One day Yao-shan Wei-yen (750-834), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an master, was asked by the host of the monastery to give his sermon to the assembly who for a long while was expecting his teaching. Yao-shan said: "Strike the bell."
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.