those who barely missed becoming historic: combeferre

In short, he desired neither halt nor haste. While his tumultuous friends, captivated by the absolute, adored and invoked splendid revolutionary adventures, Combeferre was inclined to let progress, good progress, take its own course; he may have been cold, but he was pure; methodical, but irreproachable; phlegmatic, but imperturbable. Combeferre would have knelt and clasped his hands to enable the future to arrive in all its candor, and that nothing might disturb the immense and virtuous evolution of the races. The good must be innocent, he repeated incessantly.



i’m sure that’s the first time he’s heard that one, courf


jean prouvaire as the knight of cups! i guess this is the most headcanon-dependant designation so far but in my opinion prouvaire fits this card pretty much perfectly!

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hi!!! so!!! i’m pretty excited because i’ve been working on this for ages so… here is the first of my les mis tarot cards! the (incredibly ambitious) aim is to eventually complete an entire seventy-eight-card deck, based very heavily on the rider waite smith! i’m trying to incorporate the designs and symbolism from that deck into this one without taking the illustrations outside the realm of reality—or the realm of les mis canon, at least.
i have a couple of other cards drawn and many more planned so! watch this space! i hope you like them, and i’d love to hear any comments or feedback, especially if you’re also into tarot!!!

as you can tell i am sooo not going in any order, but here is the first of this series: the two of cups! featuring enjolras and combeferre~

this card is also dedicated to the super wonderful and lovely galvin lily ( @nozoelicchi) !!! happy birthday my beautiful friend!!!

Oh, wow this is gorgeous! I really like the way the gold of the cups is echoed in the rest of the picture (the caduceus on the book, the frames of Combeferre’s glasses, Enjolras’ hair) and the calm mood of the piece overall!