Monte Cristo realizes that Mercédès has told her son everything

Monte Cristo realizes that Mercédès has told her son everything

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Monte Cristo realizes that Merc é d è s has told her son everything; obviously she planned to do so all  along, after Monte Cristo promised  not  to kill Albert. The two men shake hands on Albert's apology,  and Albert returns home and begins to pack his belongings, including the portrait of Merc é d è s as a  Catalan fisherwoman. But he discovers, to his surprise, that his mother is  also  packing. The two vow  to make a complete break with their pasts, and Merc é d è s advises Albert to use the name of  "Herrera," her father's name, instead of Morcerf. Albert replies that if Monte Cristo was able to endure his own misery, unhappiness, and injustice,  then he, Albert, can do the same. So he and his mother make ready to leave. Just then, Bertuccio,  Monte Cristo's steward, delivers a letter to Albert from the Count. Albert is told to claim three 
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