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Sir Kay was a Knight of the Round Table and half-brother to King Arthur himself. Sir Kay, though highly trusted by the knights, was generally resentful of his brother, especially his brother's position over himself. Kay rarely took things seriously and always had a joke or snide remark for everyone around him. He would enjoy debasing his brother for his flaws.

Description

Appearance

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Personality

Sir Kay rarely takes things seriously and is always quick to joke or to make snide remarks about others, especially his half-brother, Arthur, of whom Kay is clearly jealous. Kay is considered brave and is one of the only knights unafraid of Morganna le Fay[Pan 1]. He likes to provoke petty arguments and annoy people deliberately[Pan 2].

Kay has a general lack of exotic knowledge, including animals such as kangaroos and pandas[Pan 3]. He has a particular fondness for Kent Fried Chicken[Pan 4]. He is prone to farting 'silent but deadlies' that smell even worse than the bad-smelling atmosphere of Uranus[Pan 5].

Talents

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Possessions

Abode

Main article: Camelot#Living Quarters

The living quarters aboard Camelot are all uniform and the humans are used to their varied and expressive homes on Earth. So many took to writing their names on doors. Sir Kay went one step further and drew a stick-figure of himself, complete with red hair. He also drew a goofy picture of Sir Bedivere on his door, which was then enhanced with a small stick penis by King Arthur[Pan 3].

Steed

Sir Kay has a grey horse which is coloured almost completely white[Pan 6].

History

Early Life

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Sir Kay was born to Lady Igraine and her first husband, while Arthur was born by Igraine with Uther Pendragon out of wedlock. This makes Sir Kay Arthur's half-brother, though Igraine did go on to marry Uther after her first husband's death[Pan 1]. Sir Kay's father was Gorlois, Duke of Cornwall, who also bore a daughter with Igraine, Morgause[Pan 7]. Sir Kay carved graffiti into Stonehenge[Pan 8].

Space Camelot

Raising Camelot

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Kay, despite his jealousy of Arthur, became a trusted Knight of the Round Table and was invited to a private meeting held by Arthur at their mutual home of Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, Dumnonia. When Merlin the Younger brings up the topic of the incestuous relationship that Arthur had with his half-sister, by his father, Morganna le Fay, Sir Kay takes note of how awkward and uncomfortable the meeting is getting throughout the duration of it - deliberately trying to make it all the more awkward so as to embarrass his brother. Eventually Arthur explains that he and Merlin the Elder found a space-faring vessel beneath Great Britain and that he requires Morgan to sacrifice her magical island of Avalon to use the magic to raise this gigantic ship. Morgan tries to blackmail Arthur into resuming their former relationship when Queen Guinevere arrives, much to Kay's amusement. Morgan is eventually goaded into it and agrees only if she and her son, Prince Mordred, can go along too[Pan 1]. Merlin the Younger is sent to Mount Snowden with Sir Kay, Sir Bedivere and the Aes Sidhe witch, Shalott, to watch for the rising spaceship, Camelot, from the Irish Sea. Instead of coming up in the sea, however, it comes up from beneath Ireland itself and threatens to send the entire island into the depths. Shalott calls upon other Aes Sidhe to aid her in saving the land and balancing the whole island again while Kay and Bedivere are attacked by the Afanc. A mental communiqué to Vivane at Stonehenge informs Morganna, who is rising the ship, to move it slightly to the left and avoid destroying all of Ireland[Pan 2]. Many of Arthur's citizens decided to travel to space to found Space Britain. Many, including Sir Kay, were on the Observation Deck as Camelot ascended through the atmosphere and witnessed the Moon sail by[Pan 3].

Saturn

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When Camelot came to the planet Mars, they were met by the Jupiterian Fleet under the leadership of Chancellor Ctatherine. They were interested in Camelot because they had found an identical ship orbiting Mars and they arranged to have their Admiral Ltexi temporarily join the Camelot Crew to study the ship for comparison to their own ship, named The Hopeful[Pan 9]. Ltexi introduced the humans to the Kryptons of the planet Saturn, the sixth planet in the solar system. The Kryptons had not achieved space flight so Mordred hoped to keep up the pretence that they, humans, had. Sir Kay was part of the diplomatic envoy that went to the X-Krypton City to initiate diplomatic talks. The Black Knight remained on guard outside the X-Krypton Custodian House. After lengthy discussions with the three Custodians, Gamma Pans, Omega Wier and Phoenix Tram, a sudden attack on the city is announced. Before the knights could debate on whether they ought to assist, The Black Knight rushed into battle. The group found the raiders and help to defend the X-Kryptons along side Gamma Pans. The Kryptons wore protective liquid armour and use energy weapons to attack the knights. Their conventional weapons were thwarted and even the magic of The Faerie Knight is absorbed by the armour. The magical weapons, Clarent, of Prince Mordred, and Arondight, of Sir Lancelot are much more affective. Gamma Pans interrogated one of the captives and discovered, through a marking on the man's palm, that they were G-Kryptons who are meant to be allied with the X-Kryptons. Because of this betrayal, the X-Kryptons would declare war[Pan 4]. The battle was easy as the Kryptons had little to no sense of warfare as the humans had. King Arthur led the battle with Excalibur to blind their enemies while Sir Bedivere and Gamma Pans took the flanks[Pan 10].

They easily won and upon their victory they made their victory parade through the streets of G-Krypton City before they came to the G-Krypton Custodian House. King Arthur went in with Sir Tristram and Sir Kay but the remaining Custodian, Flannel Bags, didn't understand English. The X-Krypton Custodians, Omega Wier and Gamma Pans entered and King Arthur declared that he was the conqueror of the city. Days later and the conquest has not gone well as the Kryptons find the human concepts of buildings and money to be too alien to understand. Then Omega Wier arrived with Flannel Bags to relate to Arthur how they had been tricked by Gamma Pans. It was the L-Kryptons who attacked the X-Krypton City all along and Gamma Pans wanted to use Arthur to attack the G-Kryptons instead. In a rage, Arthur summoned the knights outside of the Custodian House - Sir Kay, Sir Tristram, Sir Caelia, Sir Lancelot and Prince Mordred - to join him in the hunt for Gamma Pans[Pan 6]. They chase down Gamma Pans to The Forsaken Valley, ruins of Saturn. Sir Tristram warned Arthur that the valley is known to be haunted by restless spirits of ancient Kryptons but Arthur declares it would therefore be a great addition to their adventurous tales. As they progress, with Sir Caelia scouting ahead, night descends upon them and their way is lit by the ancient structures. A feeling of dread swept over them before the dust-ghosts emerge and attack the group. The find that normal physical attacks don't work against the ghosts but their magical means, such as Excalibur, Arondight and Clarent, do. Mordred was consumed by fear caused by a dust-ghost until Caelia hit him with a rock to bring back his senses. Caelia's magic works the best against the ghosts, though even the beam-bow of Tristram was able to stun them temporarily. Arthur and Omega Wier ride ahead and leave the rest to deal with the ghosts before they retreat back to the mountain. Dust-ghosts chased them through the city but they made it to the other side where Arthur attacked Gamma Pans. The X-Krypton tried to use the Lightning Amulet to protect himself but Arthur overcame him. At the last moment Pans called Arthur a traitor for siding with Omega Wier but before he could ask what he meant, Wier had the Lightning Amulet for herself. Wier had tricked both Arthur and Pans and now had the amulet[Pan 11].

Wier created a cocoon of lightning magic that sucked in and destroyed the dust-ghosts around them. Arthur and Gamma run away, riding Llamrei. As they approached the other knights Arthur shouted at them to run. They retreat toward the mountain that led them into the valley and Sir Caelia, upon her dire wolf, reached the peak first. She used her own lightning magic against the storm of Wier but this only seems to make the magical storm even bigger. Static strikes the group when they also reach the peak until the storm suddenly dissipated. The magic had used up all of the aether in the area and left Omega Wier without fuel for his amulet. Arthur sent the knights back down after Wier while Gamma Pans admitted that a rumour told how his own ancestors stole the amulet from Wier's ancestors. He then requested to join Arthur's Space Britain aboard Camelot. At a Council of the Round Table meeting the knights all agree to travel to Uranus next while Gamma allowed his amulet to be studied by both Morganna le Fay and Merlin the Younger[Pan 12].

Uranus & Neptune

Admiral Ltexi then took the humans to the planet Uranus where they met the humanoid species, fayries, which all had equine heads. The planet was covered in aether, which was generated by a nexus, supposedly created by an ancient god from Earth. The fayries used machines to gather the aether and generate magical fuel to sell across the Milky Way Galaxy. They were greeted by Nerifian, who would then introduce them as foreign dignitaries to the Fayrie King[Pan 13]. When first speaking with the Fayrie King, Sir Kay farted a 'silent but deadly' emission that smelt even worse than the stinky Uranus atmosphere. Sir Caelia was especially annoyed but the Fayrie King thought it was a good ice breaker. After he then told how his people were dying out due to over reliance on technology, Sir Kay and most of the others in the group went with Nerifian to see the aether processors[Pan 5]. They found that the processors were powered by an unusual sphere, that Merlin the Younger compared to that of Camelot. Urged on by his father, Sir Galahad approached the beautiful Admiral Ltexi and fell to one knee and pledged himself to her. She accepted the compliment, much to Kay's surprise, and Galahad was filled with elation. Ltexi and the knights would travel to Neptune the old-fashioned way, while King Arthur's separate group were to travel there via the Dream Gate[Pan 14].

Notes

Britt's Commentary

"Sir Kay[Ext 1] is one of the few knights that really didn't change all that much from his original Arthurian incarnation. He has the same sort of personality as well as the same skills and role in Arthur's story, though instead of foster brother he is the half brother to Arthur. Sir Kay is, perhaps, less strong than he was presented in the original Welsh poems that tell of his deeds, and far more prone to surrender than he would have done in the old stories. In a lot of ways Sir Kay is used as a foil to everyone else. Save for Prince Mordred, Kay is probably the most rationally minded of all the knights and his sarcasm and cold wit usually consists of berating everyone and everything for their oddities and lack of sense." ~ Britt the Writer.

References

External References

  1. Sir Kay article, Wikipedia.

Pantheons of the NeSiverse References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Pan Post 25, Pan Page 1, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pan Post 33, Pan Page 1, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Pan Post 34, Pan Page 1, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Pan Post 70, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Pan Post 77, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Pan Post 73, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  7. Pan Post 157, Pan Page 4, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  8. Pan Post 74, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  9. Pan Post 65, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  10. Pan Post 72, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  11. Pan Post 74, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  12. Pan Post 75, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  13. Pan Post 76, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
  14. Pan Post 78, Pan Page 2, Space Camelot, Pantheons of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.