Rambochiciamanuga was a member of the Madagascarian brotherhood of assassins. Ancestor of Juan Reyes.
Rambochiciamanuga was born in 1810. In 1812 his parents-assassins died at the hands of Templar Thomas Bevan.In the care of the boy took the leader of the Madagascar assassins Rinauro.Future assassin from an early age was trained for killing and spying.Hours the mentor was talking to the boy about the philosophy of the assassins. In 1819 Rinauro took the boy to a murder Bevan in order to give him the opportunity to avenge his parents.Sick with malaria Thomas did not resist.The mentor personally forced the boy kill the templar despite his young age. It was the first murder committed by Rambochiciamanuga.
Murder of Radama 1
In 1828 Rambochiciamanuga held an official ritual of being the assassin. Immediately after the ceremony, he was sent on important and dangerous job-killing Radama 1.The order shocked the assassin, in his opinion Radama 1 was a great leader, who created the powerful country-Merina Kingdom on the island. He tried to rise objections what Rinauro said that Radama is a Templar and such a situation of affairs can lead to the destruction of the order and patania population Merina. The young men went to kill. Under cover of night, an assassin into the Palace of Rova, into the complex Truelove, where found the drunk king.Rambochiciamanuga killing Radama by cutting his throat.In agony, Radama asks why Rinauro ordered to kill him. The young men learns from the king that the latter supported the assassins from the beginning of his reign, by his father -Andrianampoinimerina, who was an assassin. Malagasy accuses Radama of betrayal, however, it appears that Radama did not know about the feud between templars and assassins and their goals. Finally, he tells the boy that his fault of Merina will be destroyed.The assassin runs away in shock for a second before entering the room of guards.
A quarrel with mentor
Returning to the base, Rambochiciamanuga told mentor.Despite the fact that Radama was deceived by the Templars, who wanted to seize power in their own hands Rinauro still called him a traitor and praised the young men for a successful assignment.The behavior of the mentor infuriated the young men, who considered his act is wrong.He declared that it no longer intends to serve as a mentor and will have right to choose their victims based not on belonging to the Templars and their actions.Despite the protects Rinauro the young men went away breaking all ties with mentor.
Death of Racotobe
Soon, however, Rinauro forced the young men to help the brotherhood.He said that after Radama's death the Templars took under their wing one of his wifes-Ramava and want to raise her to the throne.Initially, Malagasy did not want to help Rinauro, but mentor failed to convince the former assassin to help. According to his plan throne was to take the eldest son of eldest sister of Radama 1, assassin named Racotobe. Since childhood Rambochiciiamanuga and Racotobe were closed friends.Racotobe was the only legitimate heir on throne, so his life was in great danger.The Malagasy agreed to guard the heir, noticing that makes it out the friendship and he still does not agree to return to the brotherhood.Racotobe was very happy to see his old friend. He and his family accepted him as an honored guest. The heir to the throne did not understand the care his friend from the brotherhood.He tried to persuade the young men to return back, but the Malagasy remained adamant.In the end, a former assassin got mad and left the house.He had to go over the threshold, as a shot rang out.Terrified, the young men returned, but it was too late: Racotobe and his family were dead.
The return to the brotherhood
Death of Racotobe changed the life of Rambochiciamanuga. He voved in any case, was to avenge his friend. Wanting to fulfill the last wish of a friend, he returned to the brotherhood.But despite his return assassins could not prevent the Templars. All the other possible successors were killed and 12 June 1829 Ramava ascended to the throne under the name Ranavalona.