I have been enamored with @lao-paperman‘s comics and I decided to treat them with a fic.
I hope you all like this.
Merlin wakes to the sun rising over the walls of the castle,
just like he does every day. Sliding out
of bed, he tries his hardest not to wake Arthur. Aithusa wakes
up on Merlin’s way to the door and yawns. Merlin smiles and watches the baby
dragon stretch and curl back up next to Arthur’s head.
Merlin dresses quickly, sneaks out of the room and
heads down to the kitchen, closing the door very quietly on his way. After all
it was still a secret their relationship. Luckily for him there was no one
awake at this time apart from him and the servants and the servants know to
keep their mouths shut or face the wrath from Arthur.
On his way down to the kitchen he smiles at the
servants he passes. A soft sweet smile that is returned by all of them. They
all know that Merlin is the go to guy if you need help so they like to stay on
his good side. He knew he was getting closer to the kitchens as the wonderful
smell of food was wafting down the hallway. Turning one more corner he made it.
The sound of bustling kitchen staff was the first
thing he heard when he went to open the door. Then the next thing that hit was
the heat. It was always really warm in the kitchens but nothing could ever
really prepare Merlin for this.
“Here for the prince’s breakfast?” A large woman
smiled holding up a tray with a plate of sausages and bacon with a side a
Merlin took the tray.
“You know me so well Etta. You always seem to
know when I am coming down. Like a sixth sense or something.”
“Or you are always here at 6:15am on the dot.”
“Well that too. Thanks Etta this looks
“Mind you don’t get caught picking at his
Merlin laughed. “I will be careful.” He sent her
a wink and then left.
More people were awake now, Merlin greeted them
as he passed.
Finally after talking Gwaine out of eating
Arthur’s bacon, he was back.
He opened the door with a flash of his golden
eyes and shut it behind him.
“Arthur, wake up I have your breakfast ready and
you will want to get up before Aithusa gets at your sausages.” Merlin sets the
tray down on the table and walks up to the left side of the bed. Maybe a softer
approach was better “Good morning Arthur.” He groans and rolls onto his
stomach. “Come on sire I was serious about Aithusa, the little bugger is eying
your food.” Merlin touches Arthur’s arm. He was hotter than normal. “Are you
okay?” He touches his forehead. Arthur was really hot. This was not good. “Wait
here I will go get Gaius.”
“Where else am I going to go.” Arthur mumbled
into his pillow.
“Arse.” Merlin ran out the room.
Gaius was walking too slow for Merlin’s liking.
He was getting close to throwing him over his shoulder and running back to
Arthur but that would bring attention to them. Finally they made it to the
Gaius knew about Aithusa so wasn’t bothered when
he walked in seeing the baby dragon battling with a sausage.
“Merlin tells me you are not well Arthur.”
“Merlin says a lot of things, it depends on what
you really pay attention to.”
“Actually, Gaius I think his majesty is perfectly
fine. You don’t need to be here.” Merlin smirks at Arthur who gives him the
“Honestly I don’t know what you see in each other
when you fight so much.” Gaius helps sit Arthur up so he can properly check him
“He means it in a nice way.” Arthur winks at
Merlin who blushes slightly.
“So, Gaius will he live or do I have to put him
“He breathing is rattling of what I heard but bed
rest is needed. He needs to stay warm and Merlin do look after him.”
“I can do that.”
Gaius looks at the dragon then back to Merlin.
“Also make sure a certain someone behaves.”
Merlin salutes as Gaius leaves. He turns back to
“I’m going to get you a tunic. Can’t have you
shirtless when you need to be staying warm.”
“Poor you not getting chance to see my rippling
“Oh yes poor me. However will I cope.” He throws
the shirt at Arthur’s head, who sticks his tongue out at Merlin and puts it on.
“Do you really think just a tunic will keep me
“Urm. You can have my neck scarf.” Merlin unties
said item and brings it over to Arthur. Who is now laid back down. He wraps it
around his neck and checks his temperature with the back of his hand. “Hmmm you
are still really hot but Gaius wants you to be warm. I think a cold cloth with
help balance you out temperature wise.”
“Whatever you say nurse Merlin.”
“That is doctor Merlin to you.” He walks away
from Arthur to find a cloth. He finds one and dips it in the water jug, rigs it
out and walks back to the bedside. “Hold still.” Merlin places the damp cloth
on his forehead and steps back.
“Merlin I’m sick.”
“I know you are sire.”
“No. I mean I need you. Cuddle with me?”
“I wouldn’t have taken you for a cuddler.”
“Shut up and cuddle me.”
Merlin walks around to the right side of the bed,
his side, and climbs up on top of the covers and snuggled close. Aithusa seeing
this and thinking it is bed time flies over and curls up in the juncture
between Arthur’s shoulder and neck. Arthur settles down for a nap with his two
Arthur doesn’t know how long he has been asleep
for before a knock sounded on his chambers door.
“Arthur? My boy.” It was Uther. “Umm, Gaius
informed me you’re not feeling well. He said get some rest. Well I hope you
feel better soon. He also said you should keep yourself warm.”
“He is sire!” Merlin, still with his eyes closed,
“Ah Merlin, That is good to hear. Take good care
“I will.” Merlin replies still half in sleep.
“Actually I am feeling much better now.” Arthur
thought to himself but with a sleepy dragon and boyfriend he didn’t have the
heart to say anything.
Sometimes sick days can be the best days of your
life. Especially when you have someone who loves you.
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So! I digitalised these little sexuality dragons! I couldn’t figure out how to make the backgrounds transparent sadly, so they have white backgrounds, but enjoy them anyway! If there are any other flags I should add, just request them and I’ll work on them when I get the chance!
So, I have a Pan/Ace/Aro one which I made for Bee, Aro, Ace, Bi, Lesbian, Pan, Gay, Genderfluid and Trans! I know there are many more flags to add, but this took a lot of time, so enjoy it anyway!
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