**merlinarthur

Happy Birthday

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by platonic_boner

Five times Arthur celebrates Merlin’s birthday, and one time he actually celebrates it on Merlin’s birthday. (Arthur is a prat.)

Words: 4193, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Liberties

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by airinshaw

As he nears his rooms though, Arthur remembers that Merlin will probably be inside. He slows to a walk and then stops. It’s late and Merlin should be waiting for him to arrive. Should be waiting to help Arthur undress for bed.

He can’t go back. He can’t have Merlin undress him now. After seeing Gwen and Morgana together, Merlin helping to remove his clothes feels like too much.

Words: 4128, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Play

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by bunnysworld

Arthur always knows what Merlin needs

Words: 722, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Freya

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by carlyrb6

Everyone is born with a name somewhere on their body. This is the name of the person they are destined to love forever. No one has seen Merlin’s. The knights decide to find out where it is. T for one “crude” comment by Gwaine.

Words: 997, Chapters: 2/2, Language: English



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To Be A King

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by a_good_soldier

But Merlin had never known violence; had never known blood, the feel of guts in his hand, the visceral stench of arms rotting off their still-living owners. The work of a physician’s apprentice is with the sick, the dying, the dead; but the work of a soldier is with the killing itself.

It is what it has always been. Merlin, for Arthur.

Words: 3008, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Girl Talk

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by totoro (photosynthiseyesing)

“So you didn’t even know what it did and you just read it out? You could have killed us both!”

“Ah, but I didn’t, did I? I just gave us tits! It could be worse.”

Arthur placed his palms on his breasts, jiggling them experimentally.
“Weird,” he muttered.

Words: 1512, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Acting can get the best of us

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by Jamallywaljaffa

Merlin was not about to be pawned off.
“Wait just a minute-” Merlin interjected.
“I am not finished!” Uther barked. “The reason I called you in was; because of your little publicity stunt our fan base has gone from millions to hundreds of millions and if they find out your little thing was just a misunderstanding the Pendragon name is ruined, so you two better suck it up and face your consequences because you two are getting engaged for real!”
or
The one where Arthur and Merlin are both actors who don’t really like each other and get a picture taken of them that looks like a proposal. The two have to bear with each and get over their hate to save the Pendragon name.

Words: 8479, Chapters: 2/?, Language: English



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Sweet Revenge

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by supercalvin

Arthur needs to prove to his ex-girlfriend, Sophia, that he is perfectly happy with a successful job and a loving relationship. Except, he’s single and unemployed.

Words: 1733, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English

Series: Part 4 of Supercalvin’s entries: Pornalot 2016



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Instead of My Reflection (I See You)

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by TheDragon

Arthur is nine years old when he first sees Merlin in his mirror. Deciding that the thought of having a new friend is more appealing than having to report the use of magic inside the citadel, Arthur finds himself saddled with an important secret – Merlin’s existence. Unfortunately, a secret can only be kept for so long before it comes to light, which this one does - in a spectacular manner. Together, Arthur and Merlin must do whatever they can to keep anyone from learning about Merlin’s magic, whilst trying to find out how Merlin ended up in the mirror in the first place.

Words: 28740, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Your Wings

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by Narlth

For centuries dragonlords have had the unique ability to also transform into dragons.

On what should have been a routine flight, Merlin is shot down, and left stranded in Camelot, where he must hide his true nature, whilst also dealing with his growing feelings from a king who would so easily order his death.

Words: 977, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Bringing On The Great

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by Detochkina

Arthur Pendragon has been on the fast track to Olympic success since childhood, fellow teammate and rival Merlin Emrys keeping Arthur on his toes. Between dueling fathers, doting mothers, and a media frenzy—there’s no room for error in Rio, let alone a romantic relationship. But when Merlin tries to confide to Arthur a secret, one linked to their shared pasts, Arthur needs to decide if his history with Merlin is worth more than gold.

Words: 18140, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Rise of The Young King Pendragon

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by Seasnake

Merlin tells Arthur of his magic when he had the chance. Arthur takes it better than expected and sets out to save Camelot from Uther’s tyranny.

Spotted a continuity mistake in the show, saw it as an opportunity to rewrite canon with Merlin/Arthur slash. Attempts at historical accuracy made.

Words: 12545, Chapters: ½, Language: English



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what I want you've got, it might be hard to handle

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by enerra

Arthur’s idiot manservant intercepts a lust spell cast by some magical trollop. Merlin is furious. Gwaine is sick of playing the second string. Arthur despairs of his life.

Words: 3268, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Make Your Move

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by lyonet

“You’re trying to study, move house and get married all at the same time?” Will whistled. “You’re a sucker for punishment, mate.”

“There’s a list,” Merlin told him. It was becoming a mantra. Trust in the list. Believe in the list.

Words: 6353, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English

Series: Part 10 of A Right Turn After Bad Idea



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Just a Stupid Bet, They Said

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by Mischel

Merlin and Arthur travel to Mercia and on their way they meet Gwaine. Of course it’s snowing and almost dark outside so they decide to stay with Gwaine in a tavern. A few drinks and a stupid bet later, Merlin accidentally reveals his magic to Arthur. Can they ever be friends again? And what’s worse - will Arthur take Merlin back to Camelot or will he leave him in Mercia? - Merthur

Words: 13276, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Out of Character

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by clueless325

Merlin and his effects on others…
Or the way the knights (and Arthur) are around Merlin.

Words: 1058, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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A Hand To Hold

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by staymagical

Arthur is hopelessly in love with a very much taken Merlin. But when he shows up at Merlin’s flat one night to find him beaten, bloody, and unresponsive at the hands of his boyfriend, he is sure the world is playing a cruel joke.

The injuries leave Merlin hanging on the balance between life and death, locked deep in the throes of a coma. Arthur doesn’t dare leave his side, hoping that Merlin will one day wake. He just wants the chance to show Merlin that there is still hope for him, that someone still cares about him and love him. But he will be whatever Merlin needs him to be, even if that’s just a hand to hold.

Words: 30320, Chapters: 13/15, Language: English



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As a Sea Shell

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by bathilda bagshot (wellthengameover)

When Arthur discovers Merlin’s magic, he banishes him from Camelot. But Merlin is destined to serve Arthur until the day he dies.

Words: 11678, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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Tangled

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by The_Sassiest_Archangel

When the kingdom’s most-wanted bandit, Arthur Pendragon, hides in a convenient tower, he immediately became a captive of Merlin Emrys, the spire’s longtime resident. Born with magical powers, he had been locked away for years and desperately wanted freedom. The feisty young man struck a deal with Arthur, and together they begin a whirlwind adventure.

Words: 933, Chapters: 1/17, Language: English

Series: Part 1 of Arthur Pendragon/Merlin



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Merlin’s Right (It’s Time)

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by luvsbitca

Crown Prince Arthur just won an Olympic gold medal and he’s about to let the entire world in on something that he’s been keeping just for him. Written for merlinolympics at LJ

Words: 2021, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English



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