A sad, emotionally raw tale about France's history with Jeanne. Knowledge of the parallels the author makes to Gunnerkrigg Court
's Diego and his own Jeanne makes it even more affecting, especially with how the author gives France several of Diego's own lines that emphasize the similarities and differences between these two characters, but you don't need to know about Gunnerkrigg Court
to understand and feel
France's emotional turmoil, just as powerful as it was during Jeanne's death.