February 11th, 2014

Emerald

I Will Not Lie, You Make Me Strong

Author: witchyemerald
Title: I Will Not Lie, You Make Me Strong
Rating: G
Pairing/s: Arthur/Merlin
Character/s: Arthur, Merlin
Summary: Arthur confesses to Merlin
Warnings: None
Word Count:564
Prompt: Song Prompt 2 - Strong by One Direction
Author's Notes: YES IT’S HERE! As always you might want to read the rest. There is a part before this that is written and will post here after the master list is out.


Following Necessary Lies, Positive Truths, Wearing Your Lies and Hiding Your Truths, Lies Are So Much Simpler Than The Truth, Reasons For Your Lies , Healing From the Lies, Lies That Cause Envy, Clearing The Lies Between Us, We Resolve To Be Better, Than Our Lies, Promises To Break Lies Stubborn In My Lies (done and post later)



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Arthur's strength

Author: Professor Franklyusername
Title: Arthur’s strength
Rating: G
Pairing/s: Merlin/Arthur pre-slash
Character/s: Merlin, Arthur Pendragon
Summary: Arthur thinks about his servant
Warnings: None
Word Count: 344
Prompt: Camelot Drabble 95: Song prompt “Strong”
Author's Notes: Follows along from the first drabble. Hmm. Might end up turning all the drabbles into a longer story. Let’s see.


Arthur waited for the warm glow of magic to fade, and for the soft click of the door behind Merlin’s leaving, to open his eyes.

Of course he knew that Merlin peeked in on him every night. And of course he knew that Merlin added a bit of his magic to shield and protect his prince.

Eventually, Arthur knew he and Merlin would have to lay bare all the secrets between them.

But in the Camelot that now existed, Merlin could not be safe from the law if his magic was revealed.

Arthur snorted. Merlin somehow thought that he, Arthur, wouldn’t notice the soft gold glow of Merlin’s eyes when he used magic, or that he, Arthur, remained oblivious to the machinations of Gaius, Merlin, and the others who occasionally wandered into the kingdom, lost, and in need of assistance. Magical or otherwise.

Arthur had known, from the moment Merlin saved his life for the first time, that there was more to young man than was evident on the surface. Arthur watched, silently observing Merlin’s struggles to balance his new work as Arthur’s manservant with his covert study and his need to help others. When Arthur realized that Merlin was gifted with magic, he had, indeed, struggled to accept that the brave, kind, occasionally snarky, and--it must be said--truly beautiful man had the power to bring down Camelot, if he so chose.

But Arthur also saw that within Merlin lay great compassion and strength, strength that Arthur relied upon more than Merlin himself knew.

Together, eventually, they could build Camelot into a worthy place for all.

But as long as Uther lived, Arthur was stuck, hiding his true self, his true motivations, and his true feelings for the manservant who so quietly went about his duty.

Arthur turned over, muscles aching, and closed his eyes. Tomorrow would be another full day of protecting his people. And though Merlin might not have known it, it was he who gave Arthur the strength to get up and face another day wearing the mask of Uther’s son.

Text DRIVE For a Story

Author: witty_teacup
Title: Text DRIVE For a Story
Rating: PG
Pairing/s: (pre) Merlin/Arthur
Character/s: Merlin, Arthur
Summary: To calm his nerves, Arthur tells Merlin a story.
Warnings: None
Word Count: 1,211
Prompt: #95 - Song Prompt
Author's Notes: By popular request, I wrote more. Not as good as the first one, unfortunately, as I'm a bit pressed for time. Sorry about that! It's been a hectic week. But anyway, enjoy the next part of this little series.

First Part: "Text HELP For a Friend"

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Camelot

Watching Him Dance

Author: digthewriter
Title: Watching Him Dance
Rating: PG-13
Pairing/s: Merlin/Arthur
Character/s: Merlin, Arthur, Gwen, Gwaine
Summary: When Arthur sees Merlin dance.
Warnings: Making fun of One Direction. (Slight Gwen bashing)
Word Count: ~270
Prompt: Number 95 for camelot_drabble One Direction Strong
Author's Notes: Er...written TOTALLY last minute. Sorry guys. Unbetaed.

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gwaine

Strong enough

Author: aeris444
Title:Strong enough
Rating:G
Pairing/s:Merlin/Arthur
Character/s:Merlin, Arthur, Lance
Summary:It's the race of his life and it's gonna change Merlin's life more than he though.
Warnings:None
Word Count:1052
Prompt: Song prompt 2
Author's Notes: Follows "You make me strong" by bunnysworld. Thanks for letting me write a sequel to your wonderful drabble! I hope you'll like it! Thanks to the lovely derenai for the beta!

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