Chapters 100-104 Summary

Valentine, who is still weak from the poisoned drink that she consumed, has endured four nights of fitful sleep. While still fighting delirium, she imagines she sees apparitions at night that enter her room and hover near her bed. On the fourth night, when a figure appears, she finds this apparition considerably altered from the previous ones. This one speaks to her, and the voice belongs to a man. Valentine is frightened, and her heart races in fear. When the ghost-like figure identifies himself as the Count of Monte Cristo, Valentine’s fear is not lessened. She wants to know what he is doing in her room.

The count tells her that he is there at the request of Maximilian, who has asked that the count watch over...

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