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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers


by Alexandre Dumas

Aramis Timeline and Summary

  • When we first meet Aramis he is angry at D’Artagnan for inadvertently exposing his (Aramis’s) mistress. There is no choice but for the two to fight a duel.
  • Their duel is interrupted by the arrival Cardinal’s Guards. Aramis helps in fighting them off and then befriend D’Artagnan.
  • When helping to recover the diamond studs, Aramis is wounded in an ambush. He stops at a hotel to recuperate.
  • D’Artagnan later finds him about to take holy vows. D’Artagnan realizes that this turn to religion is due to not having heard from his mistress in several days. He produces a letter from the woman in question, and Aramis forgets all about joining the church.
  • Aramis and his friends head back to Paris. They receive word that they have to outfit themselves for war.
  • Aramis’s mistress sends him a small fortune.
  • Aramis bears witness at Milady’s trial.
  • He refuses the commission when D’Artagnan asks. He is going to join the church.