May 11th, 2021

Merlin hat

Dancing Round the Maypole

Author: archaeologist_d
Title: Dancing Round the Maypole
Rating: PG-13
Pairing/s: Merlin/Arthur
Character/s: Merlin, Arthur
Summary: When Merlin is caught in a fairy ring trap, he’s not too happy. Even more unhappy when the fairies start dancing around him and tying him up with ribbons.
Word Count: 1353
Camelot_drabble Prompt: pt 458: Maypole
Author's Notes: Theoretically, this is very slightly dub-con if you squint hard enough. Unbetaed, Maypole is said to be representative of the axis mundi — or world centre — where the sky and the earth connect and four cardinal directions meet. It has also been interpreted as a phallic symbol because of pagan fertility rites. https://www.macmillandictionaryblog.com/maypole
Disclaimer: Merlin characters are the property of Shine and BBC. No profit is being made, and no copyright infringement is intended.
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