My Heart's a Battle Ground pt 1My Heart's a Battle Ground pt 12 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
The sound of his own voice was deafening as everything froze around him. Toothless reared up with a loud screech as he watched his companion's friend tumble across the raging battle field. Without a moment's hesitation, Hiccup pulled on the reins of the dragon and they immediately shot towards the fallen princess. The pair dove between Scots clashing against Vikings in a desperate attempt to reach her. Arrows scraped his cheeks and clicked against Toothless' scaly body, but the young man barely noticed, his emerald eyes glued on the redhead girl.
Weakly, she glanced up as the Night Fury skid to a stop in front of her and his rider jumped off his harness. Despite her pain, she was able to smile upon seeing him. Hiccup knelt at her side and forced her hand away from her wounded side to examine the axe woundit took all his strength not to vomit at the depth of the cut. "OK OK, we're going to get you somewhere safe. MeridaMerida," he rambled, trying to keep hims
My Heart's a Battle Ground pt 2My Heart's a Battle Ground pt 22 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Elinor sat across the bed from a scrawny young man, his fingers playing softly against the top of her daughter's hand as she slept. This boy had barely moved from her sideand the dragon that accompanied him was vigilant at his side. Whenever either of them left the room, it was with great reluctance. More often than not, Elinor, or one of the maids, would come in to find him curled over the mattress with his head rested on the princess' mass of curls, his fingers wound with hers.
Today marked the seventh day of Merida's fever induced sleepoccasionally, her eyes would open and she would be coherent enough to swallow water and a few bites of food, but then she would return to unconsciousness. Herbs were pressed against the gash on her side and scattered in her food in attempts to heal her. Bandages were changed and prayers performed, but still, she would not waken fully.
Hiccup quietly sighed as he stilled his hand atop hers and looked up into her face.
Despite her worry and