Wordcount: ~15 000
Warnings: None (see policy)
With thanks: To derryderrydown for beta, to vampire_kitten for listening to my plot woes, to chosenfire28 for awesome art and to polybigbang for organising this wonderful challenge.
Notes: This was written before Season Two started airing.
Accompanying art: Here by chosenfire28. I love it and I hope you will too.
Summary: Fusion with Ursula le Guin's planet O. In a world with very different marriage rules, a noble wedding and a magical threat still can't make Merlin, Arthur, Gwen and Morgana talk about their feelings.
Please click here to read An Ever-Fixed Mark on AO3.
(For completeness, part 2/2 could previously be found here, though now there is just a link to the story on AO3.)