“Did you know he has a nipple ring?”

“Unfortunately, yes,” Merlin admits. “It’s all I think about these days. Elena, are you positive? I don’t want to make a fool out of myself.”

“Merlin, if Arthur Pendragon isn’t gay, I’ll move to Peru and make necklaces out of pigeon bones for the rest of my life.”

“If I throw myself at him and he’s straight, you’ll have to, because I’ll hunt you down,” is Merlin’s heart-felt reply.