Gwaine is a joker, but he understands how serious situations are, he’s not oblivious to that. He would just rather make light of those situations he’s in for his own benefit. Fear cuts deep. Jokes and laughter can help.
Summary: Miserable at his inability to perform a Patronus Charm, Merlin sneaks out to the Forbidden Forest to practice. But when a rogue Dementor attacks, he hasn’t a single happy memory to ward it away.