Title: In the Dust and the Shadows
Fandom: Merlin
Characters/Pairings:Arthur/Merlin, Uther/Merlin (not romantic). Highlight for additional pairings and characters (spoilers). [brief Morgana/Merlin, brief Merlin/Vivian, brief Arthur/Elena, Lancelot/Gwen, Gwaine/Vivian, Leon, Freya, Gaius, Sophia, Kanen, Valiant]
Rating: NC-17
Tags: romance, angst, drama, hurt/comfort, action/adventure, historic AU (Western)
Warnings: non-con (not A/M), dub-con, genre typical violence, prostitution, character death (not Arthur or Merlin). Highlight for additional warnings (spoilers). [kidnapping, mention of past child abuse, blackmail/coercion, brief whipping.]
Words: 34,000

Summary: When Sheriff Arthur Pendragon returns to his home town of Camelot, he finds himself inexplicably drawn to a young man who works at the Avalon Inn and Saloon. What is Merlin hiding, and what does it have to do with his father?

@темы: от 20k до 40k, NC, Merlin, AU