“He was frightfully ugly; the prettiest shoe-binder of that period, Irma
Boissy, revolting at his ugliness, had uttered this sentence: ‘Grantaire
is impossible,’ but Grantaire’s self-conceit was not disconcerted.“
It’s not easy to motivate others when you’re a human slouch, but R is willing to put in the hard work of not really caring either way. A birthday present for my Lovely Wife.
Deviantart version here.
I love that you actually GAVE me this on time, in a frame and everything, but didn’t POST it until now. I feel this speaks to the soul of the piece, really.
Also Enjolras’ horrified face at the defiance of Cockade Physics is so great.