Character/s:Arthur, Elyan, dripping dead druid boy
Summary: Elyan stands firm
Warnings: dripping dead druid boy, S4 spoilers
Prompt: #4: surrender
Author's Notes:I've been wanting to write Elyan stories for a while now and thought this was a good opportunity.
When Elyan sees the boy, dripping, he knows by the feel of his chilled heart, what this boy wants him to do. He understands that the child signifies betrayal and revenge in his tiny sodden body.
But Elyan is made of hard stuff. He will not give in to the waves of fear that crash over him and turn his bowels to water. He cannot betray his king, though his legs quiver from the strain.
When Elyan awakes, face wet with his king's tears, he is grateful for Arthur's timely surrender which has saved them both.