Having discarded the Musketeer, I just went with what felt right, which is this grim little bugger right here. All I know is that he is ahead of those four miseries behind him and he’s looking ahead at something, however unpleasant it might be.
The sketch again was done in Scribbles (@atebits! let me pay you!) and screenshotted into Photoshop, painted there. As usual, click for (much!) larger.