Brush Strokes of a Heart by flowersonthemoon The days are starting to turn to blossoms and golden warmth when Lancelot asks the question. "May I paint you?"
K+, English, Romance, words: 4k+, 7h, Merlin, Lancelot
73Whumptober 2021 in Camelot » by Aini NuFire All the Lancelot whump
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 14, words: 14k+, favs: 4, follows: 9, updated: 9h published: 10/1, Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine
Elaina of Camelot » by xXDragonFireQueenXx Born to the famous knight Gorlois, upholding Camelot was as much a part of her, as the other Magical half the kingdom would damn her for, despite taking a path unlike her sisters; absent of vengeance. Together with her friends, Elaina works to see that promised day of Albion and to simply lead a life of her own. One of love.
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 5, words: 12k+, follows: 1, updated: 10/15 published: 10/13, [OC, Gwaine] Merlin, Edwin M.
2Merlin series 6: Fate has a way » by Sharonneke95 In a land of myth and a time of magic... The story continues. Merlin has seen one version of the future in the visions the crystal cave gave him. Can he change his destiny now the end seems imminent? Next update: October 22nd - crossposted from AO3
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 32k+, favs: 8, follows: 12, updated: 10/15 published: 9/24, Merlin, Arthur
2How Do You Run from Your Own Mind? by Birch Banterous Arthur and Gaius have to deal with Mushroom Merlin. Ghostober Day 14: Mushroom.
T, English, Humor, words: 451, follows: 1, 10/14, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius
Dancing in the dark, with you between my arms by AspiringAuthor29 "What're you doing?" "What does it look like we're doing Merlin?" Arthur answered, but there was barely any hint of his usual teasing tone. "I meant why are we dancing?" Part 1 in my Merthur Song Lyric series
K+, English, Family & Romance, words: 949, follows: 1, 10/14, [Arthur, Merlin]
31A Second Chance » by The otter reader Some say our destiny is set on stone, that we are unable to change our fates. But I believe in second chances, for I am living one. I'm Estelle, and I was reborn in a land of magic and myths. A world that, in my previous life was my favorite TV show. Will I be able to change the path that lies in front and aid by brother, Merlin, in his quest? Find out in: A Second Chance!
T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 19, words: 64k+, favs: 14, follows: 13, updated: 10/14 published: 8/30, [Arthur, OC] Merlin, Gaius
13How Merlin Should Have Ended » by Writesalott What if Merlin gave different advice and in turn Arthur made a different choice in S5E5: The Disir. Magic would have become accepted in Camelot early in season 5 and changed the entire course of the show. Magic reveal/Canon end fix/Magic returned to Camelot/In Character/Butterfly effect story/Alternative Ending. Beta: Koala789!
T, English, Friendship & Fantasy, chapters: 6, words: 18k+, favs: 25, follows: 32, updated: 10/14 published: 9/5, [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] Morgana, Merlin
36 The Interest in Merlin » by wereleopard On their way back to Camelot they join with another camp. There is a sudden interest in Merlin, which makes Arthur take a closer look at his own feelings. The interest becomes some much more that there new 'friends' decide to join them and go back to Camelot. Will Merlin be won over, will Arthur step up or will it drive the warlock away. Merlin/Arthur slash
T, English, Romance, chapters: 5, words: 8k+, favs: 101, follows: 149, updated: 10/14 published: 12/29/2017, [Merlin, Arthur]
13The young one » by RachelLittle201 Rose is a simple village girl that lives with her brother Will when all that changes when her village is attacked by bandits they are rescued by the prince of Camelot and his crew. After her brothers death she ends up in Camelot but there is a lot to come for the young one. Follows the series from the moment of truth (I don't own Merlin).
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 16, words: 56k+, favs: 6, follows: 6, updated: 10/14 published: 7/31, Morgana, Merlin, Mordred, OC
A New Savior » by Evergreen Emerald What if instead of Merlin taking Arthur to the Sidhe and Arthur dying, They are approached by a Lady claiming to be from the future and begging them to trust her so she can save Arthur's life? What will Merlin do? Will he go with her and will she be able to save Arthur's life? Or is she another villain destiny sent to remind Merlin of his failures? Will update soon!
K, English, Family & Fantasy, chapters: 2, words: 938, updated: 10/14 published: 10/18/2020
2 Our Special Place by with-all-my-heart-arwen Gwen enjoys a special place.
K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 5, follows: 2, 10/13, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
9A Servant's Challenge » by MaximumDragonEnergy Merlin challenges Arthur to be a servant for an entire day.
K+, English, Humor, chapters: 3, words: 4k+, favs: 7, follows: 16, updated: 10/13 published: 10/9, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
1Whumptober 2021 » by ASwordByAnyOtherName My first attempt at Whumptober 2021, and crikey, I'm already late! Expect 31 stories around the next 5 weeks or so with plenty of Arthur whump, Merlin whump, knight whump, and some magical potions and things. Rated T just in case - minor cursing and of course, some violence. Whumpees will be identified at the start of each chapter. All rights go to the BBC.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 7k+, favs: 2, follows: 7, updated: 10/13 published: 10/3, Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Gwaine
1 Magic as Fantasy by the stargate time traveller In the 20th century, Merlin muses about what magic is regarded as, and thinks about the final fall of Camelot and the Five Kingdoms while he lives in the world.
K, English, Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 5, 10/13, Merlin
42It Comes the Dawn » by ladyofthecelts After every dusk and the darkest hour it always comes the dawn. What if Merlin managed to take Arthur to Avalon? What if Arthur lived? First and second chapter will be quite similar to the events from the last episode of season 5, so don't get discouraged! I used it as an introduction to the story. PS: I don't own "Merlin" and characters from the series.
K+, English, Fantasy & Friendship, chapters: 16, words: 44k+, favs: 16, follows: 23, updated: 10/13 published: 7/19, Arthur, Mordred, Aithusa, Gwaine
26The Secret » by KillgarraghForever When bandits attack, Arthur didn't expect Merlin to be stabbed. But when he was, Arthur could've never imagined what he found under the bandages. Wing!fic.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 13, words: 24k+, favs: 60, follows: 62, updated: 10/12 published: 7/13/2019, Merlin, Arthur
32Amelia's Story » by LegendsOfTime The usual tale of a someone dying then waking up in one of their favourite TV shows with, what I hope, is a twist. Published on Ao3 and Wattpad
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 21, words: 85k+, favs: 62, follows: 80, updated: 10/12 published: 1/29/2019, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, OC
9Not The Ordinary Type » by Bookgirl4ever02 I suck at summaries but here goes (Female Merlin) Marilyn used to be happy. And then she changed. She stopped eating and started inflicting pain and used her magic to keep it a secret. Can her friends help her before it's too late?
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Adventure, chapters: 15, words: 21k+, favs: 57, follows: 61, updated: 10/12 published: 7/23/2017, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine
6 Arthur Finds Out Merlin's Secret by TooManyBeginnings What if Arthur had figured out Merlin's secret after the Fisherman King Trident task? What would his reaction be? Don't own any of the characters.
T, English, Drama, words: 3k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 10/12, Merlin, Arthur, The Great Dragon/Kilgharrah
5 Who are you? by Chronicly ill girl Merlin wakes up with memory lose after a bandit attack. The knights try to convince him they are his friends, and he accidentally reveals his scars.
K+, English, Friendship & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 8, follows: 4, 10/11, Gwaine, Lancelot, Merlin, Arthur
1 The Lost Prince of Dorchad by ajpendragon The Kingdom of Dorchad is under attack, and with the death of their king, they now are seeking his younger brother, who just happens to be…Merlin
K+, English, words: 5k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, 10/11, Merlin, Arthur
256The Kingdom's Rise » by AntaresTheEighthPleiade With Uther Pendragon dead, Arthur can finally begin the work of freeing magic. But it's a long road to freedom, and he has powerful enemies plotting in the shadows. Good thing he's got powerful allies, too. Book IV of The Albion Cycle.
T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 23, words: 83k+, favs: 272, follows: 367, updated: 10/11 published: 7/3/2020, [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] [Merlin, Morgana]
3 Breaking Cages by purplecat19 Arthur and Merlin get stuck at the bottom of a well. Unfortunately, the spirit that haunts it holds a grudge against those loyal to Camelot. Written for the whumptober 2021 prompts: drowning, trapped underwater, and head injuries.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 8, follows: 4, 10/11, Merlin, Arthur
25The Magic Word » by JKelly231 A series of drabbles, one shots, etc all based on a particular 'word of the day'. A variety of genres, but mainly humour and friendship. Mainly Merlin and Arthur, but most characters will probably make an appearance at some point. IC pairings only.
T, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 12, words: 17k+, favs: 4, follows: 7, updated: 10/10 published: 8/26, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius