History Film / Dragonheart

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A fourth film titled ''Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire'' was released direct-to-video and on Netflix in June 2017. It's a sequel to ''Dragonheart 3'' and Drago is voiced by {{Creator/Patrick Stewart}}. After Gareth, king of Britannia, passes away, his twin grandchildren, Edric and Meghan, fight each other for the throne using their inherited dragon strength and fire powers. When Vikings led by Thorgrim steal the Heartfire - Drago's source of power - and challenge the siblings' rights to the throne, Edric and Meghan must set aside their sibling rivalry or the kingdom may fall.

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A fourth film titled ''Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire'' was released direct-to-video and on Netflix in June 2017. It's a sequel to ''Dragonheart 3'' and Drago is voiced by {{Creator/Patrick Stewart}}. After Gareth, king of Britannia, passes away, his twin grandchildren, Edric and Meghan, Mehgan, fight each other for the throne using their inherited dragon strength and fire powers. When Vikings led by Thorgrim steal the Heartfire - Drago's source of power - and challenge the siblings' rights to the throne, Edric and Meghan Mehgan must set aside their sibling rivalry or the kingdom may fall.



* AccidentalMurder: Edric explains to Drago that Meghan's flames got out of control and set the house ablaze when she was mad at her father, and he died in the fire. [[spoiler: Later, Meghan reveals that she set the house on fire only to hide the fact that ''Edric'' accidentally killed their father, when he pushed him onto a sharp spike without realizing it during an argument and stormed out of the house.]]
* ActionGirl: Meghan. In her very first in-person appearance, she led an army of Vikings into battle.
* ArrangedMarriage: Meghan "un-arranges" one for a young woman.

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* AccidentalMurder: Edric explains to Drago that Meghan's Mehgan's flames got out of control and set the house ablaze when she was mad at her father, and he died in the fire. [[spoiler: Later, Meghan Mehgan reveals that she set the house on fire only to hide the fact that ''Edric'' accidentally killed their father, when he pushed him onto a sharp spike without realizing it during an argument and stormed out of the house.]]
* ActionGirl: Meghan.Mehgan. In her very first in-person appearance, she led an army of Vikings into battle.
* ArrangedMarriage: Meghan Mehgan "un-arranges" one for a young woman.



-->'''Meghan:''' Just remember that when we set sail, I needed an army. Now, I ''am'' one.
* BigDamnHeroes: Drago shows up right at the perfect moment to save Edric, and later both of the twins, and then later on [[spoiler:the women that Meghan trained to fight show up to save her.]]
* BittersweetEnding: Even though Drago [[spoiler:has the chance to save himself with the Heartfire, he sacrifices himself so that Edric can use the Heartfire to save Meghan, thus keeping their family together, earning himself a place in the Dragons' Heaven.]]

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-->'''Meghan:''' -->'''Mehgan:''' Just remember that when we set sail, I needed an army. Now, I ''am'' one.
* BigDamnHeroes: Drago shows up right at the perfect moment to save Edric, and later both of the twins, and then later on [[spoiler:the women that Meghan Mehgan trained to fight show up to save her.]]
* BittersweetEnding: Even though Drago [[spoiler:has the chance to save himself with the Heartfire, he sacrifices himself so that Edric can use the Heartfire to save Meghan, Mehgan, thus keeping their family together, earning himself a place in the Dragons' Heaven.]]



* BrokenBird: Meghan, to an extent. Having to grow up wearing up hood to hide the dragon scales on her face, and having the ability to control fire, Meghan was constantly accused as being an evil witch, and put down by her father.
* DeathByChildbirth: Edric and Meghan's mother at the beginning of the film.
* DePower: Happens twice: [[spoiler:to Drago when Meghan steals his Heartfire, and to both Meghan and Edric at the end of the film.]]

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* BrokenBird: Meghan, Mehgan, to an extent. Having to grow up wearing up hood to hide the dragon scales on her face, and having the ability to control fire, Meghan Mehgan was constantly accused as being an evil witch, and put down by her father.
* DeathByChildbirth: Edric and Meghan's Mehgan's mother at the beginning of the film.
* DePower: Happens twice: [[spoiler:to Drago when Meghan Mehgan steals his Heartfire, and to both Meghan Mehgan and Edric at the end of the film.]]



* DraconicHumanoid: Edric and Meghan, due to their inherited dragonheart: they both have patches of scales on their bodies, and one has SuperStrength while the other has [[PlayingWithFire power over fire]].
* HeirClubForMen: Meghan assumes that Edric refuses to give up the throne to her because she's a woman.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Drago gives up his Heartfire, knowing that he'll die without it, so that Edric can save Meghan's life. This earns him his place in the stars.]]
* HiddenBackupPrince: Edric and Meghan.
* IJustWantToBeNormal: Meghan when growing up.

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* DraconicHumanoid: Edric and Meghan, Mehgan, due to their inherited dragonheart: they both have patches of scales on their bodies, and one has SuperStrength while the other has [[PlayingWithFire power over fire]].
* HeirClubForMen: Meghan Mehgan assumes that Edric refuses to give up the throne to her because she's a woman.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Drago gives up his Heartfire, knowing that he'll die without it, so that Edric can save Meghan's Mehgan's life. This earns him his place in the stars.]]
* HiddenBackupPrince: Edric and Meghan.
Mehgan.
* IJustWantToBeNormal: Meghan Mehgan, when growing up.



* LineageComesFromTheFather: Edric and Meghan are royalty through their father, Prince Walter.

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* LineageComesFromTheFather: Edric and Meghan Mehgan are royalty through their father, Prince Walter.



* MightMakesRight: Meghan fights with Edric over the throne because she is the firstborn twin and the rightful heir.

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* MightMakesRight: Meghan Mehgan fights with Edric over the throne because she is the firstborn twin and the rightful heir.



* MythologyGag: The campfire scene between Drago and Edric acts as a nice throwback to the same scene between Draco and Bowen in the original film, as well as the moment where Drago pins down the twins and shouts at them, similar to how Draco talks to a pinned Bowen after their fight. At the end, [[spoiler:Drago ascending to the stars acts as a lovely callback to Draco's death: as "To the Stars" plays, Drago's body turns into light and rises into the air, an "explosion" gets reflected in the main characters' eyes, and the new star twinkles in the sky.]]

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* MythologyGag: The campfire scene between Drago and Edric acts as a nice throwback to the same scene between Draco and Bowen in the original film, as well as the moment in the woods where Drago pins down the twins and shouts at them, similar to how Draco talks to a pinned Bowen after their fight. At the end, [[spoiler:Drago ascending to the stars acts as a lovely callback to Draco's death: as "To the Stars" plays, Drago's body turns into light and rises into the air, an "explosion" gets reflected in the main characters' eyes, and the Drago's new star twinkles in the sky.]]



* ParentalSubstitute: Drago to Edric and Meghan.
* PlayingWithFire: Meghan was born with the ability to control fire.

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* ParentalSubstitute: Drago to Edric and Meghan.
Mehgan.
* PlayingWithFire: Meghan Mehgan was born with the ability to control fire.



* PutTheirHeadsTogether: Drago does this at one point to Edric and Meghan to end their bickering.
* RagsToRoylty: Edric and Meghan.
* ReallyRoyaltyReveal: Edric and Meghan were raised as villagers before eventually learning of their royal heritage.
* ScreamingBirth: The film starts with one as Edric and Meghan are born.
* SelflessWish: Drago blames himself for King Gareth's family being fractured and Drago fears he will be refused entry into the Dragons' Heaven as the result. When Walter's children Edric and Meghan are discovered, Drago takes it upon himself to heal the rift between them and their family. [[spoiler:This act is what earns him a place in the stars.]]

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* PutTheirHeadsTogether: Drago does this at one point to Edric and Meghan Mehgan to end their bickering.
* RagsToRoylty: RagsToRoyalty: Edric and Meghan.
Mehgan.
* ReallyRoyaltyReveal: Edric and Meghan Mehgan were raised as villagers before eventually learning of their royal heritage.
* ScreamingBirth: The film starts with one as Edric and Meghan Mehgan are born.
* SelflessWish: Drago blames himself for King Gareth's family being fractured and Drago fears he will be refused entry into the Dragons' Heaven as the result. When Walter's children Edric and Meghan Mehgan are discovered, Drago takes it upon himself to heal the rift between them and their family. [[spoiler:This act is what earns him a place in the stars.]]



* SiblingRivalry: Between Edric and Meghan, as they engage in combat over which one of them should have the throne.

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* SiblingRivalry: Between Edric and Meghan, Mehgan, as they engage in combat over which one of them should have the throne.



* SuperpowerfulGenetics: Edric and Meghan have respectively inherited enhanced strength and the pyrokinesis from their grandparents, King Gareth and Queen Rhonu.

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* SuperpowerfulGenetics: Edric and Meghan Mehgan have respectively inherited enhanced strength and the pyrokinesis from their grandparents, King Gareth and Queen Rhonu.



* {{Synchronization}}: This occurs due to the dragonheart, but in an unusual way since it's inherited and split by twins: Drago is bonded to Edric emotionally and to Meghan physically.
* UngratefulBastard: Meghan is angry, rather than thankful, when [[spoiler:Edric saves her from being killed by Sable in her sleep.]]
* UntoUsASonAndDaughterAreBorn: Edric and Meghan.
* WardrobeWound: When Meghan sends fire at him, Edric doesn't seem to notice his burn wounds, only looking down and saying "My shirt!"

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* {{Synchronization}}: This occurs due to the dragonheart, but in an unusual way since it's inherited and split by twins: Drago is bonded to Edric emotionally and to Meghan Mehgan physically.
* UngratefulBastard: Meghan Mehgan is angry, rather than thankful, when [[spoiler:Edric saves her from being killed by Sable in her sleep.]]
* UntoUsASonAndDaughterAreBorn: Edric and Meghan.
Mehgan.
* WardrobeWound: When Meghan Mehgan sends fire at him, Edric doesn't seem to notice his burn wounds, only looking down and saying "My shirt!"



-->'''Edric:''' Do you know what, I've never said this, but I really wish you had been a brother.\\
'''Meghan:''' Why's that, Eddy?\\
'''Edric:''' Because I would have done this much sooner. ''(punches her)''

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-->'''Edric:''' Do you know what, I've never said this, but I really wish you had been a brother.\\
'''Meghan:'''
brother.
-->'''Mehgan:'''
Why's that, Eddy?\\
'''Edric:'''
Eddy?
-->'''Edric:'''
Because I would have done this much sooner. ''(punches her)''
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* AccidentalMurder: Edric explains to Drago that Meghan's flames got out of control and set the house ablaze when she was mad at her father, and he died in the fire. [[spoiler: Later, Meghan reveals that she set the house on fire only to hide the fact that ''Edric'' accidentally killed their father, when he pushed him onto a sharp spike without realizing it and stormed out of the house.]]

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* AccidentalMurder: Edric explains to Drago that Meghan's flames got out of control and set the house ablaze when she was mad at her father, and he died in the fire. [[spoiler: Later, Meghan reveals that she set the house on fire only to hide the fact that ''Edric'' accidentally killed their father, when he pushed him onto a sharp spike without realizing it during an argument and stormed out of the house.]]



* BadassBoast: "Just remember that when we set sail, I needed an army. Now, I ''am'' one."

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* BadassBoast: "Just BadassBoast:
-->'''Meghan:''' Just
remember that when we set sail, I needed an army. Now, I ''am'' one."



* DePower: Happens twice: [[spoiler:to Drago when Meghan steals his heartfire, and to both Meghan and Edric at the end of the film.]]

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* DePower: Happens twice: [[spoiler:to Drago when Meghan steals his heartfire, Heartfire, and to both Meghan and Edric at the end of the film.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Drago gives up his heartfire, knowing that he'll die without it, so that Edric can save Meghan's life. This earns him his place in the stars.]]

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* HeirClubForMen: Meghan assumes that Edric refuses to give up the throne to her because she's a woman.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Drago gives up his heartfire, Heartfire, knowing that he'll die without it, so that Edric can save Meghan's life. This earns him his place in the stars.]]]]
* HiddenBackupPrince: Edric and Meghan.



* KingIncognito: After Prince Walter runs away from home after [[spoiler:his mother's death,]] he goes on to live as a commoner.



* MacGuffinMelee: The fight for the amulet containing the heartfire.

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* LineageComesFromTheFather: Edric and Meghan are royalty through their father, Prince Walter.
* MacGuffinMelee: The fight for the amulet containing the heartfire.Heartfire.
* MightMakesRight: Meghan fights with Edric over the throne because she is the firstborn twin and the rightful heir.


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* RagsToRoylty: Edric and Meghan.
* ReallyRoyaltyReveal: Edric and Meghan were raised as villagers before eventually learning of their royal heritage.
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* CoveredInMud: Sir Horsa tells Roland to kneel, and then then keeps telling him to get lower until his face is in the mud, and tells him that that's the stench of the common people and asks if that's what he wants to go back to.


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* TheStinger: The potter that Gareth spoke to at the start of the film sells his dragon mugs, which are now popular.
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* ForcedToWatch: [[spoiler:Right before Einon prepares to kill his mother, he gives Draco a cruel smile. Draco growls threateningly and tries to shoot some fire, but because he is chained up, he can do nothing but watch the subsequent matricide.]]
16th Jun '17 12:01:05 PM CoherentPantherine
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A fourth film titled ''Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire'' will be released direct-to-video in June 2017. It's a sequel to ''Dragonheart 3'' and Drago is voiced by {{Creator/Patrick Stewart}}. After Gareth, king of Britannia, passes away, his twin grandchildren, Edric and Meghan, fight each other for the throne using their inherited dragon strength and fire powers. When Vikings led by Thorgrim steal the Heartfire - Drago's source of power - and challenge the siblings' rights to the throne, Edric and Meghan must set aside their sibling rivalry or the kingdom may fall.

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A fourth film titled ''Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire'' will be was released direct-to-video and on Netflix in June 2017. It's a sequel to ''Dragonheart 3'' and Drago is voiced by {{Creator/Patrick Stewart}}. After Gareth, king of Britannia, passes away, his twin grandchildren, Edric and Meghan, fight each other for the throne using their inherited dragon strength and fire powers. When Vikings led by Thorgrim steal the Heartfire - Drago's source of power - and challenge the siblings' rights to the throne, Edric and Meghan must set aside their sibling rivalry or the kingdom may fall.
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* DraconicHumanoid: Edric and Meghan, due to their inherited dragonheart: they both have patches of scales, and one has SuperStrength while the other has [[PlayingWithFire power over fire]].

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* DraconicHumanoid: Edric and Meghan, due to their inherited dragonheart: they both have patches of scales, scales on their bodies, and one has SuperStrength while the other has [[PlayingWithFire power over fire]].



* MissingMom: When her son Walter was a child, [[spoiler:Queen Rhonu died tragically when the dragon she became bonded with at the end of ''The Sorcerer's Curse'' was struck by lightning and killed.]]



* MythologyGag: At the end, [[spoiler:Drago ascending to the stars includes a lovely call-back to the way it was done in the first movie: an "explosion" that gets reflected in the main characters' eyes as "To the Stars" plays, and the new star twinkles in the sky.]]

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* MythologyGag: The campfire scene between Drago and Edric acts as a nice throwback to the same scene between Draco and Bowen in the original film, as well as the moment where Drago pins down the twins and shouts at them, similar to how Draco talks to a pinned Bowen after their fight. At the end, [[spoiler:Drago ascending to the stars includes acts as a lovely call-back callback to Draco's death: as "To the way it was done in Stars" plays, Drago's body turns into light and rises into the first movie: air, an "explosion" that gets reflected in the main characters' eyes as "To the Stars" plays, eyes, and the new star twinkles in the sky.]]



-->"I can't read."\\
"But you can ''sign!''"

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-->"I can't read."\\
"But
"
-->"But
you can ''sign!''"



* ParentalNeglect: King Gareth unintentionally never spent much time with Walter as he ruled the kingdom and helped Drago raise the next generation of dragons.



* PutTheirHeadsTogether: Drago does this at one point to Edric and Meghan.

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* PutTheirHeadsTogether: Drago does this at one point to Edric and Meghan.Meghan to end their bickering.



* SelflessWish: Drago blames himself for King Gareth's family being fractured by the departure of his and Queen Rhonu's son, Prince Walter, and Drago fears he will be refused entry into the Dragons' Heaven as the result. When Walter's children Edric and Meghan are discovered, Drago takes it upon himself to heal the rift between them and their family. [[spoiler:This act is what earns him a place in the stars.]]

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* SelflessWish: Drago blames himself for King Gareth's family being fractured by the departure of his and Queen Rhonu's son, Prince Walter, and Drago fears he will be refused entry into the Dragons' Heaven as the result. When Walter's children Edric and Meghan are discovered, Drago takes it upon himself to heal the rift between them and their family. [[spoiler:This act is what earns him a place in the stars.]]



* {{Synchronization}}: This occurs due to the dragonheart, but in an unusual way since it's inherited and it's split by twins: Drago is bonded to Edric emotionally and to Meghan physically.

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* {{Synchronization}}: This occurs due to the dragonheart, but in an unusual way since it's inherited and it's split by twins: Drago is bonded to Edric emotionally and to Meghan physically.
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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:Meghan's flames got out of control and set the house ablaze when she was mad at her father, and he died in the fire.]]
* ActionGirl: Meghan.
* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: [[spoiler: Drago dies and becomes a star in the Draco constellation]].

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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:Meghan's Edric explains to Drago that Meghan's flames got out of control and set the house ablaze when she was mad at her father, and he died in the fire.fire. [[spoiler: Later, Meghan reveals that she set the house on fire only to hide the fact that ''Edric'' accidentally killed their father, when he pushed him onto a sharp spike without realizing it and stormed out of the house.]]
* ActionGirl: Meghan.
Meghan. In her very first in-person appearance, she led an army of Vikings into battle.
* ArrangedMarriage: Meghan "un-arranges" one for a young woman.
* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: [[spoiler: Drago [[spoiler:Drago dies and becomes a star in the Draco constellation]].constellation]].
* BadassBoast: "Just remember that when we set sail, I needed an army. Now, I ''am'' one."
* BigDamnHeroes: Drago shows up right at the perfect moment to save Edric, and later both of the twins, and then later on [[spoiler:the women that Meghan trained to fight show up to save her.]]



* DePower: Happens twice: [[spoiler:to Drago when Meghan steals his heartfire, and to both Meghan and Edric at the end of the film.]]



* DraconicHumanoid: Edric and Meghan, due to their inherited dragonheart: they both have patches of scales, and one has SuperStrength while the other has [[PlayingWithFire power over fire]].
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Drago gives up his heartfire, knowing that he'll die without it, so that Edric can save Meghan's life. This earns him his place in the stars.]]
* IJustWantToBeNormal: Meghan when growing up.



* MacGuffinMelee: The fight for the amulet containing the heartfire.



* MythologyGag: At the end, [[spoiler:Drago ascending to the stars includes a lovely call-back to the way it was done in the first movie: an "explosion" that gets reflected in the main characters' eyes as "To the Stars" plays, and the new star twinkles in the sky.]]



* PlayingWithFire: Meghan was born with the ability to control fire.



* PutTheirHeadsTogether: Drago does this at one point to Edric and Meghan.



* SuperStrength: Edric's special ability from the dragonheart.
* {{Synchronization}}: This occurs due to the dragonheart, but in an unusual way since it's inherited and it's split by twins: Drago is bonded to Edric emotionally and to Meghan physically.
* UngratefulBastard: Meghan is angry, rather than thankful, when [[spoiler:Edric saves her from being killed by Sable in her sleep.]]




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* WardrobeWound: When Meghan sends fire at him, Edric doesn't seem to notice his burn wounds, only looking down and saying "My shirt!"
* WithMyHandsTied: Edric challenges Thorgrim to a fight this way, tying one hand behind his own back.
* WouldntHitAGirl: Edric, at least until now.
-->'''Edric:''' Do you know what, I've never said this, but I really wish you had been a brother.\\
'''Meghan:''' Why's that, Eddy?\\
'''Edric:''' Because I would have done this much sooner. ''(punches her)''
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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:Meghan's flames got out of control and set the house ablaze when she was mad at her father, and he died in the fire.]]


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* BloodFromTheMouth: Edric spits blood out of his mouth almost casually in his first appearance.


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* DeathByChildbirth: Edric and Meghan's mother at the beginning of the film.


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* DoesntTrustThoseGuys: Edric was raised by his father to mistrust dragons.
* KingOnHisDeathbed: The situation at the start of the movie and the cause of the main conflict: King Gareth is dying.
* MyGreatestFailure: Drago claims word-for-word that the rift in Gareth's family is his.
* NeverLearnedToRead: Edric.
-->"I can't read."\\
"But you can ''sign!''"


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* ScreamingBirth: The film starts with one as Edric and Meghan are born.


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* SuccessionCrisis: After King Gareth's death and the disappearance of his son, his twin grandchildren fight for the throne.
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* BittersweetEnding

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* BittersweetEndingBittersweetEnding: Even though Drago [[spoiler:has the chance to save himself with the Heartfire, he sacrifices himself so that Edric can use the Heartfire to save Meghan, thus keeping their family together, earning himself a place in the Dragons' Heaven.]]
* BrokenBird: Meghan, to an extent. Having to grow up wearing up hood to hide the dragon scales on her face, and having the ability to control fire, Meghan was constantly accused as being an evil witch, and put down by her father.
* DisappearsIntoLight: At the end of the film, [[spoiler:as Drago dies, his body fades into balls of starlight, and ascends to the heavens.]]



* {{Sequel}}: Takes place years after ''The Sorcerer's Curse''.

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* SelflessWish: Drago blames himself for King Gareth's family being fractured by the departure of his and Queen Rhonu's son, Prince Walter, and Drago fears he will be refused entry into the Dragons' Heaven as the result. When Walter's children Edric and Meghan are discovered, Drago takes it upon himself to heal the rift between them and their family. [[spoiler:This act is what earns him a place in the stars.]]
* {{Sequel}}: Takes place around 70 years after ''The Sorcerer's Curse''.



* SuperpowerfulGenetics: Edric and Meghan have respectively inherited enhanced strength and pyrokinesis from their grandparents, King Gareth and Queen Rhonu.

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* SuperpowerfulGenetics: Edric and Meghan have respectively inherited enhanced strength and the pyrokinesis from their grandparents, King Gareth and Queen Rhonu.
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** And, ironically enough, Draco.

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** And, ironically enough, Draco. The dragon has every reason to hate humanity for how they've hunted his kind down to near-extinction and is a pretty world-weary DeathSeeker all around, but he still aims to do his part to help the very people that fear him and undo his mistakes that led to Einon's rise to power.
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