Title: Thank You
Character/s: Arthur, Merlin
Summary: Be careful what promises you believe.
Warnings: MCD Implied.
Word Count: 100
Prompt: unkept promises
Author's Notes: I signed up to write more Turniphead but I failed. Then I was going to write cute Aithusa, but it IS heartbreak month, soooooooo… Blame schweet.
Merlin yanked at the chains fastening him to the pole. Blood oozed from under his shackles. There was no escape; Merlin himself had, at Arthur's request, enchanted them to contain magical criminals.
“Arthur! You promised!” Merlin kicked at the logs under his feet. “You said if Emrys revealed himself and fought against evil, magic would be accepted.”
“You'll find no unkept promises here, Merlin. All sorcerers are evil. By revealing yourself, you helped me destroy the greatest evil of all.” Arthur sneered and lit the pyre. “So, I want to say something I've never said to you before. Thank you.”