Hints & Solutions Edit

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Hint 1:
It's helpful to read the clues starting from the end to the beginning as Clue #6 will give you solid information to help you solve the puzzle.
Hint 2:
D'Artagnan is not facing the single soldier.
Hint 3:
Marcel and Henri are probably close friends in real life.
Hint 4:
Aramis is facing the most soldiers.
Hint 5:
The full setup of who is fighting who is found in the next block of text. If you do not wish to be spoiled, please do not continue.
The Solution:
Aramis is facing four soldiers (Emile Francois, Michel, & Pierre). Athos is facing three soldiers (Guy, Thomos, & Andre). D'Artagnan is facing two soldiers (Marcel & Henri), which leaves Porthos facing the single soldier (Jules). The keyword is "Jules".