"But," asked Vaccha persistently, "when one who has this emancipation of mind (freed from self) dies, where does he go, where is he reborn?
The Buddha replied:
"The word 'reborn' does not fit the case."
"Then he is not reborn?"
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.