Blade Runner (Merlin vid)

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Title: Blade Runner
Creator: newkidfan
Date: 25 September 2009
Format: digital vid
Length: 2:58 min
Music: Music by Vangelis
Genre: fusion trailer
Fandom: Merlin
Footage: Merlin series 1 & 2, Blade Runner

Screenshot of art with embedded vid

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Blade Runner is a Merlin AU vid by newkidfan. It won first place in the Camelot Music Video Awards 2009 in the categories Editing, Drama/Angst and Merlin/Arthur.

The vid was posted as part of round 2 of reel_merlin. It is a fusion edited like a trailer for a Blade Runner movie featuring Merlin and Arthur and it was presented embedded in a movie poster for that fictional movie.

Summary: In a cyberpunk vision of the future, man has developed the technology to engineer replicants, beings with magic abilities used to serve in the colonies outside Earth but with fixed lifespans. Arthur Pendragon is a Blade Runner, a cop who specializes in terminating replicants whenever they become a liability.

The vid teaser banner shows scenes from the vid, for example the one where Arthur holds a photo of Merlin