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|I don't know about you, dear reader, but this chess board reminds me of Clash Of the Titans and the "stadium" Zeus had with a clay figure of each mortal, and he could effect their lives by placing them in there or putting them in certain positions. Just a thought. If you haven't watched the new trailer below yet, please do, and then come back and read this comment.|
In the trailer below, Uther passes the crown to Vortigern who holds it like a tambourine, and Uther grabs Vortigern's arm and says, "Hold it steady!" Why, and why does Vortigern show such disrespect to the crown? Because Vortigern doesn't respect the crown. He doesn't respect power nor the obligations and responsibilities which come with it (and we will probably see the same themes explored in Princess Ahmanet and The Mummy with Tom Cruise). In another trailer, we also saw Vortigern putting the crown upon his own head at his coronation (a bad portent, indeed) and then again when Vortigern "visits" Arthur in the dungeon, we see Vortigern playing with the crown and holding it like a tambourine again; again, disrespecting the crown. Why does Vortigern do this? Because he doesn't understand what "strength" is, which is why Uther grabs Vortigern's arm and steadies it, the arms symbolize our strength, and Uther tries to "uphold" Vortigern so Vortigern can uphold the crown, but that obviously isn't Vortigern's intent.