Why are you here? What is it that you want from me?
The Green Knights Proposal
I come in peace! I would like to have a contest with you. I will let anyone of you cut off my head with my axe without me fighting back. Whoever accepts this challenge and is succesful must find me a year from now and let me do the same to them.
Sir Gawain takes King Arthur´s place
I am not afraid! I accept this contest!
Then let us battle do my death!
I will fight for you1 You are King and I am a nobody. It won´t matter if I die in this contest. My life has little to no meaning...
King Arthur and his knights gather for a feast. The Green Knight walks in and makes a proposal to King Arthur.
Sir Gawain battles the Green Knight
I have completed your task!
King Arthur accepts the challenge . Moments later, Sir Gawain decides to take the challenge instead because he feels that is life is worthless.
Before King Arthur could get ready to compete against the Green Knight, Sir Gawain decides to take his place. He feels as if his life is meaningless so him dying won´t matter.
Gawain finds the Green Knight
You tried to escape with your life and for that you are a coward! But, you have kept your word and came to find me, out of this, your life is spared!
Sir Gawain has completed the task and sucessfully cut off the Green Knight´s head.
The Green Knight picks up his head and reminds Sir Gawain to find him a year from now.
Don´t forget to find me a year from now!
The Green Knight explains to Sir Gawain that the castle he came across was set up by a witch at the request of himself to test Gawain.