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The Count of Monte Cristo Characters

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Edmond Dantes

Edmond Dantes is promoted to ship's captains just before he is accused of conspiring with Napolean, the former ruler of France. He is imprisoned at the Chateau D'If, where he befriends the Abbe Faria. Faria tells Dantes how to find a treasure on the Isle of Monte Cristo before he dies. Dantes pretends to be Faria's dead body to escape the prison after 14 years inside. He claims the treasure and becomes the Count of Monte Cristo, determined to bring revenge to those who put him in prison. Dantes brings about the downfall of the men who put him in prison, Danglars, Fernand Morcerf, and Villefort. He realizes his vengeance may have wrecked other lives indirectl, and helps Maxmilian Morrel escape Paris with his love, Valentine Villefort.

Mercedes

Mercedes is the intended wife of Edmond Dantes before he is imprisoned. When no word comes of his condition, Mercedes...

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