EffervescentAardvark
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Joined 01-09-11, id: 2695233, Profile Updated: 07-18-13
Author has written 5 stories for Merlin.

I've been reading fanfiction for, ooooh a long long time and on and off I've written it too, just verrrrry verrrry slowly. I hadn't written for a whole bunch of years when I a) got nagged into watching Merlin (the first episode I watched was Series 3, Episode 4...and I kind of got hooked by a certain character...and b) I then got nagged into doing some writing again, which I've got to say I'm enjoying, but yup, I still write verrry verrry slowly! As Ice Ages pass more quickly than I write I only post completed stuff so that folks don't lose the will to live in between chapters, but it does mean there'll be long gaps between stories. I love reading H/C, nothing like a bit of well written whumpage, but my muse and plot bunnies tend to run to short humerous bits and pieces.

Mostly I live over on LJ (Username EAardvark) and Archive of our Own (Effervescent Aardvark) but hey, I thought I'd give posting over here a go too.

I reckon I'll mostly be posting Merlin fic (inbetween reading everyone else's) although I've got a few other half-finished odds and ends that I might work on and post up eventually.

For the record, I am currently working on another Merlin fic and will post it here, eventually :) (Still working on it, honest)

PS: I also dabble occassionally in music vids (I've just finished a Gwaine one). You can find them on YouTube. My channel name is EffervescentAardvark - not very surprisingly...

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Afghanistan by Kylen reviews
Clint Barton was a soldier, a sniper - one of the Army's best. Until his world started falling apart around him ... and two SHIELD agents were in need of a rescue. COMPLETE.
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 66,797 - Reviews: 449 - Favs: 309 - Follows: 430 - Updated: 11/1/2015 - Published: 6/24/2013 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Agent Phil Coulson - Complete
Touchy-Feely by Dinogeek reviews
It all started when Gwaine ended up brushing Merlin's hair. As it turned out, Gwaine's love for giving people physical affection was rivaled only by Merlin's love of getting it. Not slash (I'll explain inside), just some cavity-inducing fluff for you to ring in the weekend with.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,116 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 19 - Published: 10/17/2014 - Merlin, Gwaine - Complete
Bad Things Come In Threes by Cathy1967 reviews
A curse book, a salt'n'burn and everything goes South for the Winchester brothers. Who ever said that a rabbit's foot was bad luck? (Apologies for the messed-up posting earlier. It should be fixed now.)
Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,495 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 6 - Published: 8/23/2014 - Sam W., Dean W., Bobby S., Rufus T. - Complete
Never Stop by May Glenn reviews
"I failed." Percival had said his goodbye, had held Gwaine in his arms, waiting for the other knight to breathe his last. Only Gwaine never did stop breathing. Tag and Spoilers to 5x13: a quest for the Cup of Life featuring the continuing adventures of Gwaine, Percival, and Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 26,877 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 1/18/2014 - Published: 1/3/2013 - Percival, Merlin
You were gone? by Enzonia reviews
Spoilers for 5:02. Merlin leaves after talking to the Diarmair. and finds that the knights might have missed his absence. Merlin is less then pleased with this revelation. Friend-Abandoning prats get what's coming for them! Now a two-shot! Yay!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,885 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 11/2/2012 - Published: 10/19/2012 - Merlin, Gwaine - Complete
The Secrets We Keep by Feste the Fool reviews
It's not just Merlin. In fact, it's never been just Merlin. Camelot is rife with secrets and, one by one, they are all being exposed. And the Cup of Life is the ultimate McGuffin. Reconciliation story, so AU and strange. Also now a five-and-one. COMPLETE!
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Suspense/Humor - Chapters: 61 - Words: 59,213 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 8/21/2012 - Published: 4/10/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Powerless by Ms. Perception reviews
During a routine recon mission for SHIELD, Clint disappears without a trace. In trying to find him, the team stumbles across an unwelcome and psychotic blast from Clint's past out for revenge. And it seems he's not working alone... In other words, Clint's in danger. Must be Tuesday.
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 25,806 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 287 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 8/12/2012 - Published: 7/31/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Iron Man/Tony S. - Complete
Youngest in History by Aggie2011 reviews
18 year old Clint Barton was lost. Known only by "Hawkeye" since his escape from military prison, he works as a bow wielding assassin for hire. But a betrayal and an offer bring him to SHIELD and to Agent Phil Coulson who takes on the daunting task of rescuing Clint from his own darkness...and gives him an unexpected gift in the process...hope. Pre-Avengers, NOT slash
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 57,395 - Reviews: 564 - Favs: 757 - Follows: 206 - Updated: 7/26/2012 - Published: 7/16/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Agent Phil Coulson - Complete
Bruises by Lucky Gun reviews
AU. Because Loki's possession of one of the sharpest minds in SHIELD wasn't easy. In fact, it barely worked at all. A better take on Clint's forced defection, his return to the Avengers, and the aftermath. Contains whump, language, torture, and all the horrors of a POW. *COMPLETE*
Avengers - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 21 - Words: 80,082 - Reviews: 363 - Favs: 450 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 7/21/2012 - Published: 6/1/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
To Honor the Fallen by M. D. Jensen reviews
After the events of the Darkest Hour, the Knights of the Round Table go on a memorial quest to their fallen friend's birthplace. Spoilers, of course. If you love knightly bromance and don't require complicated plots, this fic is for you!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,379 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 6/17/2012 - Published: 6/13/2012 - Gwaine, Percival - Complete
Nobody Panic This Time by Spun reviews
Kink meme fill, no pairings. "And yet he thinks that maybe this is the moment that defines them as a team – the one where Barton has a goddamn seizure in the shawarma joint and the rest of them panic and run around like headless chickens."
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,496 - Reviews: 364 - Favs: 1,651 - Follows: 395 - Updated: 6/12/2012 - Published: 6/4/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Iron Man/Tony S. - Complete
Problems by May Glenn reviews
Gwaine's been in worse scrapes than this: he just can't think of any right now. A boar hunt with the knights goes terribly wrong, but as things progress, that's the least of his problems. Features Arthur, Percival, Leon, Lancelot, Elyan, Gaius and Gwen.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 19 - Words: 43,879 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 5/30/2012 - Published: 3/18/2012 - Gwaine, Merlin - Complete
After 'while by Alex Kade reviews
Hunt and team are having more difficulty than they thought in keeping Brandt down post-the events of 'Unexpected Enemy.'
Mission: Impossible - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 19,223 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 5/24/2012 - Published: 1/14/2012 - W. Brandt
An Honest Understanding by crazywriter10 reviews
Clint and Hulk come to a rather unique understanding in both their working relationship and friendship.
Avengers - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,858 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 381 - Follows: 40 - Published: 5/10/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Hulk/Bruce B. - Complete
Weekend Warrior by blackdog-lz reviews
Ignoring pain, mental and physical barriers so that he can keep up with the rest of his superhero team has become a new hobby
Avengers - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,031 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 384 - Follows: 41 - Published: 5/6/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
The Unquiet Castle by beeayy reviews
Third in the "Friday Knights" series. AU from S3. Gwaine, Leon and Merlin are starting to get the hang of running Camelot while Arthur is gone. How will they react when the castle itself begins to rebel against them?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 44,683 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 4/18/2012 - Published: 3/13/2012 - Merlin, Leon - Complete
Making The Best Of It by dentalfloss reviews
"Let Rogers know I want Barton watched; he doesn't go anywhere alone until we understand exactly what's going on. I'm not losing him to some egotistical mind-f***ing blade-dancer who has mentor issues and wants to take it out on our asset." Clint/Coulson
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 34,512 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 42 - Published: 4/17/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
What Took You So Long? by May Glenn reviews
Tag and Spoilers to "The Sword in the Stone, Part 2" S4 finale . Just an excuse to rough Gwaine up a bit...more! Features Gaius, Leon, Percival and Merlin. Rated T for language and violence.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,264 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/10/2012 - Gwaine, Merlin - Complete
A Few Early Morning Worries and Breakfast by 96 Hubbles reviews
Gwaine ponders a few worrying observations while on watch one morning. Missing scene for "Aithusa".
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,498 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 348 - Follows: 58 - Published: 3/7/2012 - Gwaine, Merlin - Complete
Bungle in the Jungle by Victoria LeRoux reviews
Tony and Clint are traipsing through a jungle filled to the brim with mutant cats, mind-scrambling crystals, rope bridges, and man-eating, genetically altered piranhas. What could possibly go wrong? Rated for language.
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Humor/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 20,618 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 313 - Follows: 33 - Published: 2/27/2012 - Iron Man/Tony S., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
Wrong Way to Die by Alex Kade reviews
Tony and Clint are trapped, and one of them may not make it out alive...
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,795 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 666 - Follows: 74 - Published: 2/18/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Iron Man/Tony S. - Complete
Starving a Warlock Isn't Wise by ForIHaveOvercomeTheWorld reviews
Tag to 404. The knights played a joke on Merlin and we see him not eating for two nights, but what if it's been longer than that? Will Arthur and the knights realize something abut Merlin that they never knew before? Bromance, no slash, overworked Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 14,521 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 1,257 - Follows: 343 - Updated: 1/6/2012 - Published: 12/30/2011 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
No Sacrifice Big Enough by lizard1969 reviews
Callen has always considered his colleagues at NCIS:LA as family. When there's a Code Blue and 2 members go missing, Callen does what it takes to get them back. However with the aftermath of Ambush, it might just mean sacrificing his life.
NCIS: Los Angeles - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 17 - Words: 37,175 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 11/19/2010 - Published: 10/14/2010 - G. Callen, S. Hanna - Complete
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Percival and Gwaine Drabbleification
A series of Gwaine and Percival (some slash, but nothing graphic) drabbles. Mostly written for the Camelot Drabble Livejournal Community, but some written just because...
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,594 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 4/25/2015 - Published: 4/13/2015 - Gwaine, Percival
Expressions of Fatherhood reviews
Percival has fatherhood thrust rather unexpectedly on him. Luckily he has his friends to 'help'.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,274 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/29/2014 - Percival, Gwaine, Leon - Complete
The Legend of Taffs Well reviews
Gwaine, Leon and Merlin are on their way back from a successful mission for Arthur, however all is not well with Leon... "Really?" Gwaine asked in exasperation. "You're going to squirm like that for the whole journey back?" "It itches!" Leon whimpered, shifting yet again in his saddle.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,900 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/9/2012 - Gwaine, Leon - Complete
The Longest Week reviews
Now this, Gwaine thought as he looked around the cell he was now sharing with Gaius and Elyan, was exactly the reason why he'd spent his life living from tavern to tavern and drink to drink.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,817 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 10 - Published: 3/22/2012 - Gwaine - Complete
Gwaine and the Red Cloak of Peril reviews
Gwaine's new shiny cloak is plotting against him. Mostly starring Gwaine and his cloak with some brief guest appearances from Merlin, Leon, Lancelot, Elyan and Percival.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,392 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/21/2012 - Gwaine - Complete