Merlin gapes as he looks at Gwen. She looks stunning in a purple gown with gold embroidery. With her hair let loose around her shoulders, face enhanced with a minimum of make up, Guinevere looks absolutely beautiful.
A/N: I know you all want me to go on forever with this story, and while it technically is possible, I just can’t. This chapter is a timeline of some significant events (not all, obviously) through history and how Arthur and Gwen react to them, leading up to the present-day epilogue.
Civil Rights Act of 1964, July 2 (small jump backwards)
They move August 22. The house was ready that Wednesday, but they officially moved in on Saturday. Gwen wanted to start bringing things over little by little, but Arthur put his foot down.
“Guinevere, that’s why we’re hirin’ movers. Plus, you’re about ready to pop. You’ve been complainin’ for weeks that your hips hurt all the time....
Gwen walks into her chamber and stops. She looks ahead at the table where a vase that had been empty a while ago is now filled with beautiful flowers. She looks down at her hands. She is holding fresh flowers herself, but the ones in the vase are more beautiful. Looks like someone has beaten her to it.
“Do you like them?” someone asks from behind her, almost stunning Gwen.
She whirls around and finds Arthur looking at her, smiling. She blushes and looks down.
Gwen sits in a pew in the front, the only representative of the groom’s family, Arthur beside her, looking very handsome in his suit. Merlin sits behind them with Freya and the rest of their friends: Gwaine, Percy and Vivian, Leon and Mithian, and Duncan and Ezra and their wives.
Gwen is up early, too anxious and excited to sleep in. She takes a shower, comes back to their room, and sits down on the bed in her bathrobe, staring at the wall. A minute later her head finds the pillow and she is falling back to sleep.
Arthur wakes an hour later. He sees Gwen lying there, sleeping on top of the covers in her robe and smelling...
March 16, 1964. Arthur and Gwen arrived home from their honeymoon two days ago. Two blissful weeks in Hawaii, just the two of them. Gwen’s morning sickness had abated in late February, thankfully, so she was feeling healthy as can be, if a little tired, for the trip. They swam in the ocean. They saw Diamond Head, the Pearl Harbor Memorial, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and...
Hello, hello, HELLO, my dear sweet Arwen fans. This is Nanna coming by to say how much I miss those fun days with all of you and how enjoyable it was discussing Arwen here at this place. You helped me feel young again! Well, I miss Arwen, as we all do, and I am at Pinterest a lot so I started a board for them. It's secret now, but I hope to make it public at some point. Hope all is well with each one of you! Hope every now and then, like me, you watch an episode for old times sake.
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