- “I keep having this dream. There’s smoke and ash, I’m on a vast burning field. It makes my eyes sting, and I can taste blood on the air. It feels so real, but old, somehow. You’re there, Doctor. But it’s not really you, and when I wake up my pillow is damp and I think I’ve been crying in my sleep. I think… I think you die in my dreams, horribly and bloody and… What do you think it means?”
- “The theory of dreams as visions of a past life is popular in many cultures. Some mythologies even believe a birth mark is the remnant of a wound that caused your death in a former life. Strangely, I have such a mark across my left ribcage. Do you believe in resurrection, Will?”
This is a story about boy meets boy. But you should know up front: this is not a love story.
On Janurary 8, Merlin Emrys meets Arthur Pendragon and the young architect, who is working as a writer at a greeting card company, falls head over heels for his new boss. During the next few months Arthur and Merlin grow closer, despite Arthur is telling Merlin that he does not believe in true love, and does not want a boyfriend. But after crazy karaoke nights, fights, wild snogging and ikea-shopping, Merlin is certain of one thing: Arthur is his destiny. But does Arthur feel the same? It will need 500 days until Arthur knows, if Merlin is the right one for him…