merryghoul + duelafteramasqueradeball   1

L'Abécédaire d'un duel (7002 words) by MmeBahorel
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Duel after a Masquerade Ball - Jean-Léon Gérôme (painting)</a>
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply

Summary:

Critic Edmond About suggested, "At forty years old, before one steps on the dueling ground, one might forget to make his will, to write to his wife, or to provide for his son's future, but one doesn't forget to put on real pants."

But About forgets the history that takes an affair from a general insult to blighted honour. Each participant, from beginning to end, lends his past to the careering force of history.
DuelAfterAMasqueradeBall  Yuletide2016 
january 2017 by merryghoul

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