Arthur the Warlord has crushed Lancelot's rebellion, but the victory does not bring peace to him or to Britain. Guinevere has betrayed Arthur and left a wound deeper than any spear thrust while the Saxons now scent his weakness and plan to destroy him and all his dreams. Even if Arthur survives there are other forces that want to plunge Britain into chaos. Merlin in weaving powerful spells, and Nimue will use the magic to summon the ancient Gods back to Britain. Excalibur finishes Arthur's story, telling of his greatest triumph, his greatest danger and the last enchantment.