The Three Musketeers - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

M. de Treville has something else on his mind as he greets d'Artagnan, and signals him to stand by as he takes care of some other business involving Porthos, Aramis, and a third man, called Athos. He takes these men to task for having been arrested the previous evening by the cardinal's guards for creating a disturbance in a tavern, and explains that the cardinal had taken pleasure in informing him of this in front of the king. To d'Artagnan's amazement, M. de Treville is mollified to learn that the cardinal's information was wrong – the Musketeers had actually bested the cardinal's men without allowing themselves to be arrested. However, Athos has been badly wounded, the cardinal's guards having left him for dead. The captain calls for the king's surgeon to attend to Athos, who is trying to downplay the seriousness of his wound...

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