Emile Chaillon is a playable character in Valiant Hearts: The Great War.

Emile is a French farmer who becomes a prisoner of war during his first battle while searching for his son-in-law. At the end of the story in 1917, Emile kills an officer after he commands the squad to charge, which would lead to certain death.  He is sentenced to death by a firing squad. In his final letter to Marie he expresses his hate for the ongoing war and hopes that Marie and her family will find happiness. Sometime later, he is shot by a French firing squad due to treachery against highly ranked french officers. Emile was a good man, he served his country well. And he had to kill for the sake and lives of others.