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 XVII, Chapters 21 and 22

When last we left off, the grail-knights had just arrived at Sarras.  Sarras!  It’s a magical, mystical city which exists only for purposes of this story, apparently! Percivale points out that the boat he loaded Magdalena’s corpse into has already … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XVII, Chapter 21

After Jesus leaves, Galahad heals Evelake, pretty much as an afterthought.  Evelake goes off to join Nacien’s religious order, become one of the white monks.  The various knights might compare notes at this point, except an angelic voice commands them … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XVII Chapters 12 and 13

Bors, Galahad, and Percivale are standing in front of the ruins of a castle they just left!  It collapsed unexpectedly, and maybe there are survivors inside!  But then there’s another thing that happens: they spot a wounded knight.  He’s pulled … Continue reading →

Primary Sources: Le Morte D’Arthur, Book XVII Chapter 8

The magical ship deposits Galahad, Magdalena, Percivale, and Bors somewhere in Scotland, at a castle that men call Carteloise. “Just so you know,” says Mags, “in a minute a bunch of guys are going to attack us because you’re affiliated … Continue reading →