74Reckless Abandon » by DreamersTales Merlin has a habit of keeping Arthur out of trouble, without the prince noticing of course. But when it's the warlock's turn to keep himself from harm's way he's not as on top of things as he'd like to believe, leaving the task up to those closest to him. A series of short stories featuring our favorites from Camelot and their mission to keep one selfless sorcerer safe at any cost.
Merlin, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Adventure, chapters: 13, words: 76k+, favs: 46, follows: 51, updated: 1/6 published: 9/26/2020, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius, Gwaine
194Eyes of Fire » by Whatever Makes You Break What if Morgana had saved Merlin in the very beginning, sealing their bond? Would Merlin be able to return the favor when Morgana's greatest foe becomes herself, or are our destinies really set in stone? Merlin/Morgana Arthur/Morgana Arthur/Gwen
Merlin, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 9, words: 60k+, favs: 211, follows: 295, updated: 12/31/2020 published: 9/11/2010, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur
188 The Hand of the Enemy » by N16 When Arthur accepts an invitation to a nearby kingdom where magic is free, he hopes to establish an alliance despite their differences. Instead, he and his knights find they've been invited under false pretenses, and the queen may succeed in turning friend against friend to accomplish her own aims.
Merlin, T, English, Friendship & Drama, chapters: 16, words: 49k+, favs: 88, follows: 96, updated: 12/20/2020 published: 11/14/2020, Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine
7Saying Thanks by Cdnacho98 It's a big day with a treaty to sign, & Merlin is late with Arthur's breakfast again...Arthur storms off to find his servant (& breakfast), only to discover a very sick Merlin, plus reason Merlin is usually late with Arthur's breakfast. Hurt/Comfort, Friendship, Bromance. No slash. Takes place in Season 5. No spoilers, but thinly veiled S5 reference which you'll get if you watched!
Merlin, K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 26, follows: 14, 11/21/2020, Merlin, Arthur, Gaius
17Protecting You » by myrosedream Merlin takes a cross bow bolt meant for Arthur. Right through the chest. Arthur is left to deal with the consequences. Lots of angst. 3-4 chapters. Worried Arthur and classic self-sacrificing Merlin. Happy ending.
Merlin, T, English, Angst & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 21, follows: 50, updated: 11/7/2020 published: 11/5/2020, Merlin, Arthur
21VacationRansom » by Maverick284 While given a few days off, Mac is injured and taken by an organization wanting to use him for ransom. Time is running out, choices need to be made, and the team is finding it more and more difficult to find their boy and bring him back home. MacWhump included
MacGyver, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Adventure, chapters: 8, words: 15k+, favs: 28, follows: 54, updated: 11/1/2020 published: 3/14/2020
12 Undone by gaelicspirit Summary: Set after Season 4, Episode 13. Mac doesn't know where he is or who's taken him and for the first time in a long time…he's out of ideas. #whumptober prompts 1 (LET'S HANG OUT SOMETIME) and 24 (YOU'RE NOT MAKING ANY SENSE)
MacGyver, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, words: 5k+, favs: 27, follows: 6, 10/20/2020, Jack D., MacGyver, Riley D.
47 Lean on Me » by Loopstagirl It was up to him, as usual, to save Arthur's life. But when Merlin pays the price, it's Arthur's turn to look out for his servant.
Merlin, K+, English, Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 9k+, favs: 74, follows: 70, updated: 10/17/2020 published: 9/20/2020, Merlin, Arthur
10 Another Day in Camelot by Mississippi-moon Merlin's in trouble and Arthur has to be the one to save him for once. One-shot. For lovely Anonymous.
Merlin, K, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 26, follows: 9, 10/1/2020, Merlin, Arthur
45 From Broken Things » by Dragonflysoul Six weeks. Over six weeks of searching, of agonizing over what was happening to him. Their worst fears wouldn't come close to the truth; and even once finally home, MacGyver would never be the same. None of them would. This is their journey to a new normal. This is Mac's journey back home. (Papa Jack, Team as family)
MacGyver, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 7, words: 38k+, favs: 38, follows: 42, updated: 9/27/2020 published: 7/3/2020, Jack D., MacGyver, Riley D., W. Bozer
92 Hollow » by Cdnacho98 The tincture was only meant to get him back to Camelot in time to rescue Arthur. Merlin still needed treatment for the poison. But of course he waits till the last minute, resulting in some lovely Whump and Hurt/Comfort. No magic reveal, not a death fic. Takes place towards the end of Episode 5x08. First few dialogue tags in the story are from the episode. I don't own Merlin :(
Merlin, K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Suspense, chapters: 13, words: 12k+, favs: 67, follows: 90, updated: 8/17/2020 published: 6/15/2020, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius
49 Picking Up The Pieces » by Dani Hope Now that Codex has been stopped, Mac needs to pick up all the pieces from the fall out. While trying to figure out his relationship with Desi, he must also keep from losing Riley. MacRiley fic.
MacGyver, T, English, Angst, chapters: 7, words: 17k+, favs: 39, follows: 39, updated: 8/15/2020 published: 6/26/2020, MacGyver, Riley D.
1 Path Path Baby by Hectrex 31 Days of Apex - Day 27 - Music (Bonus!): Ice Ice Baby as performed by our favorite MRVN.
Apex Legends, K, English, Parody & Humor, words: 656, favs: 3, follows: 2, 7/27/2020, Mirage
38The Wrath of Morgana » by bloodamber A darker take on the episode 'Servant of Two Masters' (4x06), in which Morgana's treatment of Merlin is far more brutal, and things play out a little differently... "I have such horrible things planned for you Merlin. You will long for death by the time I am finished." Hurt/Comfort fic, with plenty of Merlin Whump.
Merlin, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 6, words: 25k+, favs: 94, follows: 223, updated: 7/19/2020 published: 8/18/2016, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
2 You Saved Me Like You Always Do by Starrylizard Mac wasn't sure how he got away. . . how they got away, because Jack had suddenly been there, squatting down in front of him, worry and fear written in every line of his expression. "Mac. Mac! You with me, kid?"
MacGyver, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 917, favs: 14, follows: 5, 7/15/2020, Jack D., MacGyver
18 Remember Me (I'm the One Who Loves You) » by I'mcalledZorro James asks Mac to help him track down a former mentor after the mentor goes missing from the Alzheimer's ward at his assisted living home. But in true MacGyver fashion it isn't as straightforward or easy as it sounds (takes place sometime after episode 5 in season 3). Title taken from a Johnny Cash song.
MacGyver, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 5, words: 14k+, favs: 5, follows: 9, updated: 7/12/2020 published: 6/15/2020, Jack D., MacGyver, Riley D., Matty W.
2 Hero by Hectrex 31 Days of Apex - Day 13 - Hero: Revenant isn't a hero, but that won't stop some from seeing it that way.
Apex Legends, K+, English, Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 7/12/2020, Wraith, Mirage
1 Won't get fooled again by Natalie Ryan Extended cold open for 3x12 - Fence Suitcase Americium-241. Part 6 of the Cold Open Challenge. The cold open with Bozer and Mac an addition of Jack and Riley.
MacGyver, T, English, Family & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, 7/11/2020, Jack D., MacGyver, Riley D., W. Bozer
4 The Puppy on the Porch by CommanderBunnBunn My submission for the Cold Open Challenge, improvise day. I miss Murdoc. I miss Jack. so here's my proposed season 5 cold open. Involves kidnapping and confinement, but it's actually short and silly.
MacGyver, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 5, 7/10/2020, Jack D., MacGyver
2 Truth by Hectrex 31 Days of Apex - Day 10 - Truth: Our favorite angry murder skeleton gives his thoughts on what is truest and what is misdirection.
Apex Legends, K+, English, Angst, words: 297, favs: 1, follows: 1, 7/10/2020