Monday, April 15, 2013

M is for Merlin

"It's... lonely. To be more powerful than any man you know, and have to live like a shadow. To be special, and have to pretend you're a fool."
 - Merlin

I LOVE MERLIN!  Sorry, I got a bit excited with the capital letters and such.  I seriously have a whole board devoted to it on Pinterest. :)  It's called "Oh my, Merlin!" and pretty cool. 

The BBC's production of Merlin is incredible!  It's not about an old Merlin, but about a young man who enters Camelot in a time where magic is banned.  He's a warlock with a great destiny, but he doesn't quite know it yet.  Merlin discovers his destiny from a dragon, kept beneath the palace, who is very wise.  Merlin can't believe it.  He's supposed to create a new Albion with the spoiled Prince Arthur who puts him in the stocks after the first time they meet?  No way.  Merlin becomes Arthur's man servant after he saves Arthur's life and the two have such an awesome bromance!  It's a wonderful show and family friendly, which I love.  There's no sex scenes and it is clean language.  I cannot express how much I love this show!

Here's the trailer from season one to entice you:

And if that doesn't entice you, try this:

One of the greatest shows on television!  Just no one spoil the ending for me - I haven't had a chance to see the final season yet!  It aired in the UK and I just haven't taken the time to find the ending on the internet.

Have you discovered the magic of "Merlin"?  If not, you have to!


Camp NaNoWriMo Update:                                (because I'm crazy and doing the A-Z and Nano!)
Title:  "Breathless"
Genre:  YA/NA Urban Fantasy
Goal:  30,000

Day Thirteen:  20,337
Day Fourteen:  20,400
I wrote 3,315 words on Saturday!  Definitely a successful writing day!  It was the NaNoThon - NaNoWriMo Marathon, with donations and lots of writing.  I'm glad I got some much done.  I made my character Lainey fall in love and in the same day, I made her heart break.  Yeah, I do feel a bit awful about that one.  :)  I only wrote 63 words on Sunday, but I'm totally okay with that.  How did your weekend of writing go?


  1. You're doing great! Over 3k on Saturday is phenomenal. Still can't believe you're handling both these challenges.

    I've seen Merlin a fair bit. It's an excellent show.

  2. Stopping by on the A to Z.

    I've seen a blog post or two about Merlin, haven't watched it yet. That preview you posted sounded very interesting, though.

    I perused back through some of your A to Z posts. I like your theme. Keep having fun!

  3. One of my favorite shows! I watch it for the plot too.... ;)

  4. Love this show! The only thing I wished was that Merlin would tell Arthur about his magic already! I think they should have had a reveal in season 3 or so, and could have done some interesting things in the later seasons after Arthur found out. But it is still really good :)

    Allison (Geek Banter)

  5. I think my roommates chain-watched every episode of this show that was available on Netflix. I caught a few, but it just didn't grab me as much as other shows.

    I did love Anthony Stewart Head as Uther, though. He was absolutely wonderful to watch. :-)

  6. My husband and good friend both watch Merlin, but I just can't get into it. I know...bad. ;)

  7. This show looks so freakin' good! Thank you for introducing me to it. :) (How do I find these episodes to watch them?)