A monk asked the Chinese Ch'an master Chien Paling:
-What is the difference between the meaning of the Sutras and that of the Patriarch?
The master replied:
-When it is cold, hen would go up on a tree and duck down to water.
The Once And Future King has pledged never to draw the sword Excalibur in anger, (the actual one used in the movie). His shield was given to him after a tv appearance and his wand has magical powers. He is king of the people - he has returned because the people have need.