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Constance Bonacieux isn’t much more than a romantic interest in this novel. She gets the "Damsel in Distress" role for the majority of the book, and D’Artagnan very quickly falls in love with her. The narrator explicitly states that Constance serves as the ideal romantic interest for D’Artagnan.