Madeline: “My God– I know you! Diane!” Diane: “Yes, Madeline . . . it’s me. Madeline the perfect girl, Madeline loved by all, Madeline, so small, but the bravest one! But no more. Scream–” Madeline: Mon dieu– Je vous connais! Diane! Diane: Oui, Madeline…cést moi. Madeline la fille parfaite, Madeline aimée par tous, Madeline, la… Continue reading Tu Seras Avec Moi 37/43
Attacker: Attention, unidentified helicopters. Land and identify yourselves, or you will be shot down. Unnamed Wild Goose #3 (for the record, French is not his first language): We’re from England. Hellsing. This is our job. Don’t stop us, please. Madeline: Attention, helicoptères non-identifiés. Atterissez et identifiez-vous ou vous serez abbatus. Bob: She’s probably French military.… Continue reading Tu Seras Avec Moi 26/43
The French government doesn’t keep religious statistics on its citizens, but the US government puts the number of Catholics at over 80%, and a good third said when polled that “atheist” described them rather well. So there’s a significant amount of overlap among those who identify with Catholic culture and traditions, but don’t actually believe… Continue reading Une Histoire Brève du Christanisme (en France!)
One dogfight and two crashed choppers later: Bob: We have you outnumbered. Come out with your hands in the air! Madeline: Seex leetle soldiers een two straight lines… You are no match for Madeline.
That last line is from the theme song of the Madeline TV show, which used to come on at five in the morning on the Disney Channel. The accents were beyond adorable. Your bullets will not ‘arm me. I em “regenerator.” La France may be very secular zese days, but she remains of Catholique descent.… Continue reading Tu Seras Avec Moi 28/43
Radio: Plus p’tit! À toi, plus p’tit! C’est Mal Chapeau! Madeline: Pardon…I ‘ave to get zis. Qu’est-ce qui se passe, Mal Chapeau? Radio: Le vampire a changé la direction. Nous avons besoin de toi pour l’acculer. Madeline: Ok. Je viens. Pardon me, ‘Elssing, but I ‘ave more prezzing concerns zen you lot. Bob: Don’t you… Continue reading Tu Seras Avec Moi 29/43
The Tower here is a model from tour-eiffel.fr opened in DAZ Studio. Actual films of the lit-up tower are (with dubious validity) copyrighted. (Not that I had one anyway…)
Madeline: “Quick — where’d it go?” Seras: No way is that thing human. Madeline: Vite — où est-elle alleé? Pip: Wow, mignonette — it’s somebody smaller than you!
Pip: “She was there – but -” Madeline: “. . . Be careful, young man. This girl is a vampire. She drinks blood. It’s certain that she will violate you.” Pip (thinking): The opposite is more likely . . . Seras is trying to say “Look out!” Pip: Elle était là — mais — Madeline:… Continue reading Tu Seras Avec Moi 36/43
Madeline: “A vampire and a man who work together . . . who are you?” Pip: “It’s simple . . . We’re Hellsing.” Pip: Gotcha. Madeline: Un vampire et un homme qui travaillent ensemble…quie etes-vous?! Pip: Cést simple… Nous sommes Hellsing.