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Anthophilia - Chapter 1 - FortinbrasFTW - Good Omens - Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett [Archive of Our Own]
Anthony J. Crowley's life seems like it's finally falling into place: his floral shop has begun to gain an undercurrent of appreciation in the design elite of London, and he might have even finally found a boyfriend who looks just right lounging on his Tenreiro sofa. Things seem almost perfect, until one day the empty shop across the street is leased to frumpy fellow Oxford alumni, who doesn't seem to remember Crowley nearly as well as he remembers him, which really shouldn't bother him as much as it does - it was ten years ago after all, and it wasn't even thatgood of a kiss.
fic  au  modern  aziraphale  Crowley  Aziraphale/Crowley  rating:nc-17 
6 weeks ago by starwire
Star Power - Chapter 1 - TurtleTotem - Captive Prince - C. S. Pacat [Archive of Our Own]
Damen Vasileus, lead singer of rock band Akielos, is struggling to wrest control of the band from his brother and ex-fiancee. Laurent de Vere, highly acclaimed child star trying to transition to an adult career, is having a PR crisis after spitting on a co-star. A new romance would make Jokaste jealous and soften Laurent's image; maybe they can help each other out…
fic  au  modern  captiveprince  music!au  Damianos/Laurent  rating:nc-17 
7 weeks ago by starwire
between the motion and the act - Fahye - Captive Prince - C. S. Pacat [Archive of Our Own]
"They don't want it to be real," Laurent says. He touches lightly, with his fingertips, where he's written LOVE WINS. "They want us to sell them a fantasy, and they want just enough reality that they can pretend it might happen to them, one day."
fic  captiveprince  au  modern  Damianos/Laurent  rating:r 
7 weeks ago by starwire
10 People Who are Definitely Not Superman - orphan_account - Superman - All Media Types [Archive of Our Own]
Lois Lane is in the middle of the weirdest day of work ever. Which is saying something, given that she works for Buzzfeed. But it's hard to top finding out that the clumsy Office Assistant has been moonlighting as the Man of Steel.

And that's just the beginning.

OR: The Buzzfeed AU you read about on Tumblr.
fic  DC  superman  au  modern  loislane  clarkkent  clark/lois  rating:pg-13 
april 2019 by starwire
four and twenty lovebirds (baked in a pie) - Chapter 1 - stardust_rain - Rivers of London - Ben Aaronovitch [Archive of Our Own]
Peter Grant is a contestant on the 2016 series of The Great British Bake Off. Thomas Nightingale is its famously stoic, poker-faced judge. The nation’s running commentary is their background soundtrack as they flirt onscreen. It’s going to be a very long ten weeks.
fic  au  modern  riversoflondon  thomasnightingale  petergrant  petergrant/thomasnightingale  rating:pg-13 
march 2019 by starwire
Would You Be Mine, Could You Be Mine - lady_ragnell - Merlin (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Merlin does not want to invite the Prime Minister's son onto his show, even if he is an environmental scientist. Arthur does not want to admit that he has a crush on the star of Merlin's Castle, the most popular children's show in the nation.

In which Merlin is Mr. Rogers, there is a bouquet of finger puppets, Freya and Gwaine hooked up years ago and neither of them wants to talk about it, and eventually everything turns out okay.
fic  merlin  au  modern  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  gwenevere  arthur/merlin  rating:pg-13 
january 2019 by starwire
Duplicity - Chapter 1 - caravanslost, carpemermaid - Captive Prince - C. S. Pacat [Archive of Our Own]
Laurent DeVere is a journalist with ambitions that reach higher than the work he’s given. Then, Senator Damianos Akielos walks into his office with the scoop of a lifetime about his brother, Kastor. But the story needs delicate, dangerous work.

Under the guise of a relationship, the two begin to work together closely, and find themselves grappling with the fact of both Kastor on their heels, and their emerging - and entirely unprofessional - feelings for each other.
fic  captiveprince  au  Damianos/Laurent  modern  rating:nc-17 
december 2018 by starwire
Saltmates - Chash - The 100 (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Clarke doesn't mean to become (sort of) friends with John Murphy sophomore year, and she definitely doesn't mean to stay friends with him through college, but at that point it just sort of makes sense to be roommates with him. By that point, they're pretty much locked in.
fic  the100  au  modern  clarkegriffin  johnmurphy  gen  rating:pg-13 
december 2018 by starwire
Paint. There lies salvation - Chapter 1 - ScribeofArda - The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015) [Archive of Our Own]
Art defines humanity, and humans never want to be alone, even if the only other person accompanying them is themselves staring back from their canvas.

The Cortauld Institute, London, is full of the brightest art students in the country. Still, they will take any distraction from the impending doom of finals that they can get. The new Modernism professor, Solo, is more than easy on the eyes, but what makes it even better is the elusive husband that none of them ever see. The only proof is the ring on Solo's finger, and the few stories they manage to get him to tell. It can only get more interesting from there.

Napoleon just wants a quiet life to enjoy his retirement from UNCLE, teaching art history at university and dabbling in a few heists on the side when Gaby sends them his way. There's been a wedding ring on his finger for years now, a matching one on Illya's, and all he wants to do is live out his life with the man he loves. But things are never as simple as that, and neither of them have been left unharmed by the games they had to play.

 They never really leave the game. But there are worse things than to fade into obscurity, leaving only the art behind.
fic  manfromUNCLE  au  modern  napoleonsolo  illyakuryakin  gabyteller  illyakuryakin/napoleonsolo  rating:pg-13 
december 2018 by starwire
License to Thrill - lady_ragnell - Merlin (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Merlin's employees bet him the recipe for the most addictive cocoa in the world that he can't find out what the hot blond who comes into his chocolate shop does for a living within the month. He ends up getting far more than he bargained for.
fic  merlin  au  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  modern  rating:pg-13 
june 2018 by starwire
Fanfic: Love and Other Accidents Ch 1, Pride and Prejudice | FanFiction
A modern P and P. Darcy and Bingley are musicians trying to find material for their new album in a rural college town...where they meet the Bennet twins who are surviving college together. Lizzy's a photographer, and Jane's a med student.
fic  au  modern  pride&prejudice  elizabethbennet  janebennet  fitzwilliamdarcy  rating:pg-13 
june 2018 by starwire
Search and Rescue - Chapter 1 - rotrude - Merlin (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Prince Arthur Pendragon's secondment with the RAF has come to an end. While he wishes to sign up for a second term, his father is against it. With few other viable options aside from taking up ceremonial duties, he enlists to become a civilian air ambulance pilot. On the team is Dr Merlin Emrys. From then on Arthur's life changes in more ways than one.
fic  merlin  modern  au  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  rating:nc-17 
march 2018 by starwire
Run Away With Us For the Summer - Chash - Protector of the Small - Tamora Pierce [Archive of Our Own]
Between her finishing law school and studying for the bar exam, Kel's friends have apparently decided she needs a vacation. She did not expect Dom to be the one proposing the idea, nor did she expect him to want her to pretend to be his girlfriend for the duration. But she really could use a break.
fic  tortall  keldaryofmindelan  au  modern  rating:pg-13 
march 2018 by starwire
Broken Chemistry - Chapter 1 - SCD07 - Merlin (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Merlin is a transfer student in his new university, and so far, he is making great friends with a circle of people; the only one who seems to have any issue with him is a young man named Arthur. Forced to be chemistry partners by Arthur's sister and fellow classmate, Morgana, Arthur and Merlin find themselves constantly brought together by their mutual friends. The result of such bonding, remains to be seen.

Arthur comes from a broken and emotionally abusive home, but he ultimately finds solace in the annoyingly optimistic and artistic Merlin, whose reasons for transferring schools are shrouded in mystery.
fic  merlin  au  arthur/merlin  modern  rating:nc-17 
november 2017 by starwire
Gimme Shelter - Chapter 1 - spoffyumi - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Bucky loves his job at the animal shelter, but he's not so good with people. His boss Nick wants him fired, he's barely scraping by on his salary, and don't even ask about his family. Steve wants to adopt a dog for company. Will either of them find what they're looking for?

Stucky, angst and puppies.
fic  captainamerica  au  modern  buckybarnes  steverogers  natasharomanov  clintbarton  brucebanner  rating:nc-17 
june 2016 by starwire
We Are All Diamonds - Chapter 1 - Footloose - Merlin (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
As the precocious heir of a diamond magnate and a famous designer, Arthur lived his entire life sheltered, protected, nurtured and spoiled. He always knew that he would have to step out from behind the scenes and into the limelight to run the family business some day, but he never expected that it would happen so soon or that he would encounter resistance from a board of directors who believe that his disability makes him unfit to lead.

Merlin has stood on every stage in every city in the world, performing to critical acclaim, but after years of globetrotting, he's well and truly burnt out. He didn't quit -- he ran away from stardom, dropping to obscurity in the blink of an eye, forgotten, just another face in the crowd. He's aimless and without purpose until a friend asks him to fill in on a job.
fic  au  modern  merlin  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  Lancelot  gwenevere  morganalefay  deaf!character  arthur/merlin  rating:nc-17 
august 2015 by starwire
Fantasmic! - mambo - Captain America (Movies), Captain America - All Media Types [Archive of Our Own]
It's Steve's second summer working at Disney World when he meets Prince Charming (aka: Bucky Barnes, college kid from Brooklyn whose ass looks absolutely devastating in his Prince Charming slacks) and maybe starts to feel a little Disney magic in his heart.
fic  avengers  au  modern  steverogers  buckybarnes  bucky/steverogers  rating:pg-13 
october 2014 by starwire
sharing beds like little kids - tesselated - Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Steve and Bucky are childhood best friends who get separated when they're thirteen and Steve moves away. Five year later, they see each other at a party.
fic  avengers  marvel  buckybarnes  steverogers  au  modern  college  bucky/steverogers  natasharomanov  clintbarton  tonystark  brucebanner  rating:nc-17 
august 2014 by starwire
nothing short of thankful - shmabs - Captain America (Movies), Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Avengers (Marvel Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Steve's hunkered down on a bench right outside the still-dark Starbucks, thankful for the mittens that Sam’s mother had knitted for him and clutching his newly-updated astronomy journal to his chest, when he hears a jingle of keys and a door creak open to his left. His head snaps up and his heart leaps because thank fucking god someone’s finally come to open the damn Starbucks.

But no, it’s not the Starbucks guy (whose name Steve always forgets, no matter how many times he was there when he opened up), it’s someone going into the new bakery that just opened across the street.
fic  avengers  modern  au  coffeeshop  steverogers  buckybarnes  bucky/steverogers  clintbarton  natasharomanov  samwilson  rating:pg-13 
july 2014 by starwire
The one where Erik owns an antiques shop and Charles is a professor - Chapter 1 - aesc - X-Men: First Class (2011) [Archive of Our Own]
Even though Charles loathed people using "I must have a genetic predisposition for X, Y, or Z" as an excuse for personal shortcomings and peccadillos – he was a professor at Columbia and a well-respected researcher in the field, he couldn't not get riled about scientific inaccuracy – he suspected the Xavier family had a strong expression of the gene responsible for squirreling away every random object that came across their paths.
fic  x-men  charlesxavier  eriklensherr  erik/charles  raven  au  modern  author:aesc  rating:nc-17 
april 2014 by starwire
We'll Be a Dream - Sarageek16 - Merlin (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
“My mommy's name is Nim. I'm Arthur. Like the king of Camelot,” Arthur bragged.

Merlin gasped in excitement. “My name's Merlin!” he said, beaming. “And my mommy—she says Merlin was a wizard and King Arthur's best friend!”

Arthur frowned in thought. “D'ya think we should be best friends, then?”

“I dunno. You're kind of mean.” Merlin told Arthur matter of factly.

“Well your ears are weird.”

Merlin's hands flew to his ears. “They are not!” he squawked.

“It's okay,” Arthur assured him, “this makes us even. So are we best friends?”
fic  merlin  merlinemrys  au  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  modern  gwenevere  morganalefay  kidfic  rating:pg-13 
january 2014 by starwire
i'll write you harmony in c - magneticwave - Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen, Mansfield Park - Jane Austen [Archive of Our Own]
“Mum, the fact that Lydia was the first of us to end up barefoot and pregnant is honestly a source of continual surprise to me.” // As it turns out, Mary Bennet’s internal checklist to Being a Good Person—go to medical school; join Médecins Sans Frontières; save lives—is a somewhat oversimplification of matters.
fic  au  modern  pride&prejudice  rating:r 
january 2013 by starwire
Kink Me, Merlin! - Kink Me! #31
Merlin becomes Uther's guide to gays to better understand Arthur his recent out of the closet son.
fic  merlin  au  modern  merlinemrys  uthurpendragon  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  rating:pg-13 
october 2012 by starwire
The Lonely King
The Prince of Wales at his school. Merlin was sure it was all just a very bad joke. A modern royalty AU.
fic  merlin  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  au  modern  rating:nc-17  bigbang 
september 2012 by starwire
Archive of Our Own » Dew Point
Arthur Pendragon is as popular and successful as a sixth former can be. He hasn’t quite figured out his future yet, but it’s going to be brilliant, he’s certain. At least until some daring stranger on a cool motorcycle topples his world upside down on the first day of school. Modern magical AU.
fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  au  modern  morganalefay  gwenevere  rating:nc-17 
june 2012 by starwire
Ashes, Embers, Flames - Chapter 1 - unpossible - Merlin (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Merlin sees him across a crowded living room and promptly spills his beer down the back of the couch and over some hapless stranger’s neck.
fic  merlin  au  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  gwen/lancelot  morganalefay  modern  rating:nc-17 
april 2012 by starwire
Not In This Land Alone - torakowalski - Merlin (BBC) [Archive of Our Own]
Modern AU. When Merlin Emrys gets a summer job at Buckingham Palace, he doesn't expect to even meet King Arthur, let alone become involved in protecting him from a plot to overthrow the monarchy.
fic  merlin  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  gwen/lancelot  morganalefay  au  modern  bigbang  rating:pg-13 
december 2011 by starwire
Strangers on a Plane - Mad_Maudlin - Merlin (BBC) [Archive of Our Own]
It's bad enough that Arthur has to fly business class--why does he also have to sit next to this guy?
fic  merlin  au  modern  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  rating:pg 
december 2011 by starwire
lady_ragnell: Possibly Maybe I'm Falling For You (1/2)
Merlin walks into his favourite coffee shop one morning to find the Prince of Wales behind the till. His life only gets more surreal from there.
fic  merlin  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  au  modern  morganalefay  rating:pg-13 
december 2011 by starwire
lady_ragnell: Possibly Maybe I'm Falling For You (1/2)
Merlin walks into his favourite coffee shop one morning to find the Prince of Wales behind the till. His life only gets more surreal from there.
fic  merlin  au  modern  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  rating:nc-17  coffeeshop 
december 2011 by starwire
lady_ragnell: The Future Soon (1/4)
Arthur sees a vision of himself and Merlin married and happy, but they can barely stand each other. They both start doing everything they can to avoid it happening.
fic  au  merlin  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  modern  rating:nc-17 
december 2011 by starwire
claire_debonair - Not Quite Mary Poppins
The one where Merlin is a nanny, Arthur’s both a prat and a normal human being, Morgana schemes and Uther does relatively little.
done  fic  merlin  au  modern  kidfic  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  rating:pg-13  arthur/merlin 
september 2011 by starwire
Ramblings Of An Idle Mind - Who do you want me to be? 1/14
Merlin had once dreamt that his life would mean something. That time is passed. There’s not much meaning to a life of turning tricks.
done  fic  merlin  au  merlinemrys  modern  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  rating:r 
september 2011 by starwire
Harlequin Merlin - fic for the Cliche Challange :Lord Drake's Bequest
"To my great-nephew Arthur I bequeath Tintagel Distribution, wholly and without reserve, save for one condition. You must marry, and stay married, for a period of no less than six months. You're a wonderful businessman Arthur, but a full life needs love and companionship, not just a string of affairs. Settle down young Arthur, and your life will be the richer for it."
done  fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  rating:r  modern  au 
september 2011 by starwire
Knowing Shadows - Merlin Fic: "Love Is A Grave Mental Disease"
Modern-day AU, in which Arthur tries to be romantic for Valentine's Day but everyone, including Merlin, thwarts him.
done  author:knowing-shadows  fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  modern  au  rating:pg 
september 2011 by starwire
raphaela667: Title: I'll be the Platform ShoesAuthor:
In which Merlin is the most harangued PA in Westminister, Arthur is on the back of the backbench, Uther harasses Merlin (though the Queen never does), Morgana is very clever, and the datebook will take its revenge.
done  fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  au  modern  rating:pg-13 
september 2011 by starwire
toastedcrumpet - A minor problem Part 1 of 2
Contemporary Au! After getting considerably drunk one night, Merlin wakes up to find himself in a rather attractive stranger’s bed. Making a very hasty exit before he woke up, Merlin grabbed the wrong pair of trousers and now the stranger is determined to get them back.
done  fic  merlin  modern  au  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  rating:r 
september 2011 by starwire
franticsga: Inside Outright
Arthur would probably have forgotten about him, looked away and maybe had one more drink before heading home because he rather desperately wanted to be curled up in bed with his cat, Sasha, watching Lost and drinking hot chocolate (absolutely no one knew of this ritual except, of course, Sasha, who had promised never to tell). But suddenly the guy opened his eyes and looked directly at Arthur, and something in Arthur felt total, final recognition. Whatever was in this skinny, awkward kid's eyes was exactly what was inside Arthur-- a deep-seated, unending loneliness, the knowledge that there could never be anybody who understood or wanted him.
done  fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  modern  au  rating:nc-17 
september 2011 by starwire
The Realm of Make-Believe - Fic: Merlin; Camelot's Sweethearts; Reel Merlin
Arthur is a film star, Merlin is his personal assistant who might, possibly be head over heels in love with him. However, Arthur’s more interested in his ex, Morgana, and then the mysterious Sophia to notice… Oh, and Will is awesome.
done  fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  au  modern  fusion  arthur/merlin  rating:r 
september 2011 by starwire
Charmarsupastar - FIC: Lovestruck
Modern London AU. On the day that Arthur swore he'd never take the tube again, he met a student called Merlin.
done  fic  modern  au  arthur/merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  rating:pg-13 
september 2011 by starwire
MerlinxArthur - fic: Anthem for Doomed Youth
AU, reincarnation fic. Arthur's always been a warrior, and Merlin forever destined to stand on the sidelines.
done  fic  merlin  arthur/merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  au  modern  rating:pg-13 
september 2011 by starwire
callista_mythol: CATS AU
Modern AU based in the colourful word of Musical Theatre
done  fic  merlin  au  modern  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  rating:r 
september 2011 by starwire
glim - [fic] Completely Inappropriate [Merlin | Arthur/Merlin]
Modern AU set in an American university, in which Arthur teaches freshman comp, Merlin spills coffee, and they both spend too much time in Arthur's office.
done  fic  merlin  au  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  modern  rating:r 
september 2011 by starwire
Fic: True North [Merlin/Arthur, NC-17]
Right then he was just talking to his parents, handsome but nothing special, and yet Merlin was drawn to him as he ever is, like a magnet seeking true north. Schmoop, sex and cliche.
done  merlin  futurefic  fic  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  modern  rating:nc-17 
september 2011 by starwire
Lady Paperclip's - "From Where I Stand You're In My Sky", Merlin, Merlin/Arthur
AU. Arthur looks away from the terrified, accusing dark eyes of the man on the newspaper, and turns his attention to his breakfast. Watchmen-esque fusion thing.
done  fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  au  modern  fusion 
september 2011 by starwire
Dear Idiot - a Merlin/Arthur Fanfic
Arthur is at last reborn but, when he is still a baby, he is left orphaned and alone in the world. Fortunately for him he always has Merlin - even if he doesn’t always know it.
fic  done  reincarnation  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  au  modern 
september 2011 by starwire
The Once and Future King | Harlequin’s Slash Fic
Arthur is reincarnated in England’s hour of need, but Merlin isn’t quite sure that Arthur has his priorities right.
done  fic  merlin  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  reincarnation  modern  rating:nc-17 
september 2011 by starwire
viviane - Fic: Ink and Dragons .: Arthur / Merlin .: NC-17
Modern!AU, about Arthur wanting a tattoo and finding Merlin, mostly but not entirely by accident, in a shop called Avalon.
done  fic  author:anevivi  merlin  arthur/merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  modern  au  rating:nc-17 
september 2011 by starwire
Defenders of the Realm by lamardeuse
Modern AU. Arthur and Morgana are Metropolitan police officers drawn into a strange case involving robbery of ancient artifacts. Merlin is a graduate student at Imperial College studying the healing plants of Ancient Britain under Gaius – or at least that's what he tells everyone. Soon they, along with Gwen, Lancelot and Uther, will be facing a battle for the future of the country. Can they defend the realm from those who would seek to destroy it?
done  fic  merlin  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  au  modern  rating:nc-17  author:lamardeuse 
september 2011 by starwire
Communications In Binary by justthismorning
University AU. Merlin came whirling into Arthur's life and left everything in shambles on the floor - literally. They couldn't be less alike - Merlin with his computers and his easy, goofy grin, Arthur with his breeding and his need for everything to be in it's place. They have nothing in common besides a key to the same room, but as the academic year progresses and Arthur finds himself wearing tiaras and critiquing Westlife and having picnics on his living room floor, Arthur comes to learn things about himself he didn't even know he didn't know.
done  author:justthismorning  fic  merlin  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  au  arthur/merlin  rating:pg  modern 
september 2011 by starwire
Drastically Redefining Protocol
The awesomest modern!au of merlin fandom, I think. Arthur is the prince of England (still), and Merlin is studying to be a doctor, and is kinda in love with media!Arthur, except when he meets him.
fic  merlin  au  arthur/merlin  author:rageprufrock  rating:nc-17  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  modern  redefiningprotocols  favorite 
september 2011 by starwire
The Student Prince - Merlin - Fandom [Archive of Our Own]
A Modern day Merlin AU set at the University of St Andrews, featuring teetotal kickboxers, secret wizards, magnificent bodyguards of various genders, irate fairies, imprisoned dragons, crumbling gothic architecture, arrogant princes, adorable engineering students, stolen gold, magical doorways, attempted assassination, drunken students, shaving foam fights, embarrassing mornings after, The Hammer Dance, duty, responsibility, friendship and true love...
fic  au  modern  college  merlin  arthur/merlin  gwen/lancelot  morgana  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  rating:nc-17 
september 2011 by starwire
thisissirius: #250; (#21) (fic) merlin big bang!!!!! (arthur/merlin, arthur/prince harry)
when arthur is sent to eton for further education, it seperates him from merlin after years of close friendship. anger, hurt and jealousy all threaten the last fragments of their friendship and it's all merlin can do to cling to the remaining feelings they both share. arthur's fledgling friendship with prince harry doesn't do either of them any favours and it battles a secret that merlin has been carrying for years - a secret that only arthur knows. merlin must decide how far he is willing to go to protect his relationship with arthur and if their friendship can be saved. will arthur even care enough to try?
fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  gwen/lancelot  au  modern  rating:r  author:thisissirius 
september 2011 by starwire
tongueincheeky: Keep Calm and Carry On - R - Part 1
How Arthur Pendragon, Director of Communications for Prime Minister Gaius, and his assistant, Merlin Emrys, fell in love - a story in goldfish, cats, webcomics, cups of tea, and sharpies.
fic  merlin  au  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  gwen/lancelot  modern  rating:r 
september 2011 by starwire
The Fourth Estate - Chapter 1 - catie56 (catharsis) - Pride & Prejudice--Austen [Archive of Our Own]
There are people who believe that romantic connections are the province of fate and destiny, the result of an alignment of constellations and conditions that bring two people together. Others tend to discuss falling in love as the product of rational decisions that acknowledge attraction and compatibility. Some people, however, seem to think these two seemingly-opposite perspectives are really just two sides of the same coin. Sometimes, after all, destiny just requires that two people make a single choice.

A modern/AU Pride & Prejudice.
fic  au  modern  pride&prejudice  janeausten  rating:pg-13 
september 2011 by starwire
Camerado - Post a comment
Modern!AU, Arthur needs a date for Gwen's wedding so that she won't mother hen him about finding love. Enter Morgana's friend Merlin who is willing to go on a trip and help Arthur out. Expected boys being stupid :)
fic  merlin  arthurpendragon  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  gwen/lancelot  morganalefay  rating:pg-13  modern  au 
september 2011 by starwire
Little Wooden Boy and the Belly of Love - new_kate - Merlin (BBC) [Archive of Our Own]
Modern AU. Arthur moves to a a different city to start a new life and become a new man. On a whim he decides to share a flat with an attractive stranger, and quickly gets drawn into Merlin's odd little world.
fic  merlin  au  genderfuck  modern  arthur  merlinemrys  arthur/merlin  rating:nc-17 
september 2011 by starwire
Tales from the Loathly Lady - No Business Like Show Business
In which Merlin is promoted from production intern to talent, is easily mortified, and has Post-It arguments with Arthur while the art department watches in glee. Also, there are gay dragons.
fic  merlin  au  modern  arthur/merlin  gwen/morgana  rating:pg-13 
september 2011 by starwire
sam_storyteller: Oh, What A Show 1/2
Circus Camelot has a building it doesn't own, a trick rider who just ran off to do panto, and a serious sponsor problem. Fortunately, it also has Merlin Emrys, master illusionist, and Arthur Pendragon, prince of tumblers.
fic  merlin  au  modern  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  rating:pg  author:copperbadge 
september 2011 by starwire
minor_hue: fic: natural selection (1/2)
In which Arthur goes on blind dates, Merlin is his waiter, and everyone takes a ride on the crazy train.
fic  merlin  au  arthur/merlin  modern  morganalefay  rating:nc-17 
september 2011 by starwire
Flesh, Blood and Bone - Fic: Fame and Fortune, Arthur/Merlin, NC-17 Chapter One
AU set in Los Angeles, California during the 1990's. Arthur is a movie star. Merlin is a waiter. The word "prat" is used.
fic  merlin  au  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  gwen/lancelot  modern  rating:nc-17 
september 2011 by starwire
lady_ragnell: Now That I'm Rich They Give Me Coffee
Arthur's a rock star, Merlin doesn't live under a rock, Morgana's badass, and Will is the worst best friend ever.
fic  merlin  au  modern  merlinemrys  arthurpendragon  arthur/merlin  gwen/morgana  rating:r  band!au 
september 2011 by starwire

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