The wart wishes out loud that he was a fish. Merlyn transforms the Wart into a fish and accompanies him in the moat, Merlyn looking like a large wise looking fish. Meryln and the Wart in their fish forms visit a family of fish whose matriarch is ill. Merlyn cures her even though he thinks that she is faking her illness. Meryln mainly wants to teach the Wart about dangers of absolute monarchy, so he brings him to visit the king of the moat, a BIG pike. The pike lazily answers questions and he
says that power and might are the only thing worth living by. The pike then tries to eat merlyn and he swims away in the nick of time and is promptly changed back into a boy by merlyn.
The son of Arthur and his half-sister, Morgause. Cold, calculating, and vicious, Mordred is raised by Morgause to hate Arthur. He thrives on slander and insinuation, which he prefers to open confrontation.
Gawaine - bloddy adventures more than finding the holy grail
Morgause's oldest and strongest son. Gawaine, prone to murderous rages, is in many ways an example of everything that is wrong with knighthood. Despite his roughness, he is a decent man.
more into bloody adventures than finding the holy grail
Argavaine - CRUEL & AGGERVATED - UNICORN - CHEATING w/ KNIGHTS, Knife to Gawaine. Kills mother after finding her in bed with Lamorak- TELLS ARTHUR ABOUT THE AFFAIR
One of Morgause's sons. He seems to have the most problems with his mother's promiscuity. As a child, agravaine is the cruelest of Morgause's sons, and he remains deceitful and cowardly throughout the novel. His is Mordred's closest ally.
Gets VERY mad that a unicorn put his head in his mothers lap because it is his mother and how dare he do so. He kills the unicorn and saves it head. Wants to write his father a letter saying that his mom has been cheating on him with english knights. puls knife
Gareth - sweet, angelic, finds holy grail
Morgause's sweetest and most sensitive son. Unlike most of his brothers, Gareth loves Arthur and Lancelot. More angelic than human. Finds the holy grail
Ants vs. pike
Chillingly, the ants depend on this conformity, and while the Wart is horrified by this cold and faceless society, the other ants find the monotony comforting. Whereas the king pike of the moat demonstrates to the Wart the cruelty of individual tyranny, the ants are an example of the tyranny of the masses, under which freedom is willfully surrendered.
the Wart as an Ant
The ant society is clearly communal, but not because each member chooses to work for the common good. Rather, each ant blindly does whatever task it has been assigned.
Knight of great piety. doesn't eat meat, drink alcohol, is a virgin. Beat knights without even having to kill anyone in the quest for the holy grail.
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