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Les Amis de l'ABC (French for; The Friends of the ABC; pronounced: ah-bae-sae, sounding like abaissé, the word for "the lowly" or "the abased", thus their name is a pun) is an association of republican French revolutionary students that meet regularly in the back room of the Café Musain and sometimes in the Corinthe. They manned one of the Barricades during the June Rebellion and were almost all killed there. Enjolras and Grantaire are not killed while defending the barricades; both are discovered at a later time by the National Guardsmen in the café, and summarily executed. Marius Pontmercy, though wounded at the barricades, is carried off through the sewers of Paris by Jean Valjean.