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Psych Ops by wryter501 reviews
Part 1: The Psychic of Essetir. In a modern Camelot, Uther refuses to allow other kingdoms to develop psychic agents to rival his own. Arthur is dispatched on a campaign to capture Essetir's reported psychic, or neutralize him. Part 2: Crossing Borders - against all expectations, has the Essetirian psychic Arthur trusted betrayed them? (no slash)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 34 - Words: 229,875 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 5/15 - Published: 4/12/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius
Undoing by purplecat19 reviews
They're trapped in an abandoned, dying castle, where the air is too thick and the light is too dim, and the worst part is that Merlin can't use his magic.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,955 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/28 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Thicker Than Water by carinims01 reviews
Sequel to RM. It's been months since everyone got their memories back, and Merlin's never been happier. Unfortunately, it wasn't meant to last. With the return of a friend and the return of a foe, Merlin and Arthur's life is once more turned upside down. And this time, Merlin is only mortal. Rated T. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 21,561 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 2/12 - Published: 2/22/2020
The Darkest Dawn by spacegirl7 reviews
Arthur meant to reach out to him, check him for injuries, but halted in his tracks when, for the first time, he noticed that it was a small girl that was cradled in Merlin's arms. "Merlin, who is this?" Merlin's grip around the child tightened, as though he feared she'd be taken from him. "She's mine," he said hoarsely. "Her name is Aithusa."
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 20,500 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 119 - Updated: 1/15 - Published: 5/16/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Aithusa
Until the Day That I Die by 1917farmgirl reviews
In the aftermath of a horrible battle, Arthur searches desperately for his missing servant.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,179 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/3/2023 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Revelations by wryter501 reviews
A series of short, unconnected, in-canon-reveal stories. Tale 2: Alvarr's attempt to recruit Merlin backfires. Tale 3: Alator investigates why Emrys is failing his destiny, and plans to teach the king a lesson in loyalty. Tale 5: Merlin trades destinies, rather than lives. Mordred becomes Emrys, and Merlin flees Camelot to keep Arthur safe...
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 82,123 - Reviews: 191 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 11/15/2023 - Published: 11/3/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Never Alone by tallshadow72 reviews
What if Morgana had been in her chambers when Merlin came looking for a dress for Freya? AU of The Lady of the Lake.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 871 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 9 - Published: 11/11/2023 - Morgana, Merlin - Complete
Leader Of The Pack by Kiva Taliana reviews
Arthur with a load of interestingly named dogs... Modern AU
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 43,784 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 11/2/2023 - Published: 4/29/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine
Meaning by hellomynameisv reviews
Merlin is abducted by Morgana for the second time, so it isn't all that abnormal. However, this instance will unravel much of his life as he knows it. A coin cannot exist without two sides. (Based on the Whumptober 2023 prompts on tumblr.)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 7,268 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 10/25/2023 - Published: 10/11/2023 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Taking Root by CaptainOzone reviews
Merlin doesn't know what to make of this impossible prince. As it happens, Arthur doesn't know what to make of Merlin either. Needless to say, between Merlin's instinctive magic and Arthur's inability to sense anything but Merlin's magic when he's in the vicinity, they're going to have to learn to co-exist, for the sake of both their secrets. Sequel to Forbidden Fruit. A 1x01 AU.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 50,816 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 8/22/2023 - Published: 10/17/2022 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
The Prophecy by VikingSong reviews
Uther learns Arthur is the Once-and-Future-King of prophecy and declares him a traitor, forcing him to flee with Merlin. The catch? Arthur has no idea who Emrys is and no desire to fulfill the prophecy. Reveal!fic. T for action sequences/some deaths; no slash, no smut, no language. Cover art by AlexandarCho on deviantART (used with permission).
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 103 - Words: 226,594 - Reviews: 2366 - Favs: 1,402 - Follows: 1,873 - Updated: 6/28/2023 - Published: 6/18/2014 - [Morgana, Merlin] [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere]
How to accidentally train your manservant by LadyMushro0m reviews
TRANSLATION. Because he so often served as target for Arthur, Merlin accidentally learned some solid combat skills. Not that anyone noticed, Merlin included. When Arthur suddenly finds out, though, he decides to have the knights challenge him. He is not disappointed.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,408 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 20 - Published: 6/20/2023 - [Arthur, Merlin] Leon, Gwaine - Complete
Sacrifice is Forever by brownpaperbags reviews
Set in between the 3rd and 4th seasons. Loyalties tested. A king must follow the path expected of him but a man...a man must follow his heart. But, what if he is both man and king? What then? Arthur must choose between trusting magic and saving the life of his best friend. Will loyalty win or will Arthur allow Merlin to fall, bringing Camelot with him? Please R&R!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 24 - Words: 109,590 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 306 - Follows: 539 - Updated: 5/16/2023 - Published: 1/2/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Love Lost by Revhead reviews
"Tell me you wouldn't do the same. For the woman you love." Merlin responds differently, revealing how well he understands what Mordred is going through. Canon Divergence: s5e11 The Drawing of the Dark. Sequel now posted: "Before the Dawn" - Merlin and Arthur's great destiny is on the horizon, but can fate be thwarted, or will Morgana find a way to use Arthur's Bane against them?
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 18 - Words: 37,603 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 781 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 5/13/2023 - Published: 12/18/2012 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred - Complete
Not just a servant by Assassin of Syria reviews
The time of Emrys and Arthur is nearing but after a sudden reveal, Arthur's harsh reaction forces Merlin to leave Camelot with a former king to become the leader of the druid and the catha . Some years later, Arthur finds Merlin not as a servant but as a king. Now, they must work together to save Albion from an army of darkness. Set after s5e11. Reveal fic. Freylin. Royal Merlin
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 52 - Words: 172,821 - Reviews: 635 - Favs: 441 - Follows: 535 - Updated: 5/5/2023 - Published: 5/12/2015 - [Merlin, Freya] Morgana, Arthur
The diamond of the centuries - A man with a flint by Elanor-1995 reviews
The missing scene between "Hollow queen" and "With all my heart".
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,385 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/1/2023 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Roaming the Magical Wilds by Gingeraffealene reviews
Court Sorcerer Merlin faces mild rejection on all sides and decides it's time for a vacation adventure. He's in for a wild time off on his own. And Camelot is in for a wild time left on its own as well.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,445 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 4/10/2023 - Published: 8/5/2022 - Complete
The diamond of the centuries - In the background by Elanor-1995 reviews
What we've not seen in S5 E7.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,245 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/16/2023 - Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius, Leon - Complete
can't hide in the den of lions (can't move with your feet tied) by AGirlByAnyOtherName reviews
Merlin groaned as he pushed himself onto his knees, whole body swaying slightly as one hand came up to clasp his head and Arthur had to force himself not to step forward and help. It would do Merlin no good to have him interrupt now that they were here. (Set in s02e05 / s02e06. After a long night of searching for Catrina's missing seal, Merlin is discovered and falsely punished.)
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,160 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/13/2023 - Published: 3/12/2023 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Catrina - Complete
Beware Merlin's Smile by Gingeraffealene reviews
On the way home from Camlann and the shores of Avalon, Arthur is admonished to give attention to one remaining danger. Arthur then embarks upon the quest to right wrongs and repair the soul behind the smile.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,222 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 2/24/2023 - Published: 10/30/2020 - Complete
The Death Toll by ForeverFanatic reviews
When a witch curses them to bear their death tolls on their arms the knights of the round don't let it phase them. When Merlin refuses to share his number however, everyone is talking.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,850 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 24 - Published: 2/12/2023 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Gwaine - Complete
Battle Armour by the crooked typewriter reviews
Arthur wears the armour and runs into battle. Merlin fixes each piece when its over. That's the way it's always been. And yet, Merlin's the one riddled with scars, and Arthur seems to be the only one that keeps noticing.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 66,295 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 282 - Updated: 2/8/2023 - Published: 7/21/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine
The Trial by ADraconicScribe reviews
They say not to put all your eggs in one basket, but Arthur only has one basket (that is, Merlin). He must convince Camelot that Merlin and, by extension, magic deserve to be free. (In which Merlin must consent to be put on trial for everything he has ever done, and he can only hope that his good outweighs his evil.) It has all come down to this. Ft. BAMF!Merlin
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 12 - Words: 123,151 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 220 - Updated: 1/28/2023 - Published: 2/7/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Lancelot - Complete
Something Completely Different by wryter501 reviews
A collection of short(er) A/U stories. Ch.1-4 Arthur Chooses a Mage-guard - future/scifi, child!Arthur&Merlin, more. (Also, Druid-Prince Merlin changes places with condemned captive Arthur... And inhuman!Merlin based on The Tempest...) New chapter! modern a/u; Arthur accidentally makes a crisis-hotline connection and a stranger-friend. (no slash)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 115,142 - Reviews: 201 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 12/28/2022 - Published: 10/13/2017 - Merlin, Arthur
Something more by Elanor-1995 reviews
Set after the end of the season 2. Merlin has had enough and makes a scene. Arthur accidentally eavesdrops.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,261 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/13/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Merlin Drabbles 2 by Archaeologist reviews
These drabbles are exactly 100 words long. Rated G to R. Lots of different characters, lots of different stories. This is the second set of drabbles in my story listing.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 26 - Words: 3,889 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/27/2022 - Published: 6/30/2021 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
Stop the Clock by Demitimelord42 reviews
Stuck in a cave after a storm scared away their horses, one of Merlin's many secrets comes to light...
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,374 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 10/7/2022 - Published: 10/5/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Truth by DJ Dubois reviews
Arthur and the knights depart for King Bors' conference in Paris. Gaius and Merlin go to Rothsborough to deal with a sickness. Gawain and Gwen are sent north by Agravaine on his affairs. In the midst of these departures, Morgana and Agravaine scheme to take Camelot. Morgana sets a trap for Merlin. Meanwhile, Princess Mithian and Prince Accolon stumble into the affair. r & r!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 52 - Words: 87,763 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 9/30/2022 - Published: 6/23/2022 - [Merlin, Mithian] [Morgana, OC] - Complete
Trials of Albion by NotNecessarilyInThatOrder reviews
A newly healed and freshly motivated Arthur isn't the only one facing an overhauled view of the world around him. Camelot, the other kingdoms, and let's not forget Merlin, will all have their own adjustments to endure. How will these challenges help them grow? Please enjoy this post season 5, everyone slowly but surely gets their stuff together, tale of friendship and destiny.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 24 - Words: 73,738 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 158 - Updated: 9/28/2022 - Published: 1/19/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
Thorn in my side by AGirlByAnyOtherName reviews
There were twigs breaking underfoot and sounds of shouting all around but it was so unclear how close anyone actually was to them. In the end though, it didn't matter how close the knights were. Arrows can hit their target from a great distance when released from a crossbow. (Set in s02e03. Merlin takes an arrow to the side while trying to help Morgana escape.)
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,662 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 14 - Published: 9/8/2022 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Of Monsters and Men by CaptainOzone reviews
In which Merlin decides it is probably best not to trust the man Julius Borden. Instead, he decides it's high time he trusts the ones who matter most. A 4x04 Aithusa AU, told from Arthur's POV.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,987 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 53 - Published: 9/5/2022 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Littlest Dragon by Gingeraffealene reviews
Loneliness can ravage a person's heart and mind. Merlin needs a companion as he continues to wait for Arthur. The past may hold the key.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,879 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 8/2/2022 - Published: 5/25/2020 - Complete
The book by Elanor-1995 reviews
On how the disaster could have happened. And not just about that.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,323 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/27/2022 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Merlin Snippets by ForeverTheValentine reviews
Ideas of scenes that live in my head that I will hopefully someday flesh out completely into fics. If they can inspire something in others, I'd love to read it, so long as I'm credited where I've earned it. Snippet 6: Merlin Needs A Vacation (sporadic updates)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,600 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 7/24/2022 - Published: 5/31/2021 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius
The Way Back by SignedEJ reviews
Merlin knew if he was going to die it'd be because he was protecting Arthur. He just didn't think it would happen like this. AU set between series 3 and 4. Warning for temporary character death, but with a happy ending.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,504 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 18 - Published: 7/22/2022 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Man's Measure by Sentimental Star reviews
Three years have passed since Merlin's partial reveal of his magic. On the eve of their assault on Helios and Morgana's forces, Emrys must finally reveal himself in full. Quite without his knowing, it alters the entire course of Camelot's future—as well as his own, with the Once and Future King…EDIT: PT. 22 OF "KING'S GRACE" IS NOW UP! (Bromance or Romance. Ambiguous Relationship.)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 51 - Words: 148,293 - Reviews: 340 - Favs: 509 - Follows: 525 - Updated: 6/25/2022 - Published: 9/1/2014 - [Merlin, Arthur] Uther, Leon
How about us? by Flock of words reviews
Merlin and Arthur spend a morning together and have a conversation about Albion and happiness.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,957 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/26/2022 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
My Truths Are Treasonous by MaximumDragonEnergy reviews
Another truth spell fic because why not.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,083 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 16 - Published: 5/18/2022 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Behind the Scenes by Hop Scotch And Bananas reviews
Once Arthur gets hurt, he gets a chance to see how much Merlin does in a day, and how much he has to endure the likes of a horrid Lord.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,904 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 5/6/2022 - Published: 4/2/2022 - Complete
A strange feeling of complete harmony by Flock of words reviews
"There is no stress in his posture; his shoulders don't look like he carries on them the heavy burden of destiny and lies, like he is not marked by death from the moment he was pulled out from his mother's womb into the world which condemns people like him simply for their existence". Another reveal story? Definitely YES but for Merlin, things are more complicated than that.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,565 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/5/2022 - Merlin - Complete
The Same Fear by Gingeraffealene reviews
At first, it was great entertainment for the bandits listening to the two captives bicker and storm at each other, then suddenly it wasn't funny anymore. The captors soon realized just who they had in their decrepit cells but only one of them realized that this was a long-foretold moment of Destiny.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,756 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 11 - Published: 5/4/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, OC - Complete
Father by Karmitara reviews
The Queen, who was next to her husband, stepped closer to him and knelt down, placing a hand on his shoulder. "Who's your father, sweetie?" He glanced at her, standing up straight as he reached into his back pocket, pulling out his dad's old red neckerchief. The whole room gasped at the sight of it. "He said this would prove I'm telling the truth, that his name is Merlin."
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,320 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 5/2/2022 - Published: 11/25/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, OC - Complete
Little Glow Worm by Archaeologist reviews
Merlin hated cleaning out the leech tank. So, he used a spell to get the leeches to do it.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,080 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/29/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
The King's Brother by Dollmage reviews
It was said that King Arthur of Camelot had ushered in an era of peace in Albion. He had ended the petty squabbles and wars of the elites, united the common people in a cause of prosperity, and ruled justly over his people. Many had begun to call it a Golden Age. And what a damn shame it was too.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,140 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 11 - Published: 4/19/2022 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
No Place for Magic by Archaeologist reviews
The Disir are demanding that Arthur bow to their will and embrace the Old Religion, allowing sorcery back in Camelot, or else Mordred will die. That's a problem as Arthur is fated to die at Mordred's hands. Merlin must choose, magic or Arthur's life, but what if the fates are wrong?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 9,455 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 13 - Published: 4/13/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Mordred - Complete
How Merlin Should Have Ended by Writesalott reviews
What if Merlin had given Arthur different advice and in turn Arthur made a different choice in S5E5: The Disir. Magic would have become accepted in Camelot early in season 5 and changed the entire course of the show. Magic reveal/Canon end fix/Magic returned to Camelot/In Character/Butterfly effect story/Realistic Alternative Ending. Beta: Koala789!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Fantasy - Chapters: 20 - Words: 64,817 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 3/20/2022 - Published: 9/5/2021 - [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] Morgana, Merlin - Complete
Almost Like Magic by DragonflyonBreak reviews
In a moment of sickness induced delusion, it wasn't Leon or his private guards or anyone else that Arthur trusted implicitly – it was his servant.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,992 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 15 - Published: 3/18/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon - Complete
Merlin is Happy by Fenchurch1 reviews
Merlin has devoted himself to Arthur. He was born for Arthur and that is his purpose. It's why he was given magic, so anything else that may happen is just stuff. Merlin is not important – not like Gwen or Leon and, as long as he carries on saving Arthur's life without anyone knowing about the magic… who cares if he is cold, or hungry, or tired?
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,812 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 15 - Published: 3/14/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
Arthur and Merlin Finally Talk You Know Like Adults by Rcracer123 reviews
Somewhere in the middle Arthur and Merlin finally talk, and the Dragon Lord thing comes to light. Not necessarily in that order.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,895 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 9 - Published: 3/2/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine, Aithusa - Complete
The Times Gwen Saved Merlin By Making Him Do Her Shopping by Rcracer123 reviews
When Arthur sees Merlin using magic in his sleep he gets mad. Not at Merlin but at all the work it was going to take so he didn't have to arrest his best friend. Gwen steps in to give him time to cool his temper, which results in confusion for Merlin and the Knights.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 18,631 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 2/26/2022 - Published: 1/6/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Far From the Tree by CaptainOzone reviews
Arthur's only been wondering why he can sense magic for as long as he can remember. He's not about to let this opportunity pass him by. No matter the cost. A "Sins of the Father" and magic-sensitive!Arthur AU, following my fic "Forbidden Fruit."
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 19,744 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 2/26/2022 - Published: 1/29/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther, Morgause - Complete
I Never Noticed by wildafuller reviews
A series of times when Arthur realized that Merlin was hurting. (scar reveal, magic reveal)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 21 - Words: 28,888 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 2/18/2022 - Published: 3/23/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Freya
Harry Potter and the Return of Merlin by luminare91 reviews
** Incomplete and discontinued for revision. A new version to be posted ** The moment Voldemort regained his body, the Old Religion cried out. For the first time in more than a thousand years, Merlin is called from the forward to right the balance once more. Disguised as a fifth year student, he must fight to stop Voldemort when it is not his destiny to do so.
Crossover - Harry Potter & Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 91,161 - Reviews: 925 - Favs: 1,541 - Follows: 1,990 - Updated: 2/1/2022 - Published: 12/11/2011 - Harry P., Merlin - Complete
Autumn Leaves by Archaeologist reviews
Merlin was borne on the day the bright leaves of summer turned to the oranges of autumn.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,842 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/25/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine - Complete
In Media Res by MoonMargaret reviews
In the beginning, he was trapped. In the end, he would be free or he would be dead. But for Merlin, the secret sorcerer, and for Arthur, the king who doesn't understand, being stuck in the middle is the worst place to be. And yet, at least they are not stuck alone. * A series of one-shot reveal fics* *Can all be read separately*
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 71,438 - Reviews: 680 - Favs: 874 - Follows: 503 - Updated: 1/24/2022 - Published: 9/26/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Certain Point of View by MoonMargaret reviews
Multi-part expansion on a one-shot reveal from "In Media Res" anthology! (Can be read without "In Media Res.") Merlin has to take drastic action to save the life of a friend, and risks his secret getting out to all the wrong people in the process.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,508 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 58 - Published: 1/24/2022 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine
CentiStories by princessmelia reviews
My collection of drabbles. Will be a variety, including bromance, humor, friendship, romance, and angst. No slash, but plenty of bromance to suffice. Finally finishing this collection up to 1000. Word Total: 100,000
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1000 - Words: 134,352 - Reviews: 4493 - Favs: 356 - Follows: 379 - Updated: 1/16/2022 - Published: 7/10/2011 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Magic and Mayhem by Drag0nst0rm reviews
That pretty much sums up Merlin's life. A series of drabbles and short stories. Don't own, no slash, prompts welcome, and some threads will be continued from my previous story, Merlin Headcanons.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Tragedy - Chapters: 93 - Words: 106,225 - Reviews: 541 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 12/28/2021 - Published: 10/3/2015
A Servant's Challenge by MaximumDragonEnergy reviews
Merlin challenges Arthur to be a servant for an entire day.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 18 - Words: 27,534 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 12/21/2021 - Published: 10/9/2021 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Sound of Silence by Goldenwriter17 reviews
It was a horrid way to die, he thought to himself, alone—not even looked for, it would be hours before anyone worried over his absence and possibly days before they looked going off the past—in a dark forest with men who did not even know his name. They wouldn't hold him as his lifeblood soaked the forest floor. Full Summary inside; angsty!Merlin-one-shot. Immortal!Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,759 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 25 - Published: 11/24/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
go boldly by CaptainOzone reviews
"It is not like you," Arthur muses suddenly, and very, very quietly, "to lie to me." Merlin's lungs freeze in his chest. "What?" he chokes out. Or: yet another 5x05 The Disir AU. Reveal Fic.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,538 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 54 - Published: 11/11/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Breaking Cages by purplecat19 reviews
Arthur and Merlin get stuck at the bottom of a well. Unfortunately, the spirit that haunts it holds a grudge against those loyal to Camelot. Written for the whumptober 2021 prompts: drowning, trapped underwater, and head injuries.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,471 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 10 - Published: 10/11/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Apples to Apples by CaptainOzone reviews
Extended/missing scene from "Forbidden Fruit." Early in their friendship, a magic-sensing Arthur still has questions, and Merlin has some hang-ups. For all that goes unsaid between them, sometimes it does pay to ask questions, if only to prove that the quickly developing trust between them isn't misplaced.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,163 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 23 - Published: 10/8/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Alone by Goldenwriter17 reviews
His magic revealed before he was ready—Merlin is banished from Camelot. Arthur has turned his back on him, because of who he is—because of what he is, confirming Merlin's worst fears of never being accepted. For three years, Merlin lives his life running. He barely remembers what he felt like living in Camelot nor the warmth of a caring embrace. He has been reduced to nothing.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 22,276 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 29 - Published: 9/20/2021 - Merlin - Complete
It's not spying if you're the King by Fenchurch1 reviews
Arthur uses a magic thingy to follow Merlin around all day and discovers some interesting facts. He also discovers that Merlin really is an idiot, but then he already knew that. Agravaine is really horrid to Merlin in this, but Arthur doesn't receive any spoilers. Canon compliant. I pay my licence so I reckon that means I own a teeny-weany bit of Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,673 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 9/14/2021 - Published: 8/1/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Agravaine - Complete
Faithful Are the Wounds of a Friend by VikingSong reviews
Arthur catches sight of a scar on Merlin's back which he can't explain, so he asks each of the members of the Round Table if they've seen it, too. They have...but it wasn't the same scar. (Rated T for descriptions of scars & injuries; no slash/smut/profanity.)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,641 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 58 - Published: 9/8/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Halls have Ears by Karmitara reviews
After staying late on the training field, Arthur and his knights discover something shocking within the halls of the castle. Magic Reveal!
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,189 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 58 - Published: 9/2/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Shackles of Destiny by FireCacodemon reviews
Destiny has been crushing Merlin for far too long. Gaius has noticed but can't help, Arthur's noticed (but not understood) but Mordred's had enough of the cold shoulder from Merlin and wants to help. The only way to help is to venture into Merlin's mind and possible soul, there's just one problem…Magic is outlawed.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,673 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 8/18/2021 - Published: 2/28/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred
Broken but not Destroyed by Goldenwriter17 reviews
He had once thought that the good things he did would eventually catch up to him, though he supposed the same thing could be said for the bad things as well. And, Merlin—Merlin had done too many bad things to not be given his comeuppance for what he has done. Everything's fine, he tells anyone who asks. Full summary is inside. Hurting!Merlin. Oblivious-then-Comforting!Arthur.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,490 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 27 - Published: 8/17/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Overheard shorts by FreckledBrunette reviews
a series of short stories, mostly one-shots, of people's reactions to a conversation they overheard. Reveal fic! Eavesdropping! K for now
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,373 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 8/12/2021 - Published: 7/9/2015
Too close to the flames by AGirlByAnyOtherName reviews
Merlin should have been more vigilant - he realised now - because of course the guards were going to take one look at a scrawny little servant skulking back into Camelot late at night and presume him guilty. (Set in s01e08. Merlin is arrested for helping Mordred escape and must face a night in the dungeons before his looming execution.)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,496 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 13 - Published: 8/7/2021 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Forbidden Fruit by CaptainOzone reviews
His entire life, people have told Arthur magic is evil. It takes a little while, but Arthur thinks he can tell otherwise. Or: Arthur is magic sensitive, and it changes things. A pre-series AU told from Arthur's POV.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,785 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 190 - Follows: 56 - Published: 7/27/2021 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Count on Me by Goldenwriter17 reviews
Merlin was always there, offering a comforting hand on the shoulder or a quick grin that cheered people up, but sometimes Merlin needed to be the one reminded of his own worth. Sometimes, Merlin was the one who needed to be comforted. AKA: Five times the Knights of the Roundtable comforted Merlin. Hurt/comfort. Brotherly!Knights. Angsty!Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 37,473 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 7/20/2021 - Published: 6/18/2021 - Merlin, Lancelot, Leon, Elyan - Complete
Saturn by Goldenwriter17 reviews
A regular, bunny-slaughtering excursion by Vampiric Arthur Pratdragon (in Merlin's opinion of hunting) is made infinitely worse by the anniversary of a loss that Merlin would rather forget. Not entirely reveal-fic. But, consists mainly of Brotherly!Knights & Hurting!Merlin. Friendship. Hurt/Comfort, Angst. Title is from the song "Saturn" by Sleeping At Last.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,858 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 20 - Published: 6/17/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
New Beginnings by purplecat19 reviews
In a moment, Arthur's world has come crashing down around him. Merlin is dead, a sorcerer and a traitor, and Arthur doesn't understand. And then he wakes up, and it's like none of it has happened. [Featuring a time loop, a deadly plot, and a magic reveal.]
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 34,728 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 234 - Follows: 66 - Published: 6/10/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Summer of Whump 2021 by LiGi reviews
Another another 30 unconnected whump stories, written for the Summer of Whump challenge! Still mostly Merlin and Arthur but with lots of lovely knights too! Not specifically slash but can all be read like that if you like. Expect even more blood, swords, magic, bandits, evil sorcerers, angst, hurt/comfort and of course, Gaius's healing herbs! I hope you enjoy!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 10,644 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 6/9/2021 - Published: 6/1/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
Silenced by Mississippi-moon reviews
Arthur discovers a certain secret about his manservant and his world suddenly flips upside down. The prince must send his best friend away, just for a little while so he can figure out what to do next. Merlin should be safe on his own, right? After all, he is a powerful warlock… Takes place after The Coming of Arthur, but Uther was still in his right mind after Morgana's betrayal.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 17,811 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 6/5/2021 - Published: 7/15/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Dragonfasting by ebhg reviews
Aithusa's actions in Sword in the Stone pt 2 have drastic and far-reaching consequences, though not what anyone would have guessed. "Was it possible to foster such a great love from the seeds of redemption and forgiveness?" Mergana/Arwen
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 105,265 - Reviews: 405 - Favs: 1,230 - Follows: 420 - Updated: 5/26/2021 - Published: 8/23/2012 - Merlin, Morgana - Complete
Another's Favor by ebhg reviews
To fortify Nemeth's ties with Camelot after his rescue, Rodor offers Mithian's hand to the one man Arthur respects above all others. For power comes not with rank, but from one's connections. AU from Another's Sorrow, taking Series 5 where I wish it had actually gone. AKA, Where the Heck was Magic and Albion When I Wanted Them!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 171,663 - Reviews: 667 - Favs: 1,269 - Follows: 468 - Updated: 5/26/2021 - Published: 8/17/2013 - Merlin, Mithian - Complete
Truth, Lies and Something In-Between by Loopstagirl reviews
First, he'd watched Merlin squirm. Then he'd waited for him to confess. But now? Now it was just awkward. Knowing Merlin's secret was a bigger headache than Arthur was expecting.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,221 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 33 - Published: 5/15/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
False Prophecy by VikingSong reviews
It had all been a lie. Merlin stared at the dusty page, unable to comprehend the shocking revelation. He'd come looking for answers about prophecies, yes, but this was not the answer he'd expected. It had all been a lie. (Or: When Merlin's faith in destiny is shaken, his faith in Arthur—and in their friendship—is put to the test. T for angst and violence. No slash/smut/profanity.)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,315 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 18 - Published: 5/14/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
Silence isn't Always Golden by Archaeologist reviews
When Arthur is assigned a servant who doesn't talk at all, it shouldn't be a problem. But he drove Arthur crazy anyway. AU
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,045 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 26 - Published: 5/5/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Candle in the Wind by Archaeologist reviews
It's Arthur's fault that Merlin is blinded by sorcery. Merlin understands that there is nothing to be done but Arthur isn't going to just sit by and let it go.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,954 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 11 - Published: 4/30/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
burn, burn, brightly burn by TheBookRider reviews
When Merlin is hurt on a mission, Arthur has to face the fact that his manservant is a sorcerer - and that he might not survive. (Magic reveal.)
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,756 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 4/28/2021 - Published: 2/27/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Revelations of the Disir by Phimaea reviews
Would there ever be a good time to reveal his magic? The Disir offer Arthur one last chance to save his destiny. What might have happened if Emrys made a different choice? AU The Disir (S5E05)
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,997 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/22/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Everything by CaughtInTheRa1n reviews
"Y-you said you would come back." "I know. And I did." "N-no, you didn't." Arthur needs to face his biggest mistake.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 40 - Words: 116,524 - Reviews: 571 - Favs: 476 - Follows: 701 - Updated: 4/6/2021 - Published: 2/17/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius
Curiouser and Curiouser by VikingSong reviews
Gwen knew Merlin wasn't in the tavern each time Arthur thought he was...but it was Merlin, so she'd never worried about her friend's harmless lies of omission. That is, she'd never worried until the day Merlin disappeared to 'the tavern' with a freshly-paralyzed fomorrah still lodged in his neck. Suddenly those lies didn't seem so harmless anymore.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,676 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 4/4/2021 - Published: 1/14/2021 - Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine, Elyan - Complete
Where Arthur Finds Out Exactly Why Merlin is Such a Bad Manservant by MagicalSniper reviews
When Arthur questions Merlin about why he is repairing his old boots rather than replacing them, he gets the shock of a lifetime. No beta, we die like Arthur T.T
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,222 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 62 - Published: 4/1/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Dragon's Wrath by Abdcedfhijklmnopqrstuvwxyz reviews
Directionless, grieving, and convinced he is guilty of all the deaths caused by the dragon's attacks, Merlin struggles to navigate life as a servant in a kingdom where his mere existence is illegal and-he is beginning to fear-likely to remain so forever. (H/C and Angst w/ happy ending, Merlin whump, and Reveal!Fic)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,918 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 3/30/2021 - Published: 3/23/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
The Power of Three by Emachinescat reviews
An AU of the series starting from "The Mark of Nimueh," where both Arthur and Morgana find out about Merlin's magic early on. This re-imagining of the entire series explores this divergent path and shows how much fate and destiny can change with the power of three.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 60,584 - Reviews: 199 - Favs: 274 - Follows: 388 - Updated: 3/21/2021 - Published: 10/23/2020 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur
Shackled by Revhead reviews
Merlin sacrificed his freedom to ensure Arthur's escape from Jarl's fortress. Arthur launched a one-man war against slavery to bring him back. But when long-held secrets are brought to light, everything changes between them, and not necessarily for the better. Will Merlin ever truly be free? /Slash fic, slowburn. Story is updated daily 28 chapters total. WARNINGS APPLY/
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 77,198 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 3/14/2021 - Published: 2/16/2021 - [Merlin, Arthur] - Complete
That First Hug by NotNecessarilyInThatOrder reviews
Short multi-chaptered fic featuring moments where friendships are formed or cemented and how bonds shine in times of need. Some exploration of lesser written about characters thoughts but basically just an excuse for author to write hugging scenes.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,409 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 3/6/2021 - Published: 10/29/2020 - Merlin, Gaius, Hunith, William
I Shall Have Lived a Little While by Emachinescat reviews
Sequel to "Pain Has an Element of Blank." The knights bring a broken Merlin back to Camelot, and he and Arthur are finally reunited.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,037 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 23 - Published: 3/5/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
The Day that Camelot Forgot by Emachinescat reviews
A vengeful Morgana casts a powerful curse on Camelot on the day Merlin is named Court Sorcerer, making everyone in the citadel forget that Merlin – and his impact on their lives – exists. She can only maintain the spell for one day, but twenty-four hours is more than enough time for the warlock to get himself into some serious trouble.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,916 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 28 - Published: 3/2/2021 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
And That Would Be Enough by Emachinescat reviews
In a moment of grief, Arthur says something to his newly appointed Court Sorcerer that he instantly regrets.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,087 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 33 - Published: 2/27/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Neglected Neckerchief by Emachinescat reviews
A group of bandits torture Merlin in front of Arthur for their own entertainment, using Merlin's beloved neckerchief against him in the cruelest of manners. Now, Arthur must struggle to come to terms with a traumatized Merlin, whose neckerchief has been replaced by a ring of bruises. TW: strangulation, panic attacks. Based on my drabbles from "Moments" by the same name.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,133 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 34 - Published: 2/21/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Between by Emachinescat reviews
When Uther finds out about Merlin's magic, Arthur has already known for some time – and Arthur has no intention of letting his father kill his servant.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,157 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 41 - Published: 2/17/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther - Complete
Pain Has an Element of Blank by Emachinescat reviews
Sequel to "I Should Not Dare to Leave My Friend." Merlin is captured by slave traders who don't need a magical artifact to contain his powers. After all, even the most powerful sorcerer in the world can't run away if his legs are broken. Even contained, though, Merlin's a force to be reckoned with – and he is determined to make it back home. Back to Arthur. TW: slavery
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,387 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 24 - Published: 2/16/2021 - Merlin, The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah, Gwaine, Elyan - Complete
The Masks that Most Suit Us by Emachinescat reviews
After Uther's death and a mishap on the training field, Merlin chooses to suffer in silence in an effort to allow Arthur to grieve unburdened. But everyone has their breaking point – even the newly crowned king of Camelot.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,572 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 45 - Published: 2/13/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Knock by Emachinescat reviews
It is common knowledge in Camelot that one should never, under any circumstances, enter Sir Owen's chambers without knocking. Unfortunately, someone forgot to tell Prince Arthur's new servant. TW: PTSD
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,934 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 24 - Published: 2/10/2021 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Perilous Forest by Aini NuFire reviews
A "shortcut" home leads the gang into a dangerous forest that tries to kill them at every turn.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,744 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 2/5/2021 - Published: 1/29/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
Magic? What Magic? by hellomynameisv reviews
Arthur was tired. Specifically, of Merlin. Seriously, how much of an idiot did he think Arthur was? Wait, wait. No. Don't answer that. FEBUWHUMP PROMPT #3: IMPRISONMENT
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,593 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 18 - Published: 2/3/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther - Complete
I Should Not Dare to Leave My Friend by Emachinescat reviews
An injured Arthur is desperate to go after Merlin, who has been captured by bandits. It doesn't matter that the knights are already out searching for the servant. He trusts them, but this is Merlin that's missing. Too bad Percival's his bodyguard and Arthur's as weak as a newborn foal.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,403 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 56 - Published: 2/2/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Percival - Complete
Picture Perfect: The Aftermath Of What Was Before by Kiva Taliana reviews
Following on from Merlin's sudden awakening, the people in his life are forced to reassess their boundaries and while Arthur desperately fights to get his job back he discovers that his talents mean there is more to him that just his job title. And while all that goes on Arthur and Merlin still have to face what happened, and what they did for each other.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Crime - Chapters: 13 - Words: 45,493 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 2/2/2021 - Published: 8/24/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
Legalese by TheBookRider reviews
After receiving a DUI, Arthur's shoddy, idiotic lawyer pleads him guilty. Modern AU.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,688 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/30/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Protecting You by myrosedream reviews
Merlin takes a cross bow bolt meant for Arthur. Right through the chest. Arthur is left to deal with the consequences. Lots of angst. 3-4 chapters. Worried Arthur and classic self-sacrificing Merlin. Happy ending.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,999 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 1/26/2021 - Published: 11/5/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Merlin's New Shirt by Cdnacho98 reviews
Merlin has spent the better part of 3 years wearing the same two shirts...So when he starts walking around in a purple shirt, it's no wonder Arthur is suspicious. Unfortunately, he gets a bit carried away, and convinces the knights Merlin has a demon possessing him, much to Merlin's annoyance. Utter silliness and ridiculousness. No slash. No character deaths, I promise.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,452 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 19 - Published: 1/24/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine, Percival - Complete
Not So Subtle by LadyWallace reviews
The day has finally come when Merlin is no longer able to hide his abilities from Arthur and the knights. But it turns out that he's in for a surprise of his own.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,192 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 28 - Published: 1/6/2021 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
Music of the Soul by oreny19 reviews
The knights, Arthur, and Merlin are told that in order for them to fulfill their destinies, they must truly understand and trust each other. A sorceress makes it so they all have a chance to listen to a song that describes each of them and their pasts and struggles. Set after season 4, reveal fic. Knights/Arthur/Merlin brotherly bonding. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 51,969 - Reviews: 483 - Favs: 1,040 - Follows: 1,131 - Updated: 1/5/2021 - Published: 12/25/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
Attaining the Golden Age by 4JarsofClay7 reviews
A life for a life is the law. Arthur lives but so does Merlin. The price is more than expected. With memories that are not their own, Arthur and Merlin take the final steps to the Golden Age. Only not all friends are allies, and sometimes your worst enemy is yourself.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 31,793 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/5/2021 - Published: 12/30/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah, Gwaine - Complete
A Destiny Altered by weepingelm reviews
We all know the story of Arthur and Merlin's destiny, as told in the televisions series, well this is what would have happened if Hunith had sought help as soon as he was born and if the druids had nurtured and provided a safe haven for both Merlin and his mother from the onset. Canon A/U warnings/pairings to be added
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 40 - Words: 59,103 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 222 - Updated: 12/18/2020 - Published: 4/17/2016
Keep Calm and Let the Admin Assistant Handle It by VikingSong reviews
Modern Mergana AU: Merlin is the new admin assistant in the corporate office of Pendragon Enterprises, Morgana is a junior exec in marketing, and Arthur...well, Arthur's just technologically inept. Merlin and Morgana bond over making fun of Arthur, but soon it becomes something more than that...
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 22,008 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 12/7/2020 - Published: 8/11/2019 - [Morgana, Merlin]
Saying Thanks by Cdnacho98 reviews
It's a big day with a treaty to sign, & Merlin is late with Arthur's breakfast again...Arthur storms off to find his servant (& breakfast), only to discover a very sick Merlin, plus reason Merlin is usually late with Arthur's breakfast. Hurt/Comfort, Friendship, Bromance. No slash. Takes place in Season 5. No spoilers, but thinly veiled S5 reference which you'll get if you watched!
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,774 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 27 - Published: 11/21/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius
Doppelganger by onceandfuturewarlock reviews
"Merlin," Arthur says, "has split himself into nine Merlins." / "Jesus Christ," Elyan says blankly.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,707 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 11/16/2020 - Published: 2/27/2020 - Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius, Gwaine
Just One Drink by 4JarsofClay7 reviews
Merlin, magic, and not-mead do not mix. "It's Merlin's Law," Arthur stated, looking both ways outside the tavern for his manservant. "Anything that can go wrong will." A loud crack came from around the corner. Arthur cursed as they began to run. "What was in that drink!" Gwaine winced. "I'm not exactly sure . . ."
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,072 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 10 - Published: 11/12/2020 - Complete
Responsible by purplecat19 reviews
"I can't be held responsible," Merlin said. "I wasn't even there." / "That's interesting," Arthur said, taking a step toward him. "Because I have no less than five eyewitnesses who could have sworn they saw you up on that balcony just before the roof came down."
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 468 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 19 - Published: 11/10/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Personal Assistants job is not an easy one by weepingelm reviews
Arthur Pendragon is down on his luck and working in a series of low paid jobs when his luck changes. His friend Gwen suggests he apply for a post as P.A to Merlin Emrys, how will the two get on? and what does the future hold.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 21 - Words: 34,542 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 11/8/2020 - Published: 6/29/2016 - Complete
I Loved Her by MockJayPhoenix12 reviews
What if Merlin wasn't so understanding with Arthur at the end of The Lady of the Lake?
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 861 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 11 - Published: 11/7/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Freya - Complete
Moments by Emachinescat reviews
100 moments of friendship, angst, heartbreak, betrayal, laughter, tears, love, hatred, darkness - a collection of drabbles. 55 - "Brave Part 2" - Arthur admits, if only to himself, how he truly feels about Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 55 - Words: 12,214 - Reviews: 912 - Favs: 358 - Follows: 376 - Updated: 10/29/2020 - Published: 4/21/2011 - Merlin, Arthur
Not So Little a Thing by Inherited-by-Ocelot reviews
Arthur should have learned by now that when Merlin gets a bad feeling about something, he should listen. When he doesn't the consequences are more grave than he could ever imagine-especially for Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,447 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 10/26/2020 - Published: 10/16/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
This Cold Land by Emachinescat reviews
Raiders from the North attack Camelot, but plundering the coastal villages isn't all they want. They want the prince, but having never seen him before, accidentally grab the wrong man. While Arthur sets off on an impossible quest to find Merlin, the servant finds himself miles from home in frozen lands across the sea, the captive of brutal Vikings who think he's the prince. FIN!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Friendship - Chapters: 23 - Words: 76,108 - Reviews: 660 - Favs: 453 - Follows: 719 - Updated: 10/19/2020 - Published: 9/19/2012 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
Lean on Me by Loopstagirl reviews
It was up to him, as usual, to save Arthur's life. But when Merlin pays the price, it's Arthur's turn to look out for his servant.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,429 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 10/17/2020 - Published: 9/20/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Dragon of Avalon by darklydreamingdoctor reviews
When Merlin is wounded at Camlann instead of Arthur, the two journey to Avalon in a final attempt to save the sorcerer's life. They receive help from an unexpected source, leaving Merlin battling a strange condition. Morgana pairs with a new adversary, who strikes frighteningly close to home, and in the face of a rising dark army Merlin and Arthur must defend the future of Albion.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 63 - Words: 61,201 - Reviews: 252 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 284 - Updated: 10/14/2020 - Published: 5/11/2015 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Aithusa
GPS by Archaeologist reviews
Merlin wants to know why Arthur can't ever ask for directions. From Season 3 episode 8, Eye of the Phoenix
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,181 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/11/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Falling On Deaf Ears by DreamersTales reviews
Merlin's head tilted up, his eyes meeting Arthur's once more and he felt his body go cold. There was only one word on Arthur's lips. One word, over and over. And he finally understood what he was saying. Merlin. He was saying his name, but he couldn't hear him. He couldn't hear anything at all. *Complete*
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 84,189 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 9/22/2020 - Published: 7/27/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
You Know What They Say by DragonflyonBreak reviews
Nothing good ever comes from eavesdropping. Or, that one time Leon and Gwaine decided to commit treason.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,114 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 157 - Follows: 46 - Published: 9/22/2020 - Merlin, Leon, Gwaine - Complete
Every Breath You Take by Mississippi-moon reviews
A series of one-shots in which Merlin suffers from asthma and Arthur is very concerned and doesn't hide it well at all.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 11,589 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 175 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 9/10/2020 - Published: 4/23/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Hollow by Cdnacho98 reviews
The tincture was only meant to get him back to Camelot in time to rescue Arthur. Merlin still needed treatment for the poison. But of course he waits till the last minute, resulting in some lovely Whump and Hurt/Comfort. No magic reveal, not a death fic. Takes place towards the end of Episode 5x08. First few dialogue tags in the story are from the episode. I don't own Merlin :(
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Suspense - Chapters: 13 - Words: 12,661 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 8/17/2020 - Published: 6/15/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
Diverge by caldera32 reviews
A series exploring what would happen if things had gone just a little differently - a collection of canon divergent shorts. Expect both whump and fluff.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 31,957 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 98 - Updated: 8/16/2020 - Published: 9/4/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius
Inside Out by Archaeologist reviews
Merlin would have thought Arthur would visit the faire when it came to town. After all, there were jugglers and horses and colorful crowds and fun, but there was something else going on under that prattish exterior.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,053 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 10 - Published: 8/7/2020 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Salt by Archaeologist reviews
Uther was having none of Merlin calling his son names in public. There were consequences.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,041 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 17 - Published: 8/7/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther, Gaius - Complete
I Hope You're There Waiting (At The End) by NewtPevensie reviews
Starts 5x05. The Disir tell Arthur to allow magic back into Camelot. What if Merlin chooses differently? Would the ending be different? Or just the journey? T for mild violence and possible language.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 72,226 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 8/4/2020 - Published: 11/15/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred - Complete
Difficult Decisions and Hollowed-out Hearts by Merlyn101 reviews
There was never really any reason for Merlin not to tell Arthur he was a dragonlord in Series 2. So I wrote an AU where he did. Not a reveal. Short Arthur exploration. Deep friendship or Merthur if you want to see it that way.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,115 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 15 - Published: 8/3/2020 - Merlin, Arthur
Of Druids, Sorcerers and Oblivious Idiots by Haleo6 reviews
Following the druids' return to Camelot, a druid ambassador visiting King Arthur's court reveals the existence of Emrys, sparking a city-wide search for the elusive sorcerer. In between hiding from Camelot's knights, keeping Morgana and Agravaine in the dark, and protecting the ambassador, Merlin struggles to keep his identity a secret and stay one step ahead of his pursuers.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 22 - Words: 69,477 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 259 - Follows: 403 - Updated: 8/3/2020 - Published: 5/27/2019 - Merlin, Arthur
The Endelíf by Gingeraffealene reviews
"NO, DON'T!" The swirling vortex around Merlin seemed to squeeze him and then Gaius was thrown backward and the windows and doors blew outward, raining debris into the corridor and the courtyard below as the magic exploded." After an attempt on the new Court Warlock's life goes strangely awry, Merlin's friends rally around him. De-aged Merlin, but not as you've ever seen it.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 13 - Words: 36,731 - Reviews: 119 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 7/26/2020 - Published: 5/3/2019 - Complete
Scared For You by IvyScribbles02 reviews
Merlin felt the golden light fade from his eyes as he looked to Arthur, who was standing mere meters away from him. He didn't even have to look at the King to feel the expression on his face. OR Merlin reveals his magic to save Arthur's life in the midst of a battle. Wracked with fear for Arthur, he runs away, and Arthur finds himself unable to let Merlin go.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,214 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 35 - Published: 7/23/2020 - Merlin, Arthur
Once and Future by Kiva Taliana reviews
A new king rides through a village and finds a mother and son somewhat fascinating. The developing relationships might be enough to change the course of the future, as Merlin becomes a prince and Hunith almost a queen. I'm what iffing... again!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 55 - Words: 206,040 - Reviews: 558 - Favs: 945 - Follows: 992 - Updated: 7/8/2020 - Published: 11/21/2011 - Merlin, Hunith
To Slay A Unicorn by Cdnacho98 reviews
While hunting in the woods, Arthur, Merlin, and the knights of Camelot stumble upon a unicorn. Arthur fires his crossbow, not counting on Merlin jumping in the way.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 20,031 - Reviews: 161 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 7/7/2020 - Published: 3/9/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Inktober Prompts by NotNecessarilyInThatOrder reviews
Prompts I found that work especially well for the Merlin universe. 1) What might have happened if Balinor had been present for Merlin's birth. 18) Vignettes of the growth of Merlin & Arthur friendship. 26) The forest has unique perspective on events it witnesses. 29) Arthur opens his eyes about his wife's behavior and doesn't like the conclusion he comes to. End of S5x8
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 35 - Words: 67,191 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 6/12/2020 - Published: 2/26/2018 - Merlin, Arthur, Hunith, Balinor
A More Matriarchal Capacity by Gingeraffealene reviews
Merlin really does take care of every little thing. Just a quick laugh.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,082 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 21 - Published: 6/7/2020 - Complete
Take me up (if you can) by Chuda04 reviews
After a confusing discovery about Excalibur, Merlin's friends end up with many unanswered questions. But this revelation only leads to an even bigger one. The Warlock just wished he had kept a more careful eye on Gwaine... Reveal fic, after season 4, no slash
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,649 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 43 - Published: 6/6/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah - Complete
Because It Was by Gingeraffealene reviews
Arthur reacts badly to Merlin's revelation and quickly regrets it, but not quick enough. How does one find an all powerful warlock who doesn't believe he deserves to be found?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,566 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 35 - Published: 6/5/2020 - Complete
The Resemblance by Veilwuarrah reviews
Uther recognizes someone in Merlin's features, and he's furious. Oh, he is extremely furious. Arthur has to drag Merlin out of his father's grasp, but what will the after-effects be when one is pushed beyond his limits? Does destiny help or does it just weigh one down? - Season 2 - before finale. Whump, angst WARNING. Violence, torture.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 36 - Words: 36,272 - Reviews: 621 - Favs: 344 - Follows: 579 - Updated: 6/4/2020 - Published: 2/16/2013
Run Ragged by LadyWallace reviews
It's time for another tournament in Camelot but when Arthur offers Merlin's services to a knight whose servant got an unfortunate injury, Merlin finds the man intolerable and demanding. Will he be able to make it through the tournament serving two masters? Hurt/comfort, gen
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,300 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 152 - Follows: 46 - Published: 6/1/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
Tavern Drabbles by Kiva Taliana reviews
Merlin appears to spend a huge amount of time in 'the tavern'. Arthur is determined to stop this. The only problem is... Arthur has to find the right tavern in order to do so. Complete and utter silliness in story form... ;-
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 26 - Words: 3,476 - Reviews: 360 - Favs: 353 - Follows: 446 - Updated: 5/30/2020 - Published: 8/15/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
Wait, Emrys by Geccarenee13 reviews
When Morgana is about to take over the kingdom by killing Arthur she suddenly remembers someone: Emrys. She decides to call him out and gets more than what she planned for. Au starting around season 4 or 5. Reveal!Fic
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 17,001 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 311 - Follows: 299 - Updated: 5/28/2020 - Published: 11/26/2016 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Aithusa - Complete
Time Travel and TV by The Potters of the Future reviews
Merlin, Gaius, the knights of the roundtable and Gwen gather to watch Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 45 - Words: 369,070 - Reviews: 964 - Favs: 2,062 - Follows: 1,838 - Updated: 5/10/2020 - Published: 9/24/2011 - Merlin, Arthur
Rescue by Vanvdreamer reviews
Dream or reality? What is going on? Merlin isn't sure. Originally a very odd one-shot, which turned into a trio of chapters that peel back the layers of a single hurt/comfort scene. No slash. Rated T as a precaution for violence done to Merlin and some images that could be frightening to children.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,832 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 5/9/2020 - Published: 3/10/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
The Call by Mississippi-moon reviews
A mysterious voice has been calling out to Merlin, depriving him of much-needed sleep and subjecting him to unwanted attention. Merlin must keep his secret and discover the source of the strange presence. Soon, Merlin discovers that he may be in over his head when the voice isn't what it seems...
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 21,743 - Reviews: 112 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 5/7/2020 - Published: 2/23/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
In Which Arthur Is Slightly More Observant Than He's Given Credit For by HylianEngineer reviews
"You know Merlin, that branch couldn't have fallen at a better time. Quite the coincidence, don't you think?" "Er. Right! Very lucky!"
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 757 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 18 - Published: 4/26/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Hiding in Plain Sight by Gingeraffealene reviews
Arthur goes looking for his wayward manservant. He was supposed to be at Arthur's side. Always. He had no business being anywhere else. Be warned: This is my least cheerful fic ever.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,296 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/25/2020 - Complete
Mercurial by Ocean Mint Leaves reviews
"I might have acted a bit impetuously," Merlin admits remorselessly, all but reading Arthur's thoughts. "and I may have left my back, err, unguarded." In which Arthur realizes just how much Merlin truly needs him. Golden Age!AU, Bromance and Hug Galore. Merlin and Arthur Friendship. Oneshot.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,866 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 212 - Follows: 45 - Published: 4/24/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
I'll Always Find My Way (Back to You) by TheEliteLabRatsLover reviews
When Merlin is attacked by bandits while out collecting herbs for Gauis, he knows he must make it back to Arthur. Too bad an infected wound and oncoming fever have other plans for him.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,359 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 26 - Published: 4/20/2020 - Merlin, Arthur
Of Manservants and Melodies by TheEliteLabRatsLover reviews
Merlin has begun humming a quiet lullaby as he works, and Arthur can't help but notice.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,370 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/18/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Turning a Blind Eye by Mischel reviews
Arthur is conscious enough during Lancelot's fight with the Griffin to hear someone speak magic, and he comes to the conclusion that Lancelot is a sorcerer. After Arthur speaks with Merlin though, he realizes that he might have been wrong. - Set in 1x05 Lancelot.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,657 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 23 - Published: 4/17/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot - Complete
The Neckerchief by Gingeraffealene reviews
Merlin Watching had become one of Camelot's most favorite pastimes. Observers just couldn't help analyzing everything related to him. It seemed that everything down to even his most mundane habits were to be dissected in the search for dark secrets and magical meaning. The latest object of wonder and speculation was none other than Merlin's neckerchief.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,636 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 33 - Published: 4/10/2020 - Complete
Frozen Horizon by Loopstagirl reviews
He had found his men, just as he vowed. But Arthur didn't expect to regain consciousness only to find he'd lost his servant instead.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,273 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 29 - Published: 4/10/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Trusting Emrys by SapphireDragon7 reviews
Arthur puts the pieces together, and finally learns Merlin's secret. What will he do with Emrys now? Will he be able to ever trust his best friend? Magic reveal story that takes place at the end of season four, and goes through some of season 5 with an alternate ending.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 50,762 - Reviews: 117 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 4/6/2020 - Published: 1/9/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Destiny Rewritten by Gingeraffealene reviews
On the shores of Avalon, as the king lies dying, Kilgharrah starts saying the most ridiculous things. Merlin sets him straight and then sets Destiny straight. The Triple Goddess approves. "Merlin, you cannot overcome Destiny's path," warned Kilgharrah. "Watch me," Merlin retorted fiercely.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,166 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 4/3/2020 - Published: 3/27/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah - Complete
The Forgotten by carinims01 reviews
They were friends, right? They'd fought alongside each other, hadn't they? He had saved Gwaine, and Camelot, time and time again. Right? So why couldn't he remember the young man named Merlin? Did he want to remember? And what about everyone else? And what if it was too late? Rated T. No slash. Reveal fic.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,975 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 197 - Updated: 3/30/2020 - Published: 5/23/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine
A Servant of Two Masters by Hades Lord of the Dead reviews
Arthur has just seen his manservant use magic to save his life - so can it really be so evil as he's always been led to believe? An AU of 4x06, in which Arthur sees Merlin use magic to cause the rockfall. Reveal!fic. Part 1 of 'Destiny Rising' series.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,036 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 342 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 3/27/2020 - Published: 3/21/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
No Means No by Archaeologist reviews
Puppies will melt anyone's heart, except maybe a certain prat prince.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 747 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 12 - Published: 3/18/2020 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
I'm engaged! by iwha reviews
Morgana's engaged, and she wants the whole world to know it. Now a series of one-shots. Modern AU.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 9,943 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 3/5/2020 - Published: 12/26/2012 - Merlin, Morgana
The Servant Who Did Not Serve by Redrose20202 reviews
One-shot sickfic where Merlin gets a fever and acts a bit like a stubborn kid. Arthur takes care of him. Whump I guess. It's been done, but what's one more? Now without computer gunk everywhere!
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,397 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 20 - Published: 3/1/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
Tolkien Was Wrong About This One by Boudicca1 reviews
The famed J.R.R. Tolkien once cautioned against meddling in the affairs of wizards, claiming that they are "subtle and quick to anger". Well. He's been wrong before. Alternately: In Which Merlin Gets a Summons, Magic is Discussed, and Uther Weeps in Despair for the Future of Camelot. Also on AO3.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,570 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/19/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther - Complete
Captured by Cdnacho98 reviews
Morgana has Merlin, and his secret is out. Will Arthur be able to save him in time? Now that his friend's true powers are revealed...will he still want to? I do not own Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Suspense - Chapters: 25 - Words: 30,616 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 2/1/2020 - Published: 12/22/2019 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Some Pig by Gingeraffealene reviews
Not all of Merlin's rescues were epic and angsty. Some were clever and sweet. A snippet from a couple of Merlin's more relaxed days in Camelot. Just for fun.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,189 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 12 - Published: 1/30/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, OC - Complete
a hell within my head by WastefulReverie reviews
It wasn't enough to hide some enchanted medallion in some ancient caverns ridden with serkets, oh no, they had to face some bloody trial too. Apparently, in order to be deemed worthy to proceed they each had to enter a chamber that would animate their deepest fear.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,002 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 27 - Published: 1/26/2020 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Gwaine - Complete
Peace At Last by Mississippi-moon reviews
The price for peace is a steep one. Will Arthur be able to pay it? Alternate ending for "A Servant of Two Masters." Arthur is strangely fond of the boy...
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 18,568 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 1/22/2020 - Published: 11/29/2019 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Rabbits and Bathroom Breaks by CaptainOzone reviews
Collection of drabbles/ficlets/oneshots of the random variety. From dark to fluffy, from angst-y to humorous, any and all characters, pairings, and scenarios. #68. Post Reveal AU. Merlin tries to prepare.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 68 - Words: 57,759 - Reviews: 711 - Favs: 294 - Follows: 240 - Updated: 1/6/2020 - Published: 7/28/2012
A Gift Well Received by Gingeraffealene reviews
Merlin hasn't seemed to really appreciate any of the gifts Arthur's given him in the past. Guinevere suggests Arthur try doing something Merlin really would appreciate, no matter how much it pains Arthur. Happy Yule! Have a Hug!
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,778 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 16 - Published: 12/22/2019 - Complete
For the love of Camelot by Wil1969 reviews
Yule time is near, but Merlin feels depressed and wants to be alone...
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,522 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/22/2019 - Merlin - Complete
Tearing Down Walls by Everthought reviews
A series of slightly awesome reveal fics featuring, among other things, a BAMF!Merlin, plenty of Arwen, lots of bromance, some whump!, and all the rest of that good stuff. Not necessarily magic reveals (though the first one is) - can be Freya, scar reveal, dragonlord/Balinor, etc... This is an "I'm sorry" for not updating Dreadful Day- I'll get on that, guys, don't worry!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 23,320 - Reviews: 195 - Favs: 536 - Follows: 516 - Updated: 12/20/2019 - Published: 12/3/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
In the Vaults of Camelot by Vanvdreamer reviews
Strange sounds coming from the vaults below the castle result in an unexpected journey for Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine, and Leon. Follows The Royal Crest of Camelot, but can easily be read as a stand-alone. No slash. Rated T for injury to characters. AU - Gwaine wasn't banished.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 23 - Words: 91,202 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 12/1/2019 - Published: 9/25/2018 - Complete
Eavesdroppers Never Hear Anything Good by DoctorClaryPotterPendragon reviews
Arthur wonders if Merlin does really always go to the tavern, so follows Merlin along with the knights when he sees him leaving the castle one night to a mysterious lake. And what will happen when Morgana captures Merlin? Freya reveal, scar reveal and eventual magic reveal. Warning: slight torture, Merlin whump
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 22,783 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 339 - Follows: 413 - Updated: 11/28/2019 - Published: 2/26/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine
Coming out from the Shadows by taylaca reviews
Arthur teams up with the mighty sorcerer Emrys. They face difficulties while trying to legalize magic and new enemies threaten everything they hold dear. Post-reveal. A sequel to Seeing Through the Shadows and Behind the Shadows. Can be read alone.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 66,166 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 11/12/2019 - Published: 11/11/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Lies and a broken heart by Archaeologist reviews
Perhaps Arthur should have died at Camlann. Then Merlin wouldn't have to watch him waste away in the decades since.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 654 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/11/2019 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Stronger Than by NotNecessarilyInThatOrder reviews
"I said I was dying." Arthur sighed."I don't have time for this." "Would you have had time to retrieve my corpse?" Merlin thought, then nearly smacked himself when Arthur's expression made him realize he'd spoken out loud. Could Merlin have told the truth if Arthur had been willing to listen that morning? What would that mean for their future? For Morgana's?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 101,219 - Reviews: 236 - Favs: 592 - Follows: 556 - Updated: 11/9/2019 - Published: 5/5/2018 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Under His Protection by Gingeraffealene reviews
Morgana was ruthless. Why didn't she ever go after Hunith as revenge on Merlin? Here's why.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 720 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 11 - Published: 10/21/2019 - Complete
Hunith by bluedragon03 reviews
Hunith comes for a visit to Camelot and meets the knights and they all love her and try to embarrass Merlin and it's just 2k words of the knights loving Hunith.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,437 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 82 - Published: 10/20/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Hunith - Complete
The Yard Sale by Gingeraffealene reviews
Merlin's done waiting. Time to clean out and move on. And no hallucinations of his friends will stop him. Destiny will have to do better than that.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,633 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 11 - Published: 10/13/2019 - Complete
Of Broken Paths by kjayla reviews
A re-write of The Broken Past. The world is made by the paths people choose to take. And Camelot is on a path that leads almost inevitably towards destruction. But that path can be averted and a new path taken. But only if people learn to understand.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 19,770 - Reviews: 225 - Favs: 328 - Follows: 543 - Updated: 10/10/2019 - Published: 10/2/2018 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Mordred
Strands Together by Kiva Taliana reviews
Once he has lost Arthur Merlin loses his purpose, so he devotes himself to other people's. This continues on from the end of series five, the story works in snippets, one shots and in any way that thoughts and feelings come.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,614 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 10/9/2019 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Merlin
Things Kept Underground by little.acatalepsy reviews
An unwilling bandit finds himself in the dungeons of Camelot, fearfully awaiting his sentence. But distraction comes in the form of his fellow prisoner's parade of unlikely visitors. Who was this man, that lowly to royalty sought his company? Post-reveal fallout from the perspective of a stranger.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,645 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 225 - Follows: 55 - Published: 9/20/2019 - Complete
A Question of Unity by Alaia Skyhawk reviews
Shadows lurk beneath the golden glow of peace, and trouble stirs in the east of Albion. For when one foe ceases to cast their shadow, another will rise to take their place, and spur the call of Unity (Sequel to A Question of Decisions)#Season6#
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 30 - Words: 76,689 - Reviews: 697 - Favs: 693 - Follows: 855 - Updated: 9/13/2019 - Published: 2/21/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
When Blue Was Gold by MoonMargaret reviews
Merlin is the most powerful warlock to ever walk the earth...but even he is not immune to sorcery. When all of the sorcerers in the area are enchanted to attack Arthur and Camelot, can Merlin hold onto himself? Or is he the most dangerous of them all? Magic reveal! FINALLY COMPLETE.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 61,701 - Reviews: 477 - Favs: 491 - Follows: 535 - Updated: 9/13/2019 - Published: 2/5/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Out of the Shadows by Jillcb reviews
It is the Battle of Camlann and the future of Camelot is at stake. After a tremendous battle Arthur is forced to meet his deadliest enemy, his sister. By the end of the encounter bonds and friendships are left in tatters. As the smoke clears can Merlin overcome his decision to reveal himself, and rebuild his shattered friendship with Arthur? Thanks to Wil1969 for bookcover support.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 31 - Words: 120,165 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 8/22/2019 - Published: 11/2/2016 - Complete
Diamond Soul by Mississippi-moon reviews
It is a strange sensation to be on the brink of death. Everything grows cold and mute, and your body is numb and you simply feel like a floating head. Arthur hated to admit it, but it was a feeling he was now quite accustomed to, what with people trying to murder him frequently. This time, however, he had been sure that this was the last time. Or so he thought...
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,411 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 8/17/2019 - Published: 8/6/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah, Gaius
Merlin Alternate Ending by Johanna8D reviews
Basically what the title says - how Merlin could've ended instead of Arthur dying. He lives and now knows Merlin has Magic. What happens from here? A story about love, friendship, adventures and a lot of hurt/comfort (whump). No slash!
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,151 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 119 - Updated: 8/8/2019 - Published: 7/30/2018 - [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] Merlin, Gaius - Complete
Sinstán by Ryne42 reviews
Arthur and Merlin stumble upon Stonehenge. Set post-series 4.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Supernatural - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,855 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 151 - Follows: 187 - Updated: 6/17/2019 - Published: 7/17/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Knight by onceandfuturewarlock reviews
"Do you want to be a knight?" Arthur asks Merlin. / In the 'Arthur Knows About Merlin's Magic' series.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,470 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 195 - Follows: 65 - Published: 6/16/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Gwaine - Complete
A Birthday by Gingeraffealene reviews
"Magic had never had a birthday until he came. It had existed from the beginning and dimly awaited his coming, knowing that the moment of prophecy would come to pass and it would be as momentous as everything else normally was...it was magic after all. But this being, this soul, this boy brought a new kind of magic." A super short one shot that came out of the blue.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 550 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/15/2019 - Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere, Hunith - Complete
Future by onceandfuturewarlock reviews
"Can you look into the future right now?" Gwaine leans toward Merlin a little, eyes bright with the excitement, or maybe the mead. Or maybe both. / "I don't think it works like that, Gwaine," Arthur says.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 749 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 39 - Published: 5/27/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
A Matter of Endurance by Noraneko94 reviews
Third one shot in the 'A Matter of...' Series (but can be read as a standalone). Sir Leon has lost a bet, leaving Merlin to show him what it takes to be the king's personal manservant. Much more fluff than the previous two! No slash
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,079 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 36 - Published: 5/17/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Leon - Complete
And the trees danced by Archaeologist reviews
The circle of trees was calling to Merlin, its music a tantalizing murmur of welcome.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 903 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/27/2019 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Music of Camelot by Silverstar reviews
It's time to hit shuffle! We're off on another series of different one-shots, and you guys can help choose songs. Inside you'll find your daily fix of angst and hurt/comfort.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,717 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 4/26/2019 - Published: 5/18/2017 - Merlin, Arthur
Leave out all the Rest by ZoeJoy24 reviews
Rodor and Mithian invite Arthur, Gwen, their knights and servants to a banquet held in thanks for rescuing father and daughter. Merlin gets into a bit of trouble and Mithian comes to his rescue. As events unfold they start to realize the feelings they have for one another. Rating just in case.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 20,182 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 4/17/2019 - Published: 2/12/2013 - Merlin, Mithian
First Times by Gingeraffealene reviews
There's a first time for everything, especially for a poor, young peasant who's suddenly working for a prince in a big city. There's a first time for everything, especially for a resurrected king being introduced to a new world by his warlock. Bromance and fluff as Merlin and Arthur watch each other experience strange new things for the first time. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,849 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 4/14/2019 - Published: 9/3/2018
A Matter of Loyalty by Noraneko94 reviews
Arthur wakes up in the forest with a headache and more questions than answers. How did he end up here? And why can't Merlin just let him sleep? Can be read as a one-shot, but is part of a series I'm working on along with A Matter of Trust (part 1 in the series). Mostly focuses on Arthur and Merlin, but other characters make an appearance. No slash, rated T cause I'm paranoid.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,567 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 30 - Published: 4/11/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine - Complete
A Matter of Trust by Noraneko94 reviews
An old one-shot I had lying around. Arthur takes the knights and Merlin out for a special training exercise during a heat wave, but things don't go according to plan. How can Arthur make amends? Slight fluff, no slash. Rated T purely cause I'm paranoid.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,802 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 50 - Published: 4/10/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine
What He Never Saw by Silverstar reviews
Arthur has always taken both his own royal lifestyle and his manservant for granted. Then a certain incident with a witch puts him quite literally in Merlin's shoes, and Arthur finds himself faced with several unwelcome truths.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,221 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 240 - Follows: 52 - Published: 3/17/2019 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Trust In Deceit by Silverstar reviews
It wasn't that Arthur didn't believe Merlin. It was more that he had only ever seen magic used for evil, and a lifetime of brainwashing from Uther wasn't about to fade overnight. How was he supposed to change his views for one man, especially when he had seen Merlin use his magic for bad as well?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,170 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 18 - Published: 3/10/2019 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
New beginnings! by animefan021513 reviews
Merlin jumps in front of a sorcerers spell turning him into a small infant and he ages to a toddler overnight. What will happen if Arthur sees him use magic? What will happen when he's grown again? What will happen as Morgana attacks? What will happen after? Read and find out! (And please review...it makes my day)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,266 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 45 - Published: 1/27/2019 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Challenging Hostage by wryter501 reviews
Young Merlin's magic is observed in Ealdor by Queen Annis, and he's offered adoption and the throne. Merlin learns what it means to be a prince and an enemy of Camelot - til the day he's captured by Prince Arthur's border patrol. Uther holds a prisoner with magic that he can't afford to execute, and Arthur meets a rational sorcerer for the first time. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 30 - Words: 224,110 - Reviews: 561 - Favs: 812 - Follows: 682 - Updated: 1/23/2019 - Published: 5/2/2018 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur - Complete
He's at the tavern! by KIMMIKY reviews
What is a Warlock to do when a prat of a king can't see the man through the haze of alcohol fumes? Will contain whump, misconceptions and traumatic uses of horse trough's in double measures.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,898 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 1/11/2019 - Published: 5/18/2018
Merlin: Series Five by Pawthorn reviews
If series five left you disappointed, read on. Starts soon after series four, and goes in a new direction where Arthur is smarter, the knights do more, Mordred is badder, Gwen is not brainwashed, and Merlin makes much better decisions and actually uses some of that power he is supposed to have. AU after series four, not slash. Work In Progress, updates irreregular.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 20 - Words: 57,895 - Reviews: 213 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 387 - Updated: 1/6/2019 - Published: 2/1/2015 - Merlin, Arthur
Undone by His Buckles by Gingeraffealene reviews
You think you've seen all the ways possible for Merlin's secret to be revealed? Well... Just a bit of lighthearted fun to brighten up your day. ;)
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 907 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 14 - Published: 1/4/2019 - Complete
Some Things Are Meant to Be by 1917farmgirl reviews
For Merlin, having the world fall apart around him was nothing new, but having someone there to help him pick up the pieces afterwards unfortunately was. Until it happened twice, with two very special people who appeared in his life when he most needed saving. Modern AU, friendship fic. Christmas story.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,538 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 12/24/2018 - Published: 12/28/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Yule Never Walk Alone by Silverstar reviews
Christmas Fic 2018 – Merlin has been left behind while Arthur is away on a trip to a foreign kingdom to celebrate the annual peace treaty and Gaius is invited to a feast with the lords and noblemen which he is obliged to attend. Merlin is alone at Yule until Arthur returns and drags him out to spend some time on the rooftop of the castle with food, blankets and a lot of laughter.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,716 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 16 - Published: 12/24/2018 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Word of the Day by LayzDayz reviews
A collection of drabbles focused on the word of the day from Merriam-Webster's word of the day. Been wanting to do this for awhile so hope you guys enjoy. Most drabbles can be used as prompts, read first chapter for more information.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 16 - Words: 2,992 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 12/11/2018 - Published: 9/7/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine
I'm Yours by WinglessCrows reviews
Merlin had secrets, and Arthur knew nothing of them, until, slowly, he did. In which Arthur slowly unravels the mystery that is Merlin, and begins to realize just how much he doesn't know.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 64,489 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 610 - Follows: 367 - Updated: 10/24/2018 - Published: 8/8/2018 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
The World You'll Create by Mischel reviews
Based on the episode 4x07 The Secret Sharer - Gwen talks to Arthur again, and in the end Arthur follows Merlin and Gwaine into the Ridge of Kemaray to save Gaius, discovering that Agravaine is a traitor in the process. Written for the Merlin Canon Fest 2018.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,372 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 32 - Published: 10/10/2018 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
The Broken Past by kjayla reviews
They never really ask about his life in Ealdor. And he's glad, because what would he tell them? Certainly not the truth. At least not all of it. But now they're going to find out, and not just about Ealdor, about everything.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 25,755 - Reviews: 624 - Favs: 1,175 - Follows: 1,534 - Updated: 10/2/2018 - Published: 2/5/2013 - Merlin
Worth Saving by Silverstar reviews
"'I believe you're worth saving, even if you don't.' He sits there, in the darkness, alone for once, and thinks about those words. Wonders if they will ever be anything more than just words." Or, Merlin risks everything to save Arthur once again, and Arthur wonders what the point of it all is.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,226 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 9/12/2018 - Published: 1/3/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Royal Crest of Camelot by Vanvdreamer reviews
The Royal Seal used to seal Camelot's official documents is magical - and missing. Merlin needs to retrieve it before Uther realizes it's gone. The retrieval doesn't go as planned, and Merlin awakens in the woods injured and confused. AU - Gwaine wasn't banished. Rated T solely because of damage done to Merlin. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 17 - Words: 34,638 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 9/10/2018 - Published: 7/2/2018 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
Dear Diary by Archaeologist reviews
Arthur does really love to hear Merlin insulting him. It's fun. Most of the time.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,383 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 20 - Published: 9/9/2018 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Arachnophobia by Loopstagirl reviews
Princes don't get scared anymore than they get nervous.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,110 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 15 - Published: 8/25/2018 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Brother's Instinct by AnabelleBlack20 reviews
2nd in the Dollophead and his Idiot series. Takes place after 4x08 and before 4x09. What if Arthur had actually listened to Merlin's suspicions in regard to Agravaine? How differently would things have played out? The Once and Future King trusted his manservant who was like a little brother to him. Ultimately, it was a brother's instinct that saved the day. No slash. Bromance only.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,799 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 399 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 6/26/2018 - Published: 6/8/2018 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Quiet by onceandfuturewarlock reviews
Gaius is a quiet man, leading a quiet life in quiet, if a bit cluttered chambers, in the heart of Camelot. And then Merlin comes along. And suddenly, things are not quiet. [Father's Day fic.]
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 478 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 14 - Published: 6/17/2018 - Merlin, Gaius - Complete
Forgotten by Gingeraffealene reviews
What happened to Merlin in Ismere is sooo not okay! This is the story of the price of neglect. -"Where is everyone? They were just here." Darkness blurred his vision. He took another slow step, stumbled, and never felt the blow as his face hit the icy mud.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,607 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 238 - Follows: 64 - Published: 6/17/2018 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Three Wheels: The Year of Shadows by Requiem17 reviews
Was he born Emrys, or is it a title to be earned? [Post S4, Canon Divergence, Eventual Reveal, Part 2/3]
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 130,828 - Reviews: 319 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 234 - Updated: 6/16/2018 - Published: 7/10/2016 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Albion AU: Merlin's Child by Gingeraffealene reviews
"Help him! Help him Merlin! Make him all right! Save him!" Merlin moved quickly to the shocked midwife who stared down at the still, blue baby in her arms. "He's not breathing! Help him!" -This belongs in my Albion AU series, but it just didn't feel chapter-ish so I'm letting it stand alone.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,574 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 33 - Published: 6/16/2018 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, OC - Complete
Albion AU: Manipulating Merlin by Gingeraffealene reviews
My Albion AU series is a series of one shots that live in the happy time after Camlann-where Arthur did NOT die-and life is good. Not perfect, but good. I mean, come on! Merlin and Arthur worked hard for this! Chapter 1: Manipulating Merlin - Sometimes there's only one way to force Merlin into taking a break: trickery.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 10,119 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 43 - Published: 6/15/2018
Too Much is Enough by Gingeraffealene reviews
The three men finally turned to notice Merlin slumped at the table fast asleep. Upon closer inspection Merlin's friends could see that his thin body looked utterly worn out and forlorn.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,353 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 46 - Published: 6/15/2018 - Complete
The Spirits' Secrets by Moni Hasnone reviews
Sequel to 'Before the Dawn"! When Merlin sacrificed himself to heal the tear and banish the Dorocha back to the Spirit World, he had left Camelot vulnerable. Now, the race is on, with Merlin attempting to return, Arthur struggling to protect Camelot, and Morgana relentlessly striking the weakened Kingdom. No Slash.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 17 - Words: 49,671 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 235 - Updated: 5/29/2018 - Published: 8/10/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Broken and Mended by Charis77 reviews
Arthur is awakened before dawn to deal with an angry lord's accusations against his manservant. What trouble has his friend managed to get into this time? Set between series 4 and series 5.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,818 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 266 - Follows: 64 - Published: 5/22/2018 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Leon - Complete
Loyalties Lie by Loopstagirl reviews
Morgana doesn't want to kill Arthur. She wants to break him. There is only one place that will serve her needs: the dark tower.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,024 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 5/20/2018 - Published: 10/24/2017 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Underlying Problems by Kiva Taliana reviews
Modern AU. In a world of prejudice a little boy works his way into the Pendragon's hearts, and the change starts from there.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 50,094 - Reviews: 369 - Favs: 566 - Follows: 773 - Updated: 5/17/2018 - Published: 6/7/2012 - Merlin
A Brooch and a Bracelet by Charis77 reviews
On the way back from a patrol, Arthur wanders off and Merlin tracks him down to figure out what's wrong. He pushes his friend too far and determines to make up for it. Heart to heart bromance ensues. Set between series 3 and series 4.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,784 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 33 - Published: 5/13/2018 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Penned Dragon by wryter501 reviews
A place where the living meet the dead - for a price. And when Merlin meets the veil-keeper, neither his life nor Arthur's will ever be the same again... Modern a/u, canon pairings, magic, (no slash!).
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 93,092 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 4/16/2018 - Published: 12/27/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Merlin's Boots by Charis77 reviews
Arthur is fed up with his manservant always being late and intends to make sure he knows his place. Until Merlin's boots stop him dead in his tracks. Set between series 1 and series 2.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,456 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 310 - Follows: 88 - Published: 4/1/2018 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Burning Fear by NotNecessarilyInThatOrder reviews
A year ago Arthur wouldn't have been the least bit bothered by a sorcerer falling at his feet in terror. But now magic is free. Now his people live in peace, with nothing to fear from each other. Don't they? Why is Merlin not surprised by this turn of events? And - most importantly - what can they do to fix the problem? (Post S5 AU) T because of references to burning.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,984 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 40 - Published: 3/25/2018 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Pay No Attention by EyrieStory reviews
It all started when Arthur notices Princess Mithian paying a little too much attention to a certain manservant. Bewildered, Arthur resolves to figure out what could possibly attract a princess to someone like Merlin, only to find that his discoveries lead him down a rabbit hole he never expected. [Merlin, Mithian], Arthur, Gwen
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,012 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 269 - Follows: 183 - Updated: 3/22/2018 - Published: 1/30/2018 - [Merlin, Mithian] Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
In a Heartbeat by 1917farmgirl reviews
A choice made in a desperate moment leaves Merlin and Arthur having to deal with repercussions neither wanted or expected. (Reveal fic. Friendship.) Written for the Tumblr blog "Merlin Memory Month 2018," Day 4 Prompt.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,024 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 304 - Follows: 82 - Published: 3/15/2018 - Merlin, Arthur, Agravaine - Complete
If These Walls Could Talk by hiddenfiresindeed reviews
A series of Brolin one shots taking place at the hotel in Pierrefonds, France. Will include Bradley, Colin, Katie, Angel, who knows? Will be non-slash, but let your imagination go where it will. New chapter: Colin is late to the NTAs, but Bradley has always been good about sharing. Written for a prompt with Bradley and Colin sharing a seat at the NTAs.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 9,756 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 3/8/2018 - Published: 11/21/2015 - Merlin, Arthur
Falling on Deaf Ears by Loopstagirl reviews
Arthur has been acting strangely for weeks and Merlin can't figure out why.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,744 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 286 - Follows: 74 - Published: 1/21/2018 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Screaming by KIMMIKY reviews
With Merlin, Gaius and most of the kingdoms healers struck down by a mysterious ailment, just what are the rest of the round table supposed to do to help? The only option available means asking for assistance from a source unlikely to WANT to get involved. Revelations and misunderstandings will abound as Arthur for once protects his protector.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Mystery - Chapters: 10 - Words: 45,645 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 239 - Updated: 1/1/2018 - Published: 9/11/2015
Safe by Charis77 reviews
Camelot is a magnet for constant mortal peril. So why does Merlin feel safe at all?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,614 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 261 - Follows: 82 - Published: 12/20/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine, Elyan - Complete
A Seat at the Table by Charis77 reviews
Everyone who means something to Arthur has a seat at the Round Table. But why not Merlin?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,403 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 387 - Follows: 120 - Published: 12/16/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
The Price of Loyalty by Revhead reviews
Uther activates a device that repels magic, but Merlin's loyalty to Arthur knows no bounds. Set after season 1. Magic reveal.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 18,691 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 587 - Follows: 162 - Published: 11/11/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
Perchance to Dream by Archaeologist reviews
Merlin never does do well with fevers.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,293 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 24 - Published: 11/8/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Renewed By Love by wryter501 reviews
Arthur knows and welcomes and appreciates Merlin as his personal sorcerer - and under his reign, Camelot has slowly come to accept the inevitable return of magic. But how will the other kings of Albion react to Camelot's change of policy? - Alined, Odin, Caerleon... sequel to "Refined by Fire" and "Released by Truth". Arwen, Merthian, other non-canon pairings.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 150,482 - Reviews: 303 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 10/31/2017 - Published: 5/28/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Looking After by onceandfuturewarlock reviews
Leon can't help but think sometimes how there's no one to look after Merlin. One-shot. Literally just ridiculous fluff.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,105 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 336 - Follows: 88 - Published: 10/27/2017 - Merlin, Leon - Complete
In the Space between Heartbeats by Archaeologist reviews
It wasn't supposed to end like this. A/N: Takes place after Uther has been stabbed and Dragoon the Great is trying to heal him. 04x03 The Wicked Day AU.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,262 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 14 - Published: 10/13/2017
Arthur of Albion by Jabberwockyjinxes reviews
When Arthur was a child, he was sent away to live with Sir Ector far north of Camelot. When Merlin was born, he was taken by the druids and raised as their own. Their lives overlap for the first time after a devastating raid on the druid camp, but they quickly figure out that their lives were destined to be intertwined since the beginning of time.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,322 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 20 - Published: 10/4/2017
To Save a Friend by lilgenious reviews
Gwaine and Lancelot go to Merlin when he finds himself in prison for revealing he has magic. When they get there, though, they find that Merlin is not alone, and not exactly free from harm.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,312 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 54 - Published: 10/1/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
The Road to Hell by Archaeologist reviews
Merlin thought he was doing the right thing but the road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,494 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/29/2017 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Of All People by M1ssUnd3rst4nd1ng reviews
Arthur is given a gift of a stone able to detect and defend against sorcerers. It works against the last person he would have expected. Magic reveal. Companion piece to "Please Help My People."
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,366 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 179 - Follows: 68 - Published: 8/30/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Ignis Fatuus by SignedEJ reviews
UPDATED: MAY 2018. His magic is positively screaming, unable to withstand the thought of Arthur being hurt, of failing to keep him safe. He knows the consequences, but he won't be able to live with himself if Arthur gets tortured because of him. Not if he can stop it. Hurt!Merlin, Gen, H/C.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,209 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 216 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 8/12/2017 - Published: 8/2/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
A Dragon Wedding by Pongo0614 reviews
With Merlin and Morgana safely in Drugonia, the preparations for their wedding can begin. Back in Camelot, Arthur is getting ready for his trip to Drugonia to bring Morgana back safely. Just maybe he doesn't believe that all magic is evil like his father told him. Why would Merlin save Morgana if magic was evil? Sequel to The Dragon's Choice.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 21 - Words: 22,188 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 107 - Updated: 8/11/2017 - Published: 6/27/2017 - [Merlin, Morgana] Arthur, Balinor - Complete
Vision of Happiness by fireicewriter42 reviews
No man, no matter how great, can know his destiny. Should the Once have been what the Future could be. Had Arthur lived on the banks of Avalon, what would the future of Albion have been? For Merlin it would have been a vision of happiness. But perhaps happiness is not all that it seems. For Fate is not pleased, and Destiny will have its way. No slash. I own nothing, except my OCs.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 35 - Words: 94,889 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 7/25/2017 - Published: 11/4/2016 - [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] [Merlin, OC] - Complete
Meeting his Match by Blissful Thinking reviews
Arthur is considering repealing the ban on magic so he visits a kingdom where magic isn't outlawed in order to make an alliance and to understand magic better. Merlin is the king of that kingdom but he's hiding something. Will his secret drag Arthur into a deadly game of war? Royal!Merlin Slight Merlin!Whump
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 32,048 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 7/21/2017 - Published: 1/10/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Freya
Heart of Magic by Loopstagirl reviews
Grief and guilt lay heavily on Merlin after Freya's death. But after helping Arthur rescue a girl in the forest, Merlin starts to believe again. In love, in hope, and in himself.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,231 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 7/5/2017 - Published: 1/15/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Caged by Candle-lit Dreams reviews
When Arthur is willing to let magic heal his father, Merlin hears his cage door open. But Uther's death slams the door shut. Arthur blames magic and Merlin fears he will never be free. Merlin finds himself without hope while Arthur finds himself a King without his closest friend. As both struggle with their fears, an enemy of Camelot seizes her opportunity to strike. (No Slash)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 20,073 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 6/20/2017 - Published: 5/8/2017 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur
The Dragon's Choice by Pongo0614 reviews
Drugonia had always been a strong kingdom. The power of the dragonlord helped. Meet Merlin, the heir to the throne. As he comes of age, his wife is chosen for him, not by his father but by the dragons. Maybe he wasn't prepared when his future wife was in Camelot.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 23,586 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 295 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 6/17/2017 - Published: 5/10/2017 - [Merlin, Morgana] Arthur, Balinor - Complete
A Servant of None by Corianna15 reviews
An alternate unfolding of events in the episode titled "Servant of Two Masters" from season 4. The story picks up after Merlin and Arthur were separated in the forest. Rated T for violent and graphic images. A little dark...
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 22 - Words: 29,181 - Reviews: 228 - Favs: 156 - Follows: 270 - Updated: 6/10/2017 - Published: 11/17/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Shards by Luxorien reviews
Collection of drabbles, mostly unrelated to each other and ranging in length from 100 to 1000 words. Most originally posted on the LJ community camelot drabble. New: Blood and Ice
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 40 - Words: 18,998 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 6/2/2017 - Published: 8/20/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
A Matter of Trust by xXPhoenix14Xx reviews
"Everything is going to change, isn't it? The struggle over Albion and the Saxons, the old and new religion, the use of magic and the extermination of it. The stalemate has finally been broken, hasn't it?" Destiny has reached its turning point, and truths have come to light. Yet some truths bring dark outcomes. Can Arthur trust a man surrounded by lies? Magic Reveal. Set after 5x11
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 50,866 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 258 - Follows: 428 - Updated: 5/31/2017 - Published: 4/4/2014 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius
The Necromancer's Apprentice by wryter501 reviews
Nearly ten years after Morgause's plans to force magic upon a modern society go tragically awry, Arthur discovers more than one secret concerning his estranged sister Morgana. His search for understanding brings him to Lone Oak Academy, where Merlin as the school's head of security is still searching himself, for atonement. Modern A/U, yes to magic, no to slash. Canon pairings.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 20 - Words: 126,649 - Reviews: 221 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 5/21/2017 - Published: 1/29/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Freya - Complete
Every Moment by carinims01 reviews
Merlin needs help. Freya has a promise to keep. Set during season 4. No slash. Freylin.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,731 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 35 - Published: 5/20/2017 - [Merlin, Freya] Arthur - Complete
A Broken Coin 1: Two Halves by ProcrastinationIsMyCrime reviews
"Look, mate. There are places out there where sorcerers are happy. I've seen my share and this isn't one of them. Just…just think about it." Gwaine's loyalty had always been to him, not Arthur, and that same loyalty will steer the future in ways beyond imagination. But simply leaving Camelot won't free his kin. He must do much more. But how much can or will he do? Post S4. Reveal.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 53,537 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 104 - Updated: 5/20/2017 - Published: 3/17/2016 - Merlin, Mithian, Aithusa, Alator
The Call of Destiny by dmarie1184 reviews
Grief-stricken and aimless after Arthur's death, Merlin decides to put as much distance between himself and Camelot as possible. However, destiny introduces him to a young healer with the burden of prophecy whose path seems entwined with his own. Will the dream of Albion live on? The call of destiny continues.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 84,475 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 5/9/2017 - Published: 5/23/2016 - [Merlin, OC] Gwen/Guinevere, Leon
100 Oneshot Challange by Qwerts reviews
Looking for whump, reveals, BAMF!characters, or anything else Merlin related? Look no further! This collection covers it all (feel free to leave requests as well. No slash, written for my 100 Oneshot Challenge) NEWEST: When a spell goes wrong, Merlin and Arthur find that they've switched bodies. Chaos ensures. (Reveal!)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 21 - Words: 50,597 - Reviews: 161 - Favs: 222 - Follows: 209 - Updated: 5/6/2017 - Published: 8/15/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Underground by NomDePlume519 reviews
There is an underground movement that is smuggling people with magic out of Camelot. Would Merlin really get involved in a plot this risky? Yes, yes, he would. Set between1:8 and 1:9.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,577 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 4/13/2017 - Published: 4/1/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Sand Castles by Ice Queen1 reviews
Sort of a continuation from "Fair Warning". AU for the middle of the" Castle of Fyrien". Merlin and Arthur don't escape after bringing down the roof on Morgause and Cenred. Snarky Merlin returns. Torture, reveal!, BAMF Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 22,372 - Reviews: 314 - Favs: 660 - Follows: 692 - Updated: 4/1/2017 - Published: 2/25/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Luxury He Can't Afford by tallshadow72 reviews
Arthur overhears Merlin talking to Lancelot in the armory, and realizes that he doesn't know his manservant as well as he thought. Not a magic reveal. One-shot.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 638 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 222 - Follows: 96 - Published: 3/28/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot - Complete
After Arthur by purplecat19 reviews
Five years and a day after Arthur's death, Merlin walks back into Camelot.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,731 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 17 - Published: 3/4/2017 - Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
Empyreal by April29Roses reviews
A one shot of a moment between Merlin and Gaius.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 820 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/23/2017 - Merlin, Gaius - Complete
I'm Fine by April29Roses reviews
A short whump story, set in a nameless cell, after Merlin has been tortured. Guilty Indulgence.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 827 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 28 - Published: 2/23/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Through Diamond Eyes by GraceLilly reviews
Arthur is dead, but there is one last thing Merlin can do to save him. Alternative ending to The Diamond of the Day Pt. 2.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 28,838 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 2/22/2017 - Published: 2/4/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Rabbits are a Good Conversation Starter by Woman Of The Book reviews
As requested by Cindy4651: Arthur knows, and deliberately disarms himself, standing far away from Merlin and his own weapons to put Merlin at ease, and tells Merlin he knows about his magic. Merlin is as pale as a sheet throughout most of this fic. Happy ending, more fluff than angst, and practically no whump whatsoever. Takes place after Arthur is King... yep thats about it
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,913 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 38 - Published: 2/21/2017 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Crystal Caves and Diamond Days by Woman Of The Book reviews
Rewrite of 5x13, AU canon divergence. What if Arthur didn't hesitate to kill Mordred? How would destiny unfold then? Dedicated to my sister who had requested for a fic where Arthur didn't have to die by Mordred's hands... or at all. Oneshot (though may write another chapter if you all want) and magic reveal as always :) Open/ambiguous ending though
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,186 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 2/21/2017 - Published: 7/20/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred - Complete
Hurt and Comfort in Camelot by PenPatronus reviews
COMPLETE An anthology of intense 100-3000 word hurt / comfort stories featuring the bromantic friendship of Arthur and Merlin. Drama, angst, h/c, friendship, major Arthur whump, major Merlin whump, protective Arthur.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 49 - Words: 57,376 - Reviews: 1484 - Favs: 1,172 - Follows: 925 - Updated: 2/19/2017 - Published: 12/2/2012 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
Of Glasses and Tea Bags by GirlFromNorth reviews
A collection of random, unrelated one-shots. 12: "In which Merlin is painfully careless, Uther fears for the future of Camelot, and Arthur is just doing his best."
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 30,963 - Reviews: 162 - Favs: 180 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 2/1/2017 - Published: 10/8/2015 - Merlin, Arthur
Released by Truth by wryter501 reviews
Merlin's place is with Arthur, that much is certain - but there are still the laws of Camelot to consider, even after Uther's death. Can newly-crowned King Arthur guide his kingdom through a journey he's not sure he's finished with - adjusting to the reality of magic in Camelot - without losing himself... or Merlin? Sequel to "Refined by Fire".
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 20 - Words: 131,162 - Reviews: 290 - Favs: 294 - Follows: 191 - Updated: 1/17/2017 - Published: 8/29/2016 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
King by Drag0nst0rm reviews
The sidhe fall out of the sky like bloodthirsty rain. A series of oneshots set in my "Emrys" AU. No slash, still don't own Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Horror/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,134 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 1/2/2017 - Published: 10/16/2015 - [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] Merlin - Complete
The First Return by JJuna reviews
This story follows the events of 5x13. There is nothing here that contradicts canon, but I always wanted more Merlin. I would have loved to see a series 6. This is my idea of the way it could have happened. :)
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,193 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 12/10/2016 - Published: 11/10/2016 - Merlin, Arthur
5 Times Merlin Surprised People by sarajm reviews
Merlin is not the useless idiot that he is assumed to be. This collection will explore times when Merlin surprises people with skills they do not expect him to have. Part 1: Kindness, Part 2: Languages, Part 3: Hard-working
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 57,791 - Reviews: 463 - Favs: 1,629 - Follows: 1,369 - Updated: 12/5/2016 - Published: 11/13/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther, Gaius
Merlin: The Deaf Warlock by Estarbuck reviews
AU: A young boy enters Camelot, but hears nothing. He meets the young Prince and an unlikely friendship begins when the prince tries to communicate with his hands. The forbidden magic is concealed behind the Deaf boy's mute voice, his mind and his eyes guiding it to protect his friends from enemies. How will destiny come to be with the Warlock of the druids prophecy has no hearing?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 49,263 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 295 - Follows: 366 - Updated: 12/3/2016 - Published: 6/12/2014 - [Morgana, Merlin] [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere]
Armor by April29Roses reviews
Arthur and Merlin spar about a wonderful hauberk. This little nugget of bromance follows the events of the story, the Morrigan.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,741 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/3/2016 - Complete
The Tidy Room by zendog reviews
A dreadful accident brings despair to Camelot and to Merlin especially. Then awful visions show a kind of bitter hope and Merlin must travel alone to face the evil that is emerging. But Arthur will not be left behind. To save their friend they will risk everything.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 52,302 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 12/1/2016 - Published: 7/31/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
The Morrigan by April29Roses reviews
A gigantic trebuchet is set to attack Camelot, powered by a vengeful sorcerer from Uther's past. Merlin finds a way to save his home from destruction, but Arthur discovers his magic, just as another attack begins. This is a classic reveal fic, with plenty of angst and whump. Dedicated in gratitude to oma 13.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 13 - Words: 20,741 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 11/26/2016 - Published: 10/8/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Destiny's Burden by SisterOfAnElvenWannabe reviews
Mordred sees Merlin sneaking out one night and follows him. When he overhears Merlin's conversation with Kilgharrah the reason for the warlock's distrust of Mordred is revealed. But now that he knows the terrible secret of his destiny can Mordred change it? Or will he be crushed by the weight of it? AU after season 5, episode 5.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Suspense - Chapters: 16 - Words: 30,950 - Reviews: 190 - Favs: 345 - Follows: 196 - Updated: 10/31/2016 - Published: 5/19/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred - Complete
So Loved by Moon Fox reviews
Mithian has a secret admirer, Arthur suspects his servant, but he doesn't expect Rodor's ties to Merlin's family history.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 91,332 - Reviews: 561 - Favs: 304 - Follows: 375 - Updated: 10/15/2016 - Published: 5/29/2015 - [Merlin, Mithian] Arthur
I Trusted You by Xylie reviews
The secret has been revealed and the sorcerer is about to be punished. What will Arthur's decision be? Will friendship amount to anything or will it disappear along with trust.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 31,525 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 10/9/2016 - Published: 6/4/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Full of Surprises by aralana765 reviews
"Arthur sat frozen on the ground. He couldn't move, couldn't think of how. It wasn't magic. It wasn't because of his wounded leg. It wasn't even fear. It was absolute shock." My version of the reveal.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 50,676 - Reviews: 157 - Favs: 593 - Follows: 510 - Updated: 10/1/2016 - Published: 2/22/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
In A Name by StarlightInHerEyes22 reviews
While off on some quest or another, Merlin and the knights find themselves trapped in a shrine, being informed that it they wish to proceed, they need only speak their true names and titles. Easy, right? Wrong. Merlin really hates the Old Religion sometimes. (X-Posted on ao3)
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,543 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 602 - Follows: 202 - Published: 9/28/2016
Albion Rising by luminare91 reviews
It's been centuries since Camelot stood tall. Now, magic stirs again. Key players awaken. The Round Table reconvenes. King and Queen are reunited. Friends and foes meet once more. This time, it's not just Albion that needs saving, it's Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,354 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 156 - Follows: 266 - Updated: 9/26/2016 - Published: 7/24/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius
Helping Hand by Loopstagirl reviews
Clearing up was only the start of the healing process after Aredian's ruthlessness. But it was a start.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,301 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 28 - Published: 9/25/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Careful what you wish for by HarisaEnaja reviews
After finding out that Merlin has Magic, Arthur wishes he'd never met him- then gets his wish. He gets a glimpse into what the world would have been like if Merlin had never come to Camelot. reveal!Fic. Bromance. Not intended slash (see it how you want) Mostly cannon relationships. possible Mergana. multichapter.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,038 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 230 - Follows: 372 - Updated: 9/11/2016 - Published: 9/2/2015
Brassed Off by JJuna reviews
Merlin is feeling peeved at Arthur's unreasonable behaviour. A lighthearted, short story, written as a birthday present for a dear friend. Also, many thanks to Jillcb for the idea. :)
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 815 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/8/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Flux of Power by Loopstagirl reviews
When Merlin loses control of his magic, leaving feels like the only option left open to him. But running away had never been a solution, not when Arthur's life is in danger.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 31,181 - Reviews: 182 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 9/5/2016 - Published: 6/11/2016 - Arthur - Complete
Nightmare from the past by Nelly2560 reviews
A bully from Merlin's past shows up in Camelot and wants only one thing, revenge! Merlin!Whump Protective!Knights Slight OOCMerlin (English is not my first language so there might be some mistakes inside, sorry.) Hope you like it! R&R!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,595 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 8/30/2016 - Published: 8/26/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
Refined by Fire by wryter501 reviews
It began, as any shift in destiny did, with a choice - run and hide, or stay and fight. And because Merlin chose to stand still, his destiny and Arthur's - and others' - took a sharp right turn. Discovered by the knights, arrested by Arthur, Merlin faces Uther's questioner and judgment... Gold is, after all, refined in the flames... Mid-season 3 in-canon reveal.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 155,434 - Reviews: 512 - Favs: 685 - Follows: 331 - Updated: 8/29/2016 - Published: 6/10/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Chilly Confrontations by Emachinescat reviews
Sequel to Frozen Revelations. After a near-death experience in a frozen river, Merlin's secret, unbeknownst to him, is revealed to the king, queen, and a small band of knights. Arthur finds himself facing off against himself and one of his own knights as he struggles to come to terms with Merlin's magic - and accidentally makes things much worse for the warlock in the process.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,558 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 359 - Follows: 113 - Published: 8/26/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
A Hidden Past by Blissful Thinking reviews
When Merlin jumps in front of a spell that was supposed to make Arthur relive his worst memories, he suffers the effects. Everyone sees. No slash! Reveal!fic Merlin!Whump.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Fantasy - Chapters: 6 - Words: 26,346 - Reviews: 259 - Favs: 1,001 - Follows: 1,222 - Updated: 8/22/2016 - Published: 8/26/2015 - Merlin, Arthur
Liar, Liar by April29Roses reviews
This is a series of 10 one shots, based on the "Pants on Fire" vocabulary quiz from Merriam-Webster! In this last chapter, 'Taradiddle', Merlin wrestles with the lies that underlie the bright facade of Camelot, and finds some hope.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 17,884 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 8/14/2016 - Published: 6/30/2016 - Merlin - Complete
Refuge by DJ Dubois reviews
Following "Another's Sorrow", Princess Mithian suffers from a magical malady resulting in another crisis in the midst of Nemeth's rebuilding efforts. What will Prince Kay do? How will Camelot help? What kind of effect will this have? (Merlin/Mithian, Arthur/Gwen) Please read and review!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 88 - Words: 179,415 - Reviews: 108 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 8/11/2016 - Published: 4/9/2016 - [Merlin, Mithian] [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] - Complete
Spies, Lies and Truths by TheTerribleTwos reviews
After Merlin is shot with an arrow and left for dead in Cenred's Kingdom, Uther receives a mysterious letter informing him that Emrys, a dangerous sorcerer, is out for his blood. Arthur, upon learning that Merlin is still alive, is sent on a mission to kill Emrys and hopefully rescue his misplaced manservant in the process. No Slash.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 89,063 - Reviews: 349 - Favs: 451 - Follows: 611 - Updated: 8/7/2016 - Published: 1/29/2011 - Merlin, Arthur
Iridescent by carinims01 reviews
Merlin would do anything for Arthur. In turn, Arthur would do anything for Merlin. And when Morgana attacks Camelot, that very brotherhood is put to the ultimate test. With Morgana ruling and Merlin powerless to stop her, it's up to Arthur to save Camelot and his best friend. The only thing is, he's supposed to be dead. By Merlin's hand. Rated T for violence. Post 4x03. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,756 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 8/4/2016 - Published: 12/15/2014 - [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] Morgana, Merlin
Home by the Sea by a.narnian reviews
'I will break you, Emrys. I will break your will, your heart, and fear will take you.' What starts as a treasure hunt becomes a test of Arthur and Merlin's destiny. Set after series 4. Rated 'T' for some violence, minor coarse language.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 48,823 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 7/19/2016 - Published: 5/17/2016 - Merlin, Arthur
Three Wheels: A Year For Secrets by Requiem17 reviews
After Morgana's latest takeover attempt, things quiet down in Camelot…on the surface at least. [Canon Divergence, Post S4, Eventual Reveal] This story and its following two parts are revamped and posted on Ao3 under Three Wheels - Triskelion and the same penname. As of April 2024, start on Ao3 and come back here around chapter 24 if you're eager for the rest.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 124,656 - Reviews: 239 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 7/10/2016 - Published: 1/5/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine - Complete
Of Swords and Warlords by Jae's Stories reviews
Merlin, Arthur and the Knights are kidnapped by an aging warlord, but what's his end goal and why does he only seem interested in questioning Merlin? Rated T for violence (Merlin!whump) and language. Magic reveal. Complete.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 41,647 - Reviews: 333 - Favs: 1,066 - Follows: 756 - Updated: 7/8/2016 - Published: 6/8/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Routine Surprises by brynerose reviews
Any life has its routine moments, but if there's one thing Prince Arthur should realize, it's that life with Merlin is a routine of anything can happen. Many of these are comical moments, but every so often, they turn serious... Ambiguous pre-S4. No slash. Rating for mild language and injury/peril, just to be safe.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,634 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 7/4/2016 - Published: 5/25/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Protecting the Protector by ReluctantSlashFan reviews
The knights protect Merlin for a change.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 51 - Words: 69,349 - Reviews: 1315 - Favs: 1,946 - Follows: 1,935 - Updated: 7/2/2016 - Published: 5/1/2013 - Merlin
The River by readernurse reviews
When Merlin has to use magic to save Arthur, he ends up getting hurt in the process. Trapped in a blizzard, freezing, will the two young men be able to make it? And who will be the unexpected rescuer? ON HOLD
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,425 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 6/28/2016 - Published: 5/16/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
The Path To Albion by Leisey reviews
"They say the darkest hour is just before the dawn." Emrys has been revealed and Albion is dawning, but an old enemy returns before it can be realised. The time of the Prophecy is at hand. AU. Mergana. Arwen. Royal!Merlin. Sequel to 'The Path of Light'.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 25,135 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 242 - Follows: 342 - Updated: 6/9/2016 - Published: 5/15/2015 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
The Path Of Light by Leisey reviews
"You have a dark destiny, young witch; a dark future with only one chance of salvation." Merlin is a prince hiding in Camelot, trying to keep his magic and true status a secret. But when the Great Dragon is released and Morgana discovers her powers, Merlin had to decide between helping his friends or keeping his secrets. Season 2 AU. Mergana, Arwen. Royal!Merlin. Reveal fic.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 131,729 - Reviews: 331 - Favs: 1,435 - Follows: 780 - Updated: 6/9/2016 - Published: 9/25/2014 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
The Blood Potion by Veilwuarrah reviews
"Did you sense something?" The king asked, and Merlin looked at him frowning. "Sense something?" He was lost as to what Arthur was referring to. "Yes, you know.. sense something magical?" - Merlin has his doubts about reality when he wakes to find something very different about the world around him. Set after "The Dark Tower". Confusion; whump; DARK; T for reason; be warned!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 33,211 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 6/2/2016 - Published: 12/31/2012 - Complete
The Death of the Lie by JJuna reviews
In the aftermath of Uther's death, Merlin decides to tell Arthur the truth. Sadly, things don't go according to plan, and Merlin loses control, with devastating consequences. Can he retrieve the situation before it's too late? AU of part of 4x03. Oneshot.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,622 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 15 - Published: 6/1/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
The Well by JJuna reviews
A visit to the Disir leaves Merlin with a moral dilemma. Can he do the right thing? AU of 5x05
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,204 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 5/25/2016 - Published: 5/22/2016 - Complete
Frozen Revelations by Emachinescat reviews
When a stir-crazy Arthur decides to go on a hunt right after the biggest blizzard Camelot's seen in years, he doesn't realize that his flippant decision could hurt of one of the people he cares most about - in more ways than one. Requested by secret-identity-revealed. Reveal fic, whump. Sequel posted: Chilly Confrontations
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,380 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 451 - Follows: 214 - Published: 5/24/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Annis in Camelot by JJuna reviews
A perceptive woman shakes things up in Camelot, leading to unexpected consequences. Will Merlin's magic be revealed, and can his glorious destiny be preserved after all?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,596 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 5/9/2016 - Published: 5/5/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
5x13: A Happy Ending by JJuna reviews
The story continues from the point of Morgana's death. This is what I would have liked to have seen happen.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,825 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/3/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Under Pressure by Woman Of The Book reviews
Merlin's under pressure to reveal his magic. Arthur's under pressure, because his best friend revealed himself to be completely different from whom Arthur thought he was to be after all these years, showing himself to be someone against the very laws of Camelot. Oh, and in front of a healthy amount of people no less. Trust the idiot to place those two in this position...
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,089 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 25 - Published: 5/2/2016 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Give Sorrow Words by LyricalSinger reviews
Now that Lancelot has passed through the veil, can Merlin learn to carry on without his dearest friend?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,465 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 4/30/2016 - Published: 4/17/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine - Complete
A King For His Servant by Woman Of The Book reviews
Uther was dead, Arthur was crowned King, and Morgana hadn't been heard from in a while. What better time than now to tell Arthur of his magic? And so Merlin does, but really, what possessed him to tell Arthur about his magic again? Season 4 Canon Divergence, magic reveal, light angst and fluff!
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,784 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 28 - Published: 4/16/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
About Time by wryter501 reviews
Through it all, Arthur watches. Across the ages, through tears and screams, through smiles and exhaustion and blood, through friendship and consolation and love and more tears, through darkness and despair and the endless heavy cycle of seasons… After Camlann and while Merlin waits, Arthur watches. Part 2: Time Was - Merlin reacts and adjusts to Arthur's return. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 17,210 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 4/14/2016 - Published: 9/11/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Tree of Idad by Wil1969 reviews
There are druids who believe it's their task to educate Emrys...
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 43,431 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 4/9/2016 - Published: 3/10/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Black and Blue, Inside and Out by Phoenix1998 reviews
When Merlin is kidnapped under the noses of King Arthur and the Knights they will face a long journey to rescue their silent savior. Will they survive without their silent guardian? Secrets will be revealed and old wounds reopened...
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 32,576 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 359 - Updated: 4/5/2016 - Published: 11/22/2012 - Merlin
The Wild Hunt by Teej reviews
Caught in a raging storm, what else could possibly go wrong?
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,708 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/19/2016 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Always Right by emily4498 reviews
Arthur decides to to go on a super secret mission and to no one's surprise, it takes him and Merlin through the Valley of the Fallen Kings. One thing leads to another and Arthur finds out about Merlin's magic. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,934 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 36 - Published: 3/14/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Behind the Shadows by taylaca reviews
Arthur goes on a quest without Merlin and finds himself facing all kinds of deadly trouble, not least of which being the powerful sorcerer named Emrys who just won't leave him alone. Lots of magic and BAMF!Emrys.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 20,412 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 333 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 3/13/2016 - Published: 2/13/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Seeing Through the Shadows by taylaca reviews
When someone unexpected arrives in Camelot, Arthur is overwhelmed by the deceptions of those around him. Secrets are revealed, lies are told and friendships are tested. Meanwhile, Morgana enacts a plan to take Arthur's throne. Reveal fic. A sequel to Behind the Shadows.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 28,124 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 85 - Published: 3/13/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Opening his Eyes by Blissful Thinking reviews
When Merlin collapses in front of Arthur, the prince discovers something that may change his view on how he sees his manservant forever. One-shot! Merlin!Whump Not a magic reveal fic!
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,725 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 427 - Follows: 137 - Published: 3/10/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Confessions to the Prat by emily4498 reviews
During "The Witchfinder" Arthur hears Merlin use magic to save Morgana from Aredian. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,760 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 29 - Published: 3/7/2016 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Too Late to Change by ProcrastinationIsMyCrime reviews
He feels trapped. The odds stacked against him, and Merlin is in doubt that things will turn for the better. What used to be a joke has become reality for Merlin, and there is no denying it. Six months have past since defeating Morgana and Helios, and he'd hoped to have proven himself to his friend and king, but apparently not. The future looks bleak. One shot. Post Season 4.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,926 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/28/2016 - Merlin, Aithusa - Complete
Stolen Fate by Loopstagirl reviews
Nimueh lost everything the day the Queen of Camelot died. She will have her revenge. What better way than taking Uther Pendragon's precious son and forging him into a tool, a weapon of her choice to unleash when the time is right?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 46,081 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 2/21/2016 - Published: 10/25/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Nimueh - Complete
Little Treasures - Miscellaneous by sarajm reviews
This is the home for my random one-shots and drabbles. These will mostly be Merlin-centric.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 355 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 18 - Published: 2/16/2016
Potpourri by caldera32 reviews
An assortment of short stories featuring Merlin and company
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 32 - Words: 23,793 - Reviews: 402 - Favs: 142 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 2/9/2016 - Published: 3/29/2014 - Merlin - Complete
The Sorcerer's Bride by RLD Flame-point Callie-co reviews
AU in which Merlin is a prince, Morgana isn't evil, and they're forced to marry to secure a peace treaty between their kingdoms. They try to make the best of their situation, and maybe they'll even find love in the process.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 62 - Words: 190,285 - Reviews: 2061 - Favs: 1,997 - Follows: 1,852 - Updated: 2/8/2016 - Published: 9/25/2010 - [Morgana, Merlin] [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] - Complete
Keys to the past by KIMMIKY reviews
When Merlin offered to show a new magical pupil how the druids celebrate samhain it was never supposed to be so complicated. And now a series of events has been started by a magical mishap that could change the course of history. First part of my three part story.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 22 - Words: 74,688 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 1/23/2016 - Published: 6/22/2015 - Complete
When Light Turned to Darkness by Woman Of The Book reviews
It started with war. Didn't it always? But there was Merlin anyway, stuck with Gwen at the edge of a cliff, facing death both ways quite literally. But it ends much darker, when a new face that has never been seen before has risen, and with it, the Destiny of Albion standing on a cliff. That means in both ways. Takes place after Gwen is queen but Morgause is alive.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 18 - Words: 29,012 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 1/19/2016 - Published: 9/4/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
The Dragonlord's Son by GirlFromNorth reviews
Balinor swears the day started off as normal, but suddenly he's got a stubborn past lover outside his cave, a reckless magical son in a kingdom that hates magic, and a restless dragon chained underneath a castle. He's way too old for this.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,435 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 346 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 1/10/2016 - Published: 11/8/2015 - Merlin, Hunith, Balinor - Complete
A Prison Around Our Wrists by jaqtkd reviews
In this twenty-first century AU, magic is acknowledged but strictly controlled by the use of bracelets called Gauntlets. Morgana's magic, however, appears to defy all the usual tests, and those close to her aren't always supportive. When Merlin explains what's really going on and offers her an alternative, Morgana's loyalties are seriously tested. Inspired by Hozier's 'From Eden'.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 69,892 - Reviews: 287 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 116 - Updated: 1/10/2016 - Published: 7/26/2015 - [Morgana, Merlin] Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Angel by wryter501 reviews
"He didn't jump, he was pushed..." A funeral interrupted by a cryptic message. Suicide or murder? To find the answers and bring the murderer to justice, Arthur will also need to find, and trust, the street kid known as 'Angel' - and earn his trust in return. Modern A/U, no magic, no slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 61,057 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 1/6/2016 - Published: 11/22/2015 - Arthur, Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Tempting Fate by JessieJay13 reviews
In this long-awaited sequel for To Be A King, secrets will be uncovered, old friends will show their true colors, and loyalties will be put to the ultimate test.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 62,169 - Reviews: 305 - Favs: 615 - Follows: 390 - Updated: 1/5/2016 - Published: 11/12/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred, Kara - Complete
Conversation with a Goldsmith by Signal27 reviews
Arthur has commissioned rings for his new knights that helped him take back Camelot from Morgause, Morgana, and the immortal army. Along with the rings, he learns a history that his father never told him...about a dragonlord that helped put his father on the throne. Balinor. Post season 3. Arthur figures a few thing out, but keeps it secret.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 13 - Words: 46,594 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 335 - Updated: 1/1/2016 - Published: 7/27/2015
The Darkness Within by Eggwonna reviews
Upon discovering that his best friend has been lying to him for years, the anger inside of Arthur snaps. Rash decisions lead to an awful outcome, and Merlin flees to Ealdor with Gwaine in search of safety. A tragic mistake sends Merlin over the edge - and the unexplored side of his magic comes to full light. No one can stop him from getting revenge, now. Dark Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 23 - Words: 38,141 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 1/1/2016 - Published: 8/16/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Hunith, Gwaine - Complete
It's Okay to be Second Best by Miktap reviews
Lancelot and Gwaine quarrel, each believing himself to be the better friend to Merlin. Naturally, though, they can't just leave it at that. They have to find out from the source! Secret Santa story for StarlightInHerEyes22.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,167 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 23 - Published: 12/24/2015 - Gwaine, Lancelot, Merlin - Complete
The Winter Queen by writerfan2013 reviews
"She arrived in white, as the first autumn frosts were hardening the earth and the sloes were purpling on the blackthorn bushes.." Mithian comes to Camelot with a secret plan. Merlin has a secret too, but can they each find what they need? AU in which Camelot is at peace, Merlin is the court physician and Mithian is now Queen of Nemeth. Merlin x Mithian, feedback pls! -Sef
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 8,632 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 12/24/2015 - Published: 12/22/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Mithian - Complete
The Steps of the Palace by LyricalSinger reviews
Summary: Arthur is forced to take on the role of comforter to his friend as they wait for help to arrive. A/N: This is a gift for sarajm, the world's best beta, who it seems will never get enough Merlin hurt/comfort stories.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,569 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 41 - Published: 12/12/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Monsters by HarisaEnaja reviews
He'd always thought Arthur wouldn't last a week without him. But the joke was on him because here he was on his own and he hadn't even lasted three days without getting himself into trouble." Merlin gets captured by not nice people and Arthur has to come save him LOTS OF WHUMP. ANGST ALL AROUND and a bit of BAMF!Merlin. Reveal fic Arthur&Merlin Bromance. No Slash, Warnings inside
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 13 - Words: 40,061 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 391 - Follows: 252 - Updated: 12/3/2015 - Published: 4/2/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Father Not by DollopheadedMerlin reviews
Elyan comforts a troubled Merlin after delicate information is revealed through slurred lips.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,437 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 46 - Published: 12/2/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine, Elyan - Complete
After the Reveal by Starship To Gliese reviews
AU where, during the three years between series 4 and series 5, Merlin reveals his magic to Arthur. This will be a series of oneshots of varying genres featuring Merlin as Court Sorcerer and recounting the mishaps and struggles of a kingdom coping with the return of magic. Better description inside. Rated T because I'm paranoid.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,629 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 12/2/2015 - Published: 11/25/2015
False fire by writerfan2013 reviews
"She appears a little bewildered," said the dragon to Merlin. "Should I stun her?" "No!" said Merlin, but the beast breathed on Mithian and she felt herself topple. The last thing she knew was the warmth of Merlin's arms and his curses as he lifted her onto the dragon's back. Mithian x Merlin, adventure, reveal!fic plus some sauciness. Hope you like it, and please review! -Sef
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 6,890 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 11/30/2015 - Published: 11/1/2015 - [Mithian, Merlin] The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah - Complete
Truths Among The Lies by WatercolorPencils reviews
The knights are caught in an ambush, Merlin is distracted. Honestly it's amazing he's made it this far without something happening-and how bad can a crossbow wound be?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,111 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 11/22/2015 - Published: 7/18/2015 - Complete
Possibility by wryter501 reviews
"It was me who used magic to cure Gwen's father!" Arthur's excuse for Merlin's abrupt and illogical confession - "He's in love" - serves to clear his manservant... temporarily. "You think because I made the excuse for you, I didn't realize it was just that – an excuse?" Reveal fic, in-canon.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,321 - Reviews: 121 - Favs: 423 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 11/19/2015 - Published: 11/8/2015 - Arthur, Merlin, Gaius - Complete
Winter's Dawn by Marlix reviews
"I have signed the execution order and the pyre has been built," declared the monarch, righteous zeal burning in his eyes. "You will burn at the stake tomorrow."
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 27,695 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 213 - Follows: 139 - Updated: 11/19/2015 - Published: 9/27/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Taking Care of Merlin by katierosefun reviews
A series of one-shots/drabbles about sick, badly injured, and/or hurt Merlin. Despite all that, he always seemed to have Arthur to help him out. [No slash, just lots and lots of bromance.]
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 24 - Words: 45,935 - Reviews: 301 - Favs: 613 - Follows: 515 - Updated: 11/14/2015 - Published: 6/1/2014 - Merlin, Arthur
To Be A King by JessieJay13 reviews
When Merlin discovers that his father was an estranged prince and he himself is now the only heir to the throne of a magical kingdom, he is forced to leave Camelot for the perils of a royal court. Will Merlin be able to win Arthur's favor again before Morgana launches an attack on a defenseless Camelot? Will he be able to defend his own kingdom at the same time or will all be lost?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 28 - Words: 131,798 - Reviews: 723 - Favs: 1,756 - Follows: 744 - Updated: 11/12/2015 - Published: 8/9/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred, OC - Complete
Doomed to Die by Woman Of The Book reviews
If things are going to be this way, is it really worth fighting for? Merlin always wanted to tell Arthur of his magic, but for it to be at the price of this... Merlin doesn't want anyone else dying because of him. Not anymore. T for darkness, magic reveal, possible death fic... maybe
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,134 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 10/31/2015 - Published: 10/29/2015 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Autumn gold by writerfan2013 reviews
Oneshot, Mithian and Merlin riding through the forest back to Camelot. She ought to be sad, but she is captivated by something she sees in his eyes. Slight AU. Mithian x Merlin
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 748 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 8 - Published: 10/29/2015 - [Mithian, Merlin] - Complete
The Great Escapes of Camelot by beingbored reviews
The citizens of Camelot have a nasty habit of getting captured by all sorts of crazy people. This series of one-shots goes into detail about all of the daring, noble (or not so noble), and cunning escapes of our heroes.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 36 - Words: 111,144 - Reviews: 302 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 160 - Updated: 10/26/2015 - Published: 12/10/2013
The Worst Way by Revhead reviews
Arthur finds out Merlin's secret in the worst possible way. Set after 4x08 with the premise that Lamia incited the knights to greater violence than we saw on the show, and Merlin suffers from Post-Traumatic-Stress. Reveal fic, no slash. UPDATE: One-shot extended into a full-length fic, completed. Cover art by Phoebe594.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 65,017 - Reviews: 413 - Favs: 1,768 - Follows: 552 - Updated: 10/20/2015 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Emrys by Drag0nst0rm reviews
Arthur knew making a deal without knowing the price was a bad idea, but with Camelot at war with the sidhe and losing badly, Emrys was his only hope. Oneshot. Can be read as either AU or a return fic. I don't own Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,073 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 10/16/2015 - Published: 7/4/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
By Blow by The Hope Lions reviews
by-blow ˈbīˌblō/ noun BRITISH 1.a side-blow not at the main target. 2.a man's illegitimate child. . Au, eventual Arwen, Mergana , Prince!Merlin Hope you enjoy! (Now Edited)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 88,476 - Reviews: 415 - Favs: 320 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 10/14/2015 - Published: 7/20/2015 - [Morgana, Merlin] Arthur, Uther - Complete
Little Treasures - Beginnings by sarajm reviews
Now up: Chapter 23 - This is a place for my little one-shots from the 'Beginnings' series of drabble challenges on Heart of Camelot. These will mainly be Merlin-centric.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 23 - Words: 9,415 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 10/10/2015 - Published: 1/15/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Hunith - Complete
Merlin Headcanons by Drag0nst0rm reviews
. . . and drabbles, one shots, what ifs, and musings. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Tragedy - Chapters: 100 - Words: 68,872 - Reviews: 535 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 10/2/2015 - Published: 6/23/2015 - Complete
Tomorrow's King by SilvertonguedClotpole reviews
When Arthur was 8 he came across a petrified mother and son, who happened to have magic, but his reaction was not one his father would be proud of. And so, it became his secret. Years later, his secret links with another's and suddenly everything slots into place and changes. But this does nothing to help the Prince's situation of being his own man, or the son Uther wants of him.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,725 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 22 - Published: 9/24/2015 - Arthur, Merlin, Hunith - Complete
Omens by LFB72 reviews
After experiencing a terrifying glimpse of the future Merlin ends up injured and faces his worst fears - is Arthur friend or foe? Warning: Graphic description of a lower leg injury
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 27,610 - Reviews: 207 - Favs: 303 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 9/19/2015 - Published: 6/26/2015 - Complete
One Hundred Years (aka The Deal) by HarisaEnaja reviews
Merlin had done it. He had finally done it! He'd figured it out; figured out how to fulfill his destiny, how to protect Arthur and all the rest of Camelot. And if he was lucky,(really, really lucky), it might even be a way to show Arthur once and for all that magic could be used for good. One shot, No slash Bromance (my specialty) Arthur is King, Gwen Queen. Reveal!Fic
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,264 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 9/16/2015 - Published: 8/27/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
To Remedy a Broken Heart by pumpkinmoose22 reviews
In an attempt to cheer his Court Sorcerer, Arthur learns of a deeply guarded secret Merlin has kept - something that, when revealed, spurs the young king of Camelot to search with all diligence to mend.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,014 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 358 - Follows: 116 - Updated: 9/8/2015 - Published: 8/31/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Freya - Complete
Sweet Memories by slythrclwkwrd reviews
Two teenaged children meet in a forest on the edge of Cenred's kingdom. Two children, who will, one day, become mortal enemies. Or will they? A "What if?" Mergana fic, sort of dips in and out of canon!
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 19,567 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 8/30/2015 - Published: 8/25/2012 - Merlin, Morgana
Who Are We? by jaqtkd reviews
A series of 100 word drabbles based on the amazing TV series.
Humans - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 386 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/29/2015 - Published: 8/23/2015 - Complete
How Old Are You? by beingbored reviews
The knights visit Hunith and get a little surprise piece of information.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,319 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 412 - Follows: 161 - Published: 8/25/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Promises to Keep by Archaeologist reviews
What if Merlin had reached Avalon in time? What price would he have to pay to save Arthur's life? Series 5 Canon AU
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 49,046 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 29 - Published: 8/23/2015 - Arthur, Gaius, Hunith, Merlin - Complete
Rash Decisions by Woman Of The Book reviews
When Arthur makes a rash decision, will the dreadful consequences be irreparable? And will the friendship between a King and Servant, the bond between two brothers be mendable? Or is Merlin too broken beyond repair for that? One shot, T for slight language.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,765 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 32 - Published: 8/10/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
I'll Sacrifice Even Myself For You by Woman Of The Book reviews
With Arthur being attacked, Merlin loses thought of everything else in the sight of his King about to die. So he uses his magic. Besides, Arthur is unconscious. Though Morgana and Gwen are actually standing right behind him. But no matter when the choice comes to light. Arthur's life, or... his? Post the episode where Morgana goes to the Druids, T for blood, oneshot, magic reveal.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,706 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 68 - Published: 8/9/2015 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
The Perks of Magic by Woman Of The Book reviews
As Arthur, Merlin, and the Knights visit a neighboring kingdom for a peace treaty, the group finds themselves surprised at the feast. But, according to Arthur, will Merlin muck it up or does he have something bigger up his sleeve? Crack, Arthur knows of Merlin's magic, oneshot.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,574 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 18 - Published: 8/9/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, OC - Complete
More of a Father by caldera32 reviews
Neal's confrontation with his father goes a little differently than he had planned and James does something he might regret. (AU from the end of 4x16 "In the Wind")
White Collar - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 8,026 - Reviews: 182 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 7/31/2015 - Published: 7/4/2013 - Neal C., Peter B., James B. - Complete
Ten Feet Under by GraceLilly reviews
A series of unfortunate events brings Merlin and Arthur into a deserted hut. The upcoming snow storm forces them to stay overnight; Merlin gets injured and Arthur is once again confronted with memories of his father. Set near the end of season 5.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,336 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 7/29/2015 - Published: 5/10/2015 - Complete
Days of Camelot Past by The Hope Lions reviews
Destiny is cruel, but especially to Merlin. In an attempt to ease his pain, and help them stop Morgana, destiny decides to show the Round Table each other's past hoping they'll find some meaning in it. Sorry, this is a bad explanation, but basically you get to see everyone as kids and it's fun and painful. Don't read if you're easily triggered.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 16,607 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 228 - Follows: 148 - Updated: 7/28/2015 - Published: 7/4/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
The Heart of Camelot by jaqtkd reviews
A collection of drabbles and ficlets, mostly from the Drabble Challenges from 'The Heart of Camelot' fansite. Originally called 'Lady of the Lake'
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 55 - Words: 14,120 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 7/23/2015 - Published: 5/20/2012 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
My son, Merlin by battlemaiden518 reviews
What if Balinor had visited Hunith and discovered he had a son, and then decided to risk everything to meet his son in Camelot? AU. Is now a one-shot collection. Chapter 19: Merlin goes to Gwen for advice, and there is a misunderstanding...
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 37,849 - Reviews: 209 - Favs: 317 - Follows: 421 - Updated: 7/21/2015 - Published: 7/23/2013 - [Merlin, Freya] Gaius, Balinor
It's Like Magic by Kiki1770 reviews
Merlin Drabble series! Written like mini one-shots; 100 drabbles in total. Arthur and Merlin have crazy lives, witness their adventures and embarrassments as they grow as the Once and Future King and Emrys. Bromance, Freylin, and Arwen! No Slash. T for Language. Ch 75: (Magic 3): Merlin responds to a distressed vision from a druid tribe.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 75 - Words: 48,452 - Reviews: 439 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 7/17/2015 - Published: 2/15/2013 - [Merlin, Freya] [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere]
The Forked Path by QueenYoda reviews
When Morgana and Mordred fall, Arthur and Merlin expect their dreams of a peaceful kingdom of brotherhood to fall into place. However, prejudice and hatred die hard. When Merlin is forced to flee the kingdom for his life, he and Arthur are forced unto two different paths which take them in heartbreaking directions and leave them both emotionally scarred.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Family - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,640 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 7/15/2015 - Published: 4/23/2015 - Complete
Don't Give Up on Me by Drag0nst0rm reviews
No one notices servants, a fact some take advantage of . . . And some are starting to regret. Set S4, post Lancelot du Lac. Partial reveal - now full, no slash, twoshot, don't own.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,030 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 417 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 7/11/2015 - Published: 7/9/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Why? (Due to change) by Argos Lokisdottir reviews
Spoilers up to Season 4 "Lamia". From there the story deviates from canon. Lancelot lives and the drama surrounding Gwen's exile did not happen, but the characters introduced during her exile might make appearance. Characters are OOC as suitable for the storyline. Any resemblance to living people is unintentional. Constructive criticism is welcome. Rated T for violence. Enjoy!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 31,195 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 184 - Follows: 381 - Updated: 7/5/2015 - Published: 1/5/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine, OC
See The Carpet of the Sun by Jillcb reviews
This is the first of three Merthian stories, for the Merthian Appreciation Month. Please understand that for this story Merlin in Camelot's Court Sorcerer. When Princess Mithian is staying in Camelot she realises she is in love with Merlin. But she faces an uphill struggle to overcome destiny and fight for her right to be with her man. Can I thank Wil1969 for her wonderful picture.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,805 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 7/5/2015 - Published: 5/3/2015 - Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere, Mithian - Complete
Dragon? What Dragon? by ValkyrieVeela reviews
Oneshot. How come no-one ever brought up the war band that was destroyed by Kilgharrah's flames outside the caves in Ealdor? No-one likes to talk about Agravaine's death either. One would think that immediately after the turmoil of a hostile takeover there would have been more questions asked. Well, what if there had been? Rated T for description of bodies.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,393 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 46 - Published: 7/4/2015 - Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Leon, Gwaine - Complete
Drabble Collection by LFB72 reviews
A selection of drabble responses to The Heart of Camelot prompts. Features Angst, bromance, humour - the whole caboodle!
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 24 - Words: 9,133 - Reviews: 185 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 6/28/2015 - Published: 3/5/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Brief History of Merlin by Drag0nst0rm reviews
Arthur is dead, but Merlin can't just sit around and sulk about it. From Camelot to Sherwood to Hogwarts to the modern world, Merlin is nothing if not busy. It helps keep his mind off things as he waits for Albion to finally need his king once more. (A series of oneshots that begin a couple of weeks after Arthur's death and end at his return. I own nothing you recognize.)
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 9,127 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 6/22/2015 - Merlin, Leon - Complete
All Souls Night by A. Farnese reviews
A grieving Arthur seeks a night's shelter and solace in a monastery, but he finds something he didn't expect.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,423 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 6/26/2015 - Published: 6/15/2015 - Arthur - Complete
Fog by April29Roses reviews
Merlin and Arthur are both lost in a fog that threatens their lives and their destinies in unexpected and terrible ways, revealing and concealing secrets that center on the nature of Excalibur. Told from two points of view.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 14,181 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 6/24/2015 - Published: 5/23/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
With All My Heart AU magic reveal by MonJoh reviews
Wherein it is not so easy for Mordred to single-handedly defeat Morgana and the consequences when Merlin steps in (canon divergence, magic reveal, no slash).
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,184 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 38 - Published: 6/23/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Mordred - Complete
Because of the Power of Friendship by YourGuardianAngel08 reviews
This story grew from a question posed by Book girl fan in a review of Shock and Awe centered around Merlin's actions. Merlin had done the impossible and carried his brother to safety but does he realize the incredibility of his actions? Gwen makes sure that he understands not only that but how important he is to the people around him and how strong he really is. One-shot. FIXED!
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Family/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,678 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 14 - Published: 6/19/2015 - Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Shock and Awe by YourGuardianAngel08 reviews
When Merlin and Arthur are separated and injured, it is up to Merlin to get them both back to Camelot. While he is awake enough to save them, that doesn't mean his injuries won't catch up to him. Once in Camelot, it takes friends to save both men. One-shot, whump!Merlin and whump!Arthur, no slash, and follows the Loyalty and Bruises timeline
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,455 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 43 - Published: 6/16/2015 - Complete
Only Thinking by DollopheadedMerlin reviews
Arthur struggles to understand what goes on beneath the surface of his best friend when it is revealed that something is deeply bothering Merlin, something that makes him hurt so much inside that he thinks he may be better off dead.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,723 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 50 - Published: 6/15/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Hunith - Complete
The Virtuous Day by chuck-is-god reviews
What if Merlin had detected the amulet Morgana planted, and Uther survived that day - changing Arthur's opinion on magic forever. Eventual Reveal!Fic, reveal of something or other in every chapter. Follows the plot of the tv show with this one critical change. Continued on Ao3, much longer there.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 28,579 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 351 - Follows: 420 - Updated: 5/27/2015 - Published: 10/31/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Broken Faith by WhiteKingdomAngel reviews
Destiny can be kind to some, but to others, destiny has put them in a place where they have to face the darkness of emptiness before their true fate is revealed. Not many are burdened with such purpose because not many could handle the pain and suffering it entail. Now, more than ever, Merlin realizes how true those words can be as he bleeds while staring at the fury of his king.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 77,459 - Reviews: 571 - Favs: 655 - Follows: 758 - Updated: 5/25/2015 - Published: 7/1/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
Ablaze by Sjoeks reviews
When Merlin's magic is revealed, Arthur makes a fatal mistake. Merthur Bromance. Whump & hurt!everyone. TWO-SHOT
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,666 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 212 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 5/2/2015 - Published: 2/21/2015 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
If I Was by finn1013 reviews
When Merlin is injured during the search for Mordred, his friendship with Arthur is changed forever. Angst. Starts after 5.11, then AU to end of series.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,654 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 350 - Updated: 5/1/2015 - Published: 3/28/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Nothing Out Of The Ordinary by WinglessCrows reviews
"Now, it wasn't that the guards actually lied to the king when they said nothing had happened, no, that would be treason." In which the palace guards know a whole lot more than they let on.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 835 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 385 - Follows: 82 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther - Complete
Child of the Cave: Book 1 by beingbored reviews
AU: While on a quest to destroy a magical creature, Arthur and the other knights are saved by a young boy with impossibly strong magic. After taking the child back to Camelot, it is discovered that a well-known lord is to be visiting Camelot. But this man has a connection with Gwaine and he seems to want something from the crown as well.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 62,510 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 341 - Follows: 297 - Updated: 4/4/2015 - Published: 5/9/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Concurrency by Elfpen reviews
After more than fourteen hundred years of waiting for Arthur, a friendship with a University student flings Merlin back into his days at Camelot. When the Once and Future King finally returns, the adventures of old are begun anew. But new beginnings are often rocky, and getting Arthur back on his feet in this new world proves to be just as daunting as it was the first time around.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,069 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 275 - Updated: 4/1/2015 - Published: 12/29/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
All Fools' Day by Aaronna reviews
Merlin's first time celebrating All Fools' Day in Camelot, will he be crowned the King of Fools? Disclaimer: I do not own Merlin
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,987 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 20 - Published: 3/30/2015 - Arthur, Merlin
The Amulet of Avalon by Drama-Duchess reviews
Merlin is severely injured after a duel with an evil sorcerer over the magical Amulet of Avalon. He returns to Camelot wounded and losing blood. He is successful in claiming back the Amulet of Avalon from the clutches of evil, but the story doesn't end there. Marked by a ferocious gargoyle, Merlin fights to keep himself and Arthur safe.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 86,209 - Reviews: 490 - Favs: 617 - Follows: 631 - Updated: 3/26/2015 - Published: 7/21/2009 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Thousand Kingdoms by Black Alnair reviews
A storm is coming and Merlin must travel to the edge of his world to save more than just one kingdom. Magic reveal fic with BAMF! Merlin, bromance and some romance for our favorite warlock (Merthian). Post S4. COMPLETE.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 24 - Words: 59,485 - Reviews: 383 - Favs: 560 - Follows: 558 - Updated: 3/13/2015 - Published: 9/16/2012 - Merlin, Lancelot, Leon, Mithian - Complete
Throughout everything I will stand by your side by jnicweb reviews
Worried was definitely not the word Arthur was looking for. No, it was more like professional concern. He was just wondering where on earth Merlin was this time.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,543 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 7 - Published: 2/28/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Holding Back by Revhead reviews
Arthur has no idea how much Merlin is holding back. If he did, he might think twice about throwing goblets at his head. CHAPTER TWO NOW POSTED. If you wanted to know what would happen "If he did..." now is your chance to find out. Merlin isn't holding back any longer...
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,206 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 358 - Follows: 104 - Updated: 2/27/2015 - Published: 1/14/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Revelation by a.narnian reviews
Arthur discovers Merlin's secret and confronts him. Set after 'The Drawing of the Dark' (S05E11), but sets things up for a different ending to the series, and behaviour is arguably OOC, so A/U. Contains spoilers. Rated 'T' for minor coarse language. One-shot.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,973 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/24/2015 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
An Illusion of Merlins by caldera32 reviews
A golden age is beginning for Albion and some are not pleased. A vengeful king has his sights set on Merlin, but all does not go to plan.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 6,546 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 2/19/2015 - Published: 1/11/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Little Help Here by JessieJay13 reviews
A quick trip to the Valley of the Fallen Kings for some herbs goes belly-up very quickly.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,687 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 254 - Follows: 50 - Published: 2/19/2015 - Merlin, Gwaine - Complete
Misjudgement by Loopstagirl reviews
Someone was out to protect the servants. Merlin didn't think he would have ever guessed at who it was.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,688 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 330 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 2/1/2015 - Published: 7/5/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Better Decision Making by Pawthorn reviews
What the people of Camelot lack in common sense, they make up for with strength, courage, and melodrama. But this series of one-shots explores what might happen if our favorite characters made better choices. Spoilers abound. Now: Series Five Sucked. Merlin can do better.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 19,526 - Reviews: 341 - Favs: 273 - Follows: 193 - Updated: 2/1/2015 - Published: 4/24/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Thousand Words by Valkyriexx reviews
Merlin was gone, chased away by a kingdom's prejudice. But a letter from the Warlock could change everything Arthur's ever believed in, and, maybe, bring about the golden age Merlin has always dreamed of. One-shot for now! Will expand if people ask nicely. No slash!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 16,790 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 1/28/2015 - Published: 10/10/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Moments and Minutiae by Estrelle Buscador reviews
Collection of oneshots and drabbles about Merlin, Arthur, and the rest. #33 - Merlin has a present for Freya this Christmas that she will never forget.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 33 - Words: 78,312 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 228 - Follows: 197 - Updated: 1/25/2015 - Published: 5/15/2012 - Merlin
Not an Idiot - DISCONTINUED by LayzDayz reviews
Of course Arthur had always known almost from the beginning, he waited years to hear these words, he just wished they had come at a different time, under better circumstances. Kind of an alternate ending to the show with a bit of AU thrown in here and there and a couple added scenes to fit the fic.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 48,909 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 171 - Updated: 1/13/2015 - Published: 6/27/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Caged by Ice Queen1 reviews
Post Season 5 Finale. No real spoilers, but you're probably going to get a pretty good idea if you read it. Neal's been missing for four months when he shows up on Peter's doorstep, broken and bruised with a set of cuffs dangling from one hand.
White Collar - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,360 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 1/8/2015 - Published: 1/31/2014 - Neal C., Peter B. - Complete
Loyalty and Bruises by YourGuardianAngel08 reviews
"You see, you are going to be the key to Camelot." When Cenred captures Arthur and Merlin, with the intention of interrogating the Prince for information, Merlin takes it upon himself to protect his friend. But when Merlin ends up taking the brunt of the punishment, can Arthur return the favor? serious whump!Merlin
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 86,660 - Reviews: 284 - Favs: 771 - Follows: 609 - Updated: 1/8/2015 - Published: 7/7/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Rare Gift by sarajm reviews
Gaius learns something new about his ward
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 888 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 244 - Follows: 69 - Published: 1/4/2015 - Merlin, Gaius - Complete
My Son, The Prince by sarajm reviews
Uther ponders Arthur's and Merlin's relationship.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,273 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 286 - Follows: 67 - Published: 12/31/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther - Complete
The Best Gift Is Never Wrapped by Aldryne21 reviews
The Round Table is exchanging gifts this year. Basically, it's just an excuse to write fluff. With gratuitous Arthur/Gwen thrown in. Set after S4
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,594 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 12/30/2014 - Published: 12/20/2014 - Arthur, Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Change of Heart by AJsRandom reviews
Starting with Morgana's cure in "The Crystal Cave," what happens when she "sees" who cures her and confronts him? What happened to her that changed her from kind to killer? And does she want to change her heart again when she realizes people aren't what she thought they were? Continues through the rest of S3 and goes a bit AU. Mergana and Arwen included.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 64,092 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 575 - Follows: 296 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 8/6/2014 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Highest Bough by CaptainOzone reviews
It has been a year since the battle of Camlann, the battle that altered the course of destiny and, indirectly, brought Merlin and Mithian together. From the acceptance of magic to the perpetuation of peace, a lot has changed in their lives, but is the pair ready for yet another big change? A mini-companion to Holly Leaves & a gift for several dear friends on the Heart of Camelot.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,116 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 30 - Published: 12/23/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Mithian - Complete
Envious by sarajm reviews
Arthur is envious of Merlin. Gaius sets him straight and Arthur learns a thing or two.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,200 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 261 - Follows: 61 - Published: 12/23/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius
The Sword in the Stone by Totally-Out-Of-It reviews
The legend of Excalibur is not as simple as everyone thinks. Arthur pulls a sword from a stone, beginning a chain of events that will lead him to his destiny and the sorcerer prophesied to stand beside him. No set pairings.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 16 - Words: 86,133 - Reviews: 243 - Favs: 610 - Follows: 226 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 10/27/2010 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Adventures of Merlin by syfygal reviews
*Previously named the Kindness of Kings!* A series of 'What if' one shots based on Merlin's adventures. Taking YOUR requests now. First chapter, AU on 5x10 - The Kindness of Strangers. What if... Arthur pursues Merlin after he sneaks away from camp and catches up with him, only to see the dreaded arrow stuck in the boy's side...
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 44 - Words: 101,807 - Reviews: 547 - Favs: 599 - Follows: 524 - Updated: 12/14/2014 - Published: 1/10/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
First Yule by Sentimental Star reviews
**COMPLETE** Merlin's first (not) Yule in Camelot has arrived, and upon learning how cherished the holiday had been by a certain special lady, he sets out to provide Arthur with a little holiday cheer… (Friendshipfic. Christmasfic. Season 1.)
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,941 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 17 - Published: 12/8/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Ygraine - Complete
Facebook by Archaeologist reviews
It wasn't Merlin's fault Arthur was trapped inside a book. Okay, maybe it was. A Merlin/Arthur story.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,153 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/4/2014 - Arthur, Gaius, Merlin - Complete
The Doorway by April29Roses reviews
Merlin has only served Arthur since midsummer, but he is already sick of the prince of prats. On an autumn hunt, an encounter with a mysterious doorway in the forest may change his point of view.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,350 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/28/2014 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Kin of pendragon by QueenYoda reviews
"Didn't you just hear me idiot? I said anyone who bears this will be my brother in all but blood. I don't know of a time in two hundred years when one of my family gave this to another, my father didn't even give Morgana one... Rarely is this ever done, but rarely is there a person worthy of it," King Arthur nodded. "I deem you worthy, Merlin," he told him.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,880 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 700 - Follows: 149 - Published: 11/17/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Things Turn Out Different by EchoRose480 reviews
"Merlin takes a tumble. If only it stopped there." Because, nobody writes stories about Arthur and Merlin before they were best pals, anymore. And, those were the golden years. Also, there can never be too much Merlin whump in the world. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,559 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 121 - Published: 10/21/2014 - Merlin, Arthur
Lord Emrys by chimingofthebells reviews
Arthur is about to be killed, but the sorcerers are interrupted when their lord Emrys commands them to let Arthur go free.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,457 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 390 - Follows: 141 - Published: 10/19/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
I Saw What You Did There by caldera32 reviews
Something ridiculous for April 1st- an AU for each of the first 22 episodes to turn them into reveals
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 5,433 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 10/18/2014 - Published: 4/1/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Brave New World by Moon Fox reviews
Merlin is living a wonderful life when he realizes he might not be the only survivor from Camelot. Gwaine's unexpected past and future come to light. Through science fiction and fantasy they are brought back together with Arthur and others to help save the last dragon. Knowledge of Stargate SG-1 is helpful, but not necessary.(COMPLETE)
Crossover - Merlin & Stargate: SG-1 - Rated: T - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 84 - Words: 328,697 - Reviews: 762 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 10/15/2014 - Published: 8/5/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Gwaine - Complete
Shattered by Lynse reviews
Lies can destroy friendships, destroy lives. But sometimes, maintaining a lie is the only thing that can preserve everything. Sequel to Intentions.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 35 - Words: 162,686 - Reviews: 701 - Favs: 547 - Follows: 513 - Updated: 10/14/2014 - Published: 9/29/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Ligna et Lapides by freakess360 reviews
Mysterious conditions force Merlin to serve a visiting noble who can't return to his estate due to a horrible winter storm. The lord begins to act abusive and questions arise about where his first servant has disappeared. Can Arthur save Merlin in time? S4
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 38,783 - Reviews: 329 - Favs: 391 - Follows: 474 - Updated: 10/9/2014 - Published: 4/21/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
Storm of Colors by Just Crucio It reviews
People say that colors have meaning. Here is a series of drabbles devoted to Merlin characters and the colors that belong with their situations.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 17 - Words: 3,656 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/6/2014 - Published: 8/5/2014 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
The Memory of Stone by A. Farnese reviews
When a simple investigation into a series of attacks goes horribly awry, Arthur, Merlin, and the knights find themselves in mortal danger. With no hope of rescue, the fall of Camelot seems close at hand. Warning: Major Character Death. Set after S3. T-plus rating.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 7,755 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 10/5/2014 - Published: 9/28/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Between a Rock and a Hard Place by LFB72 reviews
A visiting noble makes Arthur an offer he can't refuse, putting Merlin's secret in jeopardy. The warlock takes drastic action, risking his health and ability to respond when crisis strikes. Features, angst, whump, bromance and BAMF Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 32,352 - Reviews: 457 - Favs: 806 - Follows: 348 - Updated: 10/4/2014 - Published: 7/5/2014 - Complete
The Hunt by CJBH reviews
When Arthur is taken by what appear to be a group of bandits, Merlin is distraught. But when he, Guinevere and the Knights hear nothing as to why the king has been taken or where he is - if he is even still alive - they are at a loss what to do. Set between series 4 and 5, and aiming to be "an episode that they never filmed"!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 39,516 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 10/3/2014 - Published: 8/19/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Diary Inquiry by onceuponaquill reviews
Merlin misplaces his priceless dragonlord spellbook- and who finds it but Arthur? Arthur may be a clot-pole. He may have the brain of a donkey and the face of a bone idle toad. He may be many kinds of heads, ranging from dollops to cabbages. But if there's one thing Arthur is the most, it's a prat.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,821 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 42 - Published: 9/20/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Merlin Drabbles by BringOnTheWonder1997 reviews
Random things I'll write in random moments. Feel free to send in challenges and requests. I will probably not stick to 100 words so it'll probably be more like a collection of one-shots which I could later expand on xx
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 265 - Words: 30,231 - Reviews: 577 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 9/20/2014 - Published: 2/17/2012
Herb Picking and Other Dangerous Exploits by mamapranayama reviews
Trouble never ceases to find Merlin, even when he's doing the most ordinary things. A collection of stand alone one-shots, featuring tons of Merlin whump and bromance (sorry, no slash). Story #5: Merlin has made an enemy just by being given a job he never asked for. And now even tending to the horses is life-threatening.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 36,981 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 9/16/2014 - Published: 10/14/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius
Casualties of War by Just Crucio It reviews
Merlin isn't the only one Camlann broke.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,863 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/1/2014 - Merlin, Elena - Complete
Loyalties Divided by Aerist reviews
A trip to Caerleon to form an official peace treaty, brings to light more than one secret between friends. When loyalties are tested and stretched in opposite directions, what should a devoted Knight do? What should a friend do? No slash,
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 19,593 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 9/1/2014 - Published: 6/21/2014 - Merlin, Gwaine - Complete
Said and Unsaid by Ellessaria reviews
Arthur's journey to Avalon is painful in more ways than one. Already struggling to cope with his deadly wound, he also has to deal with the increasingly shocking confessions of his manservant... (Cover art by Wil1969).
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 55,752 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 8/24/2014 - Published: 7/13/2014 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Harmony by sarajm reviews
Only those of the nobility have ever been considered for musical apprenticeships. When Camelot's Master Musician comes on a search, he discovers that unknown to everyone, including Merlin, the servant is a prodigy.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 65,429 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 973 - Follows: 342 - Updated: 8/17/2014 - Published: 6/4/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Hunith Goes BAMF! by ValkyrieVeela reviews
Short oneshot. Post reveal. Merlin is banished from Camelot and heads home. Hunith doesn't like it when her boys fall out. She fixes the problem.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 718 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 59 - Published: 8/14/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Hunith - Complete
Not Alone Anymore by cordelia.hartfield.358 reviews
It's Arthur and Guinevere's anniversary, and discoveries are made. Story better than summary! Magic reveal! Merlin and Gwen friendship! IDOM
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,592 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 37 - Published: 8/10/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
Tears that set us free by QueenYoda reviews
"His bottom lip trembled. Wetness stung his eyes, but Arthur sucked the tears away. He wouldn't cry, he would not. He did not deserve the release. He never wanted to be eased from this pain, because then he might forget. He might forget his Merlin. Arthur Pendragon, Sovereign of Camelot, Once and Future King, never, ever wanted to forget his Merlin." AU season five.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,482 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 321 - Follows: 98 - Published: 8/10/2014 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Exhausted by That'sMyCupcake reviews
After fulfilling his role as Dolma and returning Gwen to her kind self, Merlin's exhaustion and injuries catch up with him. Reveal!Fic. Arthur x Gwen, and bromance.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,504 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 72 - Published: 7/29/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
By The Lakeside by Leisey reviews
"It was not his destiny to die here, and all of Albion would be lost if he did." When Merlin is injured on a hunt, Arthur follows his advice and takes him to the Lake of Avalon to be healed by Freya. Secrets and prophecies are revealed, Merlin is angsty, Arthur is less oblivious and lovers are reunited. Merlin/Freya, Arthur/Gwen.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,785 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 836 - Follows: 262 - Published: 7/28/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Freya - Complete
Five Times Merlin Held Arthur by OneDarkandStormyNight reviews
...and One Time Arthur Held Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,524 - Reviews: 207 - Favs: 466 - Follows: 294 - Updated: 7/22/2014 - Published: 4/3/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Moonlit Night by Katerina Riley reviews
In which Arthur discovers that, despite his teasing, Merlin isn't a girl and a certain chambermaid isn't entirely human. All this happens because villagers are claiming that something evil is living in their lake. Arthur's not sure what surprises him more: a monster made of water or the fact that Merlin has a girl. And then a tail. And...magic? MERMAN!MERLIN (ch7) NOT crack/slash
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Supernatural - Chapters: 11 - Words: 44,652 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 7/17/2014 - Published: 12/8/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon, OC - Complete
Protection by Loopstagirl reviews
It's known that Prince Arthur of Camelot can withstand any sort of physical torture. But his servant has not had the same training. And no one can be trained to watch a friend suffer. But when Cenred holds them both captive, lessons are learnt the hard way. Episode twist of 3x07.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 31,105 - Reviews: 221 - Favs: 542 - Follows: 294 - Updated: 7/16/2014 - Published: 5/14/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Come Fly With Me by CaptainOzone reviews
A companion oneshot to Only Friend. Having just survived the most nerve-wracking conversation of his life with a certain Arthur Pendragon, Merlin is giddy on life, but he forgets that there is one other who learned of his secret during the most recent battle. Gwen-Merlin bonding. Post-Reveal.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,112 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 375 - Follows: 90 - Published: 7/14/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Always Be You by LayzDayz reviews
Merlin has changed, as has the land surrounding the Lake of Avalon where he has lived for many years. Both are wild and untamed, dangerous and cruel, but when a dark skinned, blue eyed, runaway princess of Camelot arrives Merlin hopes that maybe he has finally received the reward he deserves. Set after the end of the series.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 16,477 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 7/14/2014 - Published: 4/15/2014 - Merlin, OC - Complete
Of Butterflies and Honesty by ZoeJoy24 reviews
When Arthur finds out about Merlin's magic, Merlin of course assumes the worse and tries to run before Arthur can respond to his discovery. But his magic has other ideas...
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,850 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 278 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 7/13/2014 - Published: 5/16/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Two Hearts by sneetchstar reviews
Episode 5x09, "With All My Heart," through the end of the series, if I had been allowed to write it. Sadly, no one called me.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 98,062 - Reviews: 267 - Favs: 179 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 7/8/2014 - Published: 4/11/2014 - Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Neckerchief Chronicles by caldera32 reviews
If it had been a different Arthur he may have been able to appreciate that Merlin's neckerchief was simply his equivalent of a towel. (Or, a collection of shorts exhibiting the many uses of a certain warlock's neck wear. No Slash)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 42 - Words: 45,364 - Reviews: 688 - Favs: 499 - Follows: 330 - Updated: 6/29/2014 - Published: 11/22/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Guilt of Queens by caldera32 reviews
"I know, Merlin." (Things happen a little bit differently after "With All My Heart")
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 24 - Words: 22,768 - Reviews: 417 - Favs: 259 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 6/24/2014 - Published: 6/2/2014 - Gwen/Guinevere, Merlin, Arthur - Complete
5 things Arthur knows about Merlin by MASHFAN reviews
After having Merlin as his manservant for the better part of a decade, Arthur has come to know several things about him, even if some are things that are not widely known
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,850 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 450 - Follows: 92 - Published: 6/23/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine - Complete
Redemption by Corianna15 reviews
"He looked into his lord's eyes. He saw the hurt, anger and betrayal reflected in those blue orbs. He didn't know how to make it right, or if he would let him. As scared as he was, he knew, if his lord demanded his life, he would gladly give it." Another take on the events of the season 5 finale. A scene that keeps running though my head. SPOILERS 5x12 and 5x13
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,500 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 6/22/2014 - Published: 1/1/2013 - Complete
An Unexpected Party by Henry Vyne reviews
Merlin Holmes shows up at 221B Baker St. two weeks prior to John and Mary's wedding, due to an invitation from Sherlock. He lives with them for a while and John gets to find out more about Sherlock, Merlin, and their relationship. That and the weird Arthurian legend thing he's got going on. Seriously, what?
Crossover - Merlin & Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 842 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 71 - Published: 6/21/2014 - Merlin, Sherlock H., John W.
To Walk a Tightrope by EchoResonance reviews
Balance is a tricky thing, very hard to accomplish successfully in any given place. There is no place, however, that makes it more difficult than Camelot, where hundreds of eyes are watching your every move.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 17,955 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 6/16/2014 - Published: 5/24/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
A Question of Resolve by Alaia Skyhawk reviews
He'd chosen his path, and now he had to walk it, but it's going to take more than stubborn will to protect Arthur. What Merlin needs is true resolve #S2 fic, prequel to A Question of Motives#
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 34 - Words: 98,634 - Reviews: 409 - Favs: 393 - Follows: 380 - Updated: 6/15/2014 - Published: 9/4/2011 - Merlin, Arthur
Son of the Phoenix by Moon Fox reviews
Gwaine's noble heritage comes to light a few years after his death. He and Arthur are brought back to help save Camelot, but the changes they find are more than they anticipated. Will they even recognize Merlin? Stand-alone/sequel in my Shadow of the Goddess story-verse.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 22,650 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 6/12/2014 - Published: 5/23/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Waiting in the Dark by Stealth Dragon reviews
Merlin made a promise. Reveal fic. Gen. Dark (but not death!fic).
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,051 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 533 - Follows: 141 - Published: 6/12/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Sir Merlin of Elador by GoldenHothead reviews
What if Merlin became a knight instead of a man servant? Au Mergana
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,121 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 6/8/2014 - Published: 6/7/2014 - [Merlin, Morgana] Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
When it rains by msmhtp reviews
Is Arthur ready to forgive Merlin and what he will do when everything seems to go even worse? bromance,whump. no slash. set after s4. Beta CJaneCoulson
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 12,276 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 6/8/2014 - Published: 5/18/2012 - Merlin, Gwaine, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Warm days, cold nights by msmhtp reviews
How the people of the Camelot see the friendship between their king and his servant and what will some of them do when Merlin is in trouble. Whump. no slash. set after S4. Together with TheSaga. Beta by Alia Inverse
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 7,738 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 6/8/2014 - Published: 3/13/2012 - Merlin - Complete
Let You Go by spnworks999 reviews
If you love someone, you set them free. And if they love you too . . . they'll come back. No slash. Bromance. Reveal fic.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,691 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 5/28/2014 - Published: 12/13/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Heart Spoke of No Sin by zendog reviews
Peace reigns in Camelot; Arthur is King and all is well, if a trifle boring. But evil awaits and Merlin falls victim to it. Love and loss; joy and fear - the servant and the King are trapped and Camelot will fall as they are tortured to betray each other. Can friendship and destiny win under the shadow of possession and hate? Merlin and Arthur Whump. BAMF Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 46 - Words: 97,201 - Reviews: 228 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 5/28/2014 - Published: 4/27/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
River Stones and Weary Bones by Loopstagirl reviews
Merlin didn't want to admit it but he was worried. How could Arthur rule the kingdom when he couldn't even look after himself any more?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,651 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 20 - Published: 5/28/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Through Other Eyes by Ocean Mint Leaves reviews
The bond between the Once and Future King and Emrys incites the curiosity and awe of individuals, foes and friends, who cross paths with them. This is a look through the eyes of strangers who are marked by their encounters with Merlin and Arthur. No Slash
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 66,675 - Reviews: 352 - Favs: 619 - Follows: 507 - Updated: 5/27/2014 - Published: 5/20/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
Offerings by Stealth Dragon reviews
A collection of answered requests, indulgences and ideas that tickle my fancy. All gen all the time. Ratings, warnings and characters will vary by story, but the rating will never go above T. Labeled complete since, technically, this is a collection of individual completed works.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 57,296 - Reviews: 525 - Favs: 780 - Follows: 451 - Updated: 5/20/2014 - Published: 10/24/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Vindication by L4zyD5zy reviews
"Where did you learn such magic? TELL ME!" Uther knows. His reaction isn't entirely what Merlin expected, it's much more sinister. Starts in S3E1, then AU. Whump.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 17 - Words: 30,159 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 5/19/2014 - Published: 2/28/2014 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Uther - Complete
Gwaine and his Quest to Help Merlin by moaningturtle reviews
Merlin finds himself in a difficult situation - one that he cannot hope to escape alone. He turns to Gwaine for help. But when Percival, Gwen and Elyan get involved, can Gwaine succeed in his quest to help Merlin?
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 32,989 - Reviews: 375 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 351 - Updated: 5/17/2014 - Published: 10/19/2011 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine
Betrayed by DecloLove reviews
After Merlin reveals his magic accidentally to save Arthur's life, Arthur doesn't take it very well and hands Merlin over to the first bandits they come across. What happens to Merlin when he refuses to comply to the bandits? Will Arthur forgive him? Based off of an author prompt from AngryPurpleFire. Major Merlin Whump! *magic reveal*
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,832 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 5/11/2014 - Published: 4/23/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Storm's Ahead by Aldryne21 reviews
Sometimes paths lead to the inevitable. Merlin discovers that when Kilgharrah arrives with a cryptic message and a rather blunt explanation. The dragon's terrible timing leads to many revelations and sends Merlin on a journey where he'll need friends and enemies, both old and new, to face the crossroad ahead... Alternative S5, reveal, friendship, now COMPLETE!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 26 - Words: 163,237 - Reviews: 273 - Favs: 336 - Follows: 262 - Updated: 5/9/2014 - Published: 3/14/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Bloodlust by beingbored reviews
With Morgana's betrayal, Uther is left broken and unfit to rule. However, a visiting knight comes to comfort the grieving king, much to Camelot's relief. After all, what's the harm in letting a stranger make himself comfortable? Set pre-season 4, before Agravine
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 98,051 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 189 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 5/4/2014 - Published: 2/1/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Eccedentesiast by fillmoredawn reviews
"WHERE IS MY CURSED BREAKFAST?" Arthur screamed. His stomach growled loudly, only helping to prove his point. Realization dawned on Merlin's face and he nodded enthusiastically. "Yes, of course, breakfast. I've just gone to get Arthur his. Would you like something as well?"
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,147 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 56 - Published: 5/1/2014 - Merlin, Arthur
The Valley of the Fallen Servant by GraceLilly reviews
AU to The Servant of Two Masters. What if the mercenaries found no use for the injured servant after the attack in the woods? What if they decided to leave Merlin behind instead of bringing him to Morgana? Short story with some bromance, worried Gaius and all the knights in action!
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 17,265 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 4/24/2014 - Published: 4/11/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Promise Broken by YourGuardianAngel08 reviews
When Merlin is captured by bandits of Morgana, Arthur and his knights immediately resolve to rescue him. Meanwhile, Arthur has to deal with his own guilt from letting Merlin again be captured and put into a situation that could cost him his life. This fanfic follows the Loyalty and Bruises timeline so Arthur knows about Merlin's magic.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,812 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 39 - Published: 4/22/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Wayward by Wisegirl6 reviews
"I could easily bend the slaves to my will by breaking them, but Cavell though that would be unnecessary. He thinks that slaves are much better when they have a mind to fight, when they aren't empty. What use to us is a slave who can't feel?" Can Merlin escape the evil lord Cavell and his wife Isobel after he is kidnapped by slave traders?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 43,143 - Reviews: 499 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 355 - Updated: 4/21/2014 - Published: 7/10/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
A Once and Future Destiny by wryter501 reviews
Arthur stood as if frozen in time, as if the ceiling had dropped down, or he'd been hit over the head with a … tree branch, or… "Don't you know who I am?" he blurted. "Don't you remember me?" Merlin concluded shortly, "Nope." If Destiny has returned the once and future court of Camelot to the world, what does it mean that Merlin doesn't - or won't - remember them?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 63,930 - Reviews: 366 - Favs: 645 - Follows: 269 - Updated: 4/15/2014 - Published: 11/27/2013 - Arthur, Leon, Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
As the Clock Ticks Round by 96 Hubbles reviews
A random series of short pieces centred around Merlin's wait and the return of the Once and Future King. Some comedy, some angst, some before the return, some after, and all out of sequence (just to warn you.)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 30 - Words: 46,352 - Reviews: 238 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 4/13/2014 - Published: 1/12/2013
The Pendulum of Redemption by LFB72 reviews
Morgana discovers Merlin lying alone and injured in the woods, vowing to make the vulnerable servant pay for all he has done. Contains Merlin Whump, Hurt and Comfort and Bromance. Warning: Mentions of blood and a graphic description of a broken leg.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,251 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 195 - Follows: 43 - Published: 4/11/2014 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
The Wrong Leaves by Nettlette reviews
Tag to Moon Fox's Brave New World, chapter 61. Arthur is a right royal prat, and Merlin is only just discovering how much this is true.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 768 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/9/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Contrary to Popular Belief by Angustias reviews
Merlin is captured and Arthur must go on a quest to save him but will the rescue come in time? And will Arthur still want to save Merlin after secrets are revealed? Sequel to "Memories are Contrary Things". Please read and review, I know this is a common plot but give it a chance, you'll probably love it! Warnings: T for violence, torture, and some graphic imagery.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 37 - Words: 84,493 - Reviews: 890 - Favs: 203 - Follows: 317 - Updated: 4/6/2014 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Actions and Consequences Part one by weepingelm reviews
An alternative ending to season 5. It follows on from when Merlin calls Kalgarrah to take Arthur to the Isle of Avalon. Gwaine and Percival did not go chasing after Morgana so Gwaine is still alive. This story has been edited and hopefully will read better. COMPLETE Part two will also be re edited.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 26 - Words: 22,456 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 3/27/2014 - Published: 9/7/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine, OC - Complete
The Day in Crystal by wryter501 reviews
I opened my eyes to see a tangle of blue-lit crystal. The future was beautiful, and it was terrible, and I could not allow it to come to pass, not like that. I knew what would happen, and I knew where to be. I knew what not to do. If this was my second chance, I was determined that Arthur would have one as well. A new direction for ep.5.13 "The Diamond of the Day".
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 5 - Words: 27,178 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 251 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 3/22/2014 - Published: 3/2/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Morgana - Complete
Wavering Destiny by Dawnfire11 reviews
Defeat. Failure. Aloneness. That was all Merlin could feel as he slumped to the ground, wrapping his arms around himself as if to hold his body together against the emotions. He had failed. A continuation of the series finale, including Arthur's return. Spoilers for all five seasons. No slash, but extreme bromance. EXTREME MERLIN ANGST. Trigger warnings.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 19,349 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 3/22/2014 - Published: 7/21/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Alone by KnightOwl17 reviews
Never before has Merlin felt the weight of his destiny so heavy upon his shoulders. The threats to Camelot just keep coming, and Merlin is feeling drained. But things are only about to get worse after a trip to the vaults with Gwaine comes with unintended consequences. Merlin's secret suddenly becomes that much harder to keep. And it isn't long before Arthur becomes suspicious.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 33,066 - Reviews: 390 - Favs: 405 - Follows: 729 - Updated: 3/15/2014 - Published: 6/15/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Flee by DecloLove reviews
Arthur accidently sees Merlin using magic and has him arrested. Merlin decides to run for his life. Now Morgana is coming to attack Camelot and the druids say Emrys is the only one capable of stopping her. AU *Magic reveal* Merlin could be taken as OOC at the start.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 26,603 - Reviews: 163 - Favs: 396 - Follows: 238 - Updated: 3/14/2014 - Published: 12/30/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
The Joy of Family by LiveAndLetRain reviews
For Wryter501 and her wonderful Kingdom Games 'verse. Balinor, Hunith and Ygraine and their grandchildren. "Would you ever have thought, that we should be so blessed?"
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,671 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 2/25/2014 - Published: 2/19/2014 - Merlin, Ygraine, Hunith, Balinor
Then by EchoRose480 reviews
Whump!Robin! A series of one-shots devoted to the angst, hurt/comfort, daddy!Bats, and friendship that arises from hurting our favorite Boy Wonder and the people he cares about. Mwahahaha!
Young Justice - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,985 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 157 - Updated: 2/24/2014 - Published: 10/14/2013 - Bruce W./Batman, Richard G./Robin
To Guard You by Ocean Mint Leaves reviews
"I am magic." Merlin said at last, "My magic is yours the same way your first breath was the first spark of my existence." A study on that which Uther fears and Arthur depends on. Merlin and Arthur Friendship. Oneshot.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,117 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 27 - Published: 2/22/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
To Be Your Servant by KnightOwl17 reviews
*Sequel to In Darkness* This time, when visiting nobility arrives in Camelot, Arthur decides to send Merlin on a trip to visit his mother in Ealdor. But Merlin is convinced that Arthur is in danger. So, without the King's knowledge, Merlin stays in Camelot to investigate the new visitors. Because if they plan to hurt Arthur, he needs to be there to protect him.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 30,996 - Reviews: 271 - Favs: 198 - Follows: 407 - Updated: 2/22/2014 - Published: 6/8/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
The Perils of Modern Medicine by caldera32 reviews
Merlin suffers under the care of another physician whilst away from Camelot. (Rated for whump)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Suspense - Chapters: 16 - Words: 13,310 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 321 - Follows: 190 - Updated: 2/15/2014 - Published: 1/4/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Semper Amemus by April29Roses reviews
A mysterious Romany woman gives Merlin an amulet that shatters his heart. Unable to stop himself, our warlock searches for the enigmatic roots of the gift, hoping for something his heart can only guess. A short,sweet story in celebration of Valentine's Day.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,950 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 2/14/2014 - Published: 2/11/2014 - Merlin, Freya, Gwaine, Percival - Complete
The Lady of the Lake by Annabeth Black reviews
Annabeth loves the water and now Prince Arthur thinks he loves her. She treats him differently so where will the tides of their "relationship" take them? What about the lake of Avalon and that horrible man named Peter? Arthur/OC Disclaimer: I do not own anything other than my OC
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 35 - Words: 78,836 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 2/13/2014 - Published: 10/27/2011 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Magic in the Mud by Veilwuarrah reviews
Arthur and the knights run for their lives when the underground tunnels of the caverns start to cave in. But someone gets left behind... S.5
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,554 - Reviews: 178 - Favs: 309 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 2/11/2014 - Published: 7/17/2013 - Complete
Innocence and Instinct by LayzDayz reviews
After Arthur and Merlin are captured and tortured, Arthur must face his own demons as well as the demons of a suicidal Merlin. But is there more to Merlin's self-destructive tendencies than he is letting on? What does protecting Arthur have to do with it all? Can Arthur save the secret warlock from himself? Rated M for multiple suicide attempts, not graphic. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 31 - Words: 54,060 - Reviews: 274 - Favs: 261 - Follows: 197 - Updated: 1/30/2014 - Published: 10/8/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Gwaine - Complete
Cold Heart by Loopstagirl reviews
Grief was weighing heavily on them all as they returned to Camelot. But Merlin knew it was something more than just loss that was causing the cold to seep into his bones. Set after 4x02.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,428 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 29 - Published: 1/27/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Queen's Betrayal by Ernil i Pheriannath reviews
AU linking between Season 5 'The Hollow Queen' and 'With all my heart'. Merlin has yet to get over the poisoning, and Gwen takes advantage over the situation. Will Arthur discover her betrayal in time to save his friend? Merlin whump, bromance and hurt/comfort.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 9,270 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 1/26/2014 - Published: 12/2/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius
Dreadful Day by Everthought reviews
Merlin's strawberry bushes are off-limits, and that's that. But on this dreadful day, when all he wants to do is remember her, someone has broken the rule...in a big way. A poisoned breakfast sets in motion a chain of events that will change Camelot forever. Dangerous secrets will be revealed, minds will spin, friendships will be tried, and truths will be spoken. Freylin, Arwen!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,255 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 245 - Updated: 1/18/2014 - Published: 11/3/2013 - [Merlin, Freya] Arthur, Gaius
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