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Merlin Prompt Fest: Round 3 Reveals

Hello, Merlin fans! :D

Here it is: the author/artist/vidder reveals for Round 3 of the Merlin Prompt Fest!

Your Merlin Muses Mods would like to take this opportunity to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who made this fest possible.

From everyone who prompted, to all of the wonderful artists/authors/vidders who so generously contributed, to every single person who read/commented and/or recced/pimped.

The fest wouldn't have been possible without each and every one of you! THANK YOU SO MUCH! ♥

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[FIC] Signs of Love (Arthur/Merlin; PG)

Author/Artist/Vidder: Anon
Title: Signs of Love
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Merlin/Arthur
Rating: PG
Summary: Merlin knows ASL. Arthur has a deaf child. Merlin is hopelessly in love and Arthur is hopelessly dim.
Warnings (if any): minor character death
Total Word Count/Length: 2,308
Original prompt number: 46 - Submitted by innusiq
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's/Artist's/Vidder's notes (if any): Thanks to Izzy, who cheered me through this!! :)
All of this is a result of research, not experience, and if anybody has a problem with anything in this fic, it will be changed.
Haha this is my first fic (don’t hurt me pls (◑‿◐✿))
Beta(s): Anon

( Read on A03 )

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[FIC] How to Overcome Writer's Block: A Guide by Merlin Emrys (Arthur/Merlin; PG-13)

Author: Anon
Title: How to Overcome Writer's Block: A Guide by Merlin Emrys.
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Arthur/Merlin, brief mention of Lancelot/Merlin, background Gwen/Lance & Elena/Gwaine.
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Merlin Emrys is a young, promising author who has found success on a series of novels about—ironically—his namesake and his King. When a curse known as “writer’s block” decides to attack, will a knight in shining armour help Merlin get his powers back?
Warnings (if any): Violence, Language (and CRACK).
Total Word Count/Length: 17,681
Original prompt number: 30 - Submitted by innusiq
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's notes (if any): This is where I beg for forgiveness because this fic just took a life on its own and it's just so beyond of what OP prompted so... sorry? D: (Like, REALLY sorry??? D:)
Beta(s): A massive, incredibly HUGE amount of thanks to J, thank you so much for your help<333 (AND THANKS SOOO MUCH TO S FOR YOUR LAST MINUTE HELP, YOU'RE AN ANGEL) (proper extensive thanks to those involved when reveals happen).

( Read on A03 )

( Read on LJ )
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[FIC] I Never Expected To Find You Here (Arthur/Merlin, Gwen/Lancelot; PG-13)

Author/Artist/Vidder: Anon
Title: I Never Expected To Find You Here
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Merlin/Arthur; Gwen/Lance; sort of Gwen/Merlin.
Rating: PG-13
Summary: After yet another failed relationship, Gwen asks Merlin, her best friend, to be the father to her child. It’s a perfect situation. No heartbreak, no conflicting feelings. And then it’s not quite so perfect anymore. Not now that Lance and Arthur have come into the picture.
Warnings (if any): None as far as I am aware.
Total Word Count/Length: 2,268 words
Original prompt number: 124 - Submitted by fuckyeah
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's/Artist's/Vidder's notes (if any): This will be extended, but for the sake of this story as a standalone, this is just about explaining the situation and how Gwen and Merlin meet their respective knights.
Beta(s): Anon

( Read on AO3 )

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[FIC] As His World Trembles - Part I (Arthur/Merlin; PG-13)

Author/Artist/Vidder: Anon
Title: As His World Trembles
Pairing(s)/Character(s): Arthur/Merlin, Uther, Gwen, Morgana
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Merlin grows up as a slave to King Lot. Yet due to his friendship with a fellow slave, Euan, and the support of the King’s second son, Prince Gwion; life isn’t so bad.
Once Merlin is eighteen, his world collapses after an emotional loss and an unexpected sacrifice.
When he goes to Camelot with King Lot, Merlin meets Arthur and finds that happiness can still be found in life amidst the tragedy.
Content notes/warnings (if any): violence (not graphic), slavery, character death (neither Merlin nor Arthur), grief-caused eating disorder, incest (goes as far as kissing)
Total Word Count/Length: 15,786
Original prompt number: 95 - Submitted by gold_lion7
Disclaimer: This story/artwork is based on characters and situations created and owned by the BBC and Shine TV. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
Author's/Artist's/Vidder's notes (if any): There is no magic ban in this AU version of Camelot. Ygraine dies in childbirth, but magic isn’t the reason why. Therefore, the Great Purge doesn’t happen.
Beta(s): Anon and Anon

( Read on AO3 )

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