The Book of the Death of Arthur Overview
Spicer on Merlin

The blackness remains. It remains even after the rich fisherman
      has done what he can do to protect home and mother. It is
      there like the sun.
Not lost battles or even defeated people
But blackness alive with itself
At the sides of our fires.
At home with us
And a monstrous anti-grail none of those knights could have met
      or invented
As real as tomorrow.
Not the threat of death. They could have conquered that. Not
      even bad magic.
It is a simple hole running from one thing to another. No kingdom
      will be saved.
No rest-

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