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Debra Mancoff brings the reader into the world of the Victorian world. She shows how Queen Victoria becomes "the bride of Arthur". She also instructs the reader on the variety of retellings that came from this particular era. She spoke of a piece called "The Egyptian Maid" in which Galahad is blissfully wedded. She also presents the complicated personality of Lancelot...the knight whose conscience is divided by enduring loyalty and adulterous sin.