Camelot season 1
Air weekdate:Friday Cast:Jamie Campbell Bower, Tamsin Egerton, Joseph Fiennes, Philip Winchester, Peter Mooney, Claire Forlani, Eva Green, Sinead Cusack Genre:Drama, Fantasy Channel:Starz! Status:Ended
This series begins with sudden return of King Utherâ€™s daughter Morgan, who was sent to the monastery for study fifteen years ago. The princess is certain that her father sent her far from him in order to start a new family and get married for the second time. She was dreaming in a strange land to wreak vengeance upon her father. For this purpose she studied magic and sorcery instead of theology. So, as she expected neither Uther nor his wife Igraine are pleased to see her and father banishes his daughter. Being abandoned for the second time Morgan shoots Niagara and puts some poison into Utherâ€™s food. Even sorcerer Merlin is not able to save the King. After his death Morgan seizes the throne and expels her step-mother. But there is another pretender to the throne in Britain: Uther and Igraineâ€™s son Arthur, who was taken secretly by Merlin and brought up in the family of noble Ector and his wife. Now the whole kingdom is on the threshold of chaos. So, Merlin decides that this is high time to meet Arthur and tell his the truthâ€¦
Camelot season 1 episodes list:
In the wake of King Uther's sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther's unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur's cold and ambitious half sister Morgan will fight him to the bitter end, summoning unnatural forces to claim the crown in this epic battle for control. These are dark times indeed for the new king, with Guinevere being the only shining light in Arthur's harsh world. Faced with profound moral decisions, and the challenge of uniting a kingdom broken by war and steeped in deception, Arthur will be tested beyond imagination.
Arthur meets Guinevere, the woman of his dreams. Morgan and King Lot conspire to attack Camelot and take the throne. Merlin has Arthur reclaim the legacy sword in the stone to prove his worthiness as king.
Kay and Leontes seek out a trusted new warrior to join them. Arthur and Merlin accept an invitation to join Morgan at her castle for dinner. Arthur is forced to concede defeat in his pursuit of Guinevere
Merlin sets off on a journey to find a sword suitable for a king by seeking out a legendary sword maker. A conversation with Guinevere changes Arthur and he begins to assert his power by sparring with Leontes.
Arthur creates Camelot's first tribunal of justice which takes shape through a battle of wills, not blood. Aided by Sybil's cunning, Morgan reaches out to the townspeople in her pursuit to take back the throne.
The men of Camelot discover the territory beyond the castle is filled with danger and disorder. Arthur hears Guinevere has ridden out alone to see her father and goes after her to protect her on the journey.
Morgan puts on a feast for King Arthur and his Knights at Castle Pendragon which turns to panic as the castle comes under attack. As Arthur and Morgan's men join forces to fight, Merlin believes a plan is afoot.
Pursuing the power of her dark magic, Morgan hides in plain sight at Camelot where she begins her plan to drive a wedge between Arthur and his men. Igraine tries to find a way out of Castle Pendragon.
Arthur and his men ride out to defend Bardon Pass after learning of an attack. Merlin comes to the realization that he's been seduced by a shape-shifting Morgan. The men begin to lose faith in Arthur.
Arthur must defend himself against mercenaries on Bardon Pass. Morgan leads Sybil and her followers to Camelot where she receives information that leads her to believe her ambitions will be realized.
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