Presentation just need a little help!

read the story from following link and  get information about “MONTRESSOR”. I need 6 characters who can be friend of montressor. I already choose R.L. STINE as AUTHER  but I need why? here I atteched one photo. In it there is a friend space. so, you have to work on it? whatever you choose I do not mind , just want why?

this is link:-

https://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/147/the-works-of-edgar-allan-poe/5245/the-cask-of-amontillado/