Edmond Dantes, an upcoming sailor with a bright future is implicated by his three jealous friends for a crime he did not commit. He is imprisoned for life. In the prison an old, dying mate incoherently tells him of a vast amount of treasure buried on the island of Monte Cristo. Impersonating the dead man, Dantes escapes after fourteen years in prison. Starting life all over again as a sailor he eventually finds the treasure and becomes immensely rich, ruthless and powerful, donning the title of ‘Count’ with only one aim in life that is to seek revenge against three men responsible for his imprisonment. How he goes on to avenge the injustice and harm done to him is this story of The Count of Monte Cristo.