Fandom: The Musketeers, BBC
Characters/Pairings: d’Artagnan, Athos, Porthos, Aramis, Treville - GEN
Disclaimer: Nothing you recognize is mine.
Summary: Soldiers follow orders, no matter where they lead. Even if they lead to death. d’Artagnan discovers how far he is willing to go to save his brothers. Set sometime after d’Artagnan receives his commission (post 1.09, Knight Takes a Queen).
Author’s Note: This is my first story in this fandom; I loved Dumas’ Three Musketeers when I was young and have recently been smitten with the BBC show. I typically write in the Supernatural fandom, but that hiatus has been long and I felt a tug toward something a bit different. I was drawn to the brotherhood and heroism of these characters and, quite honestly, craved an outlet after being writing-dormant for about two months.
I’ve tried to tell this story through the eyes of five different men, and it was an interesting exercise as I feel I’m still getting acquainted with them. If anyone seems OOC, I apologize. I also hope you can forgive language not quite authentic to the 17th century as I honestly couldn’t get the cadence down. But I think a story of brotherhood can surpass linguistic accuracy.
I linked the title to where the story is posted on Archive of Our Own as I didn't find any communities on LJ for The Musketeers and have no idea what sort of interested there is for this sort of story over here. But! Just in case those of you who enjoy my stories watch and/or might be interested, I wanted to offer the opportunity to read.
*smile* I hope those of you who read enjoy!
“Life is a storm. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes.”
- Alexander Dumas