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Simoun- Crisostomo Ibarra in disguise, left for dead at theend of Noli Me Tangere, has resurfaced as the wealthyjeweler, Simoun, now sporting a beard, blue-tinted glasses,and a revolver. Fueled by his mistreatment at the hands of theSpaniards and his fury at Maria Clara's fate, he has since shedhis pacifist image and become the titular "filibustero",pretending to side with the upper class and encouraging themto enslave the masses, while in reality siding with the massesand urging them to revolt against the oppressive Spanishregime. This time, he does not attempt to fight the authoritieswith knowledge, but by force. He concocts a plot to set off abomb disguised as a beautiful lamp at a wedding whereimportant members of civil society and the church hierarchyare in attendance. Unfortunately for him, his plan fails and hecommits suicide by consuming poison.Basilio- After the tragic deaths of his mother and youngerbrother, Basilio heeds the advice of the dying boatman, Elias,and travels to Manila to study. At first he is frowned upon by
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