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1991

2 Sep. 1991
The Dream
When his father's kingdom of Thule is conquered by Cynan, Prince Valiant dreams nightly of two men, Arthur and Merlin, discussing the just New Order to be established in a place called Camelot and calling him to be a knight there. He decides to journey out to find this realm to become a Knight of the Round Table and return to overthrow Cynan and reclaim his homeland.
 
9 Sep. 1991
The Journey
While traveling toward Camelot, Valiant encounters Arn, a young man living in the woods who helps him but is distrustful of signs of wealth amidst his poverty. He has never heard of Camelot but goes after Valiant when he enters the dangerous swamp nearby to ensure he comes out alive. Valiant encounters a wild man and ends up fatally wounding him in self-defense, and when he takes his body to his mother with Arn, she is ready to make them pay...
 
16 Sep. 1991
The Blacksmith's Daughter
Valiant and Arn stop in the village of Bridgeford and meet Rowanne, a young spirited woman spurning the advances of the immoral sheriff, Robert Draconarius, whom Valiant defeats in combat. He and his men try to damage the forge owned by Rowanne's father Cedric, and frame Valiant and Arn for it. When it fails, Robert goes to his elder brother the baron and tells him that the two travelers seek Caaelot - whose ideals Duncan Draconarius forbids mention of. The next day Valiant and Arn are wrongly accused and forced to flee while Rowanne is taken by Robert.
 
23 Sep. 1991
The Kidnapping
As the journey to Camelot continues, Rowanne is captured by a Bridgeforder seeking to earn some money by returning to the village with her and collecting the reward Duncan offered to a bounty hunter to return with her. But the real bounty hunter is also seeking Rowanne, giving Valiant and Arn twice as many enemies to worry about tracking down and fighting off before freeing her.
 
30 Sep. 1991
The Trust
While giving chase to a not-quite-dead wild boar, Valiant stumbles into a booby-trapped cave occupied by a mad Viking named Tor who seems convinced Valiant wishes to attack him. Valiant learns Tor himself was seeking Camelot on a mission for peace but is the sole survivor of an act of treachery. As they try to evade the same traps to locate Valiant, Rowanne learns Arn is hiding a dark secret.
 
6 Oct. 1991
The Finding of Camelot
Valiant, Arn, and Rowanne finally reach their destination and are prepared to present King Arthur with Tor's ring to announce the Vikings' offer of peace. But they have the ring stolen from them and are locked up by a guard. Upon escaping, they hear someone making plans to hide the ring from Arthur for his own reasons, and try to reclaim it and stay ahead of the man's supporters attempting to prevent their getting the message out.
 
13 Oct. 1991
The Gift
 
20 Oct. 1991
The Singing Sword
After Rowanne has a series of troubling dreams she interprets to mean all is not well at Bridgeford, she returns followed by Arn. Eventually, Valiant pursues them and learns that Duncan's attempting to suppress the spreading ideals of Camelot is causing oppression, including to the other two whom he is captured and will kill like many before them. All three are determined to fight their old enemy, but have a more difficult time arousing the locals' support. Cedric finds something which may prove of use to Valiant: The Singing Sword.
 
27 Oct. 1991
The Trust Betrayed
King Arthur's half-sister Lady Morgana is in Camelot for Sir Mordred's return with yet another story of victory (against the Vikings), but Valiant senses something evil about him and is struck by his insistence that Camelot will fall if not constantly in battle with the enemy. Merlin helps Valiant remember why he recognizes his shield: it was lost in the cave by the one who led the attack on Tor, destroying the Viking ambassadors so he could continue to fight them. But King Arthur is not ready to believe this and, after Morgana attempts to poison Valiant so no one ...
 
2 Nov. 1991
The Secret of Perilous Garde
Sir Gawain surprises everyone by announcing his engagement to Queen Ilene of Perilous Garde. With King Arthur abroad and Queen Guinevere needed in remain in Camelot, Valiant, Arn, and Rowanne are chosen to attend his wedding. While the land bordering it suffers terrible drought, Perilous Garde seems to be the ideal kingdom Arthur himself plans to make Camelot. But the three visitors notice confusing events and actions, and learn of the price of such prosperous living. But it seems unlikely they'll get to discuss it with Gawain before his wedding.
 
8 Dec. 1991
The Return
The Draconarius brothers visit Camelot at the same time as the fierce King Ian of Kengary. Valiant is disgusted to have them there - and so is King Arthur, whose relationship with Guinevere his former friend Duncan was jealous of many years before to the point where he made advances to her after it started and became his enemy. Planning to make things more complicated for his old rival, Duncan plans to present his own story to King Ian as one of being robbed unjustly as his power so the potential alliance between Kengary and Camelot will crumble. But things don't go ...
 
16 Dec. 1991
The Visitor
Camelot hosts a tournament for many knights from abroad to choose new members for the Round Table. One knight with many famous stories of his exploits to tell, Sir Harold, gives Arn encouragement that he can indeed become a knight someday despite his low status, and Arn comes to see him as a father figure whom he considers leaving and squiring for. But Rowanne and Valiant grow suspicious that Harold has a secret about his identity, and try to break it to Arn but are met with a refusal to believe it. Arn has to question who speaks the truth and what his own destiny ...
 
23 Dec. 1991
The Awakening
While King Arthur and Queen Guinevere are away, Morgana slips a potion into Merlin's drink that causes him to fall asleep...but will eventually cause death after he lingers for a short time dreaming of the life he always wanted to live with his lover, Lynette. Valiant, Arn, and Rowanne look through Merlin's study for an antidote and find the name of one of his friends, "The Mighty Om", whom they approach for help. The short but clever if odd scholar concocts a potion that he says may either restore or exterminate Merlin. Rowanne tests it, but Valiant and Arn soon ...
 
30 Dec. 1991
The Guardian
Valiant and Arn go to a mission led by a reluctant Sir Gawain to meet Sir Percival near an old Roman fortress guarded by a supposedly-mad man after King Arthur receives a threat concerning the area's security. Gawain wants to rest and revel with his old friend, forcing Valiant and Arn to take matters into their own hands when one of their men is murdered, and discover Lord Cynan has masterminded the attack on Camelot.
 

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