archaeologist_d (archaeologist_d) wrote in camelot_drabble,
archaeologist_d
archaeologist_d
camelot_drabble

Drabble: Time Out

Author: archaeologist_d
Title: Time Out
Rating: G
Pairing/s: none
Character/s: Arthur, Merlin
Summary: Merlin longs for quiet time.
Warnings: none
Word Count: 100
camelot_drabble Prompt: #606 Time Out
Author's Notes: none
---------------------------------------------
When Merlin was little, his mum would send him to the corner for a little calming-down time. He wasn't happy about it, but when he found out other children were beaten into submission instead, he stopped complaining. Mostly.

Those days are long gone. Now, his punishment isn't made of quiet moments of reflection, but the stocks or mucking out the stables or being used as Arthur's practice dummy, complete with insults. Days full of bruises and frustration.

Time-outs are as much for parents as kids, a way to cool off.

But someone needs to tell Arthur that.

Before Merlin does.
Tags: *c:archaeologist_d, c:arthur, c:merlin, pt 206:time out, rating:g, type:drabble
Subscribe

  • Maypole

    Author: oestentia Title: Maypole Rating: PG Pairing/s: Bradley/Colin Character/s: Colin Morgan, Bradley James Summary:…

  • Traditions

    Author: gilli_ann Title: Traditions Rating: G Character/s: Merlin, Gwen, Morgana, Gaius Summary: Merlin worries when several…

  • Dancing Round the Maypole

    Author: archaeologist_d Title: Dancing Round the Maypole Rating: PG-13 Pairing/s: Merlin/Arthur Character/s: Merlin, Arthur…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

  • 4 comments