Arthur had never been angrier at his manservant. How could Merlin do this to him? The Prince had thought that Merlin was his friend! Now, Arthur couldn’t understand how he could have been so stupid; he’d never trust a servant again. Throwing the door open to Merlin’s room he stepped aside so that the guards could get through.
“Seize him!” The Prince ordered.
“Wh-Arthur!” Merlin’s pleading eyes met his. “Why-“
“I don’t want your excuses, Merlin!” Arthur snapped. “Put him in the stocks!” He turned to go.
“Please, Arthur! You have to know I’d never betray you!”
A fresh wave of fury rolled through the prince as he whirled back around. “You’d never-!” He growled and held up his now pink underwear. “What the hell do you call this?”