Anton is Danitza´s grandfather. His character is gloomy and austere and sometimes he instills fear. He is a man of action and along with his daughter, relatives and country people are planning to take the money and land they consider as their own and that was taken from them. His independent feelings take him to plan a huge robbery without measuring the consequences. He keeps Pascualina retained in the farm. Pascualina is afraid of him and after some unsuccessful attempts to escape finally manages to run away with the help of Andriev.