Whisper and Winterwind: Terror Loose on Dreadfall

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Author's Notes: I apologize for this year's comic being a day late. School has been pretty harsh this second half of October. Originally, I intended to do a long Dreadfall story with some spooky suspense and a new Flightmare character, but it was too long to finish for this year. So here's a short two-parter introducing an OC that I've had for a long time and finally have in-game.

 

Also, please excuse the exclamation points above people's heads. My Norbert Viking hasn't done all the quests yet.

 

The Wolf and the Howl: Terror Loose on Dreadfall

 

Part 1: Monster on the Loose

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Once again, Berk was celebrating its annual Dreadfall celebration, Whisper and her Woolly Howl Winterwind had already picked out their costumes for this year (without a fight this time), but someone else they knew was still putting the finishing touches on his own.

 

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Norbert (Viking): Alright, all done!

 

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Frostclaws (Shivertooth): Great, can we go now?

 

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Norbert: Aw, come on! Don’t you care about costumes? Look, mine even has glowing spines!

 

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Frostclaws: I just want to scare people!

Norbert: Well, costumes can help you scare people!

Frostclaws: Not if your hood doesn’t match the rest of your costume.

Norbert: …Seriously?

Frostclaws: I can’t let you go out un-color-coordinated.

Norbert: *muttering* You’re so weird sometimes.

 

A little while later…

 

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Norbert: How about now?

Frostclaws: Better. Can we go?

Norbert: Actually, I can’t see out of this mask. At all.

Frostclaws: Really?! Come on!

 

A little while later…

 

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Norbert: There we go. Face paint!

 

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Frostclaws: Okay, let’s go! I want to scare all the trick-or-treaters!

Norbert: Alright, alright, come on.

 

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Norbert: Where's Whisper? I said to meet over here…

Frostclaws: By the giant wolf head?

Norbert: Yes. I thought it’d be ironic.

Frostclaws: She’s going to be salty about that.

Norbert: Yeah, so?

 

Whisper, sometimes known as Whisper the Wolf, is an úlfheðnar, a type of warrior-shaman like a berserker, only one that takes on the spirit of a wolf, instead of bear, in its insane trance. Whisper doesn’t like her trance abilities because she’s always afraid she’ll hurt someone accidentally, and as a result has become rather bitter toward wolves, despite her warrior nickname. And Norbert likes to push her buttons.

 

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Norbert: She’s never late. That’s my job. Wonder where she’s gone off to?

Frostclaws: You’re telling me! There’s feasting and celebrations to get to!

Norbert: Let’s ask Gobber if he’s seen her. Wherever she is, Winterwind is with her, and there aren’t many brown Woolly Howls flying around Berk.

Frostclaws: Ask Gobber? After what he did to my mouth last appointment? No thanks! Dentists are evil!

Norbert: Fine. I’ll ask him. *dismounts*

 

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Norbert: Gobber, have you—?

Gobber: Was that monster yours?

Norbert: Uh…

 

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Norbert: Frostclaws, did you do something?

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Frostclaws: No. I don’t think so. Maybe? Probably? I bet whatever I did was awesome!

 

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Gobber: No, not that giant monster. He’s gone a whole day without trouble for once.

Frostclaws: He’s right! I need to step up my game.

Gobber: I mean a little monster! That Terrible Terror that was just here a moment ago! She bit my toe, and while I was hopping around, she ran off with my candy for the kiddies! Small, green thing, got brown down its back.

Norbert: That sounds like most of the Terrors on Berk…

 

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Frostclaws: Don’t we know a Terrible Terror like that who’s always causing trouble?

Norbert: …Nah, it couldn’t be! Whisper makes sure she stays at home. …Right?

 

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Gobber: Oh, and I heard you talking to your dragon over there, and if you’re looking for your friend, I don’t think you’ll find a brown Woolly Howl tonight. She came to me for help with her costume, you see. *wink*

 

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Frostclaws: …Well, that was cryptic.

 

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Gobber: Ah, here we are, right on schedule!

Norbert: Oh, look, Hiccup and Toothless are coming!

 

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Hiccup: Hey, we’re right over here!

 

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Norbert: Oh, then who’s…?

Frostclaws: Uh, Norbert? Do Night Furies have beards?

Norbert: No..or tusks...

 

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Whisper (Viking girl): Oh, thank goodness you’re here!

 

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Norbert: Whisper?

Frostclaws: Winterwind?

 

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Winterwind (Woolly Howl): *lowers head, looking uncomfortable* I decided to join in dressing up this year. It makes Whisper happy.

Whisper: We’re Hiccup and Toothless!

 

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Hiccup: Hey, I like it!

Toothless: Nice!

 

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Frostclaws: Ugh, you’re covered in soot!

 

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Winterwind: Do you have a better way to make me black?

Whisper: Paint made her fine scales stick together.

Winterwind: It was a nightmare.

 

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Norbert: Aw, but I dressed up as a Night Fury, too! I can’t be the same thing as your dragon!

 

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Toothless: Why not? Night Furies are the best!

 

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Whisper: Look, we can talk about it later. Have you seen Sparrow? Icevein’s already out looking for her.

 

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Gobber: Ah, so it was your Terror, lassie! I have a bone to pick with you!

 

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Frostclaws: Called it.

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Soon her ice dragon would come for her, and she would ride on its back to the land of always-winter.

~George R. R. Martin, The Ice Dragon

 

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Norbert Haugen

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The Wolf and the Howl: Dragon Sledding

The Wolf and the Howl: A Winter's Ride

The Wolf and the Howl: Matchmaker

The Wolf and the Howl: The Mysterious Chicken Caper

The Wolf and the Howl: Terror Loose on Dreadfall

 

Extra: Dasher's Snoggletog Countdown

 

 

[She] liked winter best of all, for when the world grew cold, the ice dragon came.

~George R.R. Martin, The Ice Dragon

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The ice dragon was a creature of legend and fear…

 

Ice dragons were rare...

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[W]henever it was seen the children would all point and wonder...

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The ice dragon was a crystalline white, that shade of white that is so hard and cold that it is almost blue.…Its teeth were icicles…jagged spears of unequal length, white against its deep blue maw.

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Groncicle: Ice in its veins

It was covered with hoarfrost, so when it moved its skin broke and crackled as the crust on the snow crackles beneath a man’s boots, and flakes of rime fell off.

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Its eyes were clear and deep and icy.

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Shivertooth: Sharper than the cold of winter

Its wings were vast and bat-like…

Woolly Howl: Creates its own horrible weather

...[T]he beast wheeled in frozen circles through the skies.

Windgnasher: Picks up scents on the wind

When the ice dragon beat its wings, the cold winds blew and the snow swirled and scurried and the world seemed to shrink and shiver.

Snow Wraith: The roar of the chilly winds

Sometimes when a door flew open in the cold of winter, driven by a sudden gust of wind, the householder would run to bolt it and say, “An ice dragon flies nearby.”

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And when the ice dragon opened its great mouth and exhaled, it was not fire that came streaming out, the burning sulfurous stink of lesser dragons.

 

The ice dragon breathed cold.

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Ice formed when it breathed. Warmth fled. Fires guttered and went out, shriven by the chill. Trees froze through to their slow secret souls, and their limbs turned brittle and cracked from their own weight. Animals turned blue and whimpered and died, their eyes bulging and their skin covered over with frost.

 

The ice dragon breathed death into the world; death and quiet and cold.

~George R. R. Martin, The Ice Dragon

 

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She was never quite sure whether it was the cold that brought the ice dragon or the ice dragon that brought the cold.

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And only a winter child—and the ice dragon who loved her—could save her world from utter destruction.

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Part 2: Sparrow Hunting

Part 2: Sparrow Hunting

 

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Sparrow is Whisper’s Terrible Terror. She was actually Whisper’s second dragon, even before Icevein, her Groncicle. She was meant to be a family dragon. But Sparrow was always the most ill-mannered dragon, and for this reason, Whisper's mother Ylva will make no claim to the creature. Sparrow refuses to follow her house training, chews up important papers, sets fire to the furniture, sings early in the morning and late at night keeping everyone awake, and she's notorious for eating everything in sight - your dinner, your chair, your books, your homework... In the end, Whisper ended up making her stay home most of the time so only their house and farm was privy to her destruction. It was rare that Sparrow got out to cause trouble among others.

 

Whisper and Norbert decided to search both Berk and the School. There was no telling where Sparrow got off to.

 

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Norbert: So why did you let Sparrow go out and about?

 

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Whisper: Mom said she was driving her crazy and that I had to take her tonight. But she ran off within minutes! And she wouldn’t listen to me or Winterwind calling her back!

Winterwind: I took off after her, but she crawled into a hole where I couldn’t fit.

Whisper: Oh, she’s going to wreak havoc, I know it! Everyone’s going to hate me again!

 

Whisper had never been a popular person on Berk, due to a number of factors.

 

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Norbert: Calm down. Terrible Terror issues happen all the time on Berk. No one’s going to hold it against you.

 

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Distant Shouting Voice: WHISPER NORLING!

Whisper: You were saying?

 

When they land, it turns out Phlegma was the source of the shouting.

 

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Phlegma: Your Terror just raided all my eggs!

Whisper: I’m really sorry! She’s hard to handle.

Phlegma: You need to learn to train your animals, Whisper!

Winterwind: Trained animal standing right here. …Just thought I’d point it out.

Frostclaws: *off-screen* Psst. She doesn’t speak Dragonese.

Winterwind: I know! Still!

 

Meanwhile…

 

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Icevein: Hmm…if I were a Terrible Terror, where would I be…?

 

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Distant Shouting Dragon: That’s my fish!

Icevein: Probably that way.

 

Meanwhile, Whisper and Norbert continued their search…

 

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Whisper: Have you seen a Terrible Terror?

Mulch: Yes! She chewed up my fish nets!

 

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Norbert: Have you seen a Terrible Terror?

Astrid: You mean the one that set fire to my roof? The owner of that dragon better come fix it.

 

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Whisper: Have you—?

Snotlout: It’s the wolf girl!

Whisper: *awkwardly* Don’t…call me that. Have you seen a Terrible Terror?

Snotlout: You mean the one that ate part of my fire target.

Whisper: Oh, I'm sor—

Snotlout: That thing ate wood!

 

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Fishlegs: Did you know that Terrible Terrors can shoot rapid-fire sniper shots of propane flame?

Norbert: Uh…

 

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Whisper: Have you seen a Terror?

Bucket: I don’t know. Did I?

 

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Heather: I was wondering who spilled all my potions…If that was your dragon, I'm going to need you to get the ingredients for more.

Whisper: *groan*

 

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Whisper: Hey, Norbert, any luck?

 

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Tuffnut: Buddy!

Frostclaws: Buddy!

Ruffnut: Partner in crime!

Norbert: Hey, guys!

 

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Whisper: …Do I even want to know?

Winterwind: Let’s not ask.

Whisper: And did you change costumes?

 

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Norbert: I’m no longer a Night Fury. Instead, I’m a skeleton! With horns!

 

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Winterwind: …Whisper, his eyes are glowing blue. I don’t like it.

 

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Frostclaws: Hey, what’s wrong with glowing blue eyes?

 

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Whisper: Norbert, we’re supposed to be looking for Sparrow, not messing with our costumes!

 

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Tuffnut: You ran off when you were supposed to be doing something responsible? You’re awesome, dude!

 

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Whisper: And is that the Boneknapper top I designed last year?

 

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Frostclaws: It’s a trick question. Don’t answer it.

 

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Icevein: Hey, hey, guys! I found her! I found Sparrow!

 

A little while later...

 

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Whisper: Just…sleeping in the stable.

 

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Norbert: She’s not the only one. Looks like someone just passed out.

 

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Norbert: She looks kind of cute like this.

 

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Whisper: Don’t be fooled. She's trouble.

 

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Norbert: After all the stories I heard tonight, I won’t be. So…we ready to go to the feast now?

 

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Whisper: Well, I can’t just leave her here unsupervised. And if I take her to the feast, it will be a disaster. You saw everything she did out there, and that was without a bunch of decorations and tables of food in a confined building.

 

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Norbert: But if you and Winterwind and your mother can’t control her, who can?

 

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Winterwind: Toothless? He’s our alpha.

 

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Whisper: But he’ll be in the Great Hall, too…

 

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Frostclaws: Hey, I know someone who'll make her behave and who'll sit the feast out! *quietly to himself* Heh heh, this’ll my best Dreadfall prank this year!

 

Later…

 

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Cloudjumper: *shouts to Great Hall* How long will all of you be in there?

Frostclaws: *shouting from within Great Hall* Just a little while longer!

Sparrow: I WANT FOOD! BIG MEANIE! GIVE ME FOOD!

Cloudjumper: Kill me now.

 

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And with fall half over...

 

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Very good!

I love your comics! My favorite part was when Frostclaws says "called it" and poor Cloudjumper...

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Thanks! Glad you enjoyed it!

 

Yeah, Frostclaws and his jabs and schemes have a way of stealing the show. XD

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I think even Causemoe would find Sparrow obnoxious.

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Hypergoof.

Seen here with a snow nadder and a statue Termite gave her because she couldn't sell it.

(Wiggles bit it's left arm off.)

Below is my profile pic made bigger to show the amazing detail

It's Hypergoof going berserk with a durian mace.

(Drawn by my amazing sister)

(She even drew the fur on the shoes)

            (My in game character)- A friendly young Viking who interacts better with dragons than with people. This is partly because although she now lives on Berk her family was originally from the Berserker tribe. When Dagger came to power Hypergoof, her sister and her parents were forced to flee as they were terrified of their new chief after he threatened to kill Hypergoof's parents for speaking out. The family found a new home on Berk. After working hard to get the Hooligans (what Hiccup's tribe was called in the books) to trust her (mostly) Hypergoof got a job working at a dragon rehabilitation center which is part of the reason she knows so many dragons. Hypergoof has a few problems. One, she is terrified of hot things. (A problem I myself have) She will not touch any stoker class dragons as a result. (With the exception of two individuals) She will still try to help a injured stoker as long as she doesn't have to touch it. Her other problem is also based on one of mine. I am Hypersensitive to sound and certain noises hurt me. Hypergoof has this too but in her the pain can cause her to go Berserk. One of the worst noises is whistling. She will attack anyone who does it near her. (Note this does not mean that I will fire troll those who's character whistles in game. It is a character trait for role playing and storytelling only.) Hypergoof also can't stand large crowds for too long. She will often retreat if things get too noisy. Hypergoof is a good fisher and farmer but a horrible fighter. (Unless she goes Berserk in which case she may get hurt but will do significant damage to her opponent.) She is generally friendly unless she gets stressed out in which case she becomes snappy. Most of her friends are dragons. Because of this Hypergoof has picked up dragoneese and speaks it quite fluently.

 

 

 

 

Littlebird (Hypergoof's sister) and Hypergoof's parents don't have much back story at the moment. None are in game.

 

 

Termite- Is one of Hypergoof's few human friends. (She is in game now as HypersFriendTermite. The chances of seeing her are low though. If seen she will probably be with Wiggles.) She is a woodworker hence the name. She didn't trust Hypergoof when they first met but soon found that they had a lot in common. She is the true trainer of Wiggles but often leaves him with Hypergoof when she must work on something.  Hypergoof and Termite like to take dragon food out into the wilderness ware they wait to see what shows up. A pass time they lovingly call dragonwaching.

 

 

 

 

Wiggles 

(wants to chew on Mildew's new chair just off camera)

(FUN FACT: Mildew is one of the only people Wiggles doesn't like)

            A young rambunctious whispering death with a sweet heart but a naughty mind. Hypergoof's friend Termite adopted him as a baby when his whole family was killed by dragon slayers. Unlike most of his species Wiggles could be described as... cuddly. He wants to be friends with everyone he meets and seems completely oblivious to his size and appearance. He simply does not understand that he is scary and is baffled that some people won't play with him or give him a hug. His best friend growing up was Termite's mutt of a dog Drool, and Wiggles learned the odd habit of waging his tail from his canine friend. Most dignified dragons (especially whispering deaths) are appalled by the behavior but no amount of laughing at Wiggles or begging him to stop for the sake of dignity will change anything. Wiggles simply doesn't care. All that matters to him is how much fun he's having. He will even allow himself to be dressed up for snoggletog and will parade around in the Jingle bells and antlers with pride. (As seen here.) Wiggles is an all around charming and sweet creacher but he is not without flaws. He can not be left alone for more than five minutes or else he will chew on something, especially furniture. Usually damaging it beyond repair. He can not be taken to a marketplace because the concept that Termite "hasn't bought that yet and so he shouldn't eat it" is something he can not seem to grasp. Nore is the one that "That doesn't belong to us!" Termite has taken to carrying a bag of dried mutton strips (Mutton is Wiggles's favorite) to redirect the serpent's attention if she catches him with the look in his eyes that she learned to recognize as his "I'm going to chew on that" face. Despite her best efforts Wiggles is a hand full and Termite often leaves him with Hypergoof if she has to go do some woodworking. Wiggles thinks of Termite as his mother but he thinks of Hypergoof as a friend and enjoys playing with her. Hypergoof shows no fear towards him at all and will even let Wiggles hug her if he asks permission first. (Hypergoof does not like being touched without warning but will happily accept a hug from a friend.) Interestingly Hypergoof found that Wiggles is a very good racer despite his poor eyesight.

 

 

 

Cuteseepie

(Relaxing at home)

          The first dragon Hypergoof ever rescued and one of her closest friends. He is a Pink and Blue deadly nadder. When he was a hatchling his curiosity got the better of him. He wandered away from his nest in the dead of winter and found himself lost in a blizzard which would have been the end of him if he hadn't stumbled onto the front lawn of Hypergoof's house. His crys alerted the family who quickly took him in out of the cold and thus saved his life. Cuteseepie and Hypergoof have been friends ever since. Cuteseepie has a mellow gentle nature broken up occasionally for excitement at an adventure. He will defend Hypergoof or if need be prevent her from attacking someone who whistled. His level headedness balances out against Hypergoof's goofyness rather nicely. 

 

 

 

Ziggy

(Showing off again)

          A skrill that Hypergoof found injured while dragon watching. Her success in helping him helped her get the job she currently has and also built up a friendship between Hypergoof and Ziggy. It probably helped that Ziggy is not a very old skrill, only having just left his parents, before somehow getting hurt. Much like a cat Ziggy tries to be more dignified than he really is. One moment showing off his impressive wingspan with a majestic yawn and the next he's off chaiseing a light or a leaf when he thinks no one is looking. He often roles his eyes when Hypergoof playfully teases him by saying his name in a funny pitch or calling him "The Zigster" but a poorly hidden grin betrays the fact that he doesn't mind as much as he lets on. Ziggy is decently friendly to most people who don't insult his dignity (only his close friends are allowed to do that) but he is still technically a wild skrill. He spends most of his time off chaising storms and doing whatever else wild skrills do only he stops by every once in a while to visit Hypergoof. Manny people wonder why he keeps coming back as he always seems more annoyed with Hypergoof than anything but it is just a mask. A false front. He secretly really enjoys her company. In fact perhaps Hypergoof's absurdity amuses him. FUN FACT: Before meeting Ziggy it was Hypergoof's life dream to see a live skrill. (Partly her Berserker heritage) For her meeting Ziggy was akin to meeting a celebrity. Of course things got more normal between them as they got to know each other but Hypergoof is still pretty darn proud that a skrill let her be his friend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Causemoe

(Knows the owner of this house hates it when he sits there)

           A young flightmare who was one of Ziggy's friends then also became Hypergoof's friend when Ziggy brought him to Berk. Unlike Ziggy though, Causemoe decided that he liked Berk and the school so much that he would stay. He is a complete showoff and loves to be the center of attention. He can get huffy if he finds someone who does one of his favorite things better than him. He especially hates it that Wanda can glow brighter than him. She often tones down her glow when she's near him to spare his feelings.

 

 

 

 

 

Wanda

(Knows the best places for the best view)

         As mentioned before, Hypergoof is scared of stoker class dragons. When approached by a fireworm her normal reaction is to flip out as if the little dragon was a bee. Wanda however is an exception to this rule and not only is she a fireworm but she is a fireworm queen. Hypergoof once got herself lost in a snowstorm and was found by one of Wanda's workers unconscious and soon to freeze if something wasn't done. Wanda is a very empathetic dragon. Even though she didn't trust humans she didn't want to see a helpless creacher d.ie in such a way. She took Hypergoof into her nest to warm up. Hypergoof was stuck there for several days not knowing which way was home until Cuteseepie tracked her down by scent and took her back to the village. During Hypergoof's time in the nest Wanda decided she liked this little human. Hypergoof was terrified of most of Wanda's children and since Wanda didn't understand Norse yet Hypergoof communicated her unease by sticking as close to the fireworm queen as she would allow. Purposely mimicking the bodylanguig of a scared puppy to get her point across. Wanda was sympathetic of Hypergoof's fear and allowed the little human to stay near. Keeping the meaner members of her family at bay until Cuteseepie could find the lost viking. Wanda was a bit suprized to find that a dragon was the one looking for the girl. She has a healthy dose of curiosity in her and often visits Berk for "research purposes" as she calls it. Wanda is curious about humans and wants to learn about them. Hypergoof is grateful to Wanda for her kindness and will come when she calls. Something Wanda finds amusing but also gives her an easy target to study. Personalitywise Wanda is the type of person one might have a fancy tea party with. She is every bit a queen but is also an intellectual with a kind heart. She hangs around Berk to study the uneeq human and dragon interactions there. Seeking how to possibly spread that type of friendship for the good of dragon kind.

 

 

 

 

 

Burpetta

(Wonders if she'd get in trouble for blasting me into the water behind the camera)

          A pink thunderdrum who someone in the dragon rehab center found as a baby then dumped on Hypergoof since no one wanted to deal with the hatchling. Their relationship started out terribly due to Hypergoof's sound sensitivity. In the beginning Hypergoof could barely stand Burpetta but eventually the dragon realized that her loudness has hurting the human and learned to be more gentle with Hypergoof's delicate ears. Sometimes Burpetta can be careless but she never means any harm and will correct her behavior when she eventually realizes she did wrong. She is kind by nature but loves a bit of mischief now and then. She also has a bit of the stubbornness common in her breed. Once she sets her mind to something it is difficult to convince her otherwise.

 

 

 

 

Chomp

(Sleeping like the baby he is)

            A screaming death. He is the baby of the group despite being the biggest member of it. When Alven found out that one of the eggs he'd planted under Berk had hatched a screaming death he decided he wanted such a beast for himself. He knew he couldn't capture the adult so he decided to get his hands on a hatchling. He captured a bunch of the successful breeding pair's family members in the hopes that more of them would carry the incredibly rare screaming death gene. The captive dragons were force bread and after many many attempts Alven got what he wanted. He didn't get to keep it though as a couple Hooligans who had snuck into Alven's hideout looking for helpful info about future plans found the baby screaming death instead. They took it back to Berk to figure out what to do with it. Several people wanted to kill the little guy before he could grow into an island eater but Hypergoof over heard and was horrified. She knew what it felt like to be disliked for what she was rather than who she was. Some people didn't trust her because she was a Berserker. She knew it wasn't fair to judge someone that way. She stole Chomp and (With Wiggles and Termite's permission) hid him down Wiggles's tunnels. Wiggles didn't mind and enjoyed having a roommate to play with. Chomp stayed there unknown until his loudness and the sheer amount of food being brought down there gave him away. By then though he was old enough that he had enough personality to proved him a gentle giant rather than a monster and he was allowed to stay. He is not at all a full grown screaming death and has the personality of a giant toddler. He is surprisingly gentle especially considering his breed. He is so mild tempered that he will stare blankly at fire trolls wondering what they are doing. He will only engage if he thinks it's a game. Despite his gentleness his size and strength can be a problem. He will occasionally knock someone over with his tail by accident then stare at them in confusion not smart enough to understand why the person fell but knowing it was still somehow his fault. When other screaming deaths were allowed into the school Chomp was thrilled to have playmates his size. Chomp is very much still a baby mindwise. He is very food oreeinted and can be prompted to do nearly anything for a snack. It's a very good thing he doesn't consider humans food. It's hard to imagine that he could ever be related to the screaming death who once tried to eat Berk but he is. The danjoris one happens to be his somewhat distant uncle. Fun fact: Hypergoof often refers to Chomp's uncle as Mr. Island munch and insists that she will continue to do so until his actual name is found out or created.

 

 

 

 

 

Punaluu

(LOVES sand)

(I really shouldn't be suprized)

            A female sand wraith. Punaluu comes from a subspeasys of sand wraith on a volcanic island with black sand. (Like the beach Punaluu is named after.) As such they adapted to the environment by becoming black. A side affect of this is that now the subspeacys looks even more like a nightfurry than the normal ones. Some money hungry showmen found out about them and decided to make a quick buck. They stoll an egg from this island and paraded the black hatchling around claiming it to be a nightfurry. This charade ended when they made the mistake of bringing their show to Berk. Seeing that the dragon was being treated badly the Hooligans took the baby from the showmen and took it to the dragon rehabilitation center for treatment for whip wounds and malnutrition. Punaluu is much healthier now and is a happy energetic young sand wraith. One problem she has is that her dark coloring is only designed for a certain type of area and she can not camouflage most of the time because of it. Not being able to hide occasionally gives her episodes of anxiety but a quick trip to a beach ushuly fixes it. She is very shy around strangers but around those she knows she is a complete goof. She can also be a bit naughty. Sometimes she feels out of place like she doesn't belong and so interacts well with Hypergoof who doesn't fit in all that well ether.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bumbles the candy loving Lazersight Vesperwing who likes to stalk me for my food.

(And probably the only adoptable I'll ever adopt)

Adopted from goldenfury360 who made the species

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As always Whisper, your stories bring a laugh and a smile to my face :D

 

Let me just say again, your screenshot skills are amazing.

 

 

Pure master - it is as if everyone is looking to the sky, even Gobber!

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Thanks!

Thanks so much!

 

Oh, that particular one gave me so much trouble! I had to wait for both Gobber and Frostclaws to do what I wanted, and Frostclaws kept sitting down, forcing me to open my quest book multiple times to stand him up and just hoping they'd eventually sinc up.

 

Though ironically the one I had the hardest time with was actually Sparrow's "Happy Dreadfall" banner at the very end. I didn't know what I wanted exactly, but I wanted a picturesque Dreadfall banner with her as its center, and I had the hardest time getting Sparrow placed anywhere. Normally I hope on my dragon and then dismount to get them into the position I want - mostly works with a few trial and errors -but you can't do that with a Broad Wing Terror. Getting her where I wanted was downright frustrating in real life, almost as much as she's supposed to be in-universe. (Maybe that's why she ended up being absent most of the story due to the time crunch.) It's by sheer luck that I ever got her on that wheelbarrow. I feel I characterized her well. XD

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That's how you do it?

I hadn't thought of that way of keeping my dragon awake for a picture. I usually mounted and dismounted, trying to reposition the dragon and myself after getting off. Thank you for mentioning this; it will be so much more convenient! I can also take this approach to capture Sparkflare roaring or just open-mouthed.

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Male, age 2 ¾

Rescued from hunters July 23, 2016

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Female, age 49

Found on Dragon Island July 19, 2013

Cheerful; ferocious in battle; easily distracted; excitable; reckless flyer.

 

 

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Level 29                                      Level 20!

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      Reclusive; disobedient;                     Sociable; co-operative; curious;

showy; artistic; cheeky.                          lively; protective of me.

 

 

Gargle

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Persistent & focused; mature; outgoing; confident; short-tempered

 

Male, age 3

Hatched Jan 1, 2015

Friendly; stubborn & determined; moody; relies on brute strength; heroic.

 

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2. Streamglide -  1088

3. Sparkflare    -  1026

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Glad I could help!

Oh, yes, it's a very useful trick! Life-saver for making comcis, really. There are actually three ways to stand up your dragon if their sitting or asleep without moving them - opening the quest book, playing with them, or feeding them. If you're hoping to get the "special" idle animation (such as the Rumblehorn stomping its feet or the Monstrous Nightmare roaring), go with the quest book, change an outfit piece (and then change it back if you want it the same), then close the book, and the dragon will do the special idle animation. But make sure you were set up beforehand and keep your finger over that printscreen button; they'll start their special idle animation right after you close that book.

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Silly Terrors & Dreadfall fun

Not that I'm condoning Sparrow's misbehavior, but hooray for the Terrible Terror! I was eager to see your avatar with her tiny troublemaker, so I wish he had made an appearance earlier in the comic. I'm really happy for you.

 

This was one of the newly released dragons that I almost felt like I wanted to train. But since it wouldn't add much to my gaming experience besides its cuteness, I decided against it. I just can't help being careful not to gather too many dragons, and the baby Death Song was enough trouble to handle. (I don't have it yet officially, but I would have adopted it almost a year ago based on my assumed timeline.) Besides, the Terror still costs the full price of a rideable dragon.

 

I liked how this story was pretty much a great big reunion of characters who enjoy pulling pranks! And the sets of armour are really nothing but sturdy costumes, great for dressing up for Dreadfall but otherwise impractical. Oh, how did you take the wide picture of Sparrow with Cloudjumper? One of those fixed camera angles?

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Hey, now I get that!

I noticed a few more things when I reread it. At first I had no clue what you meant by the wolf head, but it was the thing on the ground. I had always seen that as a dragon head; isn't it the same image as one of the options for a clan symbol?

 

The other point was Flostclaws question: "What's wrong with glowing blue eyes?" Right, because his are the same! What a clever detail.

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Best Laid Plans of Dragons and Vikings

Yup, finally have Sparrow in the game! (As more the a decoration in the Dream Stable, anyway.) Don't worry, I'm sure Whisper and Sparrow will show up together in future comics more often, now that I've established Sparrow. The script was honestly written in a very rushed manner and still comes off as rather rushed to me. I had an extra chapter where Sneak, Snip, Snap & Trap feature again, and another where Whisper and Norbert actually interact with Sparrow a bit, Whisper in particular, but they were gratuitous to the main story, and I just didn't have the time.

 

Yes, I love the armor as costume sets! As you say, not much good for anything else, but during Dreadfall, very useful! Last year's comic with Whisper showing off her different costumes to Winterwind was basically me showing off all the cool stuff I had because I thought they made neat costumes eventually settling on some of them being props. This year I didn't do as much with that as I would have liked, but like I said, I didn't have time for it. I did get a jab in about all the different Night Fury outfit combos one can have, though. I planned to put Norbert in a Night Fury costume for that very reason even before I had decided to make Winterwind into Toothless.

 

I originally was going to end with Norbert in a Death Song or Screaming Death armor, but when I got through Loki's Maze and received the Flightmare skull, I felt I wanted to include it. And then I made the connection of the glowing blue eyes with Frostclaws' eyes - which I just had to make a crack about on Frostclaws' behalf - and yup, I knew I had to find a way for Norbert to end with it. XD

 

Oh, the wide shot with Sparrow and Cloudjumper? Nothing special there. The hard part was getting Sparrow to sit where I wanted her to; much easier with a dragon you can mount, I will say. But once she was set, I backed my Viking up a little so she wasn't between the two dragons, zoomed out the screen as far as it could go, and took the screenshot when Sparrow looked at Cloudjumper. It's really just a normal super zoomed out shot, but the main reason it's a wide shot is because I had to crop Whisper out of the picture. Her head is right below that bottom line. XD

 

Huh, I guess it is a dragon head. Ah, well.

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Wiggles the whispering death ate my subject

It's funny how taking pictures of the ingame dragons can sometimes be like trying to put a real animal in the right pose.

 

Inner thoughts while trying to take pics (Slightly exaggerated for LOLs of course); "No don't fall asleep. Look that way. That way. No don't sit down. Here's an egg. Please stay standing and look over there. No DON'T GO TO SLEEP! I JUST WOKE YOU UP. Ok looking good looking good. (camera clicks) Darn I missed the shot. Have to do it again. (Sigh) Please stop trying to take a nap while I'm taking a picture of you. Darn I moved and now you think it's time to move too. (After a little while of putting the dragon back in the correct spot) There. Now I can- OH THAT'S THE MOMENT THERE!!! (Camera clicks) HAHA! Finally! Now I have to do that at least ten more times." 

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This is so accurate, it's kind of scary. XD