He knows better than anyone that all that is good has a price to pay. And at the end of the day, what really matters is to discover whether paying this price is worth it or not. But when he sees that his advice is not heard, and that such feelings persist in the hearts of men surfacing again and again, Merlin Arthur decides to deprive him of all the gifts he has given, to see them turned into a nightmare including Excalibur and wise counsel. Unlike Gandalf, Merlin has a dark and vengeful able to remove what it offered, and punish when it is self-imposed ignorance. "There is only higher good, and knowledge. And just a bad top, and ignorance "These words are not of Merlin, but surely you would agree with them. This is his dark side present in all versions of the Arthurian cycle. But it should be noted that in some legends, Merlin is begotten by the devil Asmodio (Asmodeus), a corrupt spirit that pervades the unmarried daughter of a minor king of Wales.
According to this belief Merlin was once a being destructive aimed at corrupting the minds of men and lead them to the dark side, but ends up becoming the savior, counselor and spiritual leader of his time. There is a part of Merlin's life in which Arthur has no place. The magic. Merlin was a druid, sorcerer, bard, shaman and prophet. Are attributed to various arcane skills as conjuring the elements, climate control, talk to animals, become invisible, to predict the future and someone else.
These knowledge is difficult to share with the closed medieval knight, men of fixed ideas and often extremely superstitious. This makes some feel suspicion, and distrust of Merlin and advice. Some of these concerns are also shared by Arthur, who, although regarded friend of the magician, often feels left out when Merlin does not share with him everything he knows. Arthur's growing distrust grows the relationship between Merlin and Morgana, and Arthur begins to think that Merlin has plans of his own in which he is but a pawn. Reasonable doubt or not, all you get Arturo with this attitude is to accelerate its fall. Although her fall is not such, but rather a stumbling block in the way of a man who seeks to fulfill his destiny, and that points to the highest spiritual achievements. This spiritual quest, defending the virtue and the soul is what makes it a purely human figure and an example to follow in achieving full spiritual realization. But Arturo has fallen today in a well from which is difficult to escape: the fictional character. You see, I'm not going to defend its historical accuracy, nor will make sure it is a fictional character because I do not know for sure, and based on studies, articles, data … well, not even the historians can give an absolute answer about it. But what is clear to me and to the best historians of the world is that Arthur was a figure of crucial importance for humanists and anthroposophical, a religious figure than many directed their prayers, and intimately connected with Christianity through Search for the Holy Grail, the spiritual quest for excellence.