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[May. 17th, 2003|11:12 pm]
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Marius was not Eponine's first love among the Children of the Barricades.

Before him, she had been greatly drawn to their leader, handsome Enjolras. He had such dignity in his bearing, such passion in his speeches to his comrades about the revolution.

Most of all, however, he was untouchable. Aloof from the others, even from his closest friends, as though his nobility put him on a higher plane than the rest of the world. It was this that eventually led Eponine to transfer her affections to Marius.

But when she saw Enjolras fall, a piece of her died with him.
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From:kerrypolka
Date:May 17th, 2003 - 03:50 pm
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Que wibble! Sweet and poignant, and lovely. Only--didn't Eponine die before Enjolras?
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From:avariel_wings
Date:May 17th, 2003 - 03:53 pm
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Does she? Ooops. It's been a while since I read the book...
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From:ferox
Date:May 17th, 2003 - 04:32 pm
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Yep, yep she does. She dies, then Gavroche dies, then the rest die.

Good otherwise though!
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From:kerrypolka
Date:May 18th, 2003 - 11:26 am

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Likewise, but I think she dies before the shoot-out, delivering a letter to Marius. Enjolras and Grantaire die after the barricade falls.