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    It takes a month after Arthur lifts the ban on magic for him to adjust to the fact that the people around him might actually start to use it. Even stranger is when Merlin learns some from Gaius and, oddly enough, has a bit of a knack for it.

    In which Arthur is obtuse, Merlin is trying his best, and Gwaine, Elyan and Leon don't understand why they can't learn to light fires as easily as Merlin did.

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    Merlin, Leon, Gwaine, Morgana, Gaius, Gwen, and Lancelot wake up in a strange place, lost in a mist and fog. They find Arthur, kneeling with his great golden wings spread out behind him, froze completely in thick ice. It is revealed that during the battle between Arthur and Morgana triggered ancient spell. They are now trapped in Arthur's mind, watching the King's memories, until they understand who he really is. But the past, especially Arthur's, is not a pretty one to behold.

    "It's what he wants, right?" Merlin whispered. He stood, his hand slipping away from Arthur's cold frozen statue and immediately wishing to go back. The warlock crept forward, the horrid screeches still calling to them from behind the tall wooden door, "We can't leave until the spell is complete, can we? I- I will always stand by Arthur's side. Nothing I see could change that."

    Gaius stared at Merlin, a thousand worries and thoughts whirling behind his eyes.

    "Arthur has been through a lot of pain in his life. Can you bear to witness that? I'm not sure I can. Not again," the physician's voice cracked guiltily.

    "Arthur deserves to be seen. No matter how ugly the past is, I will not deny him that," Merlin replied.

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    Arthur survives the battle of Camlann but discovers that Merlin is a sorcerer when Merlin kills Morgana to save Arthur’s life. Feeling angry and betrayed, Arthur banishes Merlin.

    Five years later, in a war-torn Camelot, Arthur is finally ready to talk to Merlin, and they realize that they can only fulfill the prophecy together, side by side.

    The next morning, they wake up in the past, in their young bodies.

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    “Someone or something has sent us back in time, right to the beginning, with all our memories,” Merlin says, and it’s only now that it dawns on him what that truly means. “Just imagine everything we could do, everything we could change for the better. We could make everything right this time.”

    Arthur hesitates for a moment. “Can we even change the future?”

    “Yes, I think we can”, Merlin answers with confidence and new-found hope in his voice.

    ~

    The story is complete, updates on a weekly basis

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    The fifteen hundred years which have passed since the battle at Camlann have not done Merlin any favours.
    He's been left alone without his friends, without his king... and without his magic.

    All this time, Arthur has been watching over Merlin from behind the veil, desperate to find a way to help Merlin restore his magic. When Arthur finally washes up on the shores of Lake Avalon, he's in an unfamiliar world. He doesn't know where to go, but feels a strange pull. Without any other options, he decides to follow it.

    Some things might not be lost to Merlin after all...

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    Uther hears that Arthur is the Once and Future King foretold in a Druidic prophecy, destined to join Emrys in returning magic to Camelot. Uther declares Arthur a traitor, forcing him to flee Camelot with Merlin. The catch? Arthur has no idea who Emrys is, let alone any desire to fulfill the prophecy. Merlin is pretty sure this destiny business just got a whole lot more complicated…

    (Rated T for TWs listed in the tags; those TWs will be flagged in chapter notes when applicable. No slash, smut, or profanity.)

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    Merlin defeated the creature easily. He turned away from his fallen foe and back to the boulder blockade he'd trapped Arthur behind. Too late, Merlin saw the King had found his own way out. He had seen... everything.

    Arthur didn't look angry. He didn't even seem surprised. Just... hurt. Merlin froze when he saw that Arthur was crying. The King hadn't seemed to notice it yet, his eyes lost and face void of emotion, but tear tracks lined his dust-coated cheeks. Arthur didn't cry. It was a rule he rarely disobeyed, his motto, "No man is worth your tears." It took Merlin a second to understand, but he wasn't angry... he was heartbroken.

    Arthur discovers Merlin's magic. Realising that nearly everyone close to him has betrayed him, Arthur blames himself and obsesses over being a perfect king. He finally taps into his potential, follows his beliefs, and becomes the man that he was meant to be. Arthur also discovers he's not what he thought he was and begins keeping secrets of his own. Meanwhile, Merlin repents for his mistakes and learns about Arthur's past. What is Arthur hiding? Can Merlin win back Arthur's trust? Who and what is Arthur Pendragon, really?

    1 of 3 - Completed so far!

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    Merlin's jobs are as follows: Assistant physician, Prince's Manservant, and Secret Protector of the Once and Future King.
    A sudden influx of magical beasts from a nearby kingdom terrorising Camelot and flushing the Druids out of hiding forces him to take up another one: Emrys, King of the Druids. Of course, he's doing this anonymously, he's gonna need a disguise. No one can know it's Merlin kicking the shit out of stray Chimeras.
    Meanwhile, Arthur is terribly frustrated. His father won't let him out even as magical beasts are rampaging around the kingdom, and people are dying. Well, what Uther doesn't know won't hurt him. But he's gonna need a disguise. No one can know it's Arthur beating the brains out of random water spirits.
    And, sidenote: who's this Emrys guy?

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    Merlin answers threats to Camelot and the Druids as Emrys. Arthur does the same in defiance of his father as The Red Knight. They're medieval superheroes.

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    The girl tilted her head slightly to the side. “You will be alright Sire, your father is underestimating you. Keep going, this won’t last long.” She closed her hand over Arthur’s.
    His eyes widen as he stared at her. “How?” The words came out with a force.
    “I am a seer, Sire. Your faith isn’t with him.” She trailed off before she squared her shoulders. “Your destiny lies with the Warlord. He is your destiny.”

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    “Exile?” The word bursts out of him with a humorless chuckle. “Is that all you can ever do?”

    Merlin reaches the end of his rope. Everything he was hiding erupts in a not-so-spectacular manner, but maybe this is exactly what Arthur needs right now.
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    “I heard the king of Camelot has hair as bright as the sun”
    “Well, obviously, you were lied to, my hair is black as coal”


    A group of bandits captures King Arthur.

    ... So they think, anyway.

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    Arthur pulls Excalibur out of the rock without Merlin's help, taking the both of them by suprise

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    Arthur tries to show off his sword skills to try and impress merlin

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    Merlin answers his phone.

    “Anderson.”

    “Is that what you’re going by nowadays?”

    Merlin looks skyward and closes his eyes in a bid for the peace that eludes him so, huffing out a sigh.

    “Lizard man,” he greets. 

    “Hello, young warlock.”

    Merlin hums, scuffing his shoes against the dirt at the side of the ‘road’. 

    “’S’pose you want me to come home for Christmas?”

    “Would it be so terrible?”

    Merlin snorts. “Right, then, wha’d’you want?”

    “I’ve found your Destiny.”

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    Merlin is immortal, even if his memory isn't. He gets flashes, brief impressions, but that's it. He knows Kilgarrah's been around the whole time, and every few decades or so he calls Merlin and tells him he's found his destiny. Merlin can never quite remember what it is, but he goes along, and this time that means partnering and protecting a prat of a detective from the supernatural threats that he doesn't realise he faces.

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    "Indeed I do. I saw your friend on the news this morning, by the way."
    "But you never watch the local news." And there's no way something like that would've made it to the national news.
    His father shrugs, a dangerous gleam in his eye. "I'm very sorry. Perhaps we should send Nollar round with some flowers. He lives at 12 Excalibur Drive, doesn't he?"
    Arthur freezes. There's no way he could possibly know where Merlin lives unless… would he really be that cruel?
    He catches his father's eye and reads the threat there, clear as day. Uther did this. And if he knows what's good for the both of them, he'll do as he's told and forget about Merlin.
    "Then again, he's probably got enough 'get well soon's. Don't you agree?"
    "Yes, sir."

     

    Uther threatens Merlin's life to force his son to obey him. But Arthur isn't about to just let that stand.

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    Running away from bandits, Merlin and Arthur end up in front of the deadliest river in all Albion, and face a hopeless outcome: risk falling into the frozen depths of it, or for their pursuers to kill them.

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    Bei der Schlacht von Camlann schafft Merlin es, Arthur das Leben zu retten und Morgana zu töten. Dabei gibt er sich jedoch als Zauberer zu erkennen und Arthur verbannt ihn aus Camelot.

    Fünf Jahre später ist Arthur bereit, wieder mit Merlin zu reden, und sie erkennen, dass sie Albion nur zusammen vereinen und die Prophezeiung erfüllen können.

    Am nächsten Morgen wachen sie in ihren jungen Körpern in der Vergangenheit auf.

    ~

    „Irgendjemand oder irgendetwas hat uns hierher zurückgeschickt, genau an den Anfang, mit all unseren Erinnerungen“, sagt Merlin und erst jetzt wird ihm wirklich klar, was das bedeutet. „Stell dir nur vor, was wir alles tun könnten! Wir könnten dafür sorgen, dass sich dieses Mal alles zum Guten wendet.“

    Arthur sieht ihn zweifelnd an. „Können wir die Zukunft denn einfach so verändern?“

    „Ich glaube schon”, antwortet Merlin und Hoffnung und Zuversicht steigen in ihm hoch.

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    Merlin is taken hostge by Odin, it is up to Arthur and his Knights to rescue him.

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    Day 5 of Arwen Fest: Badass

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    "He's the only man alive who can perform that spell. Well, apart from me," Merlin answered with a slight smirk. Taking both Gwen and Arthur's hands, he walked them inside. They took just a few steps into darkness before a loud voice echoed among the rocks.

    Drabble for Arwen Fest Day 5: Once and Future | Badass

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    Arthur has been king of Camelot for months now, ever since Morgana tried to kill him and succeeded in killing his father. He has been a warrior and a ruler all his life, but nothing has prepared him for the arrival of the druid sorcerer Emrys, sweeping into the halls of Camelot to pledge his allegiance.

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