Questions tagged [holy-grail]

References in Science Fiction or Fantasy to the legendary cup used by Christ at the Last Supper.

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Who empowered the other Grails that appear at the end of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade?

After making it past the three tests, "Breath of God", "Name of God" and "Leap of Faith", Indiana enters a small room with an old bent knight sitting and reading a Bible, ...
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Camelot/Arthurian paperback fantasy/romance about a failed attempt to find the Grail

In 1997 I read a paperback adventure romance where a Knight of the Round Table, or an aspiring one maybe, fails in his quest to find the Grail because he is waylaid and bewitched by probably Morgan/...
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In the Indiana Jones and the Last crusade, did Elsa betray Donovan?

It seems that Elsa smiles after Donovan drinks from the false grail implying that she knew it wasn't the right one. Did she betray him?
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References to Monty Python's Holy Grail in A Song of Ice and Fire

In A Dance with Dragons, when the sellswords of the talk between themselves, one says about Daenerys' Unsullied that they are the kind that don't break and run when you fart in their general ...
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indefinite nature of the grail (Indiana Jones)?

Acording to the Indiana-Jones-wiki... Years later [i.e.: after "The last Crusade"], the elder Jones remarked on the elusive, indefinite nature of the Grail, commenting that the cup ...
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What was the intended ending of Monty Python and the Holy Grail?

I've heard from many sources that the ending to Monty Python and the Holy Grail (where it abruptly ends just before an invasion on the French castle, due to the police arriving to arrest the cast) was ...