Pairing/s: Depends how you look at it.
Character/s: Merlin, Arthur
Summary: It's time to return
Word Count: 99
Prompt: #104 Salty
Author's Notes: Short one this week. Hope you like.
He realizes how selfish his dying wish was when he sees him. Waiting. He is dressed as the current time would dictate, but he is still the same. Thousands of years of human cruelty and stupidity have been ruthless to a pure and decent soul. He should have grown cold and hard, or mad with sorrow and grief. But Merlin is magic, Merlin is the salt of the earth, the water underneath the desert, hope where there is none. Arthur wipes the salty streaks from his face and whispers a vow before stepping through the Veil to make amends.