4 Burton Guster Gets Salty by Emachinescat "Run! Don't look back!" That's what Shawn says to Gus as they run for their lives from a killer with a gun. But Gus does look back – just in time to see his best friend go down with the crack of the pistol.
Psych, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 13, follows: 2, 2/15, Shawn S., Burton G./Gus, Henry S.
6 The Casket of the Armadillos (By Edgar Allan Nope) by Emachinescat When Shawn confronts a grad student turned murderer, he learns a very important lesson a very hard way: Don't piss off English nerds - especially the homicidal ones. TW: buried alive, claustrophobia, panic attack
Psych, T, English, Suspense & Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, favs: 13, follows: 3, 2/9, Shawn S., Burton G./Gus, Henry S., Juliet oH.
6 The Rich Girl Next Door (Just Tried to Kill Me) by Emachinescat Shawn will never complain about being "barely poisoned" again after he's "fully poisoned" by a woman he's investigating - via her toxic lipstick and a non-consensual kiss. TW: non-con kiss.
Psych, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Mystery, words: 3k+, favs: 8, follows: 1, 2/7, Shawn S., Burton G./Gus, Henry S., Juliet oH.
8 Easy by EvenAtMyDarkest It's been a few months since he's been back. But spending a year kept away from everything he knows, forgetting things he should never forget, and—oh, what was the other thing? Oh yeah, and dealing with becoming freakin' psychic—well, that leaves a mark on a person. And people just need to learn to deal. One-off followup to Ronaldo, but you needn't have read that first!
Psych, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, 10/10/2020, Shawn S., K. Vick, B. McNab
2 This Is Why Shawn Hates HGTV by huckleberryzenon Henry Spencer decides that renovating the house and pretending to put it on the market will teach his son to appreciate him more-like Shawn is dumb enough to fall for that. He is dumb enough to fall off a roof when his Dad's real estate agent turns out to be a serial killer who chased him up there, though.
Psych, K, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 8/22/2020, Shawn S., Carlton L., Burton G./Gus, Henry S.
26 What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger » by Dianne Gus's good intentions to cheer Shawn up by taking him to Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in L.A. after his break up and the horrors from his ordeal with Yin go very wrong as Yin tests the theory that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger - or not... Takes place three weeks after the events of Mr. Yin Presents. Full cast
Psych, K, English, Suspense & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 10, words: 57k+, favs: 17, follows: 28, updated: 6/5/2020 published: 7/14/2019, Shawn S., Carlton L., Burton G./Gus, B. McNab
10I'll Always Find My Way (Back to You) by TheEliteLabRatsLover When Merlin is attacked by bandits while out collecting herbs for Gauis, he knows he must make it back to Arthur. Too bad an infected wound and oncoming fever have other plans for him.
Merlin, K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 33, follows: 20, 4/20/2020, Merlin, Arthur
24 How To Trust » by JustAnotherSlytherinFangirl When Merlin is captured by Morgana he is subjected to the Teine Diaga. Although Arthur and his knights rescue him, they don't know how to help a terrified and breaking Merlin. With secrets past and present revealed in the process and Merlin's fears laid bare, how can he know how to trust? Magic-Reveal.
Merlin, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 20k+, favs: 151, follows: 62, updated: 1/2/2020 published: 11/5/2019, Hunith, Merlin, Arthur
8 Rest by onceandfuturewarlock "Merlin," Arthur says, "go back to bed." / "What?" Merlin scoffs, and wobbles where he stands. "Why?" In the Arthur Knows series.
Merlin, K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 96, follows: 35, 11/7/2019, Merlin, Arthur
80 Something Wrong With Merlin » by tarsus4survivor When a quick-to-anger noble comes to Camelot, Merlin makes it his job to keep the other servants from being abused by serving the noble himself, but when Arthur and the knights notice that Merlin is acting strangely they decide to keep a closer eye on their friend. It doesn't take long for them to realize something is horribly wrong.
Merlin, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 15, words: 19k+, favs: 207, follows: 165, updated: 8/2/2019 published: 7/9/2019, Merlin, Arthur, Leon, Percival
9 Five Times Arthur Protected Merlin by Dawnstorm101 ...and one time he didn't. Or, Arthur and Merlin are always getting into fights, but Arthur is always there to get Merlin out of danger. Except when he's too slow.
Merlin, K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 5k+, favs: 182, follows: 43, 2/24/2019, Merlin, Arthur
16 Anniversary by onceandfuturewarlock Arthur's birthday isn't really his favorite time of year, for obvious reasons, but Merlin is going to fix that. Provided this pesky little cold of his doesn't get in the way, of course. One-shot. Post-S4. Merlin-gets-sick-and-tries-to-hide-it fic. Arthur's probably OOC.
Merlin, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 11k+, favs: 137, follows: 40, 1/13/2019, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gwaine
70 The Witch Hunter » by themodernteen When evidence appears that magic is being used in Camelot, an enraged Uther orders for the infamous Witch Hunter Terrowin. Terrowin's obsession with eradicating magic in the kingdom puts Merlin in danger as he's caught the hunter's suspicion. An injured Merlin must fight for survival against the hunter and not reveal himself to Arthur all without the help of his magic to aid him.
Merlin, K, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 15, words: 34k+, favs: 39, follows: 56, updated: 12/13/2018 published: 11/8/2018
17 How Camelot Treats Her Heroes by thelastofmeforever It's been 9 days since Merlin saved Camelot & the ban on magic was lifted & Merlin already needs Arthur to get him out of trouble. But the trouble is nothing like Arthur expected. "Did you forget that this man stood alone against the witch Morgana to protect you? If this is what Camelot does to her allies then god help her enemies. I expected better! I suppose I expected to much."
Merlin, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 123, follows: 27, 12/8/2018, [Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere] Merlin, Gwaine
10 Loss of a Father by Fiobri It's never easy to lose family. Grief that was never allowed out finally breaks free and Arthur is left looking for a missing servant. Reveal!fic, crying!Merlin, caring!Arthur. Oneshot
Merlin, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 141, follows: 44, 12/7/2018, Arthur, Merlin
50 Lesson to All » by AnabelleBlack20 1st in the Dollophead and his Idiot series. Takes place directly after 4x08. The Knights hurt Merlin when they were under the Lamia's influence. Arthur finds out and is less than pleased. While the knights were forgiven by Merlin, they have to face the wrath of The Once and Future King. It was a lesson to all in Camelot: No one lays a finger on the King's manservant. No slash.
Merlin, K+, English, Drama & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 7k+, favs: 368, follows: 143, updated: 11/30/2018 published: 2/23/2018, Merlin, Arthur
66 Leverage » by chasingmavericks Lassiter and Shawn are taken in a planned hit by criminals who want something from Lassiter. To get it? Use an injured psychic against him. An excuse for whump and Shawn and Lassiter moments, also Lassie BAMF moments. No slash. Mention of Shules. Takes place around season 4
Psych, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 9, words: 33k+, favs: 61, follows: 22, updated: 9/11/2018 published: 8/13/2018
50 A Brother's Instinct » by AnabelleBlack20 2nd in the Dollophead and his Idiot series. Takes place after 4x08 and before 4x09. What if Arthur had actually listened to Merlin's suspicions in regard to Agravaine? How differently would things have played out? The Once and Future King trusted his manservant who was like a little brother to him. Ultimately, it was a brother's instinct that saved the day. No slash. Bromance only.
Merlin, T, English, Drama & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 7k+, favs: 296, follows: 136, updated: 6/26/2018 published: 6/8/2018, Merlin, Arthur
225 Ronaldo » by EvenAtMyDarkest When Shawn is abducted for the most bizarre reason ever, everything he is (and some things he never was before) is put to the test. He must negotiate new abilities, keep his loved ones out of the crossfire, and discover the truth of why he was taken. But his life and theirs are in graver danger than he realizes, and even if he gets out of this alive, nothing will ever be the same…
Psych, T, English, Supernatural & Mystery, chapters: 38, words: 157k+, favs: 118, follows: 126, updated: 6/3/2018 published: 7/12/2015, Shawn S.
37 Broken and Mended by Charis77 Arthur is awakened before dawn to deal with an angry lord's accusations against his manservant. What trouble has his friend managed to get into this time? Set between series 4 and series 5.
Merlin, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 214, follows: 51, 5/22/2018, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Leon