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" "How does it feel to be the King’s right hand?"
Foolishly, I looked at my right hand. I had no answer to give. I was full of boyish pride, but in truth I felt no different. I had no real idea of what a High King was. I had simply spoken of the loyalty I felt for Arthur. Though I had given that feeling words, it was the same thing I had always felt."

Lailoken asks Bedivere about his new role.
"Bedivere Book One: The King’s Right Hand" (Wayne Wise)

36/100 arthurian random quotes


slayerofastolat:

Lancelot Elaine of Astolat/The Lady of Shalott [2/?]

He spoke and ceased: the lily maid Elaine,
Won by the mellow voice before she looked,
Lifted her eyes, and read his lineaments. […]
Seamed with an ancient swordcut on the cheek,
And bruised and bronzed, she lifted up her eyes
And loved him, with that love which was her doom.

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pr1nceshawn:

Grail In Another Castle by Drew Wise.

pr1nceshawn:

Grail In Another Castle by Drew Wise.


loganpearsall:

Wart from Sword in the Stone!

loganpearsall:

Wart from Sword in the Stone!


This will never end.


mother, i’ve had such sadness


LGBTQ characters in arthurian books UPDATE 

 LGBTQ characters in arthurian books - masterpost here

SPOILERS. From the books.


King Arthur - The Semi-Opera 

arthuriantravels:

"King Arthur" is a semi-opera by Henry Pucell (music) and John Dryden (lyrics). Wikipedia has a detailed synopsis, so I won’t repeat it here.

The version I went to was performed by the Staatsschauspiel Dresden. If you want to see some pictures, have a look at their official homepage.

The…

A part of me want to watch this because… opera.. arthuriana- but I never managed to start. The plot always kept me away and after Le Roi Arthus and Merlin by Isaac Albeniz I fear my expectations are too high D:


Gosh, everyone did the arthurian episode