Sir Robin: My dear knights, it is I! The brave Sir Robin w-
Minstrel: [singing] who ran away...who bravely ran away away...
Sir Robin: No! I did no such thing! Let me expla-
Minstrel: [singing] When danger reared its ugly head, he bravely turned his tail and fled.
Sir Robin: I did not! If you'd just let me tell them tha-
Minstrel: [singing] Yes, brave Sir Robin turned about, and valiantly, he chickened out. When dangerous things came in his path, he bravely ran and saved his ass
Sir Robin: I did not chicken out!! I just did not want to die! Is that so bad?! I want to explain tha-
Minstrel: [singing] Bravely taking to his feet, he beat a very brave retreat. A brave retreat by brave Sir Robin.
Sir Robin: hush! No more words from you! Begone! Now, let me begin my tale....

Knights and ladies of the court,

Alas, I have finally met my demise by being thrown into the Gorge of Eternal Peril. But, I am proud to say that I did so bravely! After Sir Lancelot, did you see King Arthur go next? Galahad? Bedevere? No! It was I, the brave Sir Robin you went second! But am I remembered for that? No. Rather I am remembered as the knight who nearly faught the Dragon of Angnor, who nearly went up against the vicious Chicken of Bristol, and who at wet himself at- well, lets not talk about that.
But why must I be remembered as the only coward?! Do you all not remember Culhwch who had King Arthur and his knights complete all his tasks for him? Lanval who had to have a woman come along and save him? I was certainly not the only coward in the court my friends!
Rather, let's remember me for the bravery I showed! I attempted to slay that very terrifying, cruel, and bloodthirsty Rabbit of Caerbannog along with King Arthur and his knights! I also-well...well I! No...perhaps that was the only brave deed I had (besides going second at the gorge of eternal peril, remember that!) but I did have my brave moments.
I ask you my dear knights, please remember me for the heroic knigh I...well, attempted to be. At least I attempted! I was just not found of dying. Who in there right mind would want to? But nevertheless I put myself in harms way, just managed to escape in the end. I mean sure, I ran away from a fight with the Three-Headed Giant, but did you not hear what they were saying?! They were planning to kill me then have tea, of course I ran away! No no wait! I didn't run away, it just seemed to be a family affair and I did not want to intrude and I- well you get my point.
Remember me not as a chicken, a coward, a not-so-brave knight, but rather as a man who valued his life enough to not waste it!
Wish me luck down here in the gorge of eternal peril. I'm stuck down here with Galahad who won't shut up about how he never got a chance with women, blah blah blah...

-Sir Robin


Oh, I also asked my dear Minstrel to add a picture here for you all to remember me. A picture that truly captures my heroic essence and the shows the brave knight I was. Enjoy!
 


Uther
12/12/2013 11:03am

Sir Robin,

I must commend you on your bravery in writing this. It takes courage to boast of your bravery to knights who have proved themselves much more knightly and heroic than thou! If you truly wish to prove your valor, you should try going to Ireland, defeating an army of heathens, and bringing Stonehenge back to England all in one piece. Sound familiar? Anyways, keep on with your courageous feats! Maybe someday you'll earn enough honor that we will make you a court jester, as you deserve.

- Uther

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Lanval
12/12/2013 7:35pm

Ladies and knights,

Sir Robin as brave as he has always been, alas has taunted a response from a less popular knight in Arthur's court. One of Arthur's most loved (Lanval) but often forgotten in known accolades; moreover, of the material representing knighthood wealth. Robin your deception has fooled many in the past, but not I (Lanval), with me you shall be remembered as the BRAVE, and a knight who advanced Arthurian chivalry; furthermore, in reflection of that fact more humbling than anyone. I stand as many other knights I'm sure in remembering only the best of you as a knight. The course of Roundtable valor maybe on the wane, beware there will be another Camelot to those who had held its virtues close to heart, and in strong mind. Till we meet face to face may you and yours direct to our Valhalla.

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Ygrene
12/13/2013 7:54am

Alas Sir Robin you candor in the matters pertaining to your bravery are quite interesting. I have encounter many men men over the years and I must say my son, Arthur seems to be the most noteworthy when its come to bravery. But every in Knights armor there are a chinks. You men talk a the talk although not many walk the walk. I've come to the realization that it is the women who measure up the most in the honor department. You men are cowards, liars, cheats and and overall disgraces. Fall on your sword and make way for the true examples of bravery and strength. I am woman, hear me roar!

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Arthur, King of the Britons!
12/13/2013 8:38am

Bravery in a knight is a virtue, and mayhap because of this it is that I am judged for choosing of such knights as yourself, brave Sir Robin. While it cannot be argued that there are a great many peril in Camelot, and that death in combat is a glorious end that all true knights desire, what my councillors oft forget is that there are other tasks that must be attended to. If each each man I made a knight of were to die in combat, then I shan't have any knights nor men of which to make them! If all my knights were brave, there should be no one left to nearly fight the monsters that plague this realm!

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Hank Morgan (Sir Boss)
12/13/2013 8:53am

It is truly too bad, Sir Robin, that we did not meet during our mutual time spent in Briton. I feel that, perhaps more than anyone else, we may have been able to discuss the silliness of the age, and maybe create a society where one's bravery need not determine their worth or virtue. You seem like a fine fellow, one ready to embrace the future and move things forward.

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