Merlin has a secret he won't let anyone find out, least of all King Arthur. His past was an abyss of darkness and pain, resulting in his powerful magical ability. He doesn't want to tell anyone the truth. But something is waiting for him, something from his past that bursts out of his memory and dusts off all the cobwebs, trying to expose his deepest secrets. Will he cave under the pressure and tell the truth? Can he even figure out the truth for himself? Or will he shoulder it alone, risking the fate of disappearing into his past forever? Merlin holds a deathly tight grip on his secrets... Will he strangle himself in the process?