Hiccup is desperate to prove his worth as his father's heir and when a Berkian dragon is injured by warriors from Hopeless, he jumps at the chance to go. But once there, Hiccup finds his suspicions aroused and investigates. When his curiosity gets him kidnapped, can Hiccup's friends save him before his life and sanity are forfeit-and before the dragon-training knowledge falls into the hands of Berk's enemies?
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How to Foil an Outcast's Plan contains examples of:
- Cold-Blooded Torture: Alvin inflicts this on Hiccup.
- Heel Realization: Astrid and eventually the other teens get this upon realizing that Hiccup doesn't know that they care about him.
- Idiot Ball: Sure, Hiccup. Go into the tent of the chief you're not sure you can trust alone. That couldn't possibly go wrong.
- Nothing Is Scarier: We don't know exactly what happened to Hiccup before he got shoved into that coffin. It's terrifying anyway.