Merlin and the Book of Beasts is a 2010 fantasy film. It starts out in a Camelot that would horrify King Arthur; however, Arthur and the Round Table are gone now. An evil sorcerer named Arkadian (Jim Thorburn) takes advantage of this. He takes over Camelot and uses a legion of magical creatures to keep the citizens frightened and powerless. King Arthur's daughter Avlynn (Laura Harris) and her knights try to fight back against Arkadian, but they are not strong enough to stop him.The people's only hope now is Merlin (James Callis). Unfortunately, Merlin is now a broken and bitter man who no longer believes in his own power. Avlynn (Laura Harris) sets out to find Merlin and ask him for his help in reclaiming their broken kingdom and the sacred sword, Excalibur. Will he be strong enough to help her along the way and powerful enough to drive Arkadian and his beasts from the land?