The mysterious Julius Borden arrives in Camelot with news of a magical secret that threatens to change the landscape of the kingdom forever. He has located the final part of the key to the tomb of Ashkanar, an ancient mausoleum which holds a very special treasure: the last remaining dragon's egg. Merlin is understandably drawn in by Borden's news, and promises to help him, but just who is the enigmatic stranger and, more importantly, what does he really want with the egg? Written by
Did You Know?
A white dragon appears in the original Merlin story. In this episode, Merlin, as a child, explains that the tower keeps falling down because of the two dragons - one red and one white - fighting. The red is supposed to represent Wales and the white England. See more
Merlin did not pick up the strong room key after waking up and locking the door. See more
[waking up to find Merlin messing about his keys
What on earth are you doing?
[pretending to examine the cabinet
Looking for woodworm.
That is when the worms are most active.