Beating Swords into PlowsharesAuthor:
Arthur/Merlin (other characters and mentions: Annis, Balinor, Cenred, Elena, Elyan, Freya, Gaius, Gilli, Gwaine, Gwen, Hunith, Igraine, Kara, Kilgharrah, Lance, Leon, Mithian, Mordred, Morgana, Morgause, Nimueh, Percy, Sophia, Vivian, Vivienne, Uther, and Will)Rating:
Brief mention of blood from a minor character’s past injury. Implied homophobia. Underaged drinking.Summary:
Arthur Pendragon was trained to be a leader from birth, but when a freak snowstorm strands several Albion University students on campus with no way to get home, his mettle is tested. With Christmas only two days away, the students in his charge must work together to survive the elements and make the best of their holiday away from their families. Fortunately, he meets a charming snowplow driver who teaches him to lead with his heart instead of his head.A/N:
Beating Swords into Plowshares was written as a pinch-hit for glomp_fest
2013. Prepare to be glomped, piinx
! When I was offered your prompt as a pinch hitter, I jumped at the chance to write this fic for you. I hope I incorporated many of your wonderful ideas into a fic that you enjoy. Happy glomp-fest!
The blizzard in this fic is based on the 2013 winter storm “Nemo" which dropped a record 40 inches of snow on Hamden, Connecticut. With hurricane-force winds, the blizzard left hundreds of thousands of people without power and forced all transportation to a standstill for a number of days. Hamden, Connecticut is home to Quinnipiac University, on which I based Albion University, and where my son attends school.
Thanks to my cheerleading, beta-ing, fangirling friends gilli_ann
who keep me in line.Disclaimer:
All characters are the property of BBC/Shine and their creators. All photos used to illustrate this fic are from Quinnipiac University’s Facebook album Quinnipiac finds Nemo
- individual credits for the photos can be found there. Comments:
Comments are welcome anytime, thanks so much for reading!Part 1
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