start the uprising did not push through because at the lat hour he heard the sad news thatMaria Clara died in the convent. In his agonizing moment of bereavement, he did not give thesignal for the attack.After his illness brought about by the death of Maria Clara, Simoun fine-tunes his plan tooverthrow the government. On the occasion of the wedding of Paulita Gomez and JuanitoPelaez, he gives a wedding gift to them a beautiful lamp. Only he and his confidentialassociate, Basilio (Sisa's son who joined the revolutionalry cause), know that when the wick of his lamp burns lower, the nitroglycerine hidden in a secret compartment of the lamp willexplode. Thus, all the guests where the wedding feast is being held will be killed, includingthe governor-general, the friars, ans the government officials. At the same time, Simoun'sfollowers will attack the government buildings in Manila.As the wedding feast begins, Isagani, who has been rejected by Paulita because of his liberalideas, is standing outside the house, sadly watching the merriment inside. Basilio chancesupon Isagani and, warns him to go away because the lighted lamp will soon explode. Uponlearning the secret of the lamp, Isagani realizes that her former girlfriend, Paulita was ingrave danger. He rushes into the house to save her life. He steals the lamp and hurls it into theriver where it explodes. The revolutionary plot was thus discovered.
El Filibusterismo: Mga Tauhan
Ang nobelang "El Filibusterismo" ay isinulat ng ating magiting na bayaning si Dr. Jose Rizalna buong pusong inalay sa tatlong paring martir, na lalong kilala sa bansag na GOMBURZA -Gomez, Burgos, Zamora.Tulad ng "Noli Me Tangere", ang may-akda ay dumanas ng hirap habang isinusulat ito.Sinimulan niyang isulat ito sa London, Inglatera noong 1890 at ang malaking bahagi nito aynaisulat niya sa Bruselas, Belgica. Natapos ang kanyang akda noong Marso 29, 1891. Isang Nagngangalang Valentin Viola na isa niyang kaibigan ang nagpahiram ng pera sa kanyaupang maipalimbag ang aklat noong Setyembre 22, 1891.Ang nasabing nobela ay pampulitika na nagpapadama, nagpapahiwatig at nagpapagising pang lalo sa maalab na hangaring makapagtamo ng tunay na kalayaan at karapatan ang bayan.
Ang mapagpanggap na mag-aalahas na nakasalaming may kulay
Ang makatang kasintahan ni Paulita
Ang mag-aaral ng medisina at kasintahan ni Juli
Ang naghahangad ng karapatan sa pagmamay- ari ng lupang sinasaka na inaangkin ng mga prayle