Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XVII, Chapters 22 and 23

One morning Galahad gets up extra-early for some solo Grail-prayer time.  When he arrives at the tabernacle, there’s already a guy there!  Galahad doesn’t recognize him until after they’ve celebrated Mass, but it’s Joseph of Arimathea.  Joseph congratulates him on … Continue reading →

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

So that’s the great adventure of the dolorous stroke and how Sir Balin screwed everything up.  Everything in this book after this is just denouement, because our story isn’t well and truly told until Balin is dead.  Because yeah, he survives having … Continue reading →