D’Artagnan is a young, impoverished man from the rural area of France called Gascony. He goes to Paris in hopes of becoming one of the king’s musketeers. He has few assets and relies on his wit and charm to guide him. Despite his lack of juvenility, he still deeply believes in the idea of chivalry. It is that ideal that earns him the respect and friendship of his friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis.
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France and England. This is meaningful during the trysts between the queen and the Duke of Buckingham. Also, since the book occurs before the advent cars or airplanes, transportation was limited to ships or horse-powered transportation. Also, communication was limited to messengers. This allows for events such as the love affair between the queen and the duke to occur. It also increases the importance of having contacts, such as the cardinal’s ring of spies.