Title: A Kinder Fate
Pairing/s: Potential Arthur/Merlin
Character/s: Arthur, Merlin
Summary: If fate had been just a little kinder, this would have happened after Camlann
Word Count: 150
Prompt: 374 We were made for this
Author's Notes: Sometimes, you just need a canon AU fix-it!
The two of them stood back to back, surrounded by the battle-ready remnants of Morgana's Saxon army.
Arthur was alert, strong, and ready to fight. Even in this dangerous situation, Merlin wanted to cheer. With Kilgharrah's help, they had reached Lake Avalon in time. Arthur had been healed and was himself again.
A number of Saxons pushed in with bloodcurdling cries and swords drawn.
Arthur wielded Excalibur in defense as if the weapon was a natural part of him. Merlin blasted attacking enemies right and left with abandon. He was finally able to use his powers openly.
Very soon, every Saxon was either vanquished or had fled in terror.
It had felt completely right, fighting alongside each other like one being, the king and his sorcerer perfectly coordinated.
Tired, but smiling, Merlin turned to face Arthur. "This. We were made for this, Arthur. Now let's go rebuild Camelot together."