Five Moments in the Life of Arthur Pendragon,

Feb. 9th, 2014 | 01:13 am

St. Albion Student and Sleep-deprived Boyfriend of Merlin

Summary: University AU. The lives and times of Arthur and Merlin at St. Albion.
Rating: PG-13
Character(s)/Pairing(s): Arthur/Merlin, mentioned Lancelot/Gwen and Gwaine/everyone
Warning: Reverse chronology.
Notes: Written for [livejournal.com profile] agenttrojie's prompt: "They'd stay in bed, but they've got lectures to attend."

I'm finally posting this because I want to sign up for this year's [personal profile] camelotremix. Please do tell me if you notice any errors, SpaG and otherwise. (The two people I lined up ages ago to beta/Britpick this thing fell through, and then I gave up ^^;;) This could've been tighter/more concise.

Disclaimer: This is a work of fanfiction – none of this ever happened. No copyright infringement is intended. No profit is made from this work. Please observe your local laws with regards to the age-limit and content of this work.

Five Moments in the Life of Arthur Pendragon, St. Albion Student and Sleep-deprived Boyfriend of Merlin )

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Four in the Afternoon (Arthur and Merlin, PG, Little Prince fusion, 1.5K)

Apr. 16th, 2012 | 02:03 pm

"If you come at four in the afternoon, then when three o'clock strikes my heart will know to be happy."
Arthur met Merlin in the park and made him his friend.

Content Notes: Minor character death. A vignette with whimsical symbolism. Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince (primarily chapter 21).
Word Count: 1.5K
Beta: [livejournal.com profile] lovely_dusk
Prompts: [livejournal.com profile] merlin_games' Peter Pan Syndrome and an old [livejournal.com profile] kinkme_merlin prompt that asks for LittlePrince!Arthur and Fox!Merlin (I thought it was KMM 6, but apparently not. And trying to use del.icio.us just caused rage-induced stomachache >_<)

Disclaimer: This permutation of Merlin, Arthur, etc. are created and owned by BBC. No money is being made, and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.


Four in the Afternoon )

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Mutants: Second Generation (Gen | Arthur/Merlin pre-slash, PG-13, ~9K)

Feb. 16th, 2012 | 01:26 pm

An X-Men: First Class fusion//ModernDay!AU.
Powerful telepath Merlin went through life identifying as an empath until the night he encountered a brilliant mind in the waters.

Characters: Arthur/Merlin pre-slash, Morgana, Gwen, Gwaine, Leon, Lancelot, Morgause, Anhora
Word Count: 8989
Betas: Part one betaed by dear [livejournal.com profile] symetric and proofread by [livejournal.com profile] lovely_dusk, part two betaed by [livejournal.com profile] lovely_dusk <3
Content Notes: SPOILERS for X-M:FC. Italics.
Prompt: [livejournal.com profile] sweetestel's awesome manip for [livejournal.com profile] merlinreversebb.
Give feedback to her lovely posters and wallpaper here <3
Author's Note: Thank you [livejournal.com profile] sweetestel for letting me switch around Arthur and Merlin's roles from your original prompt. Brainstorming with you and sending you fic snippets helped me stay motivated <3
All references in the fic are Google-able. Here are the spoiler-y Mutants: Second Generation "Playlist" and the spoiler-y character list.

Disclaimer: This is a work of fanfiction – none of this ever happened. No copyright infringement is intended. No profit is made from this work. Please observe your local laws with regards to the age-limit and content of this work.

Have no story to be told )

Making a home down there )

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Feel free to write anything for this series: sequel, prequel, deleted scenes, timestamp fic, remix, side story, drabble, listfic, etc. (I call dibs on Arthur prequel/backstory and Morgana prequel/backstory). Just link me so I can compile it on the series' main page =) I'm also open to co-writing offers. Here's Camelot First Class character list, for your reference.

Fanarts, translations, podfic, fanmixes and other fan creations = <3

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More Precious Than (The Found Something Good Remix) [Arthur/Merlin; PG-13]

Apr. 9th, 2011 | 04:29 pm

Summary: While on a hunting trip, Merlin skipped stones by the moonlight. Arthur came across him at the lake shore and found something good.
Character(s): Merlin-centric, Arthur/Merlin
Rating: PG-13
Original story: “Hunting Trip: 01 Men Behaving Chivalrously (or not)” (Merlin/Arthur, PG-13, 1891 words) by Harlequin/[livejournal.com profile] slashweaver
Beta: [livejournal.com profile] symetric
Word count: 1582~ words
Notes: Written for [personal profile] camelotremix @ AO3. This ended up being a not-so-ambitious remix*, employing pov change and tone change (and a bit of structural change) but keeping the main action more or less the same. I was possibly too enamored by the notion of Arthur and Merlin skipping stones together.
* I love writing vignette-y remixes, but that wasn't my vision for this particular story (for once).
Disclaimer: This permutation of Merlin, Arthur, etc. are created and owned by BBC. No money is being made, and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.

More Precious Than (The Found Something Good Remix) )


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Unlucky (Five, Six, Seven Eight Nine Ten I Love You) [Arthur-centric, implied Arthur/Merlin; R]

Oct. 21st, 2010 | 02:36 pm

Character(s): Arthur-centric, implied Arthur/Merlin, Arthur/Leon mentioned
Rating: R for subject matter
Original story: “Thirteen Years” (Merlin/Arthur, PG, 1066 words) by [livejournal.com profile] nyargles
Beta: [livejournal.com profile] symetric. Audienced by [livejournal.com profile] rea_saint. Thank you [personal profile] netgirl_y2k, [livejournal.com profile] symetric and other lovely, helpful British people who answered my questions.
Word count: 1317 words
Content Notes: suicidal thoughts, suspicions of child molestation, sexual behaviour in children (12/15), parenting, original characters, outsiders' pov, vignettes/snapshots in reverse chronology <-- Highlight for content notes
Author's Notes: Here's the tl;dr A/N aka "An extremely brief discourse on reincarnation."
Written for [personal profile] camelotremix @ AO3. Section titles from The Beatles' "All Together Now."
Disclaimer: This permutation of Merlin, Arthur, etc. are created and owned by BBC. No money is being made, and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.

Perhaps that, right there, was where it went wrong. They were greedy for time, and now they both had to pay the price. )


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Secrets Under Your Skin, CamelotRemix, Not My Fandom Fest

Oct. 15th, 2010 | 02:03 pm

Secrets Under Your Skin (Merlin AU, implied Merlin/Arthur preslash, PG)
Fifth in the [personal profile] cupbearer drabble series (AU where Merlin is Arthur's half-brother), but can stand alone on its own.

This is a "Thank you remixer for the [personal profile] camelotremix story!" drabble =)
My remixer wrote the following lovely fic from Arthur's pov:
The Cupbearer (Brother's Keeper Remix) [Arthur/Merlin, Teen, Sibling Incest, 3,338 words]
Arthur meets his half-brother Merlin when he is six. Arthur is not all that impressed, but soon changes his mind. Canon AU.

CamelotRemix Fic Masterlist @ DW
Just click on the little triangles to the left of the cuts to expand. 'slike magic!

Please comment on the stories that you enjoyed! (And the original stories too if you like.) You don't need an AO3 account to comment, just an e-mail address which won't be displayed.



Seen at [livejournal.com profile] melusinahp:



Not My Fandom Fest running until Monday, October 18 [ Alphabetical List of Fandoms ]
Write a ficlet for a fandom you're not a part of based solely on what you've learned from your friends list and fandom at large.

Am gonna see what drabbles I can come up with this weekend =D You can nominate fandoms too!

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Uncharted Territory (one-sided Arthur/Merlin, Merlin/Freya, PG, 100 words)

Sep. 14th, 2010 | 09:02 pm

Arthur often ribbed Merlin about Professor Nimueh or his flatmate Gwen, but this was uncharted territory.

Merlin had blown him off two Fridays in a row to help Freya; there seemed to be a new academic crisis whenever Merlin was supposed to be spending time with his best friend.

Arthur sat alone in a cafe and stared at his mobile.

"I'm sorry!" Merlin materialized in front of him, breathless. "I was leaving on time, but Freya—"

"Did you sleep with her?" Arthur blurted out.

"Wh-whatever gave you that idea?"

As the blush rose on Merlin's face, Arthur's heart sank.



A/N: Answers [livejournal.com profile] prompt_in_a_box prompt: "Did you sleep with her?" and [community profile] merlin100's Change prompt.
Tried to come up with an optional epilogue/sequel, but no inspiration yet. Feel free to throw ideas at me or write your own optional epilogue/sequel.


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"The Tome of Magical Delights" (Merlin/Arthur, R)

Aug. 20th, 2010 | 02:15 pm

Fandom: BBC Merlin
Pairing: Merlin/sexy dreams of Arthur
Rating: soft R
Beta: [livejournal.com profile] symetric; Britpicked by [livejournal.com profile] vivitchi
Word count: 730~ words
Notes: Written for [livejournal.com profile] summerpornathon's kindness challenge; posted anonymously at [livejournal.com profile] kinkme_merlin here to (sort of) fulfill the first half of this prompt: Arthur/Merlin, magic book. Merlin finds a sort of magic book that turns him on and makes him come in the best kind of ways whenever he fondles it.
Disclaimer: This permutation of Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Geoffrey, etc. are created and owned by BBC. No money is being made, and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.

The Tome of Magical Delights )

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A Prince's Flavour (Arthur/Merlin, PG-13 for innuendo, 100 words)

Aug. 13th, 2010 | 04:05 pm

"Merlin! Come here and explain this!"

"Yes, Arthur?"

Arthur waved at his laptop screen. "What's this—this pornographic poem you've posted for all the world to see?"

"Technically I mailed the postcard, and the site owner put it up. Wow, he actually picked my postcard." Merlin beamed.

"Never mind that!" Arthur said, impatient. "Who gave you permission to write porn about the Prince of Wales?"

"Why would you think it's about you?" Merlin asked, smiling coyly. "That's a Prince Albert apple."

Arthur snorted. "A prince's flavour. Real subtle, Merlin."

Merlin's Post Secret )



A/N: Written for [livejournal.com profile] merlin_flashfic's Post Secret challenge. Once upon a time, [livejournal.com profile] benebu misread my drabble "A Prince's Favour" (The Rights of Possession Remix) as "A Prince's Flavour."
I'd prettify the Post Secret except I've spent too much time on it already T_T My Photoshop skills are sadly lacking.


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King’s Ward Is a Vampyr; Prince’s Manservant Was Sucked Dry!

Aug. 10th, 2010 | 06:58 pm

(Or, Everything is Not As It Seems)

Fandom:
BBC Merlin
Pairing: Merlin/Arthur-bodyswapped-with-Morgana <-- Highlight for spoilers
Rating: R
Betas: first draft by [personal profile] sequinedfairy, final draft by [livejournal.com profile] symetric; audienced by [livejournal.com profile] vivitchi
Word count: 888 words
Notes: Originally written for [livejournal.com profile] summerpornathon's Temperance challenge Option #2: Bodyswap. <-- Highlight for spoilers
There's at least 2/3-of-a-sentence in here that belongs to [livejournal.com profile] symetric. Thank you, dear <3
Disclaimer: This permutation of Arthurian characters is created and owned by BBC. No money is being made, and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.

King’s Ward Is a Vampyr; Prince’s Manservant Was Sucked Dry! )

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Knight and Dragon's Tea Party (Arthur, Morgana, Merlin, G, 100 words)

Jul. 28th, 2010 | 03:26 am

"Arthur, what are you doing with my tea tray?"

"This isn't your tea tray; it's my chest plate!" Arthur informed his sister smugly.

"Arthur, give it back! Gwen and I are having a tea party."

"Yeah? Well we are playing knight and dragon."

"Hi, Morgana," Merlin said, voice muffled behind the paper plate dragon mask he was wearing.

"Merlin wants to have tea with us, don't you Merlin?" Morgana asked sweetly.

"No! He wants nothing to do with your stupid tea!"

"We have chocolate biscuits."

Merlin took off his mask. "Please, Arthur? This dragon is hungry."

"Oh, alright," Arthur groused.



A/N: Answers [community profile] merlin100's armour prompt and [community profile] writing_game prompts: Finders Keepers! & Retaliate. I pictured [livejournal.com profile] clubcamelot kids when I wrote this.

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The Cupbearer drabble series (Merlin/Arthur half-brother AU, PG-13 for incest)

Jul. 22nd, 2010 | 02:40 am

Finally got around to pimping this series on DW and IJ =)

I'll keep you guys updated every time I write two or more new drabbles in this 'verse. So far the series consists of nine drabbles and two crack drabbles.

You can read them on DW ([personal profile] cupbearer) or on LJ. New readers, please do tell me what you think!
"The King's Bastard" (Uther AU gen, PG-13, 100 words)
"The Anniversary" (Uther & Merlin AU, PG, 100 words)
"The Cupbearer" (Merlin & Arthur AU, PG, 100 words)
"Shared Breath" (Merlin/Arthur pre-slash AU, PG-13, 100 words)
"Stranger" (Merlin/Arthur AU, PG-13, 100 words)
"Lovers" (Merlin/Arthur AU, PG-13, 100 words)
"A Constant Strain" (Merlin/Arthur AU, PG-13, 100 words)
"The Mask" (Merlin/Arthur AU, PG, 100 words)
"Forever" (Merlin/Arthur AU, PG-13, 100 words)

Crack!Extras:
"The Half-Brother Plan" (cameos from Aziraphale & Crowley, PG, 100 words)
"Not an orphanage" (Uther, Arthur, Morgana AU, PG, 100 words)

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For the Thirty-first Time (Will, Merlin, Gaius, implied Merlin/Arthur, PG-13, 100 words)

Jul. 17th, 2010 | 04:28 pm

Merlin seriously regretted telling Will that today was his and Arthur’s one-month anniversary.

“Like a virgin, touched for the thirty-first time.”

“Shut it!” Merlin hissed.

“Like a viiiiirgin,” Will warbled.

Merlin usually plied Will with drinks until his friend belt out Madonna songs during karaoke nights. But this was not acceptable.

“Mr Matthews, unless you’re singing about atomic attraction, stop that incessant noise at once.

Will shut up real quick.

“Sorry Professor Gaius,” Merlin mumbled.

“Thirty-one times, Mr Emrys?” The professor’s eyebrow reached unprecedented heights. “Even for someone your age, surely daily anal sex is inadvisable.”

Will is so dead.



Answers [community profile] writing_game's Quit prompt and [livejournal.com profile] 31_days' prompt: Like a virgin touched for the thirty-first time.

A/N: "atomic attraction" suggested by [livejournal.com profile] rea_saint as being geeky. I also considered "molecular bonds," but I can't ignore how Atomic Attraction sounds like a girl band X-D
Also, what's Will's usual surname in modern day AUs? I think I saw "Will Matthews" once, but I'm not sure...


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The Non-Vegetarian Option (Hunith, Merlin, implied Merlin/Arthur, PG, 100 words)

Jul. 13th, 2010 | 07:45 am

“When you leave, take some of the beef stew home with you.”

Merlin swallowed his spoonful of stew and nodded. “Yes, Mum.”

“Are you eating right, Merlin?” Hunith looked concerned. “You're not skipping meals just to save money, are you?”

“Yes, Mum,” Merlin said soothingly. “You know Arthur insists on having three meals a day.”

“Well, I'm glad that boy is taking good care of you.” Hunith reached across the table and squeezed his hand.

Merlin smiled at her.

“You need some meat on that skinny frame of yours. I bet Arthur would love to grab and squeeze—”

“Mum!”



Answers [community profile] writing_game's Family member prompt and [livejournal.com profile] 31_days' prompt: Every time you go away you take a piece of meat with you.

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Sunday Taste (Merlin/Arthur, PG-13, 100 words)

Jul. 4th, 2010 | 02:24 pm

Sunday tradition dictates Merlin showing up at nine bearing breakfast, just in time to greet Arthur from his morning run.

“Donuts again, Merlin? It’s a miracle your eyes haven’t turned brown.”

Arthur secretly loves Merlin’s Sunday offerings. In the past two years, they never repeated even once.

Merlin grinned. “It’s raspberry glaze this week. The owner swears it’s his best yet.”

He took a big bite and chewed. “Aren’t you having any? They’re really good.” He licked glaze off of his fingertips.

Leaning forward, Arthur licked the corner of Merlin’s mouth.

“You’re right,” Arthur smiled. “It’s the best I’ve tasted.”

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Answers [livejournal.com profile] 31_days prompt: "Donuts make my brown eyes blue" and [livejournal.com profile] awdt prompt: "That's the best we've tasted, so far."

A/N: In my head Merlin and Arthur are friends, and this is Arthur's first move. But you may read it however you wish, of course ;-)


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君がいなけりゃ息も出来ない
(Merlin/Arthur haiku, PG-13, implied erotic asphyxiation)

Red scarf on white neck:
Arthur counts ten fingerprints
hidden from their eyes.

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Answers [livejournal.com profile] summerpornathon's poetry challenge. So what if it's not pr0ny >_>

A/N: Japanese title: kimi ga inakerya ikimo dekinai (I can't even breathe without you) from a boys' love manga. Because I obv. read too much BL.

Lemme know if I should put those three lines above under an LJ-cut.

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A Less-Than-Mystical Evening (Merlin/Arthur, PG, 100 words)

Jun. 29th, 2010 | 09:48 pm

"When you said 'a mystical evening on the beach,' this was not what I expected."

Arthur toed the scarf-sized blanket.

"But Arthur—"

"No buts!" Arthur pointed his finger at his boyfriend. "I'm missing football on telly for this; there should at least be a bottle of wine."

"We can cuddle for warmth?" Merlin suggested hopefully.

"As skinny as your arse is, Merlin, I don't think both of us can fit onto that handkerchief you call a blanket."

Merlin sighed. The blanket promptly transformed into a familiar beaten red couch.

"Better?"

Pulling Merlin close to his side, Arthur smiled. "Much."



Answers [community profile] merlin100's mystical prompt & [livejournal.com profile] writing_game's diss prompt

A/N: OHAI I'm writing Merlin again \o/

How've you been this past *cough* half a year, F-list?


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In the Middle (Arthur/Merlin/Lancelot, shades of OT5, PG-13, 150 words)

Dec. 11th, 2009 | 12:50 pm

It’s not that Merlin hates being in the middle. Arthur’s bed is big enough for three grown men, especially if one is as skinny as Merlin. It’s just that the king and the first knight always gravitate to the middle, effectively quashing him.

Lancelot would tuck his head into Merlin’s neck, one of his legs trapping Merlin’s. The man is so selfless that Merlin doesn’t have the heart to shove him off, even if his flyaway hair tickles.

Arthur would toss and turn, kicking the blanket off no matter how cool the night air is. Then, lying on top of the covers, he would turn on his side and half-lie across Merlin.

Some nights, Merlin would gently extricate himself and slip quietly next door. Gwen always scoots over to make space for him in Morgana’s bed. Most nights, however, he would lie overheated under his lovers’ embrace, awake and content.



ETA 5/25/10: The Russian translation by [livejournal.com profile] nataliny1 is here.

A/N: Cut it down to 150 words. Go me!

In my fanon, Gwen and Morgana keep an extra nightgown* for the nights when Merlin drop by. It's important that they match~ after all.
Also, Santiago Lancelot grows his luscious locks out thanks to Merlin's Pout of Magnitude. The HEA end.

* Part 1 starts here


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Namesake (Merlin/HP, Scorpius, Merlin, G, 100 words)

Dec. 6th, 2009 | 11:14 am

“We have five Harrys and one Albus in our year. I suppose we’re bound to have a Merlin sooner or later.”

Adding a half-stir to his potion, Merlin Emrys gave a noncommittal hum.

“It’s an unusual name for a Muggleborn though.”

“Never knew my dad. Might be a half-blood for all I know,” Merlin said lightly.

“Why are you being so talkative?” He turned to his Potions partner. “I thought Slytherins keep to themselves.”

“Ravenclaws aren’t so bad,” Scorpius Malfoy said dismissively.

Blue-grey eyes regarded him with curiosity. “There’s something about you, Merlin. I can’t put my finger on it.”



Answers [livejournal.com profile] slytherin100's Crossover prompt.

A/N: The dialogue flow in this drabble bugs me, but I'm not sure how to fix it =/

Punchline requires knowledge of Merlin 1X01, sry =P
In my head Albus Severus is an extra whiny Morgana, Teddy Lupin is Gwen, and Dominique Weasley is Lancelot. just because.

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A Prince's Favour (The Rights of Possession Remix) [implied Arthur/Merlin & Uther/Merlin, PG-13]

Jul. 5th, 2009 | 08:17 am

“A prince’s favour is a precious commodity,” his father once told him before taking his favourite horse away.

Arthur had taken the lesson to heart, doling out equal camaraderie to noblemen’s sons and equal flattery to their daughters.

Except he had slipped horribly—over Merlin, of all people—and it was no use to protest that he’s mine or you gave him to me, because he had not forgotten that Apple was a present when he turned seven.

His father had no rights on his manservant (his friend, his favourite), and still he left marks of possession on Merlin’s skin.



Companion drabble/remix of [personal profile] sophinisba's "Keep Your Head Down" for [livejournal.com profile] remixthedrabble.
Audienced by [personal profile] snakeling.

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Important Conversation (The Awkward Secrets Remix) [Gwen, Merlin, PG]

Jun. 22nd, 2009 | 05:54 pm

"I shouldn't have kissed you."

"Sorry?"

"I'm sometimes bad at receiving other people's signals. Not as bad as you, obviously—"

Merlin gave Gwen a confused little smile.

"And with what you said about Prince Arthur last night, I realized you only feel that way for one man in particular."

He opened his mouth to ask What way?, but Gwen went on, "I'm glad we can be friends."

She was looking at him with a painfully earnest expression, and he couldn't bring himself to correct her—that this was not the secret that he was keeping from her.

"...Thank you."



Remixed from [personal profile] sophinisba's "Just Friends" for [livejournal.com profile] remixthedrabble.
Beta-ed by [personal profile] roflolmaomg and [personal profile] snakeling.

Bonus crack gag reel: I wanted to do a plot twist for the remix, but the plot refused to budge. )

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The Headmaster's Son (Merlin/Arthur AU, PG-13, 100 words)

Jun. 21st, 2009 | 12:17 am

Of all the barely legal men out there, why did he fixate on the headmaster’s son?

Arthur was a good student who didn’t give the staff any trouble. Except for his Literature teacher.

On Tuesdays, Merlin always wore long jackets, because Arthur would be right there with his pouty lips and pen-biting.

Today, Arthur had stayed behind and ambushed Merlin with a kiss. Of course, the headmaster just happened to wander by.

Lifting guilty hands from Arthur’s shoulders—to push him away, not clutch him closer—Merlin contemplated throwing himself out the midget-sized window.

What is the meaning of this?”



Answers [livejournal.com profile] merlin_flashfic's Alternate Universe challenge.
Audienced by [personal profile] oconel.
[personal profile] ayes_sid gave me the prompt: Merlin/Arthur, Uther finds out and there's no way out for Merlin. She didn’t say I can’t write a ModernDay!AU, so =P




In other news, people should go check out [livejournal.com profile] cliche_bingo, a multi-fandom challenge (no deadline, min. 500 words for fic, you can do recs/fanarts/icons instead, etc.) Will make a proper pimping post later, although they really don't need it.

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"The Aftermath" (Merlin/Arthur drabble, PG-13 for violence)

May. 31st, 2009 | 06:14 pm

The Aftermath (implied Merlin/Arthur, PG-13 for gore & implied violence) )

Answers [livejournal.com profile] merlin_flashfic's Nightmares and monsters challenge and [community profile] merlin100's dance prompt.



1. What Dreams by [livejournal.com profile] suaine, PG
Summary: There was always a price. The balance of nature was transactional - one thing of a certain value required the sacrifice of equal value given up by the one who asked.
But Arthur never finished those thoughts, kept all of his heart locked up tight. Merlin knew what he was going to say anyway, knew of the way Arthur kept looking over his shoulder when he thought no one was watching. Arthur had nightmares, dreams of a world without him in it, all the more terrible for their warmth and muted beauty, hitting like a physical blow when he woke up.

2. [livejournal.com profile] merlin_flashfic's AU challenge will run until 22.00BST on Saturday the 13 June.

3. In lieu of #2, please answer this poll on AU Merlin fics =)

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"First Time" & "Extracurricular Service" (Merlin/Arthur drabbles, PG-13)

May. 22nd, 2009 | 05:24 pm

First Time (Merlin/Arthur drabble, PG-13)

The first time Merlin kissed Arthur, they were standing on an ocean of grass.

Merlin trembled a little, and the kiss remained chaste until Arthur pulled at his stupid scarf—trust Merlin to be wearing a scarf on a glorious summer day—and plundered Merlin's lips.

The grass was heavy with dew, and later Arthur would find mud dotting the back of his jeans. But right this moment he could only listen to the tiny sounds Merlin made at the back of his throat.

The first time Arthur kissed Merlin, just two nights ago, he had thought Merlin was asleep.

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Answers [livejournal.com profile] merlin100's Ocean prompt and [community profile] writing_game's Scarf, Kiss prompt

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Extracurricular Service (implied Merlin/Arthur, PG-13 for suggestiveness)

"Well, this is awkward," Merlin said from his kneeling position on the floor.

Gwen let out a helpless giggle behind her hand. Lancelot, ever the gentlemanly knight, kept his eyes on Merlin's face. He was favoring his left ankle, Merlin noted. A sprain from training exercises, perhaps.

Arthur, red-faced and flustered, pulled on his long red tunic. "You're giving them the wrong idea!"

"Right, of course," Merlin said distractedly. "I wasn't performing any...extracurricular service. I was merely giving the king a physical examination."

"Oh, is that what they're calling it these days?" Gwen said with a smirk worthy of Morgana.

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Answers [livejournal.com profile] merlin100's Awkward prompt and [community profile] writing_game's Kneel prompt.

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Cupid Undone (Merlin/Arthur drabble, PG-13 for incest)

May. 15th, 2009 | 11:25 pm

Arthur/Merlin, reincarnation, one time they get re-born as brothers. )



A/N: Answers [livejournal.com profile] kinkme_merlin's prompt: Arthur/Merlin, reincarnation, one time they get re-born as brothers.
Also answers [community profile] writing_game Cupid Undone prompt and [livejournal.com profile] merlin100's Awkward prompt.

If someone wants to make this long and pr0ny, be my guest. *beams*

One of these days I'll write canon incest. And by that I mean Arthur/Morgana, not Uther/Arthur =P Although Igraine/Tristan has potentials.


ETA: [personal profile] derryere wrote an awesome EPIC based on this teeny drabble:
at least it would seem that we don't | M/A AU | NC17 | ~15,8K

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"Boys' Night Out" (Merlin/Arthur flashfic, PG-13)

May. 13th, 2009 | 05:28 pm

In which Arthur stole Merlin's food, watched his DVD, took him out to a boring party and manoeuvred him to bed (to sleep).

★ All-in-one beta & Britpicker: [personal profile] lilithilien
☆ The first version won third place at [livejournal.com profile] armer_gayms' Bro Code challenge.

☆ 555 words. Or 731. It's all relative.
★ Borrowed the varying flashfic length from [livejournal.com profile] b_hallward's Increments (Merlin/Arthur)--am not the genius that came up with it. The 5, 10, 20, ..., 100 words structure fits what I have in mind, didn't mean to steal ^^;;



In which Arthur stole Merlin's food, watched his DVD, took him out to a boring party and manoeuvred him to bed (to sleep). )



<-- Merlin's pyjamas Arthur's Arsenal shirt. Please credit if taking, etc.

Rambling A/N of sorts:
There's a funny story about this fic. Read more... )

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