Captain Lia Mante (Jane De Leon) had a fierce entrance in FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano that viewers almost hated her. But as the story progressed and zoned in on Lia’s relationships with her then-boyfriend, colleagues, and family, we got to see her true nature – loving and selfless. Her life is even full of heartbreaks, shown in this Kapamilya Toplist from the beloved teleserye.
The purest of hearts suffer the most, they say. It has nothing to do with the way you love but how other people take advantage of your kindness. That’s what we learned from Lia and her relationship with Albert (Geoff Eigenmann). They were engaged until Lia discovered Albert’s true colors and his secret affair.
Lia was devastated because she genuinely loved Albert and she was willing to give up everything for him. Adding salt to the wound was he cheated on her with her best friend, Andrea (AJ Raval). Despite what happened, Lia swallowed her pride by talking with Albert during his night-out with friends to still fix their relationship.
Although he’s the one caught cheating, Albert had the guts to play victim and hurt Lia even more by blaming her for their troubled relationship. In a scene at the Mante abode, he even dumped Lia in front of her family to blow up his ego.
Lia went missing for weeks as she was abducted by Cardo Dalisay (Coco Martin). When she arrived home, harbouring Cardo and the Task Force Agila, Lia got another taste of betrayal due to her father Fernando (Christian Vasquez)’s bigamy. Lia, her mother Amalia (Cristina Gonzales), and her sister Audrey (Aya Fernandez) discovered that Fernando has a second family and another child.
Still dealing with the aftermath of that earth-shattering revelation, Lia took heart to report at the Black Ops Headquarters for the love of service even if it meant seeing her arrogant ex-boyfriend around. There was a scene where she was interrogated by Albert about Cardo and how she escaped from the notorious Task Force Agila leader. Although she lied to protect her family, the accusation she received was extremely below the belt. She was accused – by the man who cheated on her – of using her body as ransom.
Just recently, Lia went through another agonizing event as she and her family learned about Audrey’s death. They received a horrifying gift from Enrique Vera (Simon Ibarra). It was a human arm chopped off a female body. The Mante family broke down and cried, believing that it was Audrey’s arm.
In the next scenes, they watched a news report about a dead woman’s body found in a secluded place. The Mante family went to the crime scene and found Audrey brutally killed.
Lia’s life is full of heartbreaking moments but these sufferings also made her tougher. Nothing can stop her from facing her enemies. Watch her punish Vera with the help of Cardo and the Task Force Agila in the next episodes of action-drama series FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, weeknights, on Kapamilya Channel, Kapamilya Online Live, and A2Z.