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Oh, What A Show, by copperbadge (PG)

Title: Oh, What A Show
Fandom: Merlin
Pairing: Merlin/Arthur
Categories: AU, Drama
Length: Medium (~11,000 words)
Warnings: n/a

Author on LJ: copperbadge
Website: Sam Storyteller on DW

Summary: Circus Camelot has a building it doesn't own, a trick rider who just ran off to do panto, and a serious sponsor problem. Fortunately, it also has Merlin Emrys, master illusionist, and Arthur Pendragon, prince of tumblers.

C'mon, it's Merlin. IN A CIRCUS. This manages to take some of my favorite (non-kinky) fic tropes (CIRCUSES, leader!Arthur, meddling!Kilgarrah and modern-day settings), stir it together with Sam's trademark writerly awesomeness and produces a fic that manages to capture the glamour of the circus with the drama of trying to stay in business in the 21st century. Top that off with plenty of Arthur/Merlin tension and schmoop, some amazing scenes with Merlin the Illusionist and Kilgarrah as a Hollywood exec, and you have a darn good fic, mi amigos.

Oh, What A Show


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