He goes up to the top of Montanvert to see the views, since pretty things have a way of cheering him up.
Instead he sees the monster.
Victor threatens to essentially kick the monster's butt, but the monster looks like The Rock.
The monster, despite everything, invites Victor to come to a cave to talk with him by a fire. FIRE. Look out for that Prometheus reference.
The monster talks eloquently, so Victor consents to listen to the his life story. We know what you’re thinking. Uh-oh – are we in for another "Chapter One: I am Born?" No. This guy is a lot more interesting than Victor.