It's been almost a year since the events that changed Rapunzel's life forever, and she's beginning to get a handle on what being a princess is truly about. But is she ready to meet someone of equal standing or will the fiery Highlander be more than she can handle?
Completed at 11 chapters.
- Adaptation Deviation: Rapunzel's hair can still grow after being cut. It's just no longer magical.
- Breather Episode: Aside from an encounter with bandits and a Vagueness Is Coming, nothing major happens. It's just about Rapunzel befriending Merida as her family visits Corona.
- Call-Back: In Heaven's Light, instead of sitting on Frollo's lap like in the canon film, Esmerelda sat on the Queen's and then kissed her at the tip of her nose. The crowd hollers at the display and the king smiles at her wife's blushing. In this story, Esmeralda puts her hands on the Queen's and had her face close to hers, making the Queen nervous and riling the crowd, but Esmeralda teases "not this year".
- Canon Welding: Frozen is now added. Rapunzel's maternal aunt is the Queen of Arendelle.
- Continuity Nod: Rapunzel mentions to Merida that during her temporary death in the last story before being revived by Mother Gothel at the cost of Gothel's own life, she caught a glimpse of a colorful fluttering person with wings like a hummingbird. When the Cold Wind is a Callin' confirms that this figure is the Tooth Fairy, the Spirit of Death herself.
- French Jerk: More like Coronan Jerk, but this trope sums up Rapunzel's cousin Prince Leon perfectly.
- Futureshadowing: Rapunzel's belief that Merida will find love pretty much describes The Dragon and the Bow.
- Also, while Rapunzel and Merida are exploring Corona's forests together, they come across a dragon consuming a deer. That dragon is a Deadly Nadder, and at the end of the story, that same Nadder flies over the Dunbroch royal family's ship. Remember which dragon Merida gets in The Dragon and the Bow?
- HeelFace Turn: Fletcher seems to have mellowed out upon him and his brother being the new bell-ringers.
- Hypocrite: Frollo thought beheadings were uncivilized, but he allowed Baylen the executioner to do it once in a while.
- It's All My Fault: Rapunzel blames herself for her aunt and uncle's deaths, because they were sailing to meet Rapunzel after learning she's been found. She believes Elsa and Anna hate her for it.
- Jerkass: Rapunzel's cousin Prince Leon.
- Kick the Dog: As he was being dragged away by the guards, Leon curses Rapunzel for returning, denying him Corona's throne.
- The Mirror Shows Your True Self: When Quasimodo looks in the mirror of Saint Joan (read, Joan of Arc), he sees his inner self reflected- a handsome man devoid of all physical deformities, exactly what Rapunzel sees and loves in him.
- My Greatest Failure: Francois blames himself for raising his son Leon the way he is. He raised him to be the next ruler of Corona, believing the Princess might never return. The goal went over Leon's head, and now that goal is taken from him when Rapunzel was finally found, Leon resents her for it.
- Politically Incorrect Villain: Leon. During their duel, he calls Quasimodo a "monster". Though his views of Quasi is nothing compared to his attitude towards his cousin.
- The Remnant: There are those who are still loyal to Frollo hiding elsewhere.
- Ugly Hero, Good-Looking Villain: Granted, he's more of a jerk than a villain, but Prince Leon is quite handsome and he's decidedly antagonistic towards the deformed Quasimodo. However, if he's interacting with Rapunzel, then it's more like Good-Looking Hero, Good-Looking Villain.