Dweller of the Deep - The Beginning

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This is the story of Deep Dweller, as she liked to be called. Whose real story did start in the deep.  


      It was the year of the Submarriper, The Shellfire, The Edge. It was an incredible year but the year that followed was catastrophic. Our friend who preferred to be called Deep Dweller, was at the age of sixteen.  

It was the 15th of October, so the sun had disappeared round to the other edge of the flat-earth and the nights were drawing in with a cool chill of a wind passing through every evening.  

"Step right in there, put on the mask and you'll be ready," explained her father, Simon Speaker, history teacher at the School of Dragons. 

She entered the diving bell, sat on the perch and waited to descend to the depths of one of the lagoons at the back of Berk. You see, the reason Deep needed to go to the bottom of the murks was simply because she had lost her keys.  

As she got closer and closer to the ground, she could hear the pressure pushing inwards from the outside world. She gave an almighty tug on a suspended rope that also hung from the boat, ready for emergencies, stops and starts. 

She exited the vessel and paddled closer and closer toward the reefs below where she dropped them, then she sives the sand through her cold, almost numb, hands. While wafting small schools of fish away, she feels the force of water on her back. Looking, she relises that it is nothing and goes back to collect a supply of oxygen. She once again swims to the reefs but she finds nothing. Another feeling of force from behind the girl. This time when Deep, in the deep, looks she sees someone swimming as fast as possible toward her diving bell. She rushes to stop them but instead, the person with flippes and an oxygen tank tugs on the rope and gets pulled up, her father naïve of the fact that she wasn't in there. As her panic systems kick in, she turns her gaze back to the reefs and sees a dark shadow heading her way, getting larger and larger and larger. It hits the young woman who, with the lack of air, faints.   

      Hours later, when she awakes from her slumber, she finds herself looking up at the faces of a man, of whom's face she does not recognize.  

"Chloe?" The man questions, "Are you okay?! What happened?! When we felt the rope tug, we thought it was you but when it came up it was a scoundrel of a lad, he ran away, I'm afraid," he explained. 

"Sorry, but wh-who are you?" Deep asks. 

"Chloe, I'm your father- Simon," he laughs with a worried look on his face. 

"Father? I, I don't remember, I don't remember anything, except that, that thing!" She explained. 

"What do you mean you don't remember me? I'm your dad! I'm the boring old history teacher! You know! Surely," he prayed to the gods. 

She shook her head, solemnly. 

"Mulch, get her to Gothi, as soon as possible!" Simon Speaker demands. 


After a few moments of examining the large swelling on her foreheadGothi shakes her own head. 

"I'm sorry, but she's had a nasty bump and she's lost her platypus," translated Gobber before a smack on the head. "Memory, not platypus. I- I don’t even know what a platypus is!" 

After arguing over what options they had they agreed that they had to just live with it and teach her everything. All over again. 

"Darling," her father said after a few hours of explaining the basics, her dragon the Razorwhip and such, "What was that 'Thing' you were talking about earlier on?" 

"A huge shadow when I was being a deep dweller," she explained. 

"Deep dweller? You mean when you were under the water? I like that, my little deep dweller. Carry on,"  

"It started off small then got bigger and bigger and it had flippers and huge eyes and stuff," the amnesiac explained. 

With that, her father suggested that they take a look at the history books in his classroom to see if they could see the dragon. 


They flicked through pages and pages of manuals and textbooks for hours trying to place the beast. Just before the pair were going to give up, one dragon jumped out to the eyes of Chloe.  

"That one!" She alerted. 

"This one? No it can't be. That dragons called the Carmigalough. The last time it was seen was fifty years ago and that was down near the mainland! It was old then. Interesting fact about the Carmigalough," he butted in on himself, "Six months before its death, the female Carmigalough would lay its one and only egg of its lifetime and when it is born it will swim as far north as possible until it finds a suitable place to live with good nutrients and plenty of rain and hail." 


"Ha, that sounds just like your description of Berk. All rain and hail," she jestered. 

Then the penny dropped. 


After calling Fishlegs, the trio went back down into the deep to find this presumably 'dead' beast.  

"So, where did you see it come from?" They questioned. 

"That way, near the sea stacks," Chloe explained on their way toward their drop off point. 

Just as they were about to set up placement to dive, they see another ship, with a crane which looked as if it used to hold a diving bell of its own but it was torn and ripped apart. As Simon looks through his telescope at ten ship he sees the person of whom he saw very briefly earlier on that day.  

"That's him," he whispered, "The one we thought was you earlier!" 

"I thought you said he was a boy!" Stated Fishlegs who already knew about the story. 

"I did, but he did have mask on," he stood up for himself even though the man seen here was about fifty. 

Simon ordered Fishlegs to go and get Hiccup to search for the Camigalough while Chloe and him went around a sea stack on the beautiful, deep green-y blue of Chloe's Razorwhip. 

Slowly, on the cold, hard back of this almighty being, they approached the man's vessel. 

"HALT," they threatened from the air, " Do not move, or we will fire." 

The dragon descended onto the boat still on guard.  

"I meant no harm to come of it," the man said, obviously knowing what they wanted. 

"Who do you work for, and why are you after the Camigalough?" 

"I work for Nadrig the Dragon Hunter, enough said? My name is Charles- old leader of the Dragon Hunters but now just a simple missionary," he explained. 

"Nadrig, enemy of Estowick? I know you. You will be taken for further questioning and later taken to Outcast Prison under the regulation of almost killing a student and of hunting a rare, and prized dragon under the influence of other Dragon Hunters," he explained. 


As Charles was about to be taken away something happened. 

"Wait," jumped Chloe as Charles escaped into the waters. 

She rushed after him, neither of them in the proper gear. She noticed the fact that he was holding a short, green dagur with a thick handle. He swam up to a small dent in one of the cliffs where he entered and swam upwards. As she swiftly followed, she soon was led into the fact that this was an air pocket with a large underground corridor.  

Our friend let him go. She just looked around at the various items that surrounded her- swords, cages, cogs. He must have had a secret trading system going on up there. He would have the stuff and people would bring their own.  

Charles was gone, but not forever. 

That night she informed the village of her findings and felt a sense of pride. Chloe, being unnaturally taken  to the name, was now known as Deep Dweller, for obvious reasons. And this event was Deep's first memory which would soon be followed by many more- the return of Charles and the finding of the Camigalough. 


Thanks for reading, this is a backstory especially made for Megaboltphoenix . Thanks for reading and please comment your thoughts and constructive criticism, especially since this is an awful piece of writing but it is midnight. 


Thank you. 


Also, please read "Mercury" showing the last hours of my character.



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Welcome to AwkwardSquiid's Signature. Prepare for a wild ride.

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Welcome to my signature of madness!


Female/Roleplayer/Writer/Reader/Professional Fangirl/Movie Marathoner


Some Things About Me!

Before we begin, here are some minor facts about me, for future reference.

You can call me Squiid, or Squiidy.

If you are having a bad day, feel free to send me a PM- even if I don't know you! I exist on the forum not only to meet fellow Dragonites and to RP and have fun, I also want to make your day better, whether that be with words of encouragement or wry sarcasm. 

I am a Chirstian! If you ever want to chat, I am open. :D

And, I love a good joke!


Having a bad day? Have a bad joke you're itching to tell someone? Check out the Thread of Puns!



(The art on my profile pic doesn't belong to me.)

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Meet Stormy Eyes, otherwise known as Stormy. As a child, she washed ashore Berk in a basket, and was taken under the wing of the Jorgenson Clan. It quickly became obvious that Stormy has pure Berserker tendencies, and most often, they're rather uncontrollable. Really, she means no harm- but running around the school with an axe, especially early in the morning, tends to have an effect on certain students around the school.

When she first came to the School, after encouragement from her clan, Stormy was viewed as dangerous and untrustworthy. She was only a teenager at the time, but she worked hard to make it obvious that she was much different than her bloodthirsty ancestors- though she's more closely related to the Berserkers than she would like to know.

Stormy's first dragon was a Skrill called Hurricane- she raised him from hatching, and the two have been best friends ever since. You might say the dragon and rider grew up together, and as Stormy won the trust of her fellow classmates and dragon riders, she also became well known for her impressive bond with the sometimes unstable dragon. Life was a challenge for a young dragon trainer and a Skrill, especially as a first dragon, but their equally hyperactive personalities soon forged a bond between them, which is something not seen often between a Skrill and a rider.

Now, at the age of 20, Stormy has grown a reputation as one of the most bombproof students in the School, heading up her own strike team called the Valkyrie Riders, and defending her "home" for the past 8 years. In the course of those 8 years, however, Stormy made a shocking discovery, that forced her to keep a deadly secret for a long, long time.

But she kept that hidden for many years, and the only one she ever told was one of the newest teachers to the School, and later, one of her partners in "crime": Eret son of Eret, former servant of Drago Bludvist. But that's another story....




Stormy by the INCREDIBLE TohiLosi! TYSM AMIGO!



Stormy's Dragons:



Scaremaker/Screaming Death/Male



Tempest/Monstrous Nightmare/Female

Smaug/Monstrous Nightmare/Male

Riptide/Deadly Nadder/Male

Scorpia/Fireworm Queen/Female

Earthshaker/Whispering Death/Male

Thorn/Sand Wraith/Male

Magni/Wooly Howl/Male










Octave/Death Song/Male


Slash/Speed Stinger/Male

Sugar/Sweet Death/Female




Nidhogg/Night Terror/Male

Wave Rider/Tide Glider/Male




Viggo/Devilish Dervish/Male

Vibrant/Flame Whipper/Female

Do I have too many dragons? Yes. Do I care? Not at all.


and look at these two dorks who started it all

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Alright we can continue now.


Prepare to meet some of my favorite characters!


Squiid's Hall of Completely-Obsessively-In-Love-With-These-Characters




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More coming soon...brace yourself for more of my inner fangirl.


The Valkyrie Riders

We live,

We die,

We fight,

We win,



I've never cared for castles or a crown that grips too tight,

Let the night sky be my starry roof and the moon my only light.

My heart was born a hero and my stormbound sword won't rest,

I left the harbor long ago on a never ending quest.

Now I'm off to the horizon,

Where the wild wind blows the foam,

Come get lost with me, love, 

And the sea shall be our home.

Cressida Cowell


... at some point ? | School of Dragons | How to Train Your Dragon Games


Proud lover of Skrills and the Berserker tribe!

(Made by the incredible EvelynFreya!)


The sneaky and fish-loving Angler, a Deepfisher, created by the amazing hootowllighbub! Thank you!!! <3


Squiid's Favorite Quote Gallery!

"Don't listen to her. She's just making sure you shoot me first if things go south." -Gault Rennow (Star Wars)

"Impressive. Most impressive." -Darth Vader (Star Wars)

"Monster is a relative term. To a canary, a cat is a monster. We're just used to being the cat." -Dr. Henry Wu (Jurassic World)

"I've got a jar of dirt!" -Jack Sparrow (Pirates of the Caribbean)

"The Captain said I had to." -K2-SO (Star Wars)

"I'm seeing dead people. Uh, why am I seeing dead people?" -Toran Eagleborn (The Quintar Chronicles)

"Trust is like a delicate bird with feathers of silk. And yours is dead!" -Tuffnut (HTTYD)

"A wild goose chase. Well, this is the only place in the world where the geese chase you!"- Ian Malcom (Jurassic Park)

"I was up the chimney with my good friend the senator." -Toothless (HTTYD Books)

"Fooooooooood." - Grover (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)

"She is far, far away. She walks in starlight in another world." -Kili (The Hobbit)

"A man will never know how far he's willing to go, until he steps to the edge and looks down." -Viggo Grimborn (HTTYD)

"Oh look, a rainbow!" -Gruffnut (HTTYD)

"Well, you're no fun at all." -Mirelei (The Siren's Lament)

"Destruction is perfectly okay as long as it's humorous destruction." -Stormstriker217 (here on the forums)

"May your cookie always be slightly too large to fit in your glass of milk." -I have no idea honestly

"Thank you, Tuffy." -Snotlout (HTTYD) 

"That much irony should be illegal!" -Tuffnut (HTTYD)


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#Sassmaster Obi-Wan



Romans 6:23: For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life.



My Fandoms (in no particular order):

How to Train Your Dragon Franchise

How to Train Your Dragon Book Series

Star Wars

Wings of Fire

Jurassic Park

Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit

Pirates of the Caribbean

Percy Jackson & The Olympians

The Kane Chronicles

Dragons in Our Midst

Indiana Jones

The Chronicles of Narnia

Magnus Chase & The Gods of Asgard

Back to the Future


Some Facts About Me

1. I am a writer, and I enjoy it a lot. 

2. I'm a naturally salty person. *throws salt, but not shade, since I'm short*

3. I write WAAAAAAAAY too much fanfiction. If you know one of my fandoms, chances are, I have a fanfiction on it.

4. I play the piano, the guitar, and the ukulele.

5. I'm completely in love with Dagur.

6. I'm a Star Wars fan but I didn't like the Force Awakens.

7. My cat hates everyone but me.

8. I had a bad accident on horseback five years ago, but now I own a horse of my own and can ride without fear.

9. I'm a Christian!
10. I am patiently waiting for at least 50 sequels to be released. (HTTYD 3, JW 2, and PoTC 5, to name a few...)

11. My sister teases me for all of my fictional character crushes dying. (And they do. Believe me.)

12. Surprisingly, I can act. And I have a lot of fun doing so!


Dear writers: You know when your characters are having a good day, and then you crash their party with an awful plot twist and its SO MUCH FUN? Yeah, the feeling is kind of like this:

 Ruff and Tuff (Ruffnut


Squiid's Fanfictions/Books

If you want to find out what I'm writing, you've come to the "write" place!
(Okay that was awful, I will excuse myself now)


For the Last Time 

A HTTYD AU explaining and expanding on the Dragon Hunters' fanon ties to Drago Bludvist. Very spoilery, very emotional, very dark, and very feely. Takes place after the events of Race to the Edge and shows how the Hunters finally go up in flames- through the eyes of their mastermind.


The Quintar Chronicles

Callista Quinn gets an urgent message from her sister in Australia, saying that she's sending her daughter Resa to her in order to keep her safe and "explain" some things. But things go wrong when something- or someone- decides to blow Callista's apartment (and the whole city) up, which, along with Resa's claims of an alternate universe in dire need of Callista's help, sets into motion a course of events that won't be easily subdued.

Aided by a mysterious man called Taurus and his interdimensional traveling system, Callista is faced with a realm of mystical creatures and villains with evil agendas. If there really is another world out there- will Callista give up any chance for a normal life to save it?


The Search

In the year 2038, the world stopped spinning. Literally.

A catastrophic event that forces the human race to retreat into massive underground catacombs is so devastating that the world above as we know it is changed forever. Monsters and other creatures crawl out of the rubble. Humans are now subterranean creatures, living underground. The seasons, climate, and geography has been so drastically altered that things might never be the same again.

Years have passed. Every year, a "Sector"- or a district of humans living in what is now called the Underlands- is chosen for the Election. Four teenage villagers are selected to become Searchers; trained explorers who will explore the lands above.

Frederick thinks there's absolutely no way he's going to make it into the Election- nor does he want to. He'd be perfectly content staying below ground with his family and friends. But he can't control his destiny- and when he's tossed into a life-threatening adventure with three other young people, he knows he can't stop it.


The Key of Doomed Souls

Kinda explains itself, doesn't it? PotC fanfiction. A little bit of crazy, and a whole lot of madness.



The lands of Farrador are prosperous and (for the most part) quite peaceful. Wes lives a simplistic life as Captain of the Guard, training his regiment and patrolling the lush and beautiful lands of his home, though they seldom go into battle against the other kingdoms that are spread throughout the world. Instead, they battle monsters and creatures of unknown origins and frightening forms. But one week out of the whole year is set aside for festives- the Midsummer Festival, which not only is the most content and peaceful time of the year, full of celebrating and feasts, but a prime time for things to grow. Crop fields grow tenfold, trees shoot for the sky, and forests seem to expand on their own. It is certainly a time for celebration.

But the night of a grand feast, near the middle of the Midsummer Festival, one of King Mikael's trusted prophets receives a dire warning and a terrible prophecy. These events are closely followed by disaster, and when things go from bad to worse, six prophesied people- including Wes- must set out to brave their dangerous world and stop things from getting any worse.


The Siren's Lament (working title, it's kinda eh, PM me with any suggestions)

Captain Flynn, leader of a well-worn band of smugglers and privateers, is the commander of the vessel the Governess. He was raised on tales of sirens- wolves with the sweet voices of maidens, vixens of the sea. One of them, an ancient legend named Mirelei, has evaded his crew for quite some time. Dubbed the "Siren Hunter" by his crewmates, Flynn is searching for one siren, and one in particular- but he got more than he bargained for.

Flynn soon discovers he's not the only one on the hunt for Mirelei, but soon he begins to wonder if Mirelei really is a vicious creature, like the one that was sung about while he was just a boy. He has to make his decision soon- because if not, Mirelei's life- and his own- might be hanging in the balance.

An amazing drawing of Mirelei as a mermaid by TosiLohi! Thank you SO MUCH!


Squiid's Characters

Well, here's where I put all my RP and non-RP cinnamon rolls. Enjoy.

Eternally under construction, probably, since I procrastinate :D



A treasure hunter, a scoundrel, and a grave-robber; can you get much more untrustworthy than that? Well, Skari sure can. Unreliable and shifty, Skari uses his quick wit and charming personality to wriggle his way out of the toughest spots. He has a particular liking for shiny objects and is considered a thief-for-hire, occasionally, risking life and limb (though he's not overly fond of that). Once acquainted with him, you either realize right away he's not to be trusted- or, usually, you realize that much too late. On rare occasions, though, you can break open his heart of stone and find a soul of gold inside...well, I could be speaking literally or figuratively.



You won't hear much about Nellie on these forums, since I never RP with her, but in the rare case I say something about her, it's probably her superb shooting skills. Mildly terrifying, but if you're on her side, it's quite useful. She's got a lively personality, loyal to a fault and completely, blatantly honest. Though I mentioned her loyalty, it's true she's loyal to one person- her boss, of whom she self-appointed herself his personal bodyguard. Needless to say, he doesn't really mind. Especially since he sort of needs one.



Ah, Finn. Used primly in magic/cyborg/or-anything-like-that RPs, Finn is an interesting case. With the ability to shapeshift into a dolphin at will, you might say his name is apt...ha! Get it? Finn? Okay, I'll leave now. Anyways, he also has a metal arm, of which he's modified to do various things with. And yes, when he shapeshifts into a dolphin, he has a metal fin. It's rather funny. He's a huge sweetheart, which isn't saying anything for his rather bad past, and he likes long swims in the ocean in his free time...



Who said the Grimborn boys didn't have any family? (Well, no one, exactly.) I can't really say much about Iduna without giving a bunch of Race to the Edge spoilers, but she's observant, gentle, and quiet; and, honestly, no one exactly knows how she ended up marrying Viggo Grimborn and keeping a close eye on all his operations Beyond the Archipelago. She seriously can be scary if she wants to. Beware.


More coming soon! Whee! -dances away from all my impending tasks-




And here is the best Hiccup gif I have ever found. Enjoy.

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After watching Family on the Edge: 

 Paradise of Fanfiction

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A tribute to the fun personality-based choices you can make in Star Wars: the Old Republic.

I have two Sith Lord characters. One of them is sophisticated, collected, a devoted servant of the Sith Empire, and a really all around Viggo-style villain. The other is absolutely insane and defected from the Galactic Empire because they wouldn't let him have a pet Nexu. 

Meet Chayaraa Argos and Tavos Xan, the chaos and order of the Sith Empire.


Darth Vader dancing


Well, you survived to the end, and now you probably know way too much about me :D The more you know, right? No? Okay. Anyways...

May the Force be with you!


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