The tale is about Ebenezer Scrooge, a furious miser. On Christmas Eve, seven years after his business partners' death Jacob Marley he has a mysterious appearance. The ghost of Jacob Marley appears before Scrooge and warns him that his soul will be bearing heavy chains for eternity if he does not change his greedy ways, and also predicts that a series of other ghosts will follow. In the following night he was visited by three ghosts, just as Marley warned him. The Ghosts of Christmas Past, of Christmas Present and of Christmas yet to come show Scrooge how his life will be if he doesn't change his spots...