One evening King Arthur and his men sit down to have a nice dinner on New Year's Eve. Then all of a sudden the Green Knight rides in on his horse into the mead hall. The Green Knight wants
When none of his men step up, King Arthur does. He says he will play the game, but Sir Gawain realizes he can't let the king go through with this. So Sir Gawain steps up and takes King Arthur's place in the Game.
What the idea of the Game is that Sir Gawain will take one swing at the Knight's Head and try to chop it off. So Sir Gawain chops the Green Knights Head off. When Sir Gawain chopped the Green Knight's head off it rolled away, but the Knight stood up straight and headless.
It was all planned by me.
Sir Gawain left, and journeyed to meet the Green Knight as he had promised. When he found the Green Knight, he was sharpening his ax in preparation of chopping off Sir Gawain's head. The Knight swung three times at Gawain.
Just get it over with
Sir Gawain is very upset because the Knight swung three times, when in the knights rules for the game was that each player would get 1 swing. Then the Knight reveals that it was all a test of Sir Gawain's chivalry.
I was testing you!
The Green Knight then explains of how he had planed for the Queen to kiss him three times. And how It was truly Sir Gawain who was the brave one and showed grave chivalry throughout his journey and time knowing the Green Knight.