[CHALLENGECOMPLETED] Merthur-Rise and ShineWater flowed between his fingertips and he awoke in the middle of the lake.[CHALLENGECOMPLETED] Merthur-Rise and Shine2 months ago in Romance More Like This
The air was crisp and cool and the sky was stark. The sun hid behind grey rolling clouds. But it was morning, once again.
He was stunned. The stranger in front of him looked exactly like the boy he’d seen in his sleep. The one who had haunted his dreams for a millennia and more, whispering of a time already gone and of a time that will be once again.
The stranger—no, not a stranger, something else, something familiar and yet alien all the same—stepped hesitantly into the water.
Blue eyes searched his own. “Arthur?”
And it all came flooding back like the river.
“Merlin." He breathed.
Tears shone in the boy's eyes, and a smile broke out across his face. The very same idiotic smile that he had grown to love an age ago.
And he ran. The waves pushed against him, snaking around his ankles but he wouldn't be tied down.