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Young Blades is an historical fantasy television series that aired on PAX (now i) from January to June of 2005, lasting only thirteen episodes before cancellation. Set in 17th century France, it followed the adventures of four Musketeers: History is often used as a generic term for information about the past, such as in geologic history of the Earth. When used as the name of a field of study, history refers to the study and interpretation of the record of human societies. ... // For other meanings see Fantasy (disambiguation) Fantasy is a genre of art that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. ... In computer security, PaX is a patch for the Linux kernel that implements least privilege protections for memory pages. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smooth-bore long gun. ...

Other main characters include the Musketeers' leader, Captain Duval; Queen Anne; Cardinal Mazarin; and a sixteen-year-old Louis XIV. The latter three characters are based on historical figures. Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte dArtagnan (c. ... Alexandre Dumas redirects here. ... DArtagnan and the Musketeers The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. ... The term Queen Anne, when applied to a style of furniture or architecture, refers to the only British monarch of the name, Anne, who reigned between 1702 and 1714. ... Cardinal Jules Mazarin, French diplomat and statesman Jules Mazarin, born Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino; but best known as Cardinal Mazarin (July 14, 1602 – March 9, 1661) served as the France from 1642, until his death. ... Louis XIV King of France and Navarre By Hyacinthe Rigaud (1701) Louis XIV (Louis-Dieudonné) (September 5, 1638–September 1, 1715) reigned as King of France and King of Navarre from May 14, 1643 until his death. ...

Despite its short-lived nature, it has developed something of a cult following, which has gathered on the Internet at Unofficial Young Blades (which has sinced disappeared) and, more recently, Young Blades and Beyond and the Young Blades LiveJournal Community. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...



  • Karen Cliche as Jacqueline Roget/Jacques Leponte
  • Tobias Mehler as d'Artagnan
  • Mark Hildreth (actor) as Siroc
  • Zak Santiago as Ramon Montalvo Francisco de la Cruz
  • Bruce Boxleitner as Captain Duval
  • Robert Michael Sheehan as King Louis
  • Sheena Easton as Queen Anne
  • Michael Ironside as Cardinal Mazarin
  • Episodes

    The show consisted of thirteen episodes, shown in the following order. Karen Cliche (pronounced Kleesh) is a Canadian actress born in Sept-ÃŽles, Quebec, Canada, July 22nd, 1976. ... Mark Hildreth, has been working as an actor since 1986. ... Bruce Boxleitner as John Sheridan in Babylon 5 Bruce Boxleitner (born May 12, 1950 in Elgin, Illinois) is an American actor, best known for his leading roles in the television series How the West Was Won, Scarecrow and Mrs. ... Sheena Easton on the cover of her 2000 CD, Fabulous. ... Michael Ironside (born Fred Ironside February 12, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian character actor. ...

    Episode Number Episode Title Air Date
    1 Wanted 23 January 2005
    2 Rub-a-Dub Sub 30 January 2005
    3 Enchanted 13 February 2005
    4 The Exile 20 February 2005
    5 DaVinci's Notebook 13 March 2005
    6 Secrets of the Father 20 March 2005
    7 Four Musketeers and a Baby 12 April 2005
    8 Coat of Arms ???
    9 The Girl from Upper Gaborski 5 May 2005
    10 The Invincible Sword 12 May 2005
    11 To Heir Is Human 19 May 2005
    12 Chameleon ???
    13 Secrets ???

    Series Finale

    The final episode of the series, "Secrets," remains controversial among the fans for several reasons:

    • Its gratuitous use of flashbacks.
    • Its (some say confusing) plotline in which Jacqueline and d'Artagnan meet Alexandre Dumas
    • The fact that it left many things unresolved.

    DVD Releases

    There are currently no plans to release the series on DVD. Alexandre Dumas redirects here. ...

    Young Blades (2001)

    A television pilot of the same title was filmed in 2001. Starring Hugh Dancy, it followed the adventures of the Musketeers d'Artagnan, Porthos, Athos, and Aramis. It was never aired. A television pilot is the first episode of an intended television series. ... Hugh Dancy (born 19 June 1975) is a British actor. ... A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smooth-bore long gun. ... Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte dArtagnan (c. ... Porthos is a fictional character in the novels The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After and The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas. ... Athos can mean: Athos – the Holy Mount Athos, one of the title characters in the novel The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas Athos, in Greek mythology, one of the Gigantes Mount Athos, a mountain and peninsula in Greece containing an ancient monastic state New Athos, a mountain and monastery in... René Aramis is a fictional character in the novels The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After and The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas. ...

    External links

    • i Independent Television Official Site
    • Cached Version of Unofficial Young Blades on the Wayback Machine
    • Young Blades and Beyond
    • Young Blades LiveJournal Community



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