The entire Merlin fanbase, whether they loved or hated the finale, are still talking about it. What happened after Merlin ended? Perhaps someday we’ll figure out a way to get to that final step, but until then, we suspect we’ll continue to be hung up on Merlin – similar to the way one would be hung up on an ex after a breakup. The last shot of the show established that Merlin is still waiting. He wonders if things have really turned out to be so good. Merlin, our protagonist, never got his reward for all those years of hardship. When Guinevere died, she was buried beside King Arthur. What if Romeo and Juliet had just talked to each other like normal people? First of all, according to legend, Arthur is not dead but mearly sleeping in Avalon which is a mystical place ruled by The Lady of the Lake. Bedivere pretended to do what he was told; but he hid Excalibur under a bush instead. Who Killed Merlin Santana? There’s a reason tragedies are usually more memorable than comedies: whenever you engage with a work of fiction you become invested in its set of characters, and you care about what happens to them. It didn't cry when he died. After the teasing Gwaine went next, he looked at Arthur and said "Never Have I Ever been related to a king." By the way... why was she still here? His usual depiction, based on an amalgamation of historical and legendary figures, was introduced by the 12th-century British author Geoffrey of Monmouth. If you want to know more about Merlin Santana’s death and what happened to Merlin Santana, then keep reading. He didn’t get to move on. Nothing good came of Arthur’s death, and Merlin was allowed no possible way out of his grief and regret – not even death, as the final scene strongly hinted that he’d indeed been waiting for all this time. Arthur shouted, everyone looked towards Merlin. Read on to find out why we’re convinced BBC’s Merlin is damn near impossible to get over! Guinevere was the daughter of King Leodegrance (pronounced lee-oh-duh-GRANTZ) of Scotland. Maybe someone above (or below?) This is not actually a story but a description of what happend to everyone after the end of "Merlin" . The new residental community lives a more or less peaceful life in Ealdor where Hunith helps them coming to terms with everything. Merlin was tacked onto the story of Arthur by Geoffrey of Monmouth 600 years after they’d died, but Merlin wasn’t an entirely original invention. Let us know in the comments below! But even those endings are easier to get over than the ending of Merlin. In Avalon, Arthur would be healed by Morgan and her eight sisters. As usual, the Holy Three Four don't answer him. King Arthur’s story, an enigmatic character just like Merlin, is related to that of the wizard. She knew it! She too is bored. Arthur loved her too much, and married her anyway. Arthur killed Mordred but was fatally wounded. Gwen went from servant to queen, Arthur went from inexperienced prince to competent king, Morgana went from philanthropic princess to queen of darkness, and even Mordred got to transform from loyal friend to reluctant enemy. Morgana looks down on her body that lies in the woods. But how did the fall of Camelot come about? Now that he watches everyone slapping, stabbing and arguing while Arthur just sits on the floor, looking bored and desperate, Gaius decides to join them. Uther has a hard time talking to everyone standing around, reassuring Igraine that he never wanted her to die and didn't know about it all, telling Arthur that he should have listened, telling Gwaine that he could have told him that he was of noble blood, for crying out loud, and telling Morgana that she was the one who proved that he was right in regard to magic all along. Team StarKid’s ‘A VHS Christmas Carol’ and Tin Can Bros’ ‘Wayward Guide’ are a pair of holiday treats! It all started when the king of Britain fell madly in love with a married woman. King Arthur was a mythical king in the mythology of Great Britain.He lived in the medieval times, in his famous castle, Camelot.He possessed a sword known as Excalibur, given to him by the Lady of the Lake.. King Arthur is a fabled ruler of Sub-Roman Britain who defended his kingdom from the Anglo-Saxons, and a popular fictional character in modern literature. They were just staring at him without saying a word. We don't KNOW that there ever WAS an actual "King Arthur," so the rest of your questions can have no answers. Gwen tells Uther about Merlin but Uther reminds her of the fact that it all only started when Merlin came to Camelot and that he made a prophecy come true that included Arthur's death. Even after all the ways Merlin turned Arthur against Magic, Arthur was still willing to accept it into Camelot, but Merlin finally convinced him not to. And really, who isn’t a sucker for that? "What! Merlin is old and still very bored by watching TV and witnessing the world of technology in which magic has no place anymore. So she entered Paradise. In the Spirit World, the Holy Three Four watch Arthur struggling in the lake and calling Merlin's name. We have fully embraced the theory that she and Leon eventually got married and had dozens of babies, because you know what? He was young and flawed, and it was hard to see how the arrogant, conflicted young man we meet in season 1 could ever become the powerful, fair king we knew he had to grow into. Arthur still wonders what is happening since not so long ago he was wandering the woods with Merlin, trying to reach a lake... oh wait, yes, they did. Even Arthur’s birthplace and base of operations are questionable. Arthur asked Bedivere what happened when he threw the sword into the lake. In Titanic, Rose is left on her own to grieve Jack’s death, but let’s get real, she knew him for like a week. 30 seconds . This is, in our opinion, ultimate proof that the BBC is run by a cult of evil geniuses. Of course, they take Geoffrey with them so that he can write an alternative ending for all of them. Merlin will always be waiting. When you strip it down, at the end of the day, Merlin is just a boy trying to figure out his place in the world. had mercy with her. Arthur's body couldn't cycle the lake forever after all. Arthur Pendragon「アーサー・ペンドラゴン」 is the current king and ruler of Camelot and holder of the legendary sword, Excalibur. Because, after all, he promised Arthur that he wouldn’t ever change. Ooooh, Morgana... he had one or two things to clarify with her. This utter heartbreak will leave us miserable for years. Because the dragon’s final words, while meant to bring him hope, basically thwarted any hope of closure for Merlin. This post was written by Hypable writers Selina Wilken and Pamela Gocobachi. A neatly wrapped up ending would have satisfied us for a day. As a matter of fact, he was surprised that he even lived for so long. Arthur and Merlin kept their hand up. But in Merlin, there is no silver lining. Damnit, he once was a king! And did he age? Ever since the finale, the fandom has been debating whether he would have returned to Camelot after Arthur’s death – some fans believe it would be too painful for him to go back now that Arthur (arguably the person he had made the focus of his existence) was gone, while others argue that he’d obviously go back for Gaius and Gwen. He takes this opportunity to ask Gwen if she is out of her mind to lift the ban of magic since everyone died at the hands of magic, even Arthur. And where was Morgana? It exists in dreams and half life. He stands next to Morgana, Uther, Arthur, Igraine, Gwaine and Morgause. Was is just a halluciantion or had he seen his father just a few seconds ago? Arthur's body couldn't cycle the lake forever after all. Nobody to banter with, nobody to protect. And Balinor. Everyone else had their Golden Age (although most of it happened during the gap between seasons 4 and 5), but Merlin only came into his power at the very end, when Arthur’s reign was over. Merlin and King Arthur. Damnit. Merlin series 5 is already halfway through in the UK – but won’t debut in the United States until January 4, 2013 on Syfy. Gwaine, Elyan, Leon and Percival have invented new games that have become famous in the entire Spirit World. Why the heck is he always being made responsible for everything? Starring Colin Morgan, Bradley James, and Katie McGrath, the show was loosely based on several Arthurian legends that followed the perspective of the legendary sorcerer, Merlin.Merlin dedicates his life to the future king of Camelot, protecting Arthur from magical foe.. RELATED: The 10 Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movies Of All Time (According To Rotten Tomatoes) The Ango-Saxons invaded Britain shortly after the Romans left (around 400AD,) at which point they massacred anywhere from 50-99% of the native Celts. She may have lost the love of her life (both, actually, since Lancelot died as well), but hey, she still had Leon! She doesn't look good... not at all... No wonder, she was killed after spending years in dark places and after having been tortured by this evil Sarrum. He must have died. https://merlin.fandom.com/wiki/User_blog:Fimber/Time_to_cheer_up!_Here_is_what_happened_after_the_%22Merlin%22_finale...?oldid=171623. Mainly because Arthur was dead. The story of Excalibur may be traced back to Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia regum Britanniae ( History of the Kings of Britain ), which was written around 1136. That must be a hint, Gaius thinks. Does that mean she has to rot here? Alright, this seems to be a special meeting and he wonders where Lancelot might be. However, we still maintain that the finale was tragically beautiful, and we love the show for daring to end on such a deeply emotional note. She was so close to total destruction! He finds himself listening to a very furious Igraine who accsues him of ridiculous things. He had never returned after Arthur died. BBC's Merlin was indeed a magical series. Hah! Arthur shouts his name. Life on earth is only the beginning and not the end after all. All of them seem to be in a verbal fight, except for Arthur who just stands there, watching the scene.