36: Leaving the party, Andrea is confronted by Caderousse.
Soon their past together as fellow inmates is revealed.
When Caderousse threatens Andrea, he agrees to give the old man
part of his allowance from the count.
Chapter 37: This
scene begins with a meeting between Madame Danglars and Debray.
It soon becomes evident that these two are more than friends.
Eventually Danglars enters the room, throwing Debray out and
then confronting his wife over the Spanish bond ordeal. It seems he wants reimbursment from Debray for his loss in
the bond market. Later,
Danglars tells Madame Danglars that he knows all about her affairs
with Debray and others.
Danglars goes to visit the Count of Monte Cristo.
Monte Cristo convinces Danglars that Monsiour Cavalcanti is
trustworthy enough to lend money to.
Monte Cristo also convinces Monsiour Danglars that his daughter
and Albert aren't a good match. The
count suggests that Danglars should investigate the family history of
Danglars visits Villefort in his office.
Villefort admits that he really didn't bury the child; for when
he checked the garden again the child had been taken (by Bertuccio).
Yet the scene ends with Villefort promising to find out who Monte
Cristo is and what he wants with their dirty little secret.
Now Albert visits the Count of Monte Cristo.
Both men agree that Albert's marriage to Danglars' daughter
will not occur.