Draw of D'Artagnan

D'Artagnan is initially a hotheaded youth, and tries to engage Count Rochefort and the three musketeers, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis in single combat. He quickly becomes friends with the musketeers, and has a series of adventures which put him at odds with the Cardinal, then First Minister of France. In the end, the Cardinal is impressed by D'Artagnan, and makes him a Lieutenant of the Musketeers. This begins his long career of military service, as detailed in the sequels to Alexandre Dumas famous novel.