From the day Rizal understood the misfortunes of his native land and decided to work to repair them, his vivid imagination never ceased to present to him, at every moment of his life, the horrors of death that awaited him; he learned not to fear him, and he was not afraid when it came to taking him; Rizal`s life, from the time he consecrated it to the service of his country of origin, was therefore a perpetual death, courageously endured to the end out of love for his compatriots.