Merlin knows that Guinevere is with Lancelot. He tells Arthur to go to them. Arthur hopes he is wrong about them, but goes anyway. He finds them sleeping together in the woods. He is distraught with sorrow and wakes them up. Lancelot and Guinevere panic and attempt to explain themselves. It is of no use, and Arthur is furious. Both Lancelot and Guinevere flee away from Camelot. Arthur, heartbroken and distraught, thrusts Excalibur back into the stone, well knowing only he can take it out again, revoking his place as king.
Lancelot vocals by Joey Small
Guinevere vocals by Haley Wright-McGivney
Arthur my boy, look to the sky
Where is your wife?
She’s not by your side
Look to the woods where Lancelot ran
He lies with Guinevere
Go tend to them
I will Merlin, though I hope you are wrong
Betray my love and all I hold dear
Lancelot, no friend of mine
Fled the king to take the queen to lie
Wake up, wake up.
I don’t believe my eyes
I don’t know what to say
My truest companions
Betray me on this day
My heart is broken through
This wound will never heal
It pierces to my soul
More pain than bone and steal
I have failed you as your knight, I deserve the worst my king
Please, I love you Arthur, it’s not what it seems
Be gone from my sight, I won’t speak anymore
To the traitor of my throne and my beloved turned to a whore
I cannot go on.
There is nothing that I can do.
I revoke my place as king.
I will thrust Excalibur back into the stone.
Perhaps, someday it can be reclaimed and a new king will be restored.
It is not I.
It is not I.