For nineteen-year-old Edmond Dantes, life is sweet. Soon to be
captain of his own sip, he is also about to be married to his true
love, Mercedes. But suddenly everything turns sour. On the joyous
day of his wedding he is arrested and--without a fair
trial--condemned to solitary confinement in the miserable Chateau
d''If! The charges? Faked! Edmond has been framed by a handful of
powerful enemies. But why?
While locked away, Edmond learns from another prisoner of a secret
treasure hidden on the island of Monte Cristo. Edmond concocts a
daring and audacious plan: escape and find the treasure! But it is
years later--long after Edmond has transformed himself into the
Count of Monte Cristo--that his plan for revenge begins to
Disguised as the wealthy count, Edmond returns to his native land
to find his enemies--and make them pay!