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Joined 08-06-12, id: 4180843, Profile Updated: 05-15-14
Author has written 22 stories for Merlin.

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About me and the stories:

Hi, hello and thanks for visiting. I started to write Merthur fanfiction back in June 2012, having become a big fan of the series and of Merlin and Arthur in particular. I tend to write a lot of AU stuff but have tended to keep within Camelot's own time period. I am a devil for ignoring canon chronology though. :)

In life, I love making people chuckle so you'll tend to find that my main mission on here is to put the mirth into Merthur. Sometimes it comes out better than others, but all of my stories have one thing in common: they have all amused me and so I hope that they will amuse you too.

I have taken an extended break away from these guys, but have decided to come back to them as, two years on, I still adore the pairing and feel that I can work out some new stories for them.

I hope that you enjoy what I come up with.

Best wishes,

The Daily Knight.

My favourite Merthur on YouTube (updated 15/5/14):

Merlin is Cinderelly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpD8AnLg5aU

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Of Bat Monkeys and Jello Monsters by DearMyDreamer reviews
Arthur Pendragon didn't hate magic, by any means, but he would never use it and certainly didn't trust it. Mostly he dealt with magic like one would deal with an annoying, untrained puppy – with a wry smile and a sense of humor.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,254 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/15/2014 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Swordplay by fluffy-fuzzy-ears reviews
Arthur orders Merlin to clean a neglected Excalibur, and they both discover an added benefit of their bond with the sword. MERTHUR, SLASH, PRETTY MUCH A PWP (but no Gwen bashing).
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,175 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 12/13/2013 - Published: 11/28/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Until You Do (I'll Bring You Tea and Honey) by TheAvalonian reviews
Modern AU: Everyone keeps assuming that Merlin and Arthur are together, so as a joke, they start pretending it's true. And then, suddenly, it is. A story of giant teddy bears, meddling sisters, nonexistent homoerotic subtext (or is it?), and accidentally falling in love. Merlin x Arthur romance.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,733 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 273 - Follows: 34 - Published: 2/28/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Sleeping Sword by Luxorien reviews
For one battle, at least, Arthur's sword is Merlin's to command. Merlin/Arthur.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,111 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/17/2013 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Arthur's Purple Shirt by chimingofthebells reviews
Merlin has a thing for one of Arthur's tunic. Arthur notices. Just a short little drabble.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,576 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/13/2013 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
In a Land of Myth by Motaku1235 reviews
Alex is a young curious boy. He sees the old man come by the lake everyday without fail and goes out to talk with him. (sucks@summaries) Drabble for the finale.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 695 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/30/2012 - Merlin - Complete
Arthur in heaven by Eliza-Lou-Riley reviews
Arthur is reunited with familiar faces in heaven and Gwaine reminds him that not all is bad - through song. WARNING: Contains spoilers for the final episode of Merlin. Inspired by a Tumblr post.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,197 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/25/2012 - Arthur, Gwaine - Complete
Camelot's Curse by Ella M. Nite reviews
A curse has hit Camelot and now everyone is running around naked. Merlin must keep his magic safe and break the curse while dealing with nudist Gaius, Uther trying to cover up using his crown, and a very, very naked Arthur. All of it while nude himself.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,421 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 20 - Published: 12/13/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Subtlety by BecsX reviews
Arthur and Merlin believe that they are being subtle about their relationship. They are not. - Merthur fluff. Rated M for one scene
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,193 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 186 - Follows: 17 - Published: 7/23/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Dance With Me by brahdley jims reviews
Arthur teaches Merlin how to dance, and learns something himself along the way. - Merthur.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,357 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 15 - Published: 6/24/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Morning by BackpackBetsy reviews
Merlin helps Arthur deal with an early morning...problem. Just some Arthur/Merlin PWP. Established Merthur.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,324 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 12 - Published: 2/2/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
Merlin's Hole by PrincessGoatse reviews
It's late at night, and Arthur finds himself digging out Merlin's hole
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,003 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/6/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Merlin's Guide to Enjoy Medicine by fanficloverme96 reviews
ONE-SHOT: Merlin convinces Arthur that taking medicine can be enjoyable. Merthur.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,205 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/27/2011 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
A Friendly Bath by Rebekah Reynolds reviews
Friendly baths... when you take baths with friends, sometimes accidental, sometimes not. Merthur.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 663 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/21/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Merlin Hits The Net by QueenAllan reviews
Merlin and Arthur are trying to keep their relationship secret, but Morgana pushes at every corner and Uther is an internet troll. Merthur on Facebook.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,597 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 23 - Published: 9/21/2011 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Swimming With Confidence by frostygossamer reviews
Arthur was afraid to put a toe in the water. Merlin was glad to help. Merthur romantic nonsense.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,224 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/7/2011 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
Another Kind Of Green by Aspiring.Loner reviews
A bit of jealousy. Merthur
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,697 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 21 - Published: 3/16/2010 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
The Thousand Year Seal by JulieGee reviews
Arthur sends Merlin a *very* personal letter. What does it say? The world waits eagerly!
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,123 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 14 - Published: 9/6/2009 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
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So, This Is Yuletide reviews
Merthur, AU, Canon era, Chronology Ignored. Just a short Yuletide one-shot based around a self challenge to reference as many Christmassy song lines as possible. As always, the characters and songs belong the relevant parties and I am just playing with them. Enjoy.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,371 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/15/2014
The Prince's Diary reviews
Merthur, Canon-era, AU. When Merlin arrives in Camelot, Prince Arthur finds that he has to keep a diary in order to keep his addled thoughts in order. This is that diary which he never intended anybody to read. All characters belong to their relevant creators and no offense or infringement is intended. I am just playing with them.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,355 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Published: 11/14/2014
Arthur's Buns reviews
Merthur, AU, Canon-era. A short tale about Merlin chasing after King Arthur's famous buns. I hope you enjoy reading it as much I did writing it. As usual, copyright belongs to the relevant parties and I am only playing with the characters.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,600 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/19/2014 - Arthur, Merlin, Morgana, Cenred - Complete
The Flirt-Off reviews
Merthur, AU, Canon-era. Arthur gets bored and decides to challenge Merlin to an impromptu flirt-off to pass some time. Just a one-shot drabble which came from wondering how cheesy Arthur's chat-up lines could be made. Enjoy. As usual, no copyright infringement is intended. I'm just playing with them.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 909 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/15/2014 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
The Poetry of Arthur and Merlin reviews
AU, Merthur. When King Arthur complains about Merlin telling his knights that they were practicing poetry whilst in fact searching for King Uther's ghost, Merlin challenges him to actually try writing some before criticising it. Here is the result of that challenge. As usual, copyright belongs to the relevant parties. I am only playing with the guys and own nothing.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,380 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/25/2013 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Tormenting The Prince reviews
When Merlin accidentally half drains the lake which feeds Camelot's water supply, Prince Arthur is far from amused. Things get worse when Arthur's stubbornness stops Merlin righting the wrong he has caused. In the battle of wills which follows, and in the face of Arthur's temper, whose will shall win? As usual, I am only playing with them. Copyright belongs to the relevant parties.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,680 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/19/2013 - Arthur, Merlin, Gaius, Gwen/Guinevere - Complete
From Morgana, With Love
Merthur, AU, X-Over with Ghostbusters. When Morgana summons Terror Dogs Zuul and Vinz to Camelot in a bid to use Gozer to bring about its destruction, only Merlin is capable of standing in their way. Can he stop The Destructor, or will Camelot fall? As usual, I no infringements are intended and all rights belong to the relevant parties. As always, I am just playing with them.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Parody/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,626 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/3/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Uther - Complete
Waking The Prince reviews
AU, Merthur, Chronology Ignored. When Prince Arthur becomes fed up with the way Merlin usually wakes him in the mornings, he challenges Merlin to find a better way. Over the course of a week, will any of Merlin's new methods meet with Princely approval? As usual, all rights belong to the relevant holders and no copyright infringement is intended. I am merely playing with the guys.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,692 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/29/2013 - Arthur, Merlin, Aithusa, Uther - Complete
The Photoshoot reviews
AU, Modern Merthur. When top photographer Merlin is tasked with doing a photo shoot for male cosmetics executive, Arthur Pendragon, for the planned inclusion in the prestigious "Hunk of the Year" calendar, he finds himself confronted by a person who he finds very hard to refuse. As usual, I am only playing with the guys. All rights belong to the relevant parties.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,134 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 18 - Published: 3/16/2013 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Morgana - Complete
Breaking The Code reviews
Merthur, AU. Merlin has an agenda. How many euphemisms can he fire at Prince Arthur over lunch without him realising what he is talking about? There is more than one way to polish a sword, after all. I make it 43. Can you spot them all? As usual, copyright belongs to the relevant parties. I am only *ahem* playing with them.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,859 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/14/2013 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
The Problem With Beeswax reviews
Merthur, AU, Chronology ignored. Merlin is sent by Gaius to fetch some wax from the royal bee keeper, but a chance encounter with Prince Arthur quickly leads to an unfortunate accident. (Thanks to a wonderful reviewer, I have given this a second title: "Arthur Gets an Albion".) Again, I don't own anything, I'm just playing with them.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Humor/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,368 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/15/2013 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Merthur Night Before Yuletide reviews
Merthur, AU, Canon-era. Merlin goes to fill Arthur's stocking, but things do not go as planned. Written to the style of the poem "The Night Before Christmas". As always, rights belong to the relevant parties.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Humor/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 541 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/15/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
The Only Man He Ever Feared reviews
Merthur, AU, Chronology Ignored. Arthur is left by Merlin to face the only man he ever feared. Will he be up to the challenge, or will Merlin live to regret leaving him? Just a random one-shot that floated into my head today. As usual, I am only playing with them. All characters belong to the relevant parties.
Merlin - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,090 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/8/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Merthur's Twelve Days of Yuletide reviews
Merthur, AU, Chronology ignored. It is Yule in Camelot and Merlin has been away in Ealdor visiting Hunith before the holidays. On returning to Camelot, he spends Yule with Arthur. This is the story of what they get up to, spread across twelve chapters. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas! As usual, all rights belong to the relevant parties and I am just playing with the guys.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 24,394 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 12/7/2012 - Published: 11/30/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Saturday Nights reviews
Merthur, AU, Chronology blown... again. Merlin lets off steam about how he feels towards Saturday nights. Just a random short in which, naturally, all characters belong to the relevant parties and I am just playing with them.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,131 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/14/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Stuck In A Net reviews
Merthur, Canon-Era, Season 5 spoiler, PWP. When Merlin and Arthur get caught in a net, their instincts take over. But they're not the ones that will help them get out. No copyright infrignement is intended. I am only playing with the guys. All rights belong to the relevant parties.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 970 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/7/2012 - Arthur, Merlin
A Restless Night reviews
Merthur, Slash, AU, Chronology Ignored. Merlin has been away visiting Hunith in Ealdor. He returns in the middle of the night, cold and needing warmth. He turns to Arthur and his bed to solve his problems and makes a new discovery about his Prince. I do not own Merlin/Arthur and am just playing with the guys. All rights belongs to the relevant parties.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,120 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 10 - Published: 9/24/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Yours For A Day reviews
Slash, AU, Chronology Igorned, Merthur. When Prince Arthur annoys council, King Uther decides that he must be punished. Merlin is given Arthur as his servant for the day. But when Merlin entrusts Arthur to clean his own room, things go very pear-shaped very quickly. Can Merlin find Arthur again and can he undo the chaos that ensues? All rights belong to the right holders.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,989 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/9/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
Knight Nurse reviews
Slash, AU, Merthur, Chronology ignored. Merlin is ill. Annoying ill. Magically ill, in fact. When he doesn't show for work, Arthur goes looking for him and finds a new role as his favourite sorcerer's Knight Nurse. But with Merlin's illness being a magical one, can he cope with it? I do not own Merlin or Arthur and am just playing with the guys. No copyright infringement is intende
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,230 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 9 - Published: 8/19/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
There's A Dragon In My Soup Dear Merlin reviews
Dinner time brings a surprise for Arthur. Technically this is a Merthur story, but the dragon steals the show. I do not own Merlin or Arthur. All characters of the story are the property of the relevant owners. No infringement/offense is intended.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,050 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/11/2012 - Aithusa, Arthur - Complete
All Change reviews
Merthur slash, AU, Chronology ignored, Adult content. When Merlin and Arthur have their fun, Merlin gets over excited and his magic transfers to Arthur. Will he be able to get it back and how will Arthur cope with it? Note that I do not own Merlin or Arthur. No infrigement of rights is meant by this story.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,340 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/11/2012 - Arthur, Merlin - Complete
A Battle of Wills reviews
Slash, AU, Chronology ignored. Merlin finally gets caught out using his magic by Arthur. In the battle of wills that follows as Merlin finally challenges his Prince, whose will shall win through? I do not own Merlin or Arthur. All characters of the story are the property of the relevant owners. No infringement/offense is intended. Merthur story.
Merlin - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,732 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 13 - Published: 8/9/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete