Did people like the ending of Merlin?

Did people like the ending of Merlin?

I absolutely hated the ending for the same reason you loved it. We got to see Arthur with the love of his life, as well as Arthur with his best friend. We even got to see the relationship between the 3 of them. No one was more happy when Arthur proposed than Merlin.

What did the last scene in Merlin mean?

Merlin and Arthur finally reach their destination, but – having forced the truth out of Gwaine – Morgana is waiting for them. Morgana is dead, but her assault has delayed our heroes too long and, after finally acknowledging Merlin’s worth, Arthur dies. His final words to his friend – “Thank you” – are perfect.

What happens to Merlin at the end?

Unfortunately, he has to keep his amazing abilities hidden, because magic has been criminalized by King Uther — a complicated man who has a personal vendetta against magic. By an unexpected, comical turn of events, Merlin ends up becoming personal servant to the crown prince, Arthur.

Why didn’t Merlin have a happy ending?

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. Because the dragon’s final words, while meant to bring him hope, basically thwarted any hope of closure for Merlin.

What happened to Camelot after King Arthur died?

Camelot’s last stand According to the Post-Vulgate Cycle this would occur sometime after the death of Arthur. A ruler named King Mark of Cornwall, whom Arthur (with help from Galahad) had once defeated in battle, takes his revenge by launching a final invasion of the Kingdom of Logres.

Why is Merlin called Emrys?

Unlike most sorcerers, Merlin was born with the ability to use magic. According to the Great Dragon, Merlin’s birth had been prophesied by many cultures. The Druids, for example, referred to him as “Emrys” (The Beginning of the End).

Which is the last episode of the series Merlin?

“In a land of myth, and a time of magic, the destiny of a great kingdom rests on the shoulders of a young man. His name… Merlin!” So we’ve heard those that now-iconic opening spiel for the last time, but how did we feel by the time ‘The Diamond of the Day (Part 2)’ had reached its climax?

Why was there No Return of Arthur at end of Merlin?

If Arthur had returned in that final scene, or if there had been one single hint that Merlin’s wait was over, that would have been enough. But by establishing that Merlin is still out there, is still waiting, the writers made sure that we would never stop waiting either.

Why did the Dragon say that at the end of Merlin?

Because the dragon’s final words, while meant to bring him hope, basically thwarted any hope of closure for Merlin. He knew that one day Arthur would return, which meant that whatever else he did, he always had to keep on waiting – seemingly forever, as the flash forward indicated.

What was the difference between series 4 and 5 of Merlin?

With series four and five, Merlin really hit its stride, with darker, more grown-up story telling that benefitted from a later time slot and the departure of the played-for-laughs Robin Hood series from our screens.