Title: Watching and Waiting
Character/s: Merlin and Morgana
Summary: Merlin stands there, watching and waiting.
Word Count: 238
Author's Notes: :)
Merlin stood where the dock met the land and gazed out over the water. Fall was his favorite time of year and has been ever since he could remember, which was a very long time indeed. Trees all around were turning colors and leaves gathered at the edge of the water. At least he had this small comfort.
He was lucky to have bought this small piece of land at the edge of the lake of Avalon. Of course it wasn’t called that anymore, but he knew. The magic was still there; he could feel it in his bones. That too was a source of comfort in these crazy modern days.
And then there was her. She had walked past him on the street a few years ago and he had chased after her. He was glad he had, because she’d had no idea who he was, at first. Gradually, her memories had returned and it had been rough going for a few months, but then she forgave him and they’d fallen in love. Now married, they waited here together, hoping for the day when the water would part and their King would return.
But for right now, Morgana came out of the house bearing two cups of tea. She handed one to Merlin and they stood together, holding hands and gazing out over the calm waters of the lake, watching and waiting for the return of Arthur.