191 Revelations » by wryter501 A series of short, unconnected, in-canon-reveal stories. Tale 2: Alvarr's attempt to recruit Merlin backfires. Tale 3: Alator investigates why Emrys is failing his destiny, and plans to teach the king a lesson in loyalty. Tale 5: Merlin trades destinies, rather than lives. Mordred becomes Emrys, and Merlin flees Camelot to keep Arthur safe...
Merlin, T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 15, words: 82k+, favs: 277, follows: 180, updated: 11/15 published: 11/3/2017, Merlin, Arthur
403 Dragonfasting » by ebhg Aithusa's actions in Sword in the Stone pt 2 have drastic and far-reaching consequences, though not what anyone would have guessed. "Was it possible to foster such a great love from the seeds of redemption and forgiveness?" Mergana/Arwen
Merlin, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 16, words: 105k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 411, updated: 5/26/2021 published: 8/23/2012, Merlin, Morgana
667 Another's Favor » by ebhg To fortify Nemeth's ties with Camelot after his rescue, Rodor offers Mithian's hand to the one man Arthur respects above all others. For power comes not with rank, but from one's connections. AU from Another's Sorrow, taking Series 5 where I wish it had actually gone. AKA, Where the Heck was Magic and Albion When I Wanted Them!
Merlin, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 25, words: 171k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 463, updated: 5/26/2021 published: 8/17/2013, Merlin, Mithian
305Hunger » by EachPeachPearPlum Sequel to Worst Kept Secrets. In which Lancelot fails miserably to mind his own business, things fall apart, and everyone completely refuses to do what they're supposed to.
Merlin, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 51, words: 293k+, favs: 205, follows: 316, updated: 5/20/2020 published: 9/26/2011, [Merlin, Gwaine] Lancelot, Arthur
92 The Dagger of the Mind » by Woomie Post Season 5, fix-it of sorts.
Merlin, T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 22, words: 35k+, favs: 51, follows: 33, updated: 2/23/2020 published: 2/4/2020, Merlin, Arthur
711Rabbits and Bathroom Breaks » by CaptainOzone Collection of drabbles/ficlets/oneshots of the random variety. From dark to fluffy, from angst-y to humorous, any and all characters, pairings, and scenarios. #68. Post Reveal AU. Merlin tries to prepare.
Merlin, K+, English, Humor & Angst, chapters: 68, words: 57k+, favs: 293, follows: 241, updated: 1/6/2020 published: 7/28/2012
20 In Which Arthur Gets Jealous of an Owl by Aeon The Dimensional Girl Arthur decided he must officially be going insane if he was suddenly craving Merlin's liking after seeing the owl give fond peaks to the raven haired servant. (Written for the Merthur Kiss Fest, week 1: Spring Kisses)
Merlin, T, English, Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 148, follows: 52, 12/25/2019, [Merlin, Arthur]
66First Times » by Gingeraffealene There's a first time for everything, especially for a poor, young peasant who's suddenly working for a prince in a big city. There's a first time for everything, especially for a resurrected king being introduced to a new world by his warlock. Bromance and fluff as Merlin and Arthur watch each other experience strange new things for the first time. No slash.
Merlin, K, English, Friendship, chapters: 6, words: 10k+, favs: 64, follows: 43, updated: 4/14/2019 published: 9/3/2018
1k+ The King's Shadow » by AntaresTheEighthPleiade After a year in Camelot, Merlin has made a great deal of progress in his quest to restore magic to the land. Still, there's a long way to go, and the emergence of dangerous new enemies is not making the journey any shorter. Sequel to The Warlock's Quickening; Book II of The Albion Cycle.
Merlin, T, English, Fantasy & Friendship, chapters: 29, words: 99k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 1/7/2019 published: 5/6/2016, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
103 The King Worthy of Emrys » by pumpkinmoose22 Arthur never would have thought he'd find his former servant Merlin in a place like this. The new king had to convince the warlock to return with him to Camelot. It shouldn't be too difficult to do. After all, who would rather stay in a brothel than return to the white city? NOT SLASH JUST BROMANCE.
Merlin, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 5, words: 24k+, favs: 277, follows: 138, updated: 9/9/2018 published: 9/1/2018, Merlin, Arthur
120 The Future of a King » by Maltheniel I never knew my father. My mother the queen says I have his eyes, and she and my Uncle Merlin never tire of telling me stories of him, but until the Saxons started threatening I never knew him. Everything changed then. Uncle Merlin always called Father the Once and Future King, but even he never thought the future was coming that soon.
Merlin, K+, English, Family & Adventure, chapters: 15, words: 46k+, favs: 90, follows: 55, updated: 8/17/2018 published: 7/19/2018, [Gwen/Guinevere, Arthur] Merlin
319 Three Wheels: The Year of Shadows » by Requiem17 Was he born Emrys, or is it a title to be earned? [Post S4, Canon Divergence, Eventual Reveal, Part 2/3]
Merlin, T, English, Friendship & Angst, chapters: 20, words: 130k+, favs: 219, follows: 233, updated: 6/16/2018 published: 7/10/2016, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwaine
20 Albion AU: Merlin's Child by Gingeraffealene "Help him! Help him Merlin! Make him all right! Save him!" Merlin moved quickly to the shocked midwife who stared down at the still, blue baby in her arms. "He's not breathing! Help him!" -This belongs in my Albion AU series, but it just didn't feel chapter-ish so I'm letting it stand alone.
Merlin, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 106, follows: 33, 6/16/2018, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, OC
63Albion AU: Manipulating Merlin » by Gingeraffealene My Albion AU series is a series of one shots that live in the happy time after Camlann-where Arthur did NOT die-and life is good. Not perfect, but good. I mean, come on! Merlin and Arthur worked hard for this! Chapter 1: Manipulating Merlin - Sometimes there's only one way to force Merlin into taking a break: trickery.
Merlin, K, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 8, words: 10k+, favs: 62, follows: 42, 6/15/2018
8 Rum and (No) Regret by atobelover In which Merlin is the silliest drunk and the exasperated king is tasked (by himself) to escort Merlin home.
Merlin, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 130, follows: 32, 5/17/2018, Merlin, Arthur
38 The Story of the Lady of the Lake by Kiki1770 When Lady Freya visits Camelot, Mordred tells the Knights the tale of the cursed druid girl, the servant, and the prince. Will they ever learn of the servant's and prince's identity? In which Arthur denies missing his manservant, the knights are saps for a love story, Mordred has a crush on Freya, and Guinevere plays matchmaker. And where is Merlin? Freylin, Episode Retelling.
Merlin, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 9k+, favs: 455, follows: 154, 3/22/2018, [Merlin, Freya] Arthur, Mordred
8 Heart and Soul by Setsuna-X Gwaine loves Merlin. He tried not to, but there was no escaping it. The bigger problem, however, was that Gwaine had no idea if Merlin and Arthur were together or not.[end game Merwaine; possible?Merthur] (tags: Gwaine POV, Pining, Jealousy, post S3E13, Canon-Typical Violence, Love Confessions, Flirting, Sexual Tension, Drinking)
Merlin, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 22k+, favs: 177, follows: 52, 11/16/2017, [Gwaine, Merlin] Arthur
302 Renewed By Love » by wryter501 Arthur knows and welcomes and appreciates Merlin as his personal sorcerer - and under his reign, Camelot has slowly come to accept the inevitable return of magic. But how will the other kings of Albion react to Camelot's change of policy? - Alined, Odin, Caerleon... sequel to "Refined by Fire" and "Released by Truth". Arwen, Merthian, other non-canon pairings.
Merlin, T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 26, words: 150k+, favs: 199, follows: 135, updated: 10/31/2017 published: 5/28/2017, Merlin, Arthur
9 The Warmth of the Heart by Setsuna-X Missing scenes from S03E08 Merlin, Gwaine, and Arthur make their way back to Camelot and learn some new things about themselves and each other along the way. Gwaine wants Merlin but isn't sure he could come between Merlin and Arthur. Arthur just wants to get home with the trident but is forced to confront his views on Merlin. And Merlin just wants everyone to get along.
Merlin, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 7k+, favs: 101, follows: 33, 10/9/2017, [Gwaine, Merlin] Arthur
185 Destiny's Path » by MonJoh Following the events of Season 4, Arthur suspects the one person in the world he thought would never betray him. Merlin is forced to confront first hand the price of not returning magic to Camelot. Morgana faces her own failures.
Merlin, T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 11, words: 89k+, favs: 229, follows: 187, updated: 8/3/2017 published: 5/18/2017, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Aithusa