Arthur Kills a Unicorn on Merlin

SUNDAY 21st June 7:30PM

Family Drama

Out on a hunting trip, Arthur kills a unicorn. Merlin rushes to the animal’s side, obviously upset, as the other knights cheer Arthur for killing this most highly-prized of beasts. As the unicorn dies, Merlin sees a wizened old man watching the scene amongst the trees. But as soon as Merlin notices him, he is gone.

The next morning, Arthur and Uther on horseback survey a valley. The crops in the fields below have died overnight. It’s the same story all over the kingdom. If they don’t do something, the people will starve. When later that day, the water in Camelot’s well turns into sand, Arthur and Uther become desperate – the town is now facing a famine and a drought. Gaius suggests that these events cannot be a coincidence – a curse has come to Camelot. 

That night, Merlin and Arthur are on patrol when they come across a strange man; it’s the same person Merlin saw in the forest. He introduces himself as Anhora, the keeper of the unicorns. Anhora tells them Arthur is responsible for the curse, revealing it was unleashed when Arthur killed the unicorn. Arthur doesn’t accept this and is angry at the suggestion he is responsible. Anhora tells Arthur that he will be tested, and until he has made amends for his actions, Camelot will be damned. Could this be the end for the mythic city?

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