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The Mists of Avalon Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Prisoner in the Oak, Chapter 8 Summary

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The Prisoner in the Oak, Chapter 8 Summary

Several days after the audience with Arthur, Morgaine, Uriens, and Arthur set out for Tintagel. On the way, Morgaine calls forth mists that will cloud their journey, so that they have to rely on her to continue onward. As part of her plan, Morgaine leads them to the fairy world. She meets with the fairy queen and explains why they are there. While Arthur sleeps off a drunken stupor, the fairy people take Excalibur, only to replace it with a fake.

Accolon is there as planned as well. Once the fairy queen hands Morgaine Excalibur, she belts it around his waist. He agrees to take the sword, and if Arthur can fight his way into taking it back, then he is welcome to it. Morgaine knows now that their destiny is in Accolon's hands. She hears Arthur...

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