rioters send the other rioter to town for food and wine while they gaurd the money. The older two rioters plan to stab the youngest to take his share while the youngest poisions the wine to kill them as well. The older two stab him to death but then drink the posioned wine to celebrate. They of course die as well.