The brightest and best musketeers of the King's Regiment - Athos, Porthos and Aramis - are dispatched by Captain Treville to find a missing musketeer carrying important letters on behalf of King Louis. Meanwhile, d'Artagnan travels from his family farm in Gascony to Paris to petition the king, but his peaceful plans are turned upside down.
Did You Know?
In the original novel, D'Artagnan met each of the Three Musketeers and challenged them to duels, which is how they first saw what a brave man and a good fighter he was. For the series, this was changed to D'Artagnan believing Athos had killed his father and seeking revenge. See more
Having primed the pan and put the rest of the powder down the barrel, and tamped it, even had he not added the ball and some wadding, the musket would still have fired. Without the ball, no projectile would have been shot - there would have been a bang, and smoke - the target, at such close range, might have had some powder burns. See more
Come on, you're tired, Father. We should stop here.
Paris is only a few hours away.
Paris will still be there in the morning.