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Series Description

Blood, death, and duty—the title bequeathed to the heir of the royal executioner becomes a burden too heavy to bear.

In this omnibus edition, Shin’ichi Sakamoto masterfully fictionalizes the true life of Charles-Henri Sanson, the "Gentleman of Paris," who performed nearly three thousand executions in 18th century France.

Series Details

Creator: Shinichi Sakamoto
Publisher: Dark Horse
Themes: Drama Historical
Demographic: Seinen
Serialization: Young Jump
Volumes in Original Language: 9 • completed
Volumes in English: 1 (omnibus)
Age Rating: Mature
Trim Size: 5.75" x 8.25"
Format: Paperback
Product Type: Manga

Volume Description

Volume 2

What has begun, must be seen to an end. Despite the sorrows of a broken heart, Charles must carry out the execution of the condemned Damiens. Swearing to fulfill his duty mercifully, fate plays a cruel hand, and within the ranks of the Sanson family, one intervenes in a shocking display. With dreams of a future of mercy and flourishing equality, Charles faces the execution of the century.
Available in English for the first time and presented in a special omnibus edition collecting volumes 4-6 of the original Japanese manga series!

Volume Details

Release Date: April 23, 2024
Pages: 632
ISBN: 9781506738253