69% done with War and Peace


And not just because Pierre is a good man that he looses his will to kill Napoleon, but because he made friends with the enemy. Captain Ramballe is the first Frenchman we really meet other than Napoleon (there was that drummer boy earlier and Nicholas’ captured officer, but we never get to know them). Here now is the enemy before us, and though arrogant, he’s a good-natured man. Pierre can’t kill now.