Joseph Rudyard Kipling was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist, who wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. The Kipling’s writer masterpiece characterized by portrayals of people, history, and culture of his time, so Kipling was one of the most popular writers in England, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. "The Three Musketeers" is a satirical short story, that introduces three fictional British soldiers serving in India in the later nineteenth century: the privates Learoyd, Mulvaney and Ortheris. The protagonists tell the story how once they cancelled the special parade, that should be after the request of visiting grandee, Lord Benira Trigg. Also they planned to abase the villainous Lord with a tricky joke… What does wait the protagonists and how will the story end? What will do Lord Benira Trigg? Read the story and get the answers!