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Saber tries to save Rin from being crushed by Berserker, but her sword swings have no effect. Berserker responds by smashing Saber into the ground. When Shirou tries to help, he also gets hit. Saber decides to try to use her Noble Phantasm, but, remembering what happened last time, Shirou uses one of his command spells to stop her. Archer’s words once again float into Shirou’s mind, and so he tries again to see the image of the sword in his mind. This time, he’s able to form it into a physical sword. His first swing severs Berserker’s left arm and frees Rin. But doing so also shattered the sword, so Shirou creates another one. Berserker goes on the offensive to keep Shirou from attacking again, and the two lock blades. The massive strength of the Servant sends Shirou tumbling backwards. Fortunately for him, Saber parries Berserker’s next swing. Master and Servant join hands and launch an attack that breaks Berserker’s club and stabs right through him – it succeeds in permanently killing Berserker. Before he disappears, Berserker asks Saber about the sword, so she reveals that it is Caliburn, the sword from the stone, the sword she had forever lost. Berserker knows that Shirou had only created an illusion of it, but it still killed him seven times. Ilya falls to her knees in disbelief at Berserker’s death, and Shirou has to stop Saber from going to execute Ilya.
While resting from the battle, Shirou has a dream about Saber sitting on a throne with a room of armored men staring at her. When he wakes up, she’s sitting at his bedside, watching over him. Saber is worried about his health, but their conversation gets interrupted by Ilya, who’s apparently snuggled in bed with Shirou. Both Saber and Rin don’t like the notion of Ilya staying with Shirou, but he doesn’t want to leave her alone since she’s just a child. Rin can’t forgive Ilya because of Archer, and she’s also worried that Ilya would join with another Servant. However, Ilya says that Berserker is the only Servant for her. Much to Saber’s and Shirou’s surprise, Rin decides to accept Ilya. During practice, Ilya comments on Saber holding back against Shirou, and Saber starts to blush because she’s trying not to hurt him by attacking him head on. Afterwards while they’re eating, Saber surprises Ilya by wiping off her face. Saber has decided that she can at least be civil with Ilya since Ilya is Shirou’s guest.
That night, Shirou accidentally walks in on Saber in the bath. She becomes embarrassed because she doesn’t think that her body is feminine like Rin’s – it’s too muscular and ugly to a man’s eyes. Shirou leaves and ends up talking with Rin about his imaging technique Rin mentions that the most important thing about Excalibur is not the sword, but the sheath. With that sheath, King Arthur was immortal. However, according to legend, Arthur died after the sheath was stolen. Later that night, Shirou is in the storeroom trying to create the sword again. Saber interrupts him, and so he takes the opportunity to ask her about the dream she had started talking about earlier that morning. Saber says that Servants don’t have dreams, and what she had seen was Shirou’s dream – his past. Master and Servant are mentally connected, and if the relationship strengthens, they are likely to start seeing each other’s pasts. She thinks that they are similar, and says that his ally of justice ideal is a mistake. His devotion is strange and she knows that he hadn’t put much consideration into his own life. Saber thinks that she must obtain the Holy Grail, but Shirou also needs it. She feels that it was inevitable that she was summoned by him.
Meanwhile Kuzuki Souichirou (a teacher at Shirou’s school), Caster, and Assassin are together. Caster says that with Berserker gone, they have nothing to fear. She talks about the storage of magic reaching a critical point and how they need to find a mage to act as a vessel – a sacrifice – so that they can summon the Holy Grail by force. Rin is the ideal choice in terms of ability, but she’s a bit too tomboyish. Instead, Caster has got her eyes on Sakura.


Lots of Super High-Quality Animation of Saber Fanservice :)
They’re really playing up the SaberxShirou aspects, with Saber now acting embarrassed half the time she’s with Shirou. Oh and he’s also got Rin & Ilya, and his own powers are now a force to be reckoned with. Things are looking up for Shirou, who was spouting idealistic crap for the first several episodes of this series. Now he can at least back that up. I do have to say that the combo attack with Shirou and Saber joining hands came off as just slightly cheesy to me. But that’s probably just me…
The first half of this episode concludes the Berserker and Ilya arc, and the second half is transitioning us to a Caster and Kuzuki arc. I’m not sure what the direction of the series is taking as they appear to be dabbling in all of the scenarios with the renewed focus on Caster, Kuzuki, and Sakura. At this point, I’m willing to believe that they’re going to try for a unique plot that involves elements of all three scenarios. Who knows what will happen…

April 21, 2006 at 4:25 pm
  • April 21, 2006 at 4:33 pmShinova

    So this story is heading in what direction? A little bit of Heaven’s Feel seems likely.

  • April 21, 2006 at 4:34 pmXellos-_^

    Who needs the Holy Grail when you can have a Harem.

    Cuddling in bed with the loli

    Bathing with Sabre

    and a massage form Rin

    How lucky can this guy get.

  • April 21, 2006 at 4:35 pmSol Fighter

    Man can’t wait for this episode to be subbed. Great screencaps, keep up the good work.

  • April 21, 2006 at 4:45 pmKiraTakuto

    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO~~~! Excalibur~!

  • April 21, 2006 at 4:54 pmToujouten

    Somehow I feel like this is going to be more and more harem anime.
    Archerrr, come back and kill himmm.

    thank for your nice screencaps.

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:01 pmJT

    yeah thnks for the screencaps.. and especially for making them enlargable…. i dont think thats how u spell that but u get the idea ;)

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:03 pmT_I

    Caster is going to kidnap Sakura

    I hope Caster is boxcutter proof

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:04 pmXellos-_^

    I thinks that going to be a fatal mistake on Caster’s part.

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:10 pmOmni

    It wasn’t excalibur btw. Shirou was using Caliburn (or at least that’s what Saber identified the sword as).

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:11 pmLexus

    ็้้้้้้้้hey hey

    Sakura isn’t Kaede -*-

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:15 pmMalintex_Terek

    YES. Deen, Geneon, and TM have *not* let us down! Hallelujah!

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:22 pmShinji103

    I’m loving this show more and more. I’ll trade places with Shirou any day. :D :D :D

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:23 pmNigredo

    ermmm I kinda don’t understand the fact, Berserker was supposed to be killed 6 more time before being totally dead, and yet Shirou/Saber thrust him with Caliburn ONCE and boom he dies, seriously wtf O_o

    and I thanks GENEON for giving us GOOD Saber fanservice moments X) aahh the bath scene!

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:28 pmT_I

    Actually that sword.. combined with power of tango… was powerful enough to kill him seven times over.

    Herakles himself was amazed.

    See, if Rin was with Archer they’d tango Herakles to death too.

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:32 pmHaesslich

    And he lets Ilya crawl into bed with him? Or did she use her ninja skills to sneak into his futon, so that Rin could come in and be horribly surprised?

    I guess they wanted to have the Deadly Duo there kill Berserker a bunch of times with the same sword thrust, perhaps to save their animation budget. :D

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:37 pmOmni

    Well the whole power of the attack thing certainly solves the counting problem I was confused with last week.

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:47 pmgammaoh

    Good eppy we got here.

    A lot of fanservice, especially the bath scene but the training scene was pretty good as well.

    IIRC, Berserker’s kill in the game was approximately the same as in the anime. Caliburn was powerful enough to kill him 7 times over. So it’s not for “budget saving” IMO.

    Saber is getting obviously jealous when Ilya is around, and even towards Rin a bit. She is truly showing feelings for Shirou, though that numbskull doesn’t get it just yet.

    We finally see Souichiro and Caster enter the scene. However, I hope they won’t involve “Dark Sakura” because it’ll get pretty messy in that case.

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:52 pmSakura

    I don’t get it. How can you let a girl who killed your comrade/killed your school mate/nearly killed your servant and yourself into your home to stay? In general, how can you be friendly with a girl who tried to violently kill you?

  • April 21, 2006 at 5:57 pmXellos-_^

  • April 21, 2006 at 6:02 pmT_I

    because shirou is a moron.

    no, it’s okay to call him that. even Archer does that.

  • April 21, 2006 at 6:05 pmmikemil828

    >>I don’t get it. How can you let a girl who killed your comrade/killed your school mate/nearly killed your servant and yourself into your home to stay? In general, how can you be friendly with a girl who tried to violently kill you?>>

    To keep her from getting into more trouble. Apparently it’s easier to do this if you make her a part of your harem…

  • April 21, 2006 at 6:06 pmXellos-_^

    He may be a moron but he is moron with a harem :D

  • April 21, 2006 at 6:13 pmgammaoh

    Damn true…

    However, if I had to choose among all the girls, I’d go with Saber all the way.

    I don’t need to ask yours Xellos, do I? :D

  • April 21, 2006 at 6:33 pmNigredo

    without Rider the harem is incomplete, no matter what you say !

  • April 21, 2006 at 7:00 pmmikemil828

    Anyway Hurray for Soul Caliburn being materialized in to save the day!

  • April 21, 2006 at 7:33 pmpeeetah.!

    im just recently started watching this.. and its AMAZING. wow.. i was just wondering if they would make a game out of it in english ? =/ it would be cool to play this game well an online one though =)

  • April 21, 2006 at 7:47 pmnaga_jahat

    Lots of Super High-Quality Animation of Saber Fanservice..

    INDEED … hehehe … cant wait this!!

  • April 21, 2006 at 8:05 pmbananabanana

    Youve got to tell them sabre’s reason for not wanting shirou to see her body:
    She is self-conscious because she is not a virgin like Rin.

    hehe, an interesting sentiment. does she mean shes all used and milfy?

  • April 21, 2006 at 8:28 pmronto

    oh? That’s a change from the game then, unless they want us to believe that something actually happened during that dragon scene in the anime, which doesn’t seem to be the case.

  • April 21, 2006 at 8:33 pmRasmiel


    That means more Caster. WoooOOOoooOOO!

    Even if Shirou had Saber, Rin, and Ilya, his harem is nothing without Caster and Rider :D

  • April 21, 2006 at 8:38 pmAznSoulBoy

    LOLLL, I’ll take Rin =D

  • April 21, 2006 at 8:53 pmJustinStrife

    Rin FTW

  • April 21, 2006 at 8:59 pmMriaow

    So…the anime is now heading for the HF direction, but wouldn’t Rider have to come back?

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:06 pmOtchi

    err… bananabanana

    But in the game Saber was lost her verginity to Shirou in transfer mana scene(see link below)
    Warning: Image may be offensive to some; Not safe for work

    Ps. Shirou i HATE! you! ….. T^T arr… my saber (sniff)

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:12 pmmangamaxx

    man, looks like a great ep, and also a lolilicious ep too.

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:26 pmAle


    That means more Caster. WoooOOOoooOOO!

    Seriously guy…you’re starting to scare me now. We really do have the same tastes. o.O

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:28 pmAle

    And, erm, Otchi…is it okay to post that here? >.>

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:36 pmOtchi

    - -a nah… i think everyone in this forum should over 18 years old(?)…

    if i misunderstand then i apologize, i just want to show a prove. … sorry

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:39 pmAle

    In any case you wouldn’t need to apologize to me or the other users, just to Omni ^^ But don’t feel too bad about it I guess, it’s already done and only Omni can delete our posts, so if you couldn’t post that he would take care of it.

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:40 pmTyper

    Animes who rely on something as a storyline should do it all the way through. As soon as they break off, most of the time it becomes a pile of shit.

    I hope fate doesn’t go down that path. I wish shiroi was a bit cooler, he looks like a poof.

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:46 pmKit-Tsukasa

    why did archer have to die T_T he is so much cooler than saber, but anyways why sakura? is it because she is related with Shinji and that he was originally a master and are afraid that she would become a powerful one?

    sry if this was in the game or asked b4

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:47 pmEleutheria

    Too much steam at the critical scenes

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:54 pmOmni

    I don’t really care about the image, but I put up a warning just in case.

  • April 21, 2006 at 9:57 pmTrejon

    Xellos where did you get this images?



    anyone knows where i can get the complete manga of fatestay night in english or spanish??

  • April 21, 2006 at 10:10 pmctjanus

    So…the anime is now heading for the HF direction, but wouldn’t Rider have to come back?

    by Mriaow April 21st, 2006 at 8:59 pm

    Going on a limb here but I think I read somewhere HF means Hollow Fate ??

  • April 21, 2006 at 10:28 pmSanjiyan Unkara

    i’m starting to keep hoping for some threesome scene with shirou, saber and rin… Too much to hope for ye ?

  • April 21, 2006 at 10:45 pmWaaaaa

    ctjanus – HF = Heaven’s Feel

  • April 21, 2006 at 10:49 pmeurys

    I don’t get it. How can you let a girl who killed your comrade/killed your school mate/nearly killed your servant and yourself into your home to stay? In general, how can you be friendly with a girl who tried to violently kill you?

    Amen, I don’t think Shirou would have done that for Shinji, yet, he was supposed to be an old friend.
    Gah, the harem feeling ruins it for me. Archer, come back!

  • April 21, 2006 at 11:05 pmRasmiel

    Dear Ale, you must be my lost twin brother (okay, I don’t really have a blood related brother, just wanted to over exaggerate).

    Wow, didn’t think our similarities in female types would carry over to FSN. I’m beginning to think we are suckers for angelic faces -_-;

    P.S. Is it just me, or does Shirou in 4th row, 3rd column look like Gaara from Naruto? O_O; The blood on his face makes it convincing…

  • April 21, 2006 at 11:14 pmAle

    Yeah, I mean…Kotori, Sia, Elis, and now Caster. Those four have like almost nothing to do with each other, except what you said, I guess. ^^

  • April 21, 2006 at 11:26 pmAznSoulBoy

    LOLLL ur right Rasmiel, He does look like Gaara..i didnt even notice XD

    yaa…my Kotori and Sia =’(

    Ahhh i cant wait until tomorrow XDXD

  • April 21, 2006 at 11:39 pmhiya

    wats the difference between excalibur and caliburn? i read it that its the same sword???

  • April 22, 2006 at 12:00 amMike

    I am not sure i think Caliburn is the sword King Authur pull from the stone, then it got broken during battle. So Authur went to get another sword from Lady of the lake which is Excalibur.
    Correct me if I am wrong anyone.

  • April 22, 2006 at 12:07 amgolthin

    They are the same sword in the real king arthur mythology. in the fate stay night universe it seems they are two different swords. Caliburn is the sword from the stone, excalibur is saber’s phamtsm

  • April 22, 2006 at 12:12 amJ

    i feel like Rin’s hiding something because remember the servant she truly wanted was Saber not Archer.

  • April 22, 2006 at 12:18 amgolthin

    Caliburn is what the sword is called in the welsh version of king arthur mythology. here is from wikipedia.

    In Welsh legend, Arthur’s sword is known as Caledfwlch. In Culhwch and Olwen, it is one of Arthur’s most valuable possessions. It is used in that romance by Arthur’s warrior Llenlleawg the Irishman to kill the Irish king Diwrnach while stealing his magical cauldron. Caledfwlch is thought to derive from the legendary Irish weapon Caladbolg, the lightning sword of Fergus mac Roich. Caladbolg was also known for its incredible power, and was carried by some of Ireland’s greatest heroes.

    Caledflwch is vividly described in the Mabinogion:

    “Then they heard Cadwr Earl of Cornwall being summoned, and saw him rise with Arthur’s sword in his hand, with a design of two serpents on the golden hilt; when the sword was unsheathed what was seen from the mouths of the two serpents was like two flames of fire, so dreadful that it was not easy for anyone to look. At that the host settled and the commotion subsided, and the earl returned to his tent. ‘Iddawg, who is the man who brought Arthur’s sword?’ (asks Rhonabwy) “Cadwr Earl of Cornwall, the man whose task it is to arm the king on the day of battle and conflict.” ”
    The Dream of Rhonabwy, from The Mabinogion, translated by Jeffrey Gantz.

    Caliburn to Excalibur
    Geoffrey of Monmouth’s History of the Kings of Britain is the first non-Welsh source to speak of the sword. Geoffrey says the sword was forged in Avalon and Latinizes the name “Caledfwlch” to Caliburn or Caliburnus. Continental writers altered the name further — first to Escalibor, then to Excalibur — when his influential pseudo-history made it to Continental Europe. The legend was expanded upon in the Vulgate Cycle (c. 1230–1250), also known as the Lancelot-Grail Cycle, and in the Post-Vulgate Cycle which emerged in its wake. Both included the work known as the Prose Merlin, but the Post-Vulgate authors left out the Merlin Continuation from the earlier cycle, choosing to add an original account of Arthur’s early days including a new origin for Excalibur. Viksit knew everything about it beforehand”

  • April 22, 2006 at 1:39 amPsych

    ok…if u read all that..i’d say ur better off in the dark…not that i read it..but it looks confusing..

    iunno if this is right or wrong..but if theres 10 eps left…wouldnt that kinda make them rush alot at the end??? assuming parts from each scenario are to be shown..

  • April 22, 2006 at 2:49 amMike

    True if anyone able to understand what golthin just posted, mind translated it in a more simpler form.

  • April 22, 2006 at 3:15 amPandaharo

    Looks like by the end of the show Shirou will have all the female participants of the holy grail under his roof. =O

  • April 22, 2006 at 5:42 am*Chi*

    Dare you, don’t even think to touch my Sakura GRRRRRRRRRR
    Anyways, nice episode, again very high animation quality, I’m really impressed!
    And I also like the way the story is going to, some “fresh” ideas and not just copying stuff from the game.

  • April 22, 2006 at 10:55 amscsw

    hmm… from what i know… caliburn is the sword in the stone. king arthur then lost it & the lady in the lake gave him excalibur.

  • April 22, 2006 at 1:02 pmKit-Tsukasa

    just 8 more episodes to go T_T source ANN

  • April 22, 2006 at 2:00 pmmango

    hopefully they will change the ending and Show Spoiler ▼

  • April 22, 2006 at 2:31 pmSyaoran Li

    I like that, since now on we don’t now what’s going to happen

    A like that idea too mango… that is what I hoping for…

  • April 22, 2006 at 2:59 pmT_I

    what’s most important is fate and ideals

    everything else be darned

  • April 22, 2006 at 3:57 pmSyaoran Li

    Jejeje good point, but I was me, I want a little happy ending here, one way or another…

    Let’s see if Caster can puash Saber to the edge of her feelings for Shirou ( C’mon, she love him )
    And yet… we’re wainting for The King of Heroes…

    And… Show Spoiler ▼

  • April 22, 2006 at 4:18 pm*Chi*

    @Syaoran: Show Spoiler ▼

    I like the way the anime deals with this topic, hope we’ll see some more romance soon :)

  • April 22, 2006 at 4:30 pmSaber’s Lover

    One hell of a superb episode. Everything that happens were executed beautifully. Two tumbs up mate!!!!

  • April 22, 2006 at 5:34 pmBakanekokun

    1. A jealous Saber over Ilya sleeping and cuddling with Shirou
    2. A stammering Saber on the fact of just the body touching
    3. A self-consceince Saber on her body
    4. A great “leg shot” of Rin
    5. A sleepy Rin in nightgown
    All this make this episode great…..YEAH!!!!

    Man, I am starting to see how the story is turning now. With Caster after Sakura, the studio is pulling parts of HF into the plot…I mean a “sacrificial mage” to force Holy Grail out and now our heroes’ greatest enemy is Caster.

  • April 22, 2006 at 7:03 pmgammaoh

    Yeah, it seems each “greatest ennemy” of each scenario gets in the plot. Which is great. The other good part is that we don’t know what’s coming up anymore since the directors chose to make something quite new even for the gamers.

    I do hope the ending will not be purely Fate…Show Spoiler ▼

  • April 22, 2006 at 8:01 pmDragoon

    use spoiler tags gammaoh

  • April 22, 2006 at 8:37 pmKenjinx

    i dont like how romance is developing between saber and shiro… it seems somewhat forced

  • April 22, 2006 at 9:19 pmwontaek

    If Shirou is as decent a fellow as he strives to be, he should go back to Sakura.

  • April 22, 2006 at 11:25 pmSyaoran Li

    Wait a minute, I don’t think their romance is forced, maybe Saber has noticed that feeling, but Shirou… well, lets said he is a little clumsy…

    Yeah! I know about Fate’s scenario final, so I want to see something different

  • April 23, 2006 at 12:03 amsilverfish NO IM NOT A FISH! im a bug dimbulb

    want saber to live!

    then mabye a hollow ataraxia(sequal) series????

    or not in which cause ill be extrimly pissed but still end up byeing all the dvds…..


    hahahaha got ur attention

  • April 23, 2006 at 12:12 amsilverfish NO IM NOT A FISH! do i have to repeat myself….again

    from my err….poor pespective
    caster=dead in about 3 to 4 eps
    the u get gilgamesh for final arch (makes 6 eps)
    EH! EH!?!?

    or or or mabye u get dark ppl and sakura summons the dead servents(would explain shirou fightin archer in the opening)

    or or or could go so completly of story and get Avenger in there lol

    for those of you who dont got a clue who avenger is DONT ASK unless you wanna spoil the sit out of urself and ruin the whole hollow ataraxia storyline….

    anyways if there gonna join the three stories together u get 1 messed up series
    take the three stories and make 3 seasons = me a happy person

    make hollow ataraxia into a series = me really happy

    mak it so that there is some ACTUAL NUDITY IN THIS due to the fact that most teens have watched some porn already so they no whats going on….= me very very happy

    mmmmmm saberXRinXriderXkaren?XShirou?? wow my imaginations got weird

  • April 23, 2006 at 12:16 amCrescent_Moon

    WTF IS illya doing???!!!!!

    omg where is rin and saber need them to go all besurker (hahaha lol)
    on llyas loli ass….then shirou can finally get laid…poor bastard…..

    my third consecutive post in like 10 minutes….

  • April 23, 2006 at 12:18 amCrescent_Moon = my alias so this is still me talking

    i= silverfish er…..ME!

    nothing to due with f/stay night but wth


    just realized WARNING SPOILER!!!!

    damnit dont know how to use the things

    if illyas the holy grail wtf is caster going after sakura and y has none of them gone to school in like a week lol…

  • April 23, 2006 at 9:27 amcyw1988

    hmm i am just feeling wierd… archer killed him 5 times… and then rin killed him once doesn’t that make it 6 times and they just have to kill him 6 times more???

  • April 23, 2006 at 9:36 amEien

    i guess the 12 labour doesn’t include his own life itself, so i guess it made it 13

  • April 23, 2006 at 12:17 pmgammaoh


    The Noble Phantasm itself provides him with 12 extra lives. So you gotta add his own original life.

  • April 23, 2006 at 12:52 pmKuya

    “i dont like how romance is developing between saber and shiro… it seems somewhat forced”

    Yeah…I saw that too. As an avid enthusiast of romance in anime, I’ve noticed like…a whole crapload more blushy-embarrassed shots than in almost any other episode to date. Like they’re trying to jam-pack the series with whatever romantic notion it couldn’t spread around. S’all good though, blushy Saber makes me laugh a little bit.

  • April 24, 2006 at 10:00 pmshia

    i’m dissapointed that they just killed berseker so quickly… T_T They were kinda working up such a BIG fight in the last episode… but BOOM! berserker dies in 1 blow. T_T
    although, maybe that is not such a bad thing. i suppose we dont really wanna see them fight berserker da whole time. but still, they should have made the fight last longer. and wot is up with ilya staying with rin??? dat is just a big no no! she was merciless da last time.. she killed archer!! T_T

    “if illyas the holy grail wtf is caster going after sakura and y has none of them gone to school in like a week lol…”

    is it true that ilya is the holy grail???

  • April 24, 2006 at 11:33 pmMachi

    Show Spoiler ▼

  • April 27, 2006 at 3:29 pmInuhanyou

    [spoiler] In the GAME Ilya is the way to open the holy grail, they are switching the roles around in the anime. Now its Sakura who is the person to open to grail. :/ [/spoiler]

  • April 28, 2006 at 6:13 amWhoCares

    I highly doubt their switching roles. As Machi said, only one participant knows who the Vessel of the Holy Grail is. Caster can dream all she wants about using Sakura since it’ll never happen. Personally, I doubt their going to take this to the HF storyline. Probably trying to give Sakura more camera time in my opinion.

  • October 27, 2007 at 2:27 amreggie

    a year later and the holding the sword together thing still looks cool lol

  • August 6, 2009 at 4:13 amDimeric

    Both of them using the sword was something that had to happen for these 2 reasons.

    1/The sword was traced and imaged by Shirou, if he lets go of it, it will disappear.

    2/Since he traced and imaged Caliburn “The sword in the stone” only the rightful king is able to use it, so Sabre had to be holding it for it to be used.