Summary: They were pieces on different gaming boards-a queen who refused to play and a knight who played by his own rules. But, succession is never easy, especially when allies are more dangerous than enemies and enemies gather like crows. More than dragons or steel, Merida asks a dangerous request: Hiccup, tell me about the legend in your tribe of the boy and the dragon with one tailfin.
Author’s Notes: This story came about when a friend and I were trawling tumblr and happened on a Mericcup post. We just went, “Oooh, that could totally work” and thereafter my brain went on overdrive figuring out how a Highland princess and a Viking dragon rider could possibly meet and under what circumstance. The snippets in Liminality belong to this work.
As mentioned in Liminality, my chapters tend to be super huge. For accessibility, I broke it up into parts with different PoVs. Next up is Merida’s part. Story after the cut