the eternal Not only does it introduce 10 iconic immortals into the MCU, it also establishes a pivotal role for Kit Harington’s Dane Whitman in the future. Whitman is set up as Sersi’s casual boyfriend, but by the end of the film it’s clear that he has a superhero destiny of his own. He is the Black Knight and heir to the mystical-powered sword Ebony Blade, which he is first seen wielding in the film’s post-credits scene.
We’re left with a lot of questions about what’s next for Dane but we also wonder how prepared he is to embrace his legacy. He mentions being estranged from his uncle – that would be the super god Nathan Garrett – but it’s unclear if he was aware that he was a descendant of Sir Percy of Scandia, the original Black Knight from the Arthurian era. are not. However, there is a subtle clue to what he is in the way he refers to Doctor Strange.
When asking Sersi about her powers, Dane questioned whether she was “a witch like Doctor Strange”. On a surface level, this seems like a continuation of a similar gag from The Falcon and the Winter Soldier in which Sam and Bucky argue about whether Strange is a wizard or a witch. Sam may think that “a wizard is a wizard without a hat”, but in reality a wizard is someone who trains to gain magical powers while a wizard usually has innate magical abilities. .
Dane is indeed right to label Strange as a wizard, which might tell us he’s used to the distinction thanks to old family stories about Sir Percy. The OG Black Knight was recruited by the most famous wizard in history, Merlin, who gave him the Ebony Blade after he forged it from a meteorite. So maybe Dane knows more about his lineage than it appears. About how he connects with Mahershala Ali’s BladeHowever, you are on your own with that one.
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