An unknown knight arrives at Camelot to challenge Merlin to single combat, a fight to the death. He accepts it willingly, but will he be able to survive the duel without using his magic?
- Part 1 of fighter!Merlin verse
A foreign knight challenges Merlin to mortal combat. Arthur tries to persuade Merlin to withdraw from the duel, and come to terms with the possibility of losing his best friend.
- Part 2 of fighter!Merlin verse