A Christmas Present

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While supply problems have plagued the army recently, Wellington and his officers usually eat well enough and for Christmas dinner they eat very well indeed. A hearty roast is brought out for carving and the wine flows freely.

Afterwards they sit back in their chairs, picking over dried fruit and nuts while the port and brandy circulate the table. There is a rather informal, celebratory air to the meal, with a great deal of laughter and exchanging of jests. Merlin allows himself to enjoy the atmosphere, sitting in a state of well-fed contentment with his thigh pressed warmly against Grant’s under the table.

Title: A Christmas Present

Author: Owl_by_Night

Characters: Colquhoun Grant /Jonathan Strange

Summary: Wellington’s officers have Christmas dinner and discuss Christmas wishes.  Part of the author’s The Twelve Days of (JSAMN fanfic) Christmas.

Author’s Notes: For TheDove, who requested a Major Merlin fic on the JSAMN Christmas wish list, and who wanted Merlin doing magic just for Grant.

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