Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book II Chapter XIX

The next morning, of course, Merlin shows up. Did you think we were going to get through the end of this chapter without Merlin being a jackass one more time?  He’s apparently concerned with setting all the pieces into place … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book II Chapter XVIII

So okay there’s Balin, he’s all geared up and ready to fight, and out comes his designated opponent, another knight all in red, likewise with a face-concealing helmet.  Spoiler: it’s Balan, Balin’s brother, last seen wandering off to no particular … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book I Chapter XVIII

I’m not sure how, but despite being down to about ten thousand men after the slaughter of the last few chapters, and after sending back all the surviving Benwick knights to Benwick to defend Benwick from King Claudas, Arthur and … Continue reading →