Kingdom of Heaven: Knight's Oath
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Balian takes his knight's oath from his dying father. As a knight, Balian is expected to protect the king and the kingdom as well as follow a moral code that emphasizes qualities such as bravery, courtesy and honor.

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  1. What does Balian's father ask of him?
  2. Why is Balian's father asked if he is sorry for his sins?

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