The king is mad, the court unstable, and the truce
with England is fragile at best. It’s the turn of the fifteenth
century—the midst of the Hundred Years’ War—and
a desperate France needed heroes.
It got something else.
Recently arrived, Gektar and his enslaved manservant, Heinrich,
navigate their way through the disloyal nobles, ambitious courtiers,
and countless anachronisms that make up the court of King Charles
the Mad. The kingdom is a web of intrigue and insanity, but its
only hope rests in a cheerfully unaware German and his meek and
Fortune's Fools is a serial webcomic
in the court of King Charles the Mad during the One Hundred Years'
War. The creation of Mel Olm (Script and Art) and MJ Almon (Script
and Story), it went live at fortunesfools.comicgenesis.com on April
1st, 2006. In September 2008 it moved to the Rampage Network at
The webcomic is updated bi-weekly, normally on Tuesdays (give or
take). May at times contain scenes with adult language and situations.