Merlin Fights the Good Fight

I am part of that small group of people obsessed with what we call “Arthurian Legend.” It may seem odd that there is a subculture following King Arthur, Merlin, and the Knights of the Round Table the way trendier people follow vampires, but books and movies set in Camelot have become a cottage industry over the last 40 years. The BBC series Merlin is the most recent incarnation of this epic story.In this particular version, Merlin, Arthur, and the other main characters are teenagers. Arthur’s f … [Read more...]