An Axe for AstridThe fire was stoked to full in the forge, making the air in the small stall as thick as water, but the young blacksmith was used to it after so many years. He placed the apron over his head and then removed the ring from his left hand as he always did, taking just a moment to smile at it as he set it safely on his desk. He didn't necessarily like being parted from the ring - anymore than being parted from the person that gave it to him - but when working with hot metals and sharp instruments, there was too much risk of damaging it, or worse, his finger.It was quiet in the workshop, with only the hissing of the burning coal to keep him company. Gobber, his mentor and friend, was spending notably less and less time at the craft since Stoick the Vast had passed on to Helheim's realm. The death of his father had been an emotional blow to Hiccup as well, but with the sudden responsibilities of chief as well as impending fatherhood, grief had beco
How To Care for a BlacksmithThe sun was warm, which was strange for the normally freezing days of Berk. Astrid sighed softly as she rested against Hiccup's chest, the young man in question was half asleep, a relaxed grin on his lips. Astrid smiled, her thumb brushing over the back of Hiccup's hand, mindlessly brushing over the skin under the sleeve of his tunic.She took in a deep breath of the sun warmed air, totally relaxed before she felt something on Hiccup's skin. Opening her eyes, she looked down to see several scars covering his wrists, along with a few old burn marks. The tiny scars ranged from barely the size of a needle, to longer and closer in size to one of her Nadder's spikes."Astrid?" glancing up she gave Hiccup a look before going to her knees and hauling his arms with her."What is this?!" she demanded."Wah-Astrid, that's my arm! Which you're pulling rather roughly, might I add." He answered, half nervous and half still asleep."No." She said slowly, like she was speaking to a young child, "I me
I am also very excited I seen the trailer and I love that hiccup meets his mother again! Yeah!