Will You Give Me Your Prisoner, Or Must I Take Him?
[El Cid confronts the soldiers taking Prince Alfonso to the dungeons of Zamora.]El Cid:Will you give me your prisoner, or must I take him?Guard Leader:[incredulous] There are thirteen of us, and you are alone.El Cid:What you do is against God’s law. Were you thirteen times thirteen, I would not be alone!
— “El Cid” (1961)
That last line is a declaration of a D&D paladin, if there ever was one.