This is the main setting of the novel.
This is the most common weapon used in fencing.
This is the protective jacket worn by fencers. It takes it name from a part of the shell of turtles.
This is a fencing technique that Don Jaime invented. He teaches it to worthy students for a fee.
Paris Academy of Arms
At the time that Don Jaime attends, this is the most prestigious fencing academy in Europe.
This police force is in charge of combating the anti-monarchy demonstrations.
This is where Don Jaime meets with his discussion group. The men have coffee and toast and argue about politics.
This is a French pistol designed by Casimir Lefaucheux. A former student gave one as a gift to Don Jaime, and he arms himself with it near the close of...
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