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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: 79 - Words: 159,690 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 7/23 - Published: 4/9 - Merlin, Arthur, Mithian
Decline by caldera32 reviews
It had started out small: forgotten words, misplaced glasses... Later he'd think back to that first time they'd met and wonder if the disease had begun its work even then.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 13,596 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 88 - Updated: 7/23 - Published: 3/10 - Merlin, Gaius, Arthur
The Unknown Heir by NerdGirlAlert reviews
Hunith's had a secret she's kept from Merlin. A secret about his birth. But now, with Arthur attempting to make amends with a magical kingdom, that secret may come to light. Set in between s4 and s5. Rated T for paranoid author. Royal!Merlin AU
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 15,584 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 344 - Updated: 7/22 - Published: 2/20 - Merlin, Arthur, Balinor, Gwaine
A Long Way Home by summergirl404 reviews
On the way home from a quest Arthur, Merlin and the knights are attacked by Odin's men. Odin wants Arthur dead, but instead he discovers why the king is so hard to kill. When Emrys is revealed, exactly how far will Odin go in order to gain control over him? Reveal!fic Merlin!whump Rated T for violence.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 13,056 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 7/21 - Published: 7/10 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Gwaine
Twist On Fate by AJsRandom reviews
A drabble series focused on a modern version of the show where Merlin goes to work for the British crown. Eventual Mergana.Ratings will not go over "T."
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 9,546 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 7/20 - Published: 2/7 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Leon
The times Arthur managed to save Merlin by Juliet'lovestory reviews
... and the one time he didn't. When Merlin tells Arthur the truth it was not because he wanted, it was because it was needed, it was either telling Arthur or dying on the pyre. 'once you know something you can't not know' and Arthur agrees, what he doesn't understand is why, pray tell, he hasn't killed him already. Reveal!Fic Purely bromance.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 30 - Words: 195,791 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 7/18 - Published: 1/27 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther, Lancelot
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.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 17,059 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 281 - Follows: 347 - Updated: 7/18 - Published: 11/13/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther
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: 23 - Words: 62,747 - Reviews: 349 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 7/15 - Published: 5/29/2015 - [Merlin, Mithian] Arthur
Payment in Gold by wryter501 reviews
In order to choose between her suitors, Arthur and Lancelot, Princess Guinevere sets them a quest-challenge. Meanwhile, Merlin struggles to survive as the only male in Camelot for a century whose magic is strong enough to earn him citizenship. If Arthur redeems Merlin's debts, will Merlin accompany him on his quest to repay him with 'gold' of another sort? (no slash!)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 104,486 - Reviews: 162 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 7/14 - Published: 4/20 - Arthur, Merlin
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: 47 - Words: 181,561 - Reviews: 478 - Favs: 640 - Follows: 727 - Updated: 7/13 - Published: 11/21/2011 - Merlin, Hunith
Love's Spell by AJsRandom reviews
Set after 2.10, "Sweet Dreams." Merlin reads a love spell from one of his books, thinking it will do no harm. But what did the spell do and who did it affect? Mergana.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 12,036 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 7/12 - Published: 6/30 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - 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: 43 - Words: 151,747 - Reviews: 526 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 304 - Updated: 7/11 - Published: 5/12/2015 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Freya
Three Wheels: A Year For Secrets by Requiem17 reviews
After Arthur and Merlin defeat Morgana's latest takeover attempt, things quiet down in Camelot…on the surface at least. What happened in the three 'peaceful' years after season four? Had the Golden Age really been a pipe dream? Well, with everything from a rocky alliance with the Druids to a missing dragon, Merlin's going to find out. [Canon Divergence, Post S4, Eventual Reveal]
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 124,656 - Reviews: 199 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 7/10 - Published: 1/5 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine - Complete
The King's Shadow by AntaresTheEighthPleiade reviews
After a year in Camelot, Merlin has made a great deal of progress in his quest to restore magic to the land. Still, there's a long way to go, and the emergence of dangerous new enemies is not making the journey any shorter. Sequel to The Warlock's Quickening; Book II of The Albion Cycle.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,371 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 258 - Follows: 356 - Updated: 7/8 - Published: 5/6 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
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: 288 - Favs: 501 - Follows: 596 - Updated: 7/8 - Published: 6/8/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
The Catalyst by Val-Creative reviews
Merlin will never die. Time has withered him to a standoffish, hollow mimicry of what he has once been. The boy who wore his smiles with pride and genuine feeling. The worst part is he never truly lives, not until this, until destiny spits Arthur Pendragon back out. /Modern Era. Post-Series/Series 5.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 191,451 - Reviews: 227 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 7/7 - Published: 1/25/2015 - [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: 16 - Words: 42,676 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 220 - Follows: 383 - Updated: 7/4 - Published: 4/4/2014 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius
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: 1163 - Favs: 1,152 - Follows: 1,386 - Updated: 7/2 - Published: 5/1/2013 - Merlin
Roam With Me by Lthien reviews
"Morgana closed her eyes, trying to think of how everything appeared. Arthur was as he was now...so that meant that, if her dream was to happen, it would happen soon." Morgana has seen Merlin's death, a vision in which Merlin's blood stains Arthur's hands. Can she save Merlin? Can his fate be changed? What of her own? Dark!Merlin. Mergana. Angst, death, and blood. ;)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 8 - Words: 14,705 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 7/2 - Published: 10/23/2015
Oblivious by Steph's Puppet reviews
It only takes one decision to change a man's fate. What if Gaius had not told Merlin that the dragonlord was his father? Set during Season 2 Episode 13 'The Last Dragonlord'. Complete. Includes one bonus chapter.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 24,081 - Reviews: 186 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 231 - Updated: 6/28 - Published: 11/7/2012 - [Balinor, Hunith] Merlin, Arthur
What Could Have Been by MamzelleHermy reviews
Collection of one-shots. Now : #41: Role Reversal: Arthur has to care for Merlin on a battlefield and might make a few internal discoveries.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Tragedy - Chapters: 41 - Words: 121,443 - Reviews: 354 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 238 - Updated: 6/26 - Published: 10/20/2012 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine
To Change a Destiny by Sassylou reviews
Arthur is given a choice: save Mordred and accept the Old Religion, or let Mordred die and uphold everything his father built. What if Arthur chose to accept magic back into his kingdom? This is my take on what might have happened if he'd chosen differently when the Disir presented the choice to him. Eventual reveal.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 40 - Words: 99,640 - Reviews: 409 - Favs: 184 - Follows: 270 - Updated: 6/23 - Published: 3/28 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
Compromising Position by staymagical reviews
Arthur and Merlin are captured by bandits while on a hunt and Merlin runs his mouth a little more than they appreciate. He receives the brunt of their frustration but their actions have bigger consequences than anyone ever thought. Merlin whump, angst, protective Arthur
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 41,349 - Reviews: 259 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 386 - Updated: 6/19 - Published: 8/3/2014 - Merlin, Arthur
No Light by Lydia Belle reviews
With Morgause's death much sooner than anticipated Morgana is left alone without a plan, and a secret that leaves her reeling. Alone and confused she is hunted by Arthur and the knights, to be brought forth to the king before his untimely demise. Redemption? Or was she ever guilty in the first place?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 39,528 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 6/19 - Published: 1/16/2013 - Morgana, Merlin
Forgotten Life, Missing Truths by Swef Elizzy reviews
Merlin is a Noble of Nemeth, but when he is attacked by Mercenaries, he loses him memory and ends up in Ealdor with Hunith. When Mithian comes to Camelot, will she recognise her childhood friend? If she does, then will he remember her or will corrupt nobles get in the way of Merlin's happy ending? Eventual Merthian.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,410 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 6/16 - Published: 12/3/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Mithian
Merlin Ambrosius of Aria by Snowball519 reviews
8 years ago Merlin's kingdom was attacked and taken over by his traitorous uncle in the dead of night. Merlin was forced to flee but now 5 of his knights have shown up saying they need him again. Will Arthur help Merlin's kingdom? Will Merlin be able to save his kingdom? How will Arthur react to Merlin's secrets? ROYAL!MERLIN-NO SLASH rated T because I am paranoid
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 13,070 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 6/13 - Published: 10/10/2015
Lighting a flame by MamzelleHermy reviews
Sequel to 'A Universe Is Trapped Inside A Tear'. Merlin thought that now that magic was free and he was court advisor things would be better but, of course, all is not that easy and soon old friends and foes arise to change his world once more.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 31 - Words: 51,381 - Reviews: 131 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 6/12 - Published: 9/22/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine, Aithusa
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: 91 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 246 - Updated: 6/9 - Published: 5/15/2015 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
Merlin: Series Five by Pawthorn reviews
If series five left you disappointed, read on to see how things could have been better. Starts soon after series four, and goes in a new direction where Arthur is smarter, the knights do more, Mordred is cooler, 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
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 20,307 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 6/5 - Published: 2/1/2015 - Merlin, Arthur
Season 5 AU The Die is Not Cast by MonJoh reviews
It started as a few tweaks and became a rewrite of Season 5 … what if the last season had not been about Mordred and Arthur's doom? What if Merlin used that great power he has and Arthur showed the sense one would expect of a leader and they built Albion together? Which may not be easy ... (canon divergence, canon compliant, no slash, canonical death, Arthur/Gwen, Merlin/Mithian)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 127,960 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 112 - Updated: 6/4 - Published: 8/6/2015 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Mithian - 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
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 33,211 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 6/2 - Published: 12/31/2012 - Complete
Prisoner by Pongo0614 reviews
Merlin was given over to the Samrum after his magic was revealed when he was there. How is he going to survive?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 12,054 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 6/2 - Published: 5/10 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Aithusa - Complete
Faulty Cognizance by Epsilon Scorpii reviews
Post Season 5. Arthur is given a second chance at life in an alternate universe, in which he tries to 'set things right' by relying on his faulty cognizance of how he'd thought he'd handled past sticky situations. Only this time round he has to be the one trying to get Merlin as his servant, and little does he know that 'his' Merlin had followed him there from their old universe...
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 49,462 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 5/30 - Published: 1/21/2015 - Merlin, Arthur
The Warlock's Quickening by AntaresTheEighthPleiade reviews
Merlin might have come to Camelot to master his magic, not to end the Purge, but he's not going to sit idly by while his kin suffer. Oh no. Whether it's releasing a chained dragon, smuggling sorcerers out of the city, or trying to change Arthur's mind, he's fighting back. Now. Series rewrite beginning after 1X02 featuring Proactive!Merlin. AU.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 36 - Words: 139,790 - Reviews: 701 - Favs: 675 - Follows: 680 - Updated: 5/27 - Published: 6/5/2014 - 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.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,380 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 83 - Published: 5/24 - Merlin, Arthur
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: 20 - Words: 92,494 - Reviews: 284 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 391 - Updated: 5/10 - Published: 1/2/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Lord Of Beasts, Part 6 of Coins by Moon Fox reviews
An ancient threat arises as a smuggler and a sorcerer join together, and an evil creature is released. Merlin and the others are faced with the kidnapping of Arthur's son while trying to save all of Albion. whump, angst, romance, drama, bromance...a bit of everything. Mergana, Arwen, Many supporting characters based on myths and tales that tie into Arthurian era legends.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Supernatural - Chapters: 79 - Words: 247,513 - Reviews: 486 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 4/30 - Published: 6/22/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Gwaine
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: 38 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 4/14 - Published: 9/11/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Man's Measure by Sentimental Star reviews
You can determine the measure of a man by observing how he treats his lessers, except that, to Arthur, Merlin has (almost) never been his lesser, and Merlin himself (almost) never saw them as anything other than equals. As their destinies steadily intertwine, both young men realize more than just fate ties them together…EDIT: "DRAGONLORD'S SON" PT3 IS UP! (Friendshipfic. Bromance.)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 44,071 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 287 - Follows: 325 - Updated: 3/18 - Published: 9/1/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Uther, Leon
When Mayflies Went Extinct by Aldryne21 reviews
Post-apocalyptic world - As the world he once knew slipped through his fingers, Merlin still held hope that Arthur would return. That he became a little more jaded and cynical along the way was to be expected. So when the last link to his past shattered, Merlin wasn't surprised that he broke a bit as well.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 33,242 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 3/18 - Published: 2/14 - Merlin, Arthur
Paranoia by Ellessaria reviews
AU version of 5x11/5x12/5x13. When Mordred screams at the moment of Kara's death, it's not the bars of his prison that shatter, but the protective walls of Merlin's mind. As the druid telepathically tortures the warlock, Merlin finds himself in pain, unable to control his magic, and increasingly fearing his King. Reveal fic, rated for whump. (Cover art by MildeAmasoj)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 33,070 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 259 - Updated: 2/25 - Published: 9/7/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred
The Stranger by gerrard01 reviews
When a strange man arrives to Camelot, Merlin's life will change forever. Who is this man? What does he want? Set one year after season 4. There will be some Mergana further ahead in the story.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 38 - Words: 191,788 - Reviews: 237 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 2/9 - Published: 12/2/2012 - Morgana, Merlin - Complete
Destiny Rewritten- Book One by llLethell reviews
Arthur and Mordred become bound together in duty to protect a young child named Merlin until he can grow into his destiny. Together they are the warlock, guardian and their king. AU Series Re-write.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 49 - Words: 209,652 - Reviews: 776 - Favs: 448 - Follows: 537 - Updated: 2/8 - Published: 1/21/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred
Tell Me Your Dreams by horoscopesarelies reviews
Post 5x13, Merlin has been living a thousand different lives with a thousand different identities, and in 2015, as a therapist he comes across the one person he thought he'd never see again. What will she say and how will he react?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 29 - Words: 79,894 - Reviews: 340 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 270 - Updated: 1/18 - Published: 7/10/2013 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
Wyllt by likeasheep reviews
COMPLETED! When Myrddin Wyllt wakes up in hospital, he can't remember his life. They say he was pulled from a fire that the police have been treating as suspicious. They tell him that he's an orphan, that his memory loss is strange, and that he is all alone in the world but for Gaius, a doctor who takes him in out of the kindness of his heart. And then he's attacked.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 80,719 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 1/17 - Published: 11/1/2015 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A King's Revenge by Lthien reviews
Merlin has been murdered, slaughtered by Morgause and Morgana. However, as our heroes set out to avenge their friend's death, they find that things aren't always as they seem...Can they save Merlin? Does he want to be saved? What evil lurks beneath the surface? Angst! Protective!Arthur Dark!Merlin Freylin! Reveal-fic! Disclaimer: I don't own Merlin-all rights go the BBC & Shine!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 109 - Words: 256,903 - Reviews: 595 - Favs: 225 - Follows: 305 - Updated: 1/17 - Published: 8/2/2013 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, OC - 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: 62,081 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 229 - Follows: 252 - Updated: 1/5 - 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: 46,403 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 291 - Updated: 1/1 - Published: 7/27/2015
Merlin and Emrys by Aleithria reviews
The five times Merlin's Amulet came off, and the one time it didn't. Sequel to "The Fox's Net". BAMF!Merlin, and a touch of Merthian
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 22,170 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 12/24/2015 - Published: 9/30/2015 - Merlin, Arthur
The Torn Earth by starglen reviews
This is a reincarnation story set in 2020. Merlin's long wait for Arthur is finally over, but why has fate decreed that Arthur should return now? The world has been in greater danger than at present. Yet there is evil lurking in troubled waters and, thankfully, the friends begin to discover that Arthur is not the only one to return.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 45 - Words: 223,611 - Reviews: 401 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 12/4/2015 - Published: 5/16/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Uther - 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: 77 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 116 - Updated: 11/19/2015 - Published: 11/8/2015 - Arthur, Merlin, Gaius - Complete
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: 131,709 - Reviews: 599 - Favs: 844 - Follows: 477 - Updated: 11/12/2015 - Published: 8/9/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, OC - Complete
Oubliette by Albion19 reviews
A terrible plot is brewing in Amata to rid the world of magic but it is a horrible discovery at the bottom of a cell that put Merlin's ethics and destiny into question. Merlin/Morgana.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 93,259 - Reviews: 317 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 173 - Updated: 10/31/2015 - Published: 3/14/2015 - [Merlin, Morgana] Aithusa
The Storm by Cordelia Rose reviews
This storm is just like any other, except that everything Merlin touches becomes infected with a lilac dust, invisible to everyone in this dimension. For obvious reasons, nobody notices this dust, but they notice that the storm has been going for an unusually long time, and Merlin starts to realise that he feels...well...odd.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 9 - Words: 10,200 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 9/2/2015 - Published: 8/1/2014 - Merlin
The Fox's Net by Aleithria reviews
When the screams of the dying invade Merlin's mind, something is stirring, and something is unearthed. [Reveal]
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 25 - Words: 127,607 - Reviews: 407 - Favs: 536 - Follows: 463 - Updated: 8/20/2015 - Published: 11/15/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Choosing The Right Box by Aldryne21 reviews
After years magic is once more at home in Camelot and Merlin couldn't be happier, right? Well, he's seriously considering moving into the Crystal Cave for the rest of the Summer. A belated sequel to The Best Gift Is Never Wrapped, or as Gwaine might call it: "Summer's Solstice is a much better time to court a girl. Isn't it, Merlin?"
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,048 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 15 - Published: 8/19/2015 - Arthur, Merlin
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: 42 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 7/29/2015 - Published: 5/10/2015 - Complete
Phoenix by caldera32 reviews
Emrys may mean 'immortal', but Merlin finds that translation a bit misleading.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 9 - Words: 7,616 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 7/25/2015 - Published: 5/23/2015 - Merlin, Gaius, Arthur - Complete
The Heart To Know by jaqtkd reviews
A set of reaction ficlets tied into my reveal series 'The Eyes To See' Drabble, poems and ficlets. Likely to be reopened in the future.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 21 - Words: 35,264 - Reviews: 228 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 7/22/2015 - Published: 4/11/2011 - Merlin - Complete
Royal retreat by stormus reviews
Following the backlash of one of his bright ideas, Arthur and Merlin find themselves stranded in Lot's kingdom. With an enemy patrol, and an entire camp of wronged bandits blocking their escape through the woods, they've no choice but to get word to Camelot and wait for rescue. Yet, that may be easier said than done... (set between series 4 & 5, diverges from canon later on)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 72,364 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 7/14/2015 - Published: 5/5/2013 - Arthur, Merlin, Hunith, Gwaine
Whispers at the Bottom of a Dry Well by Veilwuarrah reviews
"..and the young man found himself in a damn hole of a covered up dry well, with a cloaked sorcerer and an unconscious manservant." Not quite what Arthur had planned for a hunt. At. All. - Sometime after 'The Disir' S05E05; WARNING: angry!Merlin; whump
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 20,175 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 120 - Updated: 6/11/2015 - Published: 1/7/2015
The Forgetful Reincarnation by ErinNovelist reviews
After the final battle, Merlin gathered his magic and cast a spell to bring everyone who was a part of destiny back so that they could aide Arthur. A thousand years later, the reincarnations are born again, but things did not turn out as planned. Everyone except Merlin remembers. They must get him to recall the past in order to face the newest threat before time runs out.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 97,225 - Reviews: 560 - Favs: 470 - Follows: 679 - Updated: 6/3/2015 - Published: 7/1/2012 - Merlin
Of Enemies and Allies by AMirroredImage reviews
When Emrys and the Once and Future King receive an invitation of peace, it's accompanied with news of a dark battle swarming on the horizon. Struggling to bring Camelot into the Golden Age, matters only get worse when Merlin finds himself in trouble. Can Warlock and King learn to trust in Destiny before it's too late? PART 2 in THE COMING OF ALBION TRILOGY. AU post 5x13. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 90,234 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 5/14/2015 - Published: 10/17/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - 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: 133 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 319 - Updated: 5/1/2015 - Published: 3/28/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Master of Time: Guardian of Magic by jaqtkd reviews
The circle has opened and closed many times whilst Merlin continues to play his part as Guardian of the Crystal Cave. Now, in the 21st century, the story is set to start again. This time, however, the Round Table will need Morgana's dubious help in order to defeat their enemy. Neither human nor beast; could this foe be too powerful even for the legendary Emrys? Book 3 begins.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 33,164 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 4/3/2015 - Published: 1/28/2015 - [Merlin, Morgana] 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: 120 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 257 - Updated: 4/1/2015 - Published: 12/29/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
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: 477 - Favs: 490 - Follows: 602 - Updated: 3/26/2015 - Published: 7/21/2009 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Camelot Compendium by Ellessaria reviews
A home for my Merlin one-shots, each chapter a self-contained story.(Cover art by Wil1969) Chapter Seven: "Slightly Magicky" - Arthur suspects that someone is practising magic in the very heart of Camelot. The only question is, who?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 20,915 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 1/18/2015 - Published: 8/26/2014 - 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: 3 - Words: 11,193 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 1/13/2015 - Published: 12/15/2014 - [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] Morgana, Merlin
To Heart and Home by AMirroredImage reviews
A wintry storm, a warm cloak, and some brotherly love. When sickness plagues Ealdor, Arthur can't help but feel uneasy at letting Merlin go. Twoshot. Set between seasons 4 and 5. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,470 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 1/12/2015 - Published: 1/8/2015 - Arthur, Merlin, Hunith - 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: 38 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 12/30/2014 - Published: 12/20/2014 - Arthur, Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere - 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: 523 - Favs: 385 - Follows: 433 - Updated: 12/14/2014 - Published: 1/10/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
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: 24 - Words: 62,809 - Reviews: 544 - Favs: 447 - Follows: 610 - Updated: 12/3/2014 - Published: 2/21/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Wedding Frame by Sydelle Rein reviews
As Arthur rides to Nemeth to join the festivities of Mithian's upcoming union, a member of her court is putting a plot into motion. Soon Arthur finds himself trapped inside his own mind and stirring up trouble between the two kingdoms against his will. Merlin stands as his only hope, unaware that while Arthur's actions are not his own, his mind is far from dormant. No Slash
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 28,358 - Reviews: 203 - Favs: 175 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 11/26/2014 - Published: 5/20/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Mithian - Complete
If I Could Turn Back Time by LFB72 reviews
"If you knew something bad was going to happen, wouldn't you try and stop it?" Merlin makes a final attempt to save his king. Now expanded into a three part story.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,150 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 11/23/2014 - Published: 10/19/2014 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur - Complete
For Destiny and Friendship by AMirroredImage reviews
"'I-I am your servant, till the day I die.' He grunted, readjusting his grip on his staff with one hand, while his right hand made contact with Arthur's armored chest. 'Long. Live. The King.' And with those words, Merlin's eye flashed gold." PART 1 in THE COMING OF ALBION TRILOGY. AU Alternate Ending to 5x13. No slash. Scarfic.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 24,964 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 10/17/2014 - Published: 9/13/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - 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: 162,687 - Reviews: 690 - Favs: 375 - Follows: 476 - Updated: 10/14/2014 - Published: 9/29/2013 - 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: 404 - Favs: 396 - Follows: 266 - Updated: 10/4/2014 - Published: 7/5/2014 - Complete
A Second Chance by Anoirien89 reviews
Merlin is offered a second chance to try and fulfil Arthur's destiny by the Triple Goddess. When he is set back in time with only him knowing what had happened, can he avert fate and defy the prophecy? Set kind of post the series 5 finale, but then goes back in time. Epilogue is now up and the story complete! Thanks for reading!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Spiritual - Chapters: 23 - Words: 61,403 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 9/26/2014 - Published: 1/10/2013 - Complete
The Isle of Elfrael by shelle-ma-belle reviews
Merlin has been told by so many people that save for his father and Kilgarrah all of the Dragons and Dragonlords perished during the Great Purge. But what if everyone was wrong? What if they had not perished but simply disappeared? What will happen when they finally choose to make contact with Merlin, one of their own? Set between S4 & S5. Rated T to be safe. I don't own Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 35,265 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 9/24/2014 - Published: 12/20/2012
A Universe Is Trapped Inside A Tear by MamzelleHermy reviews
What would happen if Gaius died before Leon and Percival rescues him? How would Merlin react and would his friends be abble to help him? AU to 4x13 Character death obviously. Last chapter now online. -Now completely Beta corrected!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 41 - Words: 66,052 - Reviews: 428 - Favs: 259 - Follows: 235 - Updated: 9/22/2014 - Published: 1/13/2012 - Merlin, Arthur, Hunith, Gwaine - Complete
Finding the Light by Stealth Dragon reviews
A potential threat making its way to Camelot brings Arthur to Ealdor, but will what happened in the past stand in the way of Merlin and Arthur defeating this new danger? Sequel to Waiting in the Dark. Gen, friendship, no pairings.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,664 - Reviews: 201 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 8/30/2014 - Published: 8/9/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - 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.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 48,031 - Reviews: 425 - Favs: 246 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 8/20/2014 - Published: 9/19/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
The More Things Change by wryter501 reviews
Having raised Aithusa in Ealdor for five years, Merlin the former druid is now ready to join his friends in Camelot and discover what destiny might have in store for all of them... Intermission collection of stories following seasons 1 and 2, A/U of Vortigern's Tower.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 150,128 - Reviews: 165 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 8/19/2014 - Published: 6/15/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Morgana - Complete
Heart and Soul by Ocean Mint Leaves reviews
When Merlin and Gwen fail to return from a struggling village High King Arthur lives through his worst nightmare. Meanwhile, the Queen and the warlock face an unlikely foe. Golden Age AU. Family fluff/bonding abound.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,023 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 7/19/2014 - Published: 6/22/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
Evil's Shadow by ForIHaveOvercomeTheWorld reviews
Sequel to Gathering Clouds. Something bad is coming and Merlin and Arthur are completely unprepared for it. Evil is going to throw everything it has at Merlin to make him break. Arthur is going to have to rescue Merlin from evil, but will he want to after he learns a certain secret? Remember, the darkest hour is just before the dawn. Contains whump. No slash. Kinda dark.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 43,493 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 315 - Updated: 7/2/2014 - Published: 9/22/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
To Trust Again by misti4492 reviews
Sequel to Loyal 'Til the End. Merlin knew the time drew near for his destiny fulfillment when Arthur began the steps to unite the kingdoms of Albion in peace; but with Morgana still out on the run and the hesitance for people to accept magic, it was all the Court Sorcerer could do to remain calm. Neither did it help that the ghost of his failures continued to haunt him.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 108,265 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 180 - Follows: 266 - Updated: 7/2/2014 - Published: 7/23/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - 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: 30 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 6/22/2014 - Published: 1/1/2013 - 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: 384 - Favs: 291 - Follows: 333 - 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: 87 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 6/12/2014 - Published: 5/23/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Magic Waves by Gbean reviews
After ep 5x13. Magic has faded from the world, but when it returns, it takes technology by storm, leaving mass destruction behind. The world is plunged into modern-medieval age as technology dies. Merlin's wait is over as Arthur returns to restore peace to Albion. It's up to Merlin and Arthur to unite magic and technology. Same characters, New adventures.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 35 - Words: 142,839 - Reviews: 399 - Favs: 326 - Follows: 278 - Updated: 6/11/2014 - Published: 2/10/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Shadow of the Goddess by Moon Fox reviews
The Samhain after Camlann, Merlin is lost in the woods, and in his mind, when the Goddess of the Old Religion comes to him inside a young woman who needs healing as much as he does. Seasonal Stories based on the Wheel of the Year and Merlin's personal journey before the return of his king. Merlin/Sefa
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Spiritual - Chapters: 23 - Words: 43,673 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 5/23/2014 - Published: 10/3/2013 - Merlin, Sefa
How to Lose a Sword by Kitty O reviews
The problem was, there was a naked woman in Merlin's room. And that wasn't a problem in the way you might expect. Transformation!fic, crack!fic, no slash, may be continued. Set between series 4 and 5.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 4,138 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 5/23/2014 - Published: 1/13/2013 - Merlin
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: 486 - Favs: 502 - Follows: 351 - Updated: 5/20/2014 - Published: 10/24/2012 - 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: 260 - Favs: 233 - Follows: 227 - Updated: 5/9/2014 - Published: 3/14/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Artorius Blade by wryter501 reviews
The once and future court of Camelot has faced and defeated challenges of the 21st century. But will the past come back to haunt them? Merlin answers a plea for help from someone he knew years ago, while Arthur deals with a too-good-to-be-true offer from someone who wants Camelot's assets... all of them. Sequel to "A Once and Future Destiny" and "The Emrys Strain".
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 22 - Words: 125,134 - Reviews: 309 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 5/8/2014 - Published: 3/24/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Once and Future King by AthosAtTanagra reviews
Inconsolable after the journey to Avalon, in the wake of the battle of Camlann, Merlin stumbles upon the chance to go back and change the past. Will he make the same mistakes or will he set the future right and see a free Camelot at Arthur's side? (5th season spoiler alert) This story picks up at the end of the series finale.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 22 - Words: 36,109 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 5/5/2014 - Published: 3/1/2014 - [Merlin, OC] Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
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: 304 - Favs: 380 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 4/15/2014 - Published: 11/27/2013 - Arthur, Leon, Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
All's Fair by Duchess Emma reviews
Morgana promises Merlin she'll keep his poisoning a secret. For a price. Can Merlin pay it? Will he succumb to Morgana's seductive tactics? Will she be able to keep herself aloof? It's a sexual battle of wills with only one winner. But what about hearts? All's fair in love and war...especially in the bedroom. In the margins of S3 and beyond, what trouble could these two get into?
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 33 - Words: 66,615 - Reviews: 999 - Favs: 520 - Follows: 684 - Updated: 3/31/2014 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Morgana, Merlin
The Uncertain Future by CarolynneRuth reviews
Sequel to Forgotten Lives. Six months have passed by and life is anything but normal despite Arthur wishing it were. Uther had his own plans for how his life should go and god help anyone who happened to get in his way. Plenty of friendship, adventure, angst and romance with a good dose of humor where needed. Lot's of favorite Merlin characters involved.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 49,628 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 184 - Updated: 3/28/2014 - Published: 9/1/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
The Emrys Strain by wryter501 reviews
"I don't believe Mordred is the mastermind of the attack. Someone else is responsible. Someone with funding and connections…" The once and future court of Camelot is reconvened in the 21st Century, with new objectives... and new enemies. Sequel to A Once and Future Destiny.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 83,969 - Reviews: 270 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 3/24/2014 - Published: 1/4/2014 - Arthur, Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine - 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: 69 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 3/22/2014 - Published: 3/2/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Morgana - Complete
Merlin Season 6 - The Return of Arthur by mia.jane.71 reviews
Following on from the end of series 5. Merlin meets Alba near the lake of Avalon. He discovers the truth about the triple Goddess and how part of her plans to destroy the world they have tried so hard to build. Can Merlin pay the necessary price for Arthur's life? There is a great evil waiting to be released and only the sorcerer and the king together can hope to defeat it.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 92 - Words: 218,609 - Reviews: 1130 - Favs: 203 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 3/22/2014 - Published: 8/14/2013 - Arthur, Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere, Morgana - Complete
The Strength of Friendship by starglen reviews
This is a rewrite of S5 Finale, where Arthur lives to realise the Golden Age of Camelot and to return magic to the kingdom with the help of his closest friend and councillor, Merlin. However, the path to reach their ideals never runs smoothly as old and new enemies rise up to challenge the destiny of Albion.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 36 - Words: 160,967 - Reviews: 240 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 2/14/2014 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Arthur, Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere, Morgana - Complete
Royally Disired by wryter501 reviews
I opened my mouth to say, There can be no place for magic in Camelot, and found I couldn't. Here, in the sacred grove, my magic humming in my veins in tune to the life all around, much more than itself, I could not utter the lie. Accept magic? Or let Mordred die? Maybe the choice was a trap, and the trick was finding the right path. A new direction for episode 5.5 "The Disir".
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,539 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 49 - Published: 2/12/2014 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred - Complete
Remember Me by carinims01 reviews
"I want to tell you something I've never told you before... Thank you." It's been fifteen hundred years since those words were spoken, and his friend's deaths still weigh heavily on Merlin's mind. But after all those years of waiting, trying, suffering, they've finally returned. Not just Arthur, but all of them. Even Morgana. And something is horribly wrong. Future fic. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 93,894 - Reviews: 526 - Favs: 465 - Follows: 396 - Updated: 1/21/2014 - Published: 7/25/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Heart of Gold by CaptainOzone reviews
Bk3 of Prophesized. Camelot has slowly adjusted to their new Court Sorcerer and the freedom of magic, but prejudice hides in the darkest shadows, with treason and betrayal at its side. However, when Dark magic gets thrown into the mix and when the witch comes out to play... prejudice really is the least of their worries. Merlin!whump/BAMF; Arthur!whump.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 30 - Words: 206,389 - Reviews: 803 - Favs: 659 - Follows: 542 - Updated: 1/14/2014 - Published: 12/31/2011 - Merlin, Arthur, OC - Complete
The King and the Sorcerer by ILoveVampireDiaries reviews
Not happy with the series finale! My own story of the bromance between Arthur and Merlin that follows the storyline of the last episode and beyond, with a twist ending! Picks up the moment Arthur learns Merlin's secret.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 17,522 - Reviews: 176 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 262 - Updated: 1/4/2014 - Published: 12/27/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
The Final Truth by LFB72 reviews
Arthur knew Merlin had a secret, and it was driving him mad. A botched attempt on the castle presents the king with a means of getting the answers he craves - but at what cost? Arthur's actions not only risk his servant's life, but all they have built. Contains: hurt/comfort, angst, and Merlin whump. Reveal fic.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,126 - Reviews: 330 - Favs: 379 - Follows: 335 - Updated: 12/13/2013 - Published: 9/29/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Truth Behind Locked Doors by AMerlinMourner reviews
When Merlin is taken by Morgana, Arthur has no idea of the consequences it will have on Camelot. But when Morgana takes Camelot too, will Arthur be forced to see a side to Merlin he never knew about before? And can their friendship ever be the same? Reveal fic. A bit of Merlin whump and Arthur whump. AU from the end of 5x11.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 46,944 - Reviews: 290 - Favs: 184 - Follows: 367 - Updated: 12/9/2013 - Published: 1/22/2013 - Arthur, Merlin
Bound by Fate by Aramina16 reviews
Sequel to Morgana's Servant. AU. Set after season 4, but before season 5. Explicit. Redemption fic. Some Arwen. Camelot rejoices as it's most dangerous foe is captured and put in chains, but Merlin is finding himself drawn to her once again. Magic calls to magic and they are each other's destiny. Complete.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 54 - Words: 318,344 - Reviews: 1089 - Favs: 404 - Follows: 338 - Updated: 12/5/2013 - Published: 12/4/2012 - Morgana, Merlin - 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: 24 - Words: 171,488 - Reviews: 556 - Favs: 651 - Follows: 290 - Updated: 12/1/2013 - Published: 8/17/2013 - Merlin, Mithian - Complete
Broken Servant by Ernil i Pheriannath reviews
Merlin has a tragic accident, leaving him unable to perform his duties as Arthur's manservant. Broken and feeling useless Arthur helps him back on the road to recovery. But will he ever be the Merlin he used to be, and will be ever be able to live up to his destiny? Merlin whump and BAMF!Merlin in later chapters.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 17,922 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 197 - Updated: 11/30/2013 - Published: 8/8/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Home by Kitty O reviews
Merlin's returned after two years, but not in a state that anyone expected. But home isn't really home again until everyone can come to terms with the way it all ended.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,113 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 186 - Updated: 11/27/2013 - Published: 9/3/2013 - Merlin, Gwen/Guinevere, Percival
The Seventh Arrow by GraceLilly reviews
Another hunting trip goes wrong leaving Merlin and Arthur in a life threatening situation. A powerful enemy strikes again, bringing fear and desperation upon Camelot. Join a new adventure and reveal the secrets of the legendary Seventh Arrow! Set in season 4.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 20,063 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 11/20/2013 - Published: 11/2/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Clarity by DakotaBeor reviews
(AU of Series 5 Ep's 9&10) Finna sacrificed herself for the greater cause, She didnt expect Morgana to notice the trail of blood up to the roof and to where Emrys was slowly slipping away. What will Morgana do? How will Arthur react? when all becomes clear.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,043 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 191 - Updated: 11/19/2013 - Published: 1/18/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Mordred, Gwaine
Forbrecan ond gestrician by stormus reviews
A year has passed since Camlann and the loss of Arthur, and Guinevere has settled into her role as sole ruler of Camelot. Magic has returned to the Kingdom, and the people are at peace. But more was lost with Arthur's death than the man himself. For the past year, something else has been missing from Camelot. A situation that may soon be remedied.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,453 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 11/15/2013 - Published: 11/14/2013 - Gwen/Guinevere, Leon, Percival, Merlin - Complete
Overheard by hujwernoo reviews
The knights, Arthur and Gwen are planning a surprise for Merlin...only to overhear a shocking conversation between Merlin and Agravaine. Spoilers up to 4x02, really just an excuse to write out a plot bunny I had. Inspired by 'Poison Truth' by Lovable Loner. Warning: Brief but graphic violence. Last chapter AND epilogue are up!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 36 - Words: 43,093 - Reviews: 1412 - Favs: 1,662 - Follows: 1,094 - Updated: 11/14/2013 - Published: 5/31/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Agravaine - Complete
Love's Labyrinth by Moon Fox reviews
Destiny kept pulling them apart, it will take the strength of a dragon to bring them together. Merlin / Mithian, steamy romance with some mental angst.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,035 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 11/10/2013 - Published: 11/7/2013 - [Merlin, Mithian] - Complete
Intentions by Lynse reviews
Sorcery is banned in Camelot, so Arthur can't fathom why anyone would seek the sorcerer Emrys within the castle walls. That would mean he's unwittingly harbouring a sorcerer, and that's ridiculous. Isn't it? (No slash; possible reveal fic) Sequel posted.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,209 - Reviews: 498 - Favs: 640 - Follows: 433 - Updated: 11/9/2013 - Published: 2/20/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Bound Together by caldera32 reviews
Merlin and Arthur are captured and forced to fight together in a tournament of questionable nature. Occurs after "Patient Zero" but can stand alone. Features Bamf Merlin and Arthur as well as whump, of course
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 54 - Words: 65,137 - Reviews: 777 - Favs: 451 - Follows: 450 - Updated: 11/8/2013 - Published: 10/2/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Master of Time: Slave of Destiny by jaqtkd reviews
Arthur is dead and Merlin is convinced he's failed in his task. But the warlock is not ready to give up, quite convinced that he can change history. Convinced that this isn't the end. A reworking of my first fanfiction, 'The Stone of Time' incorporating all my thoughts and head-canons about the show and paving the way for my first reincarnation story. Complete.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 21,805 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 11/3/2013 - Published: 10/2/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
Iron Grip by Sydelle Rein reviews
Gwaine may be known for his tavern brawls and his willingness to prank his fellow knights, but he is nothing if not loyal. So when Merlin begins acting strangely, Gwaine goes to great lengths to figure out what's wrong, unaware of just what he will uncover in the process: blackmail, plots, danger, and a dark secret hanging over the head of his best friend like an axe. No slash
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 54,021 - Reviews: 850 - Favs: 940 - Follows: 820 - Updated: 11/2/2013 - Published: 6/23/2012 - Merlin, Gwaine - Complete
In the Hand of Darkness by April29Roses reviews
Morgana sets a trap for Arthur, but Merlin pays the price, revealing his magic in the process. Caught in a torturous spell, Merlin struggles to live while Arthur deals with his feelings of betrayal and the looming threat of another attack by Morgana. This is a reveal/whump story, set a few weeks after Season 4; told from a double point of view. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 21 - Words: 28,809 - Reviews: 244 - Favs: 225 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 11/1/2013 - Published: 9/6/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
Remember Our Future by jaqtkd reviews
Merlin decides to cast a spell on Morgana but, inevitably, it does not go to plan. Written to celebrate 400 followers on Tumblr and inspired by the prompts I was given. Set after 4x11 and set to go AU.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,413 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 10/27/2013 - Published: 10/23/2013 - [Merlin, Morgana] - Complete
Dreams of Pale White Flames by Veilwuarrah reviews
"It started with the dreams; of flames curiously white." Merlin knows it means something, but he doesn't know what... yet. (Mystery; minor whump; 'T' for now..[Mature Content] in later chapters; pre-S05;)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,319 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 10/15/2013 - Published: 6/21/2013
I'll Be by Valkyriexx reviews
"She means everything to me... I can't lose her; not now." "We'll get her back, Merlin. I promise." It's been two years since Merlin returned, but Morgana is stirring once more. With both his heart, and his destiny on the line, Merlin will have to find the courage to face her one last time. Sequel to "Against All Odds" No slash! I don't own Merlin!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 13 - Words: 20,461 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 10/1/2013 - Published: 1/9/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Burning Amidst an Ocean by LFB72 reviews
Merlin is tricked, putting himself in danger, and it is up to Arthur to save him. With Merlin weak and vulnerable, will Arthur have it in him to care for his servant? What secrets will he discover? Contains Merlin whump, sick!Merlin, angst and bromance .
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 25,779 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 261 - Follows: 185 - Updated: 9/29/2013 - Published: 5/9/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - 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: 33 - Words: 31,912 - Reviews: 564 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 381 - Updated: 9/22/2013 - Published: 2/16/2013
The Ending by sketchAvolie reviews
Merlin's magic is revealed and there are forces working against him and the creation of Albion. Follows the story of Merlin, Arthur, and some of the knights surrounding them after Merlin's secret is revealed. Canon up to 5x06, *SPOILER* acknowledges the death, not explicitly, of a knight in 5x06. Many more chapters to come.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 48 - Words: 57,150 - Reviews: 864 - Favs: 508 - Follows: 574 - Updated: 9/20/2013 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Frozen Waters by Narlth reviews
Hypothermia's pretty easy to catch when you fall though the ice. Set between 4x02 and 4x03. Cover by MagicGirl41 on the Heart of Camelot.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 16,880 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 187 - Updated: 9/14/2013 - Published: 7/11/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Elyan - Complete
Hidden truth by Aerist reviews
The princess from Brenna flees towards camelot, hoping to find peace and safety with new and old friends. But she brings secrets and danger that will have lasting affects on everyones lives even more so to Merlin . Set after S4 . Merlin/OC,No slash, rated T to be safe mild language,violence and implied adult content in later chapters
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 26,747 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 9/13/2013 - Published: 12/26/2012 - Merlin - Complete
Forgotten Lives by CarolynneRuth reviews
Merlin had given up on Albion ever happening. But then surprising events began to take place and familiar faces returned, even if they didn't have any memories of Camelot or who they once were but one could only live in hope. A reincarnation fic, except for Merlin because well Merlin had always been around, and far longer than he cared to admit. No slash. Friendship. Some romance.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 28 - Words: 190,250 - Reviews: 542 - Favs: 359 - Follows: 273 - Updated: 9/1/2013 - Published: 2/26/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
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? A continuation of a reveal fic from my series "In Media Res." Can be read without "In Media Res."
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 33,502 - Reviews: 247 - Favs: 227 - Follows: 379 - Updated: 8/30/2013 - Published: 2/5/2013 - Arthur, Merlin
The Tricoloured Dragon by jaqtkd reviews
The English King Uther is determined to bring Pagan Wales under his control and offers an alliance to the most reasonable of their princes. Balinor accepts his offer instantly and even offers a son and a ward to the king as security. It all seems far too good to be true. (Warning: Some nudity and minor adult themes in-line with this T rating)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 52,245 - Reviews: 208 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 8/17/2013 - Published: 8/1/2013 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
Trapped by Ernil i Pheriannath reviews
While out running an errand, Merlin and Arthur are injured and trapped in a deep ravine. Will they manage to escape and survive when concealed from all searching with the forest swarming with bandits. Lots of angst and bromance. With Camelot lost will the pair be able to save it or will Merlin have to take drastic measures?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 23,411 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 187 - Updated: 7/31/2013 - Published: 3/16/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Queen's Fool by Veilwuarrah reviews
Queen Annis finds Merlin running for his life in the woods, but discovers there's something horribly wrong, once she takes him back to her castle, and learns he doesn't know where Arthur is, or who he is.. Merlin faces a tough decision. (whump, Set after S05E02)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 22,723 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 7/30/2013 - Published: 11/10/2012
Cry Of The Prophets by Ocean Mint Leaves reviews
When Albion cries out under the strain of war and famine, Arthur Pendragon rises from the depths of Avalon. Fifteen long years after his demise the Once and Future King returns to his people. Post 5x13. No Slash.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,381 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 222 - Updated: 7/24/2013 - Published: 1/18/2013 - Arthur, Merlin
Loyal 'Til the End by misti4492 reviews
Camelot had fallen. Morgana was queen. Arthur knew these facts, but nothing worried him more than Merlin. Merlin, with golden eyes, captured during the attack, and who held dangerous knowledge of the elusive Emrys. Time was running out until Morgana found Emrys and went after Arthur. The King could only hope they could retake Camelot in time. Before his servant broke.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 108,156 - Reviews: 494 - Favs: 666 - Follows: 443 - Updated: 7/23/2013 - Published: 2/1/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Fighting Fate by monkey76 reviews
Post 5x03. "Merlin's eyes were wide with pain. 'Arthur,' he gasped. He brought his hands to the sword's hilt in a weak attempt to push it away. 'I am so sorry,' Arthur said, driving the sword deeper." Determined to save Merlin's life, Arthur and the knights set off on a quest to change the future. Reveal. Friendship. Whump.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 53,173 - Reviews: 424 - Favs: 697 - Follows: 464 - Updated: 7/22/2013 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
The Fear of Water by caldera32 reviews
Merlin cares for an animal and receives something he never would have wanted in return.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 6,059 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 7/20/2013 - Published: 7/15/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius - Complete
The Dawn of A New Day by Gwenneth reviews
After Camlann, Merlin rushes to save Arthur with the help of an old friend. The challenges continue for the two as they return to Camelot. Will include a larger-scale Camelot reveal, Aithusa and more! SPOILERS 5.13. AU.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 29,960 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 320 - Follows: 268 - Updated: 7/16/2013 - Published: 12/29/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
At Her Mercy by FireyIce107 reviews
A rewrite of "Bound to Her Will." I think this ones better When Merlin makes the mistake of following Morgana, he finds himself in a terrible situation. Completely at the mercy of Morgana. And Morgana isn't going to make life easy for him. Tossed in a dungeon, Merlin will be subjected to pain and horror as Morgana tries to bring him to the dark side. Warning:Torture, Mergana
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 24,755 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 7/7/2013 - Published: 7/2/2012 - [Morgana, Merlin] - Complete
Past, Present, Future by carinims01 reviews
Sequel to 'What Happens.' Not two weeks after the ban is lifted, Merlin is transported -by accident- twelve years into the future. Reacquainted with old friends, he learns he's been missing, presumed dead, for twelve years to the day he was transported. Now, faced with more problems than he can deal with, he has to find a way home, before something goes terribly wrong. No Slash.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 83,789 - Reviews: 254 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 239 - Updated: 7/4/2013 - Published: 8/3/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Breathe by Stealth Dragon reviews
Merlin saves the day - yet again - when he manages to get an injured Arthur and knights to safety. But Merlin's troubles are far from over when an investigation into what had happened to the king and knights leaves him in a bad way, and now it's Arthur and Gwaine's turn to be there for him. Gen, friendship.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,016 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 762 - Follows: 102 - Published: 7/4/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
All Our Secrets by jaqtkd reviews
The untold Merlin/Morgana story. This fic shows their interactions 'behind the scenes' whilst still following the canon story line. We all saw those looks, didn't we? Felt there was rather more going on than the show let us see? Here's the subplot the BBC couldn't show on Saturday tea-time TV. (Book cover by Erin 'whenthestormisthrough')
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 52,136 - Reviews: 241 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 7/4/2013 - Published: 2/17/2013 - Morgana, Merlin - Complete
Flipping the Coin, Part 2 of Coins by Moon Fox reviews
Merlin and Gwaine are sent on an adventure to discover their past and stay one step ahead of Morgana. Fearing for them, Arthur and the other knights set out to find them, but soon discover much more than they bargained for. Alt version Season 5. Sequel to "Two Sides of the Coin" Angst, Adventure, BAMF, Bromance, Redemption, Twists on Arthurian Legends.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 30 - Words: 52,256 - Reviews: 253 - Favs: 260 - Follows: 161 - Updated: 6/23/2013 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Into Hell, Prieddu Annwn Part 5 of Coins by Moon Fox reviews
Merlin and the knights have literally walked into the mouth of hell in a final bid to save Arthur from the poison of Mordred's blade. Morgana must try to hold things together against the self-proclaimed Dragon-King. Angst, horror, fantasy, Twists on Arthurian legends.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 21 - Words: 65,083 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 6/22/2013 - Published: 5/13/2013 - Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Recrudesce by Elfpen reviews
When the King of Camelot and his Court Sorcerer are driven fifteen years into their own past by enemies come beyond the grave, even Emrys isn't sure what to do. The duo must enlist the help of their past selves to return home alive. Time travel. Gen fic.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 27 - Words: 82,663 - Reviews: 615 - Favs: 625 - Follows: 478 - Updated: 6/1/2013 - Published: 2/17/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Invasion by Sparrows Magician reviews
"Merlin what if-" - "Don't, we will be fine." His eyes shoot to his High Advisor. "Gwaine." - "It will be alright." Gwaine ushers her out, and the last look she sees on her husband's face…is dishonesty. Sequal to "Unwelcomed Arrangements"
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,256 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 8 - Published: 5/6/2013 - Morgana, Merlin - Complete
A Thin Line by Duchess Emma reviews
Merlin and Morgana wake up handcuffed together in Cenred's dungeon. They have to put their hatred aside and work together to get out of this predicament. Will Merlin finally admit his magic? It's a thin line between love and hate. Very thin.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 67,065 - Reviews: 843 - Favs: 695 - Follows: 796 - Updated: 4/23/2013 - Published: 1/17/2012 - Merlin, Morgana
Growing secrets by Veilwuarrah reviews
Struggling with a worsening illness, while trying to keep Arthur from being lured out of Camelot by some mysterious guests, Merlin realizes through his hallucinations, that he might be in for more then he can handle alone. (Is Camelot really haunted or only he is?) Between S04E02-03(whump, mystery, slow buildup, dark)
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 21 - Words: 33,125 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 4/20/2013 - Published: 9/12/2012
A Very Bad Day by LFB72 reviews
Merlin wakes up in an odd place, at an odd time with no recollection of how he got there. He struggles with the rest of his day but things keep going wrong and even his magic seems against him. Those around, him seem obvious to his troubles and progressively worsening state. Will they notice his torment before it's too late! Contains, Merlin Whump, Sick!Merlin and Angst.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 3,904 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 4/11/2013 - Published: 4/7/2013 - Merlin - Complete
Against All Odds by Valkyriexx reviews
After the arrival of a new Knight in Camelot, Merlin suddenly finds himself alone and afraid. Frightened and in the hands of some of the most brutal men alive, he must find it within himself to trust again if he's going to survive. And maybe, just maybe, he'll find what he's been missing along the way. No slash! Reveal!fic Merlin!Whump. I don't own Merlin.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 27 - Words: 53,347 - Reviews: 577 - Favs: 400 - Follows: 369 - Updated: 4/8/2013 - Published: 8/11/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
A Fair Deal by all-in-time reviews
Another divergence from the episode 4.06 Servant of Two Masters. Darkish. Merlin is captured. Emrys is revealed in dreams. Morgana can put two and two together. A fair duel is agreed on. No lies, no disguises this time. Angsty. Merlin/Morgana. Multi-chapter. Completed.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 30 - Words: 60,727 - Reviews: 266 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 4/1/2013 - Published: 9/2/2012 - Merlin, Morgana - Complete
Ring of Ice by caldera32 reviews
Merlin is immediately suspicious of a visiting noble- little does he know the man also has eyes on the servant.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Horror - Chapters: 33 - Words: 27,568 - Reviews: 373 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 3/28/2013 - Published: 3/7/2013 - Merlin - Complete
Of Twisted Morals and Human Weaponry by BeyondTheStorm reviews
One month. It had been one month since Merlin had disappeared. When Arthur set out to find his missing servant, he hadn't had much of a plan, but he's pretty sure that getting kidnapped and being held for ransom by a morally imbalanced weapons dealer hadn't been part of it. *Friendship, no slash, eventual magic reveal*
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 149,662 - Reviews: 1294 - Favs: 966 - Follows: 658 - Updated: 3/28/2013 - Published: 9/18/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Beyond Recall by laurajslr reviews
After a terrible accident, Merlin is left with no memory of his time in Camelot. Separated from Arthur and all who could tell him who he is, Merlin tries to piece together his life and his loyalties. But loyalties can be influenced; lives can take very different paths to the ones they were destined for. And a lost sorcerer is a very powerful and useful weapon to have.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 30 - Words: 136,668 - Reviews: 895 - Favs: 594 - Follows: 403 - Updated: 3/19/2013 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Where Are We Going From Here? by Moon Fox reviews
10 years after Merlin sent Arthur's body to Avalon comes the day that was promised by the prophets and the rise of the Once and Future King. Canon/historical pairings and influence. No slash (Completely ignoring the final scene of Merlin, spoilers for 5.13)
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,323 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 17 - Published: 3/18/2013 - Merlin - Complete
Now and Again by carinims01 reviews
'A week. That's how long it took for Merlin's whole world to change around him. One week.' A sorceress attacks Camelot and when trying to defend his family, Gaius is mortally wounded. Now Merlin and Arthur's relationship lay shattered at their feet and they must slowly pick up the pieces -with a little help from their father figure. Post S4. No slash. Reveal fic.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,990 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 23 - Published: 3/5/2013 - Merlin, Arthur
Square Peg Round Hole by Alice I reviews
Something has been bothering Merlin, and Arthur wants to know what it is. On a trip meant to discover what is ailing Merlin, Arthur learns more than he bargained for. Note that all of my stories are Friendship only - NO SLASH!
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 89,814 - Reviews: 570 - Favs: 530 - Follows: 691 - Updated: 2/24/2013 - Published: 11/26/2009 - Arthur, Merlin
Selective Blindness by CynicAlb reviews
"I haven't really been hiding for a long time you've just been too blind to see what's right in front of you." Merlin decides its time for Arthur to see the truth.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 35,486 - Reviews: 301 - Favs: 281 - Follows: 371 - Updated: 2/23/2013 - Published: 6/9/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Destiny, A Warlock and a King: AU Series Ending by bluespiritgal reviews
SPOILERS! AU ending to Season 5 Final Episode. Can Merlin really accept Arthur's fate? My version of how I hoped the series might have ended. Give it a try, you just might like it :) Lots of bromance with a little adventure thrown in. No slash. Chapter 9 FINAL CHAP is now up. Story complete! Enjoy! And reviews would be greatly appreciated.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,851 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 2/12/2013 - Published: 12/29/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Dragon's Mark by Stealth Dragon reviews
A band of renegade druids kidnap Merlin in order to use a dragonlord gift he never knew he had against Camelot, and end up releasing the dragon within. Gen, friendship.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 47,702 - Reviews: 381 - Favs: 513 - Follows: 201 - Updated: 2/12/2013 - Published: 1/26/2013 - Merlin, The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah - Complete
Memories are contrary things by Angustias reviews
Merlin stared back at Arthur, confusion and a little bit of fear clouding his face, before whispering, "Who are you?" And just like that Arthur's heart dropped straight out of his chest.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 11,740 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 2/7/2013 - Published: 1/9/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Path to Insanity by brownpaperbags reviews
The third story in the Trust of a King arc. Camelot is just beginning to recover from the demon war, but Arthur and Merlin's journey is just beginning. Arthur faces insanity and must journey to a dimension unlike anything he has ever seen to free himself from madness. Will Merlin and his king prevail or will Arthur's paranoia kill them both? Please Read and Review!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 35,672 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 2/6/2013 - Published: 11/2/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
Friends of the Hollow Queen by YourGuardianAngel08 reviews
What if Arthur had gone after Merlin in the Hollow Queen? How would the king have reacted to what really happened to his friend? Would he have been able to deal with the poisoning? Merlin whump, protective Arthur. SPOILERS for The Hollow Queen, but AU timeline and slight reference to the previews for next week.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,689 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 294 - Follows: 230 - Updated: 1/31/2013 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Of Walls and Scars by Sydelle Rein reviews
Sequel to On Shaky Ground! As an army of sorcerers marches on Camelot, Merlin scrambles to come up with a defense strategy. In the meantime: Arthur, newly enlightened about the identity of the mysterious "Emrys," finds hiding his knowledge a little more difficult than he originally anticipated. No slash, as always
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 55,000 - Reviews: 1054 - Favs: 1,221 - Follows: 910 - Updated: 1/29/2013 - Published: 1/7/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Disillusionment by sfsf reviews
This is what happens when Merlin is lost. This is why destinies are never simple. - Reveal fic. Set after Series 4.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 134,205 - Reviews: 911 - Favs: 621 - Follows: 476 - Updated: 1/15/2013 - Published: 6/12/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Holly Leaves by CaptainOzone reviews
"When I first heard about your magic, Merlin, my opinions of you did not change. They solidified, and I saw more truth to what I had observed than I ever had before." Merthian AU. Set post-5x04. Post-Reveal. Rated high T for suggestive content in final chapter. Special thank you to ErinNovelist for the book cover!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 34,160 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 333 - Follows: 114 - Updated: 12/28/2012 - Published: 12/24/2012 - Mithian, Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Sickness of the Soul by Loopstagirl reviews
He thought that he had used enough magic to cure himself of the poison before returning to Camelot. But a few days later, and Merlin realises that he was wrong. Spoilers for 5x08.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,897 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 310 - Follows: 81 - Published: 12/27/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Arthur's Quest by Avi8 reviews
This is my re-writing of what I think should have happened in Series 5 Episode 3. It begins the same as the tv show, but have patience! Arthur meets a dying sorceress who gives him a prophecy which will lead to Arthur searching for the mysterious Emrys.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,267 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 88 - Updated: 12/24/2012 - Published: 12/18/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
The Aftermath by carinims01 reviews
"The prophets did not lie, for there, Arthur will meet his end, upon that mighty plain." Arthur Pendragon's death has always been marked out for him, even if he didn't know it, and Merlin, his friend and brother, the man who would easily give his life for Arthur, couldn't stop Destiny from fulfilling her deadly prophecy. Arthur fell. Can Merlin still save him? *No Slash. Reveal.*
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 17,309 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 12/19/2012 - Published: 12/12/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
All The King's Horses And All The King's Men by QueenMegaera reviews
"Rumours" part II. (Slowly being edited) King Arthur and Queen Guinevere are loved by the people, The Knights of The Round Table are becoming legends, and the king's manservant is stumbling his way through Camelot as always. The King is on his throne and all is well. Until the rumours start ... (A/M)
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 62 - Words: 146,615 - Reviews: 1182 - Favs: 892 - Follows: 746 - Updated: 12/6/2012 - Published: 5/2/2011 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Redemption by DakotaBeor reviews
SEQUEL TO REGRETS When Morgana discovers Merlin's secrets, she plans an attack on the closest thing to Camelot to claim her throne once and for all. Only this time.. there is no cheating death. Merlin!WHUMP, Arthur!Whump
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 9,062 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 11/30/2012 - Published: 5/23/2012 - Merlin, Arthur
Revealed Truths by Jester of Fortune reviews
Following the events of Hidden Truths, Arthur and the knights travel to Nemeth's aid, while Merlin struggles against overwhelming odds to keep the king safe. Will he succeed or will the dream of Albion crumble to dust? No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 32,900 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 11/29/2012 - Published: 10/25/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
A Fresh Perspective by dr4g0ngrl reviews
De-aged!Merlin, Caring!Arthur, Caring!Knights, Reveal!Fic. If that doesn't say it all, Merlin is turned into a child by ex-druids bent on raising "Emrys" to be their weapon to free magic. Plot is actually just an excuse to write Merlin-as-a-kid fluff. SPOILERS for S4. Set during S4, after episode #whatever, when Elyan is ... you know.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,562 - Reviews: 582 - Favs: 2,640 - Follows: 746 - Updated: 11/26/2012 - Published: 9/3/2012 - Merlin - Complete
Morgana's Servant by Aramina16 reviews
In 4x06 before Morgana sent Merlin after Arthur she had another use for the Fomori in her hovel. "You will pleasure me. Utterly and Entirely." Slightly Dark!Merlin. Warning: Explicit. Prequel to Bound By Fate
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,985 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 198 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 11/25/2012 - Published: 11/20/2012 - Merlin, Morgana - Complete
An Unexpected Job by jaqtkd reviews
Merlin finds himself in an alternative Camelot which appears to be a much happier place. However, he quickly realises that being a servant in this world has unique problems of its own, and that it's his destiny to bring back magic here too. Literally!
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 69,735 - Reviews: 246 - Favs: 253 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 11/23/2012 - Published: 12/19/2011 - Merlin, Morgana - Complete
A Royal Wedding by mollrach13 reviews
When Mithian decides to stay on in Camelot after King Arthur's wedding she never expects the string of events that come after, leading her to her love and her place in this web called 'Destiny'. Post Season 4. Merlin/Mithian.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 38,764 - Reviews: 376 - Favs: 359 - Follows: 185 - Updated: 11/16/2012 - Published: 10/28/2012 - Merlin, Mithian - Complete
Fate Keeps Us Apart by WhiteFires reviews
Book Two of "The Road to Camlann" - Trouble will soon arise in Camelot, so Morgana and Elaine return to the citadel, and despite their past Merlin and Morgana find themselves close friends. But fate seems set to tear them apart, especially when a certain druid turns up in the forest. - PLEASE READ PROFILE BEFORE REVIEWING OR SENDING A PM
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 17 - Words: 39,588 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 11/11/2012 - Published: 8/18/2012 - Morgana, Merlin
Calculated Fury by Sydelle Rein reviews
Fury destroys lives. It clouds judgement, ruins friendships, and can make a person do horrible things he may regret for the rest of his life. Merlin was always taught to control his temper, and taught never to enrage anyone else if he could help it. But this time, fury was the only tool he had to save his king. Whatever it took, he would save Arthur.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,538 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 596 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 10/7/2012 - Published: 9/25/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Start of an Apology by WhiteFires reviews
Book One of "The Road to Camlann" - Morgana believes that Merlin knows who Emrys is and she is determined to get this information from him no matter how unwilling he is. She corners him in the forest and then something awful happens. Later that day, Merlin's body is returned to Camelot ... Takes place post season 4.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 15 - Words: 32,014 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 10/2/2012 - Published: 8/2/2012 - Merlin, Morgana - Complete
What Happened Before by MoonMargaret reviews
Magic is legal and, just as it seemed that a time of peace was to settle in Camelot, Arthur receives a mysterious summons that he cannot refuse. Leaving Camelot in the care of his queen and his knights, he and Merlin leave, facing foes old and new.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 121,805 - Reviews: 226 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 10/2/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Patient Zero by caldera32 reviews
A mysterious illness is spreading throughout Camelot and Merlin has fallen prey. With Morgause and Morgana scheming, will Camelot survive this battle on two fronts? Rated for Merlin Whump - Sequel "Bound Together" now up!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 14 - Words: 15,994 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 96 - Updated: 9/28/2012 - Published: 8/17/2012 - Merlin, Morgana - Complete
Unwelcomed Arrangements by Sparrows Magician reviews
Unions of peace come from marriage. Uther must give away his ward if he wishes to make peace with Merlin king of Magi. Unfortunately, the new bride is already in love with another, and her dreams foreshadow destruction. Merlin has to find a way to save everyone, and win his new brides heart. AU, Royal!Merlin
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 26 - Words: 129,758 - Reviews: 415 - Favs: 323 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 9/25/2012 - Published: 6/18/2012 - Merlin, Morgana - Complete
Shell Shocked by PagieThePanda reviews
After a failed kidnap attempt, Merlin begins acting strangely. As Arthur and the others try to figure out what really happened that night, dangerous attacks begin on Camelot. Will Arthur ever discover what's wrong with his servant, or will this just be another one of Merlin's secrets? No slash.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 18 - Words: 64,456 - Reviews: 525 - Favs: 464 - Follows: 238 - Updated: 9/8/2012 - Published: 7/27/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - 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: 15 - Words: 81,984 - Reviews: 323 - Favs: 654 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 9/1/2012 - Published: 8/23/2012 - Merlin, Morgana - Complete
The End Is Only the Beginning by CreateImagineWrite reviews
Merlin is forced to reveal his magic to protect Arthur and Camelot from a vengeful sorcerer who knows who he truly is. Set sometime after Season 4. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 40,236 - Reviews: 383 - Favs: 553 - Follows: 265 - Updated: 8/27/2012 - Published: 7/12/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
What Happens by carinims01 reviews
What happens when Merlin visits his mother, leaving his friends unprotected? What happens when Morgana begins burning villages in search of Emrys? What happens when Merlin's secrets revealed? NO SLASH! Post S4. Reveal fic!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 113,015 - Reviews: 362 - Favs: 465 - Follows: 240 - Updated: 8/23/2012 - Published: 5/5/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Only Friend by CaptainOzone reviews
AU 4x13. What if Arthur went after Merlin in the tunnels outside of Ealdor earlier? What would he think of the confrontation between him and Agravaine? And how will he deal with the revelation as they retake Camelot? Reveal-fic... as always. No slash. Thanks to ErinNovelist for the lovely book-cover! Companion one-shot "Come Fly With Me" now posted!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 65,132 - Reviews: 519 - Favs: 1,652 - Follows: 539 - Updated: 8/19/2012 - Published: 1/12/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Twilight to Shadow by Numb3rsfan reviews
A crown is broken, a man servant is hurt. Who could possibly make this situation worse? Fomorroh's are only supposed to clear the mind...not control it. Merlin/Morgana fic. 4x06 A Servant of Two Masters.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,249 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 8/10/2012 - Published: 8/1/2012 - Merlin
Hidden Motives by laurajslr reviews
On waking with no memory of the previous night, Merlin finds himself accused of Arthur's attempted murder. With all evidence pointing to him and no way to disprove it, Merlin must face the possibility that he is now a threat to the Once and Future King.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 28 - Words: 103,354 - Reviews: 492 - Favs: 329 - Follows: 160 - Updated: 8/9/2012 - Published: 5/8/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
After Ealdor by finn1013 reviews
There's a fine line between good and evil, and Merlin wonders if he's crossed it. Angst. Missing scenes from 4.13, or AU within the episode itself. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 36,867 - Reviews: 366 - Favs: 540 - Follows: 224 - Updated: 7/31/2012 - Published: 5/18/2012 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
Winter's Chill by Allithea reviews
Post S3, no S4 spoilers. While Arthur struggles managing his duties to the kingdom and to his ailing father, Merlin's life is turned upside down by a mysterious illness and his mother's deepest secret. An enemy approaches, ever closer, with dark magic.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 27 - Words: 68,679 - Reviews: 312 - Favs: 309 - Follows: 468 - Updated: 7/30/2012 - Published: 12/4/2011 - Merlin, Arthur
I Will Follow by Valkyriexx reviews
Following the reveal of his magic, Merlin struggles to continue with his life in Camelot as normal. But when disaster strikes, he's left wondering who he can trust, and who is really behind it all. No slash. I don't own Merlin!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 13 - Words: 24,274 - Reviews: 302 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 7/29/2012 - Published: 5/25/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Before The Worst by SoundEffectsAndOverdramatics-x reviews
When Taliesin gives him the power to go back in time, Merlin is faced with his biggest challenge yet: Morgana's fate in his hands. But what Merlin doesn't realize is that going back in time also means resurrecting his greatest enemies...but will it all be worth it if Morgana is on their side? Merlin soon finds out...Merlin/Morgana MAIN. Also, Arthur/Gwen. Don't own Merlin! R&R!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 70 - Words: 166,989 - Reviews: 717 - Favs: 754 - Follows: 328 - Updated: 7/26/2012 - Published: 4/29/2012 - Morgana, Merlin - Complete
Oubliette by SGE reviews
When Arthur discovers Merlin's magic, he consigns him to the horrors of Camelot's deepest dungeon. But when a curse strikes at the heart of the kingdom, can the King repair the damage he's done, and can Merlin find his way back from the darkness. Post season 4, canon relationships, no slash.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,223 - Reviews: 161 - Favs: 301 - Follows: 171 - Updated: 7/24/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
A Convenient Death by NativeStar reviews
Spoilers for 4x11. Written for the prompt: Agravaine now knows Merlin suspects his betrayal, so he is going to silence him. Meanwhile, Arthur starts realizing something smells fishy about his uncle.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,617 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 228 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 7/7/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Dawn of Albion by Peonywinx reviews
Set immediately after Season 4. The Great Dragon announces that it is time for Merlin to reveal himself to Arthur in order to begin the time of Albion. However, considering that Camelot comes under attack again from a very familiar sorceress, both Arthur and Merlin have their hands full. Not to mention, Emrys is the only one who can save Camelot now. What's a warlock to do?
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 17 - Words: 37,161 - Reviews: 292 - Favs: 321 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 6/30/2012 - Published: 6/14/2012 - Merlin - Complete
Past and Present Danger by laurajslr reviews
Unable to match Merlin's power, Morgana tries to take her revenge by killing Arthur and Merlin as children. But when her plan goes awry, King and Warlock must find a way of correcting time before their past, and present, disappear altogether.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 32 - Words: 126,189 - Reviews: 312 - Favs: 304 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 5/7/2012 - Published: 12/31/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Through The White by Ocean Mint Leaves reviews
In which Arthur learns rather surprising truths, Hunith pays a visit to Camelot, a witch makes a prophecy and Merlin is caught in a conflicting choice. No Slash. Gratuitous Merlin! Whump/ Bromance.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 82,882 - Reviews: 172 - Favs: 236 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 4/22/2012 - Published: 12/28/2011 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
A Tale of Legendary Warlocks by sfsf reviews
Merlin's new life as Camelot's Court Sorcerer gets rather complicated with the arrival of a family of visiting nobles. Future!fic, companion to A Journey Destined A Journey Forgotten, but can be read as standalone. Spoilers for series 4
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 42,649 - Reviews: 169 - Favs: 263 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 4/20/2012 - Published: 2/12/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Remembering by BelinasEgg reviews
While hunting, Merlin meets Morgause, and she is out for revenge. When he finally wakes up from her attack, he remembers nothing of his past life. Can Arthur rekindle the memories that are so important to his survival? Not Slash
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 27 - Words: 34,701 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 3/5/2012 - Published: 9/6/2011 - Merlin, Arthur
A Journey Destined, A Journey Forgotten by sfsf reviews
Arthur, Merlin and the knights end up in the future, where they discover many things are different. When an old enemy strikes, the only way for the future to survive is for the past to save it... Spoilers for series 4, Canon up to 4x09, AU from then on
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 18 - Words: 32,170 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 399 - Follows: 122 - Updated: 2/12/2012 - Published: 1/6/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
On Shaky Ground by Sydelle Rein reviews
Sequel to Arthur's Silent Guardian! With the unknown identity of his sorcerer-protector plaguing him, Arthur is unsure how to deal with this new knowledge. Meanwhile, a series of mysterious earthquakes is threatening the safety of Camelot. No Slash.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 50,275 - Reviews: 1288 - Favs: 1,399 - Follows: 852 - Updated: 1/7/2012 - Published: 4/11/2010 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
The Lost by Ultra-Geek reviews
In the blink of an eye, Merlin goes from laughing in the halls of Camelot to lying on the ground, hurt and alone, in an unfamiliar, ruined castle. Now all he has to do is figure out what's happened.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 52,381 - Reviews: 843 - Favs: 1,708 - Follows: 563 - Updated: 9/29/2011 - Published: 5/1/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Last Dichotomy by finn1013 reviews
Set after the end of S3. Merlin is overwhelmed by the demands of his destiny, and doubts his abilities will prevail as the time prophesised draws near. Destinies change. Friendship/bromance. Merlin/Morgana. No slash. NOW COMPLETE.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 103,061 - Reviews: 384 - Favs: 388 - Follows: 161 - Updated: 9/3/2011 - Published: 6/27/2011 - Merlin, Arthur, Morgana, The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah - Complete
Broken Hearts by SGE reviews
When Merlin starts to have overwhelming visions, can he continue to hide the truth from Arthur? And will Camelot survive when old enemies return to settle old debts? Sequel to If My Memory Serves Me Well. Post season 3 then AU. Canon pairings. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 68,691 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 202 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 8/28/2011 - Published: 8/7/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Soul, A Mentality, A Name by CaptainOzone reviews
Bk1 of Prophesized. Merlin and Arthur are faced by a new, powerful threat: the Gvarath. Merlin once again dons the guise of Dragoon the Great to save Arthur. But the question is: will he be able to convince Arthur to fight alongside him? No slash. Cover by ErinNovelist.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Suspense - Chapters: 15 - Words: 67,959 - Reviews: 437 - Favs: 954 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 8/20/2011 - Published: 8/3/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Question of Motives by Alaia Skyhawk reviews
As he lay there bearing witness to the battle before him, he could scarce believe what he saw. What was he to believe? What to do? How are you supposed to react when the man you saw as your closest friend turns out to be a sorcerer? *Spoilers for SE-3*
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 82 - Words: 303,673 - Reviews: 2041 - Favs: 1,833 - Follows: 780 - Updated: 8/15/2011 - Published: 9/12/2010 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Ransoming Emrys by Emachinescat reviews
A band of renegade druids that know how much the legendary "Emrys" is worth to certain people have decided to auction him off to the highest bidder. How far will Arthur go to get him back, especially when Merlin's secret is revealed?
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 77,372 - Reviews: 1419 - Favs: 1,605 - Follows: 653 - Updated: 8/2/2011 - Published: 2/11/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Merlin: Dawn of the Dragonlord by HighEmpress reviews
Morgana sets a trap by kidnapping Gaius, which leads to Merlin revealing his secret. As a result, Arthur, Lancelot and Gwaine set out on a journey to the land of the Dragonlords to bring Merlin back to Camelot. Season 4. Complete. Noble Merlin. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 23 - Words: 43,352 - Reviews: 303 - Favs: 543 - Follows: 250 - Updated: 7/23/2011 - Published: 4/25/2011 - Complete
A Game Well Played by Emachinescat reviews
AU tag to 'Castle of Fyrien'. Merlin is being held at the Castle of Fyrien, life in danger and secret revealed-and Arthur's rescue attempt ends badly. Cenred wants information, Morgause wants revenge, and Merlin is the perfect pawn in a twisted game. 3x07
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 40,170 - Reviews: 579 - Favs: 635 - Follows: 269 - Updated: 7/21/2011 - Published: 4/13/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The King's Legacy by llLethell reviews
"I hope you are rolling in your grave brother, I will find your son, and I hope he is like you. I will ruin him and gain a lovely weapon in the process." Cenred spat on the grave, "I win Balinor." .Sequel posted.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 61,665 - Reviews: 451 - Favs: 773 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 5/2/2011 - Published: 2/11/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Perils of a Stormy Night by Felicity P reviews
An accident on a stormy night leads to awkward silences after Merlin is injured, and everyone is left dealing with the after effects. Merlin/Arthur Friendship fic NO SLASH unless you wear goggles.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 20,070 - Reviews: 282 - Favs: 462 - Follows: 246 - Updated: 3/20/2011 - Published: 12/7/2010 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
How to Accidentally Kill a Warlock by Kitty O reviews
One second Merlin is shaking Arthur awake. The next he's on the floor with a improvised dagger in his back. And Arthur's feeling terrible. What did he do this time? No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 34,357 - Reviews: 350 - Favs: 318 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 3/6/2011 - Published: 10/30/2010 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
The Trials of Friendship by TeenMuggle reviews
Merlin's magic is revealed and he is forced to flee Camelot. He soon meets up with some Druids who seem to help him, but are they all that they seem? How will Merlin fulfill his destiny? Please Review! No Slash. No spoilers- wrtitten before Season 3.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 30 - Words: 146,122 - Reviews: 398 - Favs: 359 - Follows: 213 - Updated: 3/3/2011 - Published: 5/2/2010 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Crossing the Line by Ultra-Geek reviews
In which Merlin is bludgeoned, strangled, attacked, smothered, shot with glass, and tossed out a window, burned, whipped, stabbed, thrown down stairs, nearly drowned on dry land, and harpooned, and still manages to save Camelot from seven evil sorcerers.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,415 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 1,922 - Follows: 210 - Published: 2/18/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Staff of Souls by WhiteKingdomAngel reviews
The long awaited sequel of "Awakening of Destiny"! Summary inside!
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 40,130 - Reviews: 381 - Favs: 349 - Follows: 185 - Updated: 2/7/2011 - Published: 11/22/2010 - Merlin - Complete
Healing Spells by BeyondTheStorm reviews
After revealing his magic to Arthur due to life-threatening circumstances, Merlin decides it's time he learned to heal. With Gaius off dealing with an illness in the outer villages, Merlin is left to his own methods, bearing some rather costly outcomes.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 200,457 - Reviews: 766 - Favs: 795 - Follows: 285 - Updated: 11/16/2010 - Published: 6/3/2010 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Diplomatic Immunity by Archaeologist reviews
Merlin goes to Camelot as an envoy between magic users and King Arthur. 4 years ago, Nimueh twisted the truth, making Arthur think Merlin a traitor. That Arthur is unhappy to see him again is an understatement. Sequel to Conversations with a sorceress.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 68,406 - Reviews: 365 - Favs: 417 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 8/2/2010 - Published: 9/29/2009 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Pause For Thought by Catindahat reviews
Arthur doesn't appreciate Merlin, Merlin is sick of Arthur's mood swings, and the boys' relationship is at breaking point. Looks like it's time for some magical intervention to help them understand each other and realise what they've been missing.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 22 - Words: 65,510 - Reviews: 414 - Favs: 438 - Follows: 219 - Updated: 5/30/2010 - Published: 12/4/2009 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
All Bets Off by Lassroyale reviews
When Arthur is tricked into a bet and loses, too late he realizes that he has just lost the most precious thing to him: Merlin
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 51,437 - Reviews: 241 - Favs: 208 - Follows: 163 - Updated: 3/22/2010 - Published: 7/10/2009 - [Merlin, Arthur] Uther, OC - Complete
Moral Measure by Alice I reviews
Episode Tag for The Last Dragon Lord. Canon characterizations only. This fic answers questions begging to be asked and ties up loose ends left hanging after the last episode of season 2. Now Complete
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 31,911 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 391 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 2/2/2010 - Published: 1/18/2010 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete