THE FINAL REVENGE Is the Count of Monte Cristo's revenge sweet? With great expectations, the young sailor Edmond Dantes returned to Marseilles France in 1815. But Dantes' enemies had him imprisoned in the dungeons of ChAteau D'If. In prison, Dantes met and befriended an Italian abbE who educated him and then, in death, helped him escape with a fabulous secret of a treasure on the island of Monte Cristo. Rich and posing as the Count of Monte Cristo, Dantes returned with a beautiful companion named Haidee. Dantes worked hard to ruin Danglars, his former shipmate and Fernand who stole his fiancE Mercedes from him. The end of his enemies will indeed be welcome. But what of the lovers Valentine and Maximilian from the generation untainted by the one that betrayed him? What plans did the Count of Monte Cristo have for them?