Princess Guinevere decides to accept the King´s proposal of marriage - provided he proposes on one knee on her tower balcony. But Petal thwarts Arthur´s every effort to climb up there. Merlin suggest a magical rope trick, known only be a reclusive Hermit in the Mid-lands. Dogged by Sir Launcelot and Sir Martyn, Arthur and Merlin travel to Greece as the Hermit´s spell requires a snake from the head of Medusa. Sir Launcelot is turned to stone during the quest by Medusa.