King Arthur prepares to go on his yearly pilgrimage to the stone he pulled Excalibur from, knowing it will do his people good to see he has not wavered in the face of others' trying to claim that he is weak or foolish to rule peacefully and justly, and has all his knights accompany him. Knowing he will likely be attacked, he has Arn and Rowanne disguise themselves as treacherous peasants and pretend to murder him during the ceremony. But after he is placed inside the neighboring chapel until it is time to end the act, Lord Maldon has Allyn, still misguided by Mordred, help him cause an explosion that makes part of the overlooking mountain bury the building. Camelot, especially Valiant, is faced with the shocking reality of Arthur's death, and the question of how to move on against their enemies with their leader gone. Written by
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I was at Arthur's side when he founded Camelot, and as he built and shaped it. It was a dream I dreamt with him. As his queen, it is my duty to see that it does not perish. And that is why I am choosing now to put the dream of Camelot where Arthur always saw it as its best. I am choosing to step aside, and to put it into the hands of the future, into the hands of one whom Arthur loved as a son, and regarded as an heir. I am choosing to abdicate, and to name as my immediate successor... Prince ...