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✢ Touch My Skin to Keep Me Whole
"The Kingdom of Essetir has once again fallen under new rule, and Arthur travels to visit its new king, determined to make peace. Unfortunately peace is the furthest thing from this new king’s mind. Arthur and Merlin are forced to navigate his every attempt to make Arthur a scapegoat in starting a war between Camelot and Essetir. The new king is treacherous though, and he may have just found the one weakness that will force Arthur’s hand." (64,099 words)
  merlin  arthur  merlin/arthur  bamf!merlin  hurt!merlin  whipped!merlin  tortured!merlin  pining!merling  bottom!merlin  protective!arthur  top!arthur  pov:merlin  hurt/comfort  drama  magic  torture  whipping  recovery  confession/secrets  magic!reveal  pining  first_time  fandom:merlin  author:skitz_phenom  have:pdf 
november 2018 by elwarre
The Perfect Scry
"The world is falling into winter. Camelot is falling into war. Arthur will do anything he can to keep his kingdom safe, and he will use whatever weapons are at hand - but, to his horror, his decisions turn out to have severe consequences for Merlin. Naturally, Arthur decides that it is his duty to protect his loyal servant from the shocking truth...." (50,728 words)
merlin  arthur  gen  bamf!merlin  arrested!merlin  pining!merlin  clueless!arthur  protective!arthur  pov:arthur  humor  angst  friendship  magic  confession/secrets  magic!reveal  incarceration  pining  ust  fandom:merlin  author:disalanglois 
november 2018 by elwarre
✢ Talk Sense to a Fool
"When Arthur finds out about Merlin's magic, he does the only thing he can think of. He banishes him. Circumstances force Merlin to live as a woman to avoid recognition, and he wanders through the Kingdom of Camelot, looking for a new purpose in life. He finds it in 4 small children. Thrown away by their parents for gifts they had no choice in recieving. Merlin realizes his true calling is to spread the knowledge that magic means no harm. Some time later, his path crosses with Arthur again. But with the memory of betrayal so fresh in their minds, can they over come the prejudices built over years of distrust and hatred?" (98,791 words) LOVED this one
  merlin  arthur  gwaine  morgana  merlin/gwaine  bamf!merlin  hurt!merlin  girl!merlin  parent!merlin  guilty!arthur  pining!gwaine  hurt/comfort  action  character_study  magic  dragons  genderswap  magic!reveal  confession/secrets  pining  first_time  fandom:merlin  author:theriechenbachevent  have:pdf 
november 2018 by elwarre
"Merlin and Arthur are kidnapped by bandits. When Merlin is assaulted by a guard, he's forced to use his magic in front of Arthur." (7218 words)
merlin  arthur  merlin/arthur  bamf!merlin  hurt!merlin  kidnapped!merlin  raped!merlin  kidnapped!arthur  protective!arthur  understanding!arthur  angst  hurt/comfort  kidnapping  noncon/dubcon  magic!reveal  confession/secrets  preslash  fandom:merlin  author:wangler 
september 2018 by elwarre
A Choice is All That's Left Him
"Arthur is captured by an enemy - either a sorcerer or an enemy who has a sorcerer at his bidding. Arthur is forced to watch Merlin's difficult journey to find and rescue him through scrying; through this, Merlin's magic is revealed. Kidnapper tries to use this information against Arthur." (4516 words)
arthur  merlin  merlin/arthur  kidnapped!arthur  protective!merlin  pov:arthur  angst  confession/secrets  magic  magic!reveal  preslash  fandom:merlin  author:mellacita 
september 2018 by elwarre
Fathom Me
"After ten years, Arthur thinks he has Merlin all figured out. But as he watches Merlin, he finds out that he has more questions than answers. The longer he thinks about it, the more uneasy he feels. So he pushes it aside. Except, he can no longer ignore the questions he has about Merlin." (21,680 words) Sequel to: Laundry's Hard Work
merlin  arthur  gwaine  merlin/arthur  bamf!merlin  scarred!merlin  protective!merlin  clueless!arthur  understanding!arthur  protective!arthur  jealous!arthur  character_study  hurt/comfort  friendship  magic  magic!reveal  confession/secrets  scars  jealousy  preslash  series/verse  merlin:postseries  fandom:merlin  author:supercalvin 
september 2018 by elwarre
✢Stars Above, Stones Below
"After the disastrous end of his betrothal to Gwen and the regret of his offer to Princess Mithian, Arthur swears off finding a wife until he's ready to wed. When Merlin offers himself to Arthur as bedmate, Arthur suggests they hand-fast in secret for a single year of mutual pleasure without obligation. As their year together unfolds, and secrets and betrayals unravel around them, Arthur and Merlin learn there is no such thing as uncomplicated pleasure. Everything they thought they knew can change in the span of a single year." (46,843 words) Sequel: Para Bellum
  merlin  arthur  gwaine  merlin/arthur  bamf!merlin  protective!merlin  hurt!merlin  virgin!merlin  bottom!merlin  clueless!arthur  possessive!arthur  protective!arthur  top!arthur  action  drama  magic  confession/secrets  magic!reveal  bonding/soulmates  slowburn  kink:virginity  first_time  series/verse  fandom:merlin  author:destina  have:pdf 
september 2018 by elwarre
A Warlock's Worth - ella_bane - Merlin (BBC) [Archive of Our Own]
When a visiting prince sets his sights on Merlin, Arthur is not amused. A story of love, loyalty, and secrets too-long kept.
Pairing:Arthur/Merlin  Fandom:BBCMerlin  Magic!Reveal  Author:ella_bane  WordCount:20k+ 
january 2017 by stanbigi
Touch Me (Not)
Title: Touch Me (Not)
Written By: veronamay
Read By: striped_bowties
Rating: NC-17
Pairing: Arthur/Merlin
Wordcount: 7701

In which Merlin is reluctantly pure, Arthur is unfairly tempting, and the Great Dragon sits back with popcorn to watch.
Fandom:BBCMerlin  Fanfiction  Podfic  Author:veronamay  Reader:striped_bowties  Pairing:Arthur/Merlin  Rating:NC-17  WordCount:5K+  Length:30m+  AO3Archived  Kink:virgin  Magic!Reveal  Kink:Flirting 
march 2014 by stanbigi
The Crown of the Summer Court
Title: The Crown of the Summer Court
Written By: astolat
Read By: fayjay
Rating: NC-17
Pairing: Arthur/Merlin
Wordcount: 36000+

"The king sent me to get you," Merlin said, with a tone that implied strongly that he wasn't rolling his eyes where Arthur could see, but just wait until his back was turned. "He said you're to get changed into formal clothes and meet him in the Great Hall, there's a delegation coming from the Summer Court."
Fanfiction  Podfic  Reader:FayJay  Author:Astolat  Fandom:BBCMerlin  Pairing:Arthur/Merlin  Rating:NC-17  WordCount:20k+  Classic  Magic!Reveal  Length:1h30m+  AO3Archived 
march 2014 by stanbigi
In Time of Trial
Title: In Time of trial
Written By: Shine
Read By: fayjay
Rating: NC-17
Pairing: Arthur/Merlin
Wordcount: 36000

Uther fears his son's power, and Merlin has helped Arthur flee to escape imprisonment. Now the two of them must fight to regain Arthur's rightful place in Camelot.
Fanfiction  Podfic  Reader:FayJay  Author:Shine  Fandom:BBCMerlin  Pairing:Arthur/Merlin  Rating:NC-17  WordCount:  20k+  Length:3h+  Magic!Reveal 
march 2014 by stanbigi
The Beltane Cycle
Title: Beltane Cycle
Written By: astolat
Read By: fayjay and winkingstar
Rating: Mature
Pairing: Arthur/Merlin
Wordcount: 27000

Much more serious series of stories following an attack in Camelot where Merlin is forced to reveal his magic. This is a great story with the loyal knights building a team with Arthur, and everyone coming to terms with Merlin's power. - amplification rec list
Fanfiction  Podfic  Reader:FayJay  Reader:winkingstar  Author:Astolat  Fandom:BBCMerlin  Pairing:Arthur/Merlin  Rating:Unrated  WordCount:20k+  AO3Archived  Length:3h+  Epic  Classic  Magic!Reveal 
march 2014 by stanbigi

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