Chapters 90-94 Summary
After Mercedes leaves the count, the full emotional weight of the count’s decision to not kill Albert in the duel but to allow the young man to kill him falls heavily on the count. He questions why he has agreed with Mercedes, especially now, when all his long-planned schemes are starting to unfold. Danglars has lost large sums of money as well as his standing in Parisian society. Villefort is slowly losing members of his family. Although the count’s full revenge has not completely played out, the count is witnessing some of its rewards. But if he dies, as he has promised Mercedes, he will not see his plans fully played out.
The count, who has thought of himself as God’s avenger, is having second thoughts about...
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