A Secondary Story To Sir Gawain And The Green Knight, I.E. Something That Could Have Happend To Sir Gawain On His Way To The Green Knight.

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As he walks through the darkest forestsearching for a place to rest,Sir Gawain hears a howling resonates trough the woods.A desperate, frightened, helpless voice is waiting to be heardby a brave and fearless knightwho will come to save the captured lady fearing her early death.Sir Gawain seized by his code of honour and searching for his courtly lovedoes not struggle with himself,but his way to reach the lovely voice's origin.What do his eyes see on a clearing far away? A haunting beautydressed in finest silk clothwith a captivating charisma tied up in a dirty cage.A dozen wild men, unkempt and behaving in a vulgar mannerarmed with axes and machetesare surrounding and starring at their newest achievement, planning a despising act.Sir Gawain, being of the weakest build, begins to broodabout a quick harmless wayto save the feminine splendor without falling in a discouraging fight.He forms an idea of playing a trick with the brute,a trick that requires expertiseto faign a state for the drinking, dens pack lazing on the ground.He is creeping around the mob, looking for a space to hidehis horse and armsand magnificent uniform to bath himself in mud and dirt to equal the revolting figures.With loud steps he is tramping towards the beasts and pretendingto be of like minds with themseeing the captured beauty and insulting her with heavy heard.The gentlewoman cannot stop crying, fearing the worstthat now her time has comewhile the horde admits him forthwith to their booze-up at the fire."Who is the leader of your people?" he speaks out loudreminding himself at last Christmastidewhen this whole adventure began when he tried to be an honorable knight.Sir Gawain feels the cold sweat running down his chest, glisteringthe certain sign to betray him:the golden medallion with Camelot's coat of arms, visible in front of his heart.What has seemly been his disaster, comes to bea great help on his missionsince everyone has...

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