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The Count of Monte Cristo Chapter 55

By Alexandre Dumas

Chapter 55

Major Cavalcanti

  • The Count continues to surprise us with the many tricks he's got up his sleeve.
  • He meets with two random dudes and promises them beaucoup bucks if they pretend to be two different dudes.
  • The Count wants one dude to pretend to be Bartolomeo Cavalcanti, a former Italian soldier who has been searching for his son who had been kidnapped fifteen years before.