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Fanfic / When the Cold Wind is a Callin'

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A fanfic made by Finmonster, a Fusion Fic between Brave, How to Train Your Dragon and Rise of the Guardians.

Winter has come to Berk, and with it the annual holiday of Snoggletog. Now, Hiccup and Merida will not only find themselves having to deal with the challenges presented by Berk's newest inhabitants, but also a mysterious stranger looking for someone he believes only they can find. Sequel to The Dragon and the Bow.


This fanfiction series contains examples of:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Jack Frost keep getting Hiccup's name wrong.
  • Adaptational Wimp: Nicholas St. North is an immortal spirit on the same level as the other guardians in the film, while here he is reduced to being a Magi, a mortal human-being with a minor connection to the magical world.
  • Agony of the Feet: Merida kicks Jack's shin as payback for attacking her and giving her a cold. And she did it while standing on the snow barefoot herself.
    Jack Frost: Seriously though, I think she may have broken something.
  • Arrow Catch: Jack catches an arrow Merida shoots at him inches from his face.
  • Blow You Away: Jack has wind powers in addition to his ice ones.
  • Catch Your Death of Cold: After she recovers from Jack blasting her Merida ends up with a cold for a few chapters.
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  • Christmas Special: Takes place during the winter celebration of Snoggletog.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: North comes across as strange and unusual for his claims and behavior.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: He claims that his reindeer Donner can fly, which is later shown to be true.
  • Cool Sword: While training Hiccup, Jack Frost created a sword made of ice.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Jack reveals why he's so nervous in training Hiccup how to use his blessing, having blessed the princess of Arendelle by accident and ruining her life in the process.
  • Dream Land: The Dreamlands. As a magi, Merida can enter it, with help from North and the Sandman. This become important with helping find the dragons' location.
  • Dual Wielding: North fights with a pair of mismatched sabers.
  • Dream Weaver: The Sandman, ancient spirit of Dreams.
  • Pajama-Clad Hero: Merida while she's in the Dreamworlds, wearing her nightgown and is barefoot. We get descriptions of her barefeet touching the sands.
  • Playing with Fire: Hiccup's blessing from Loki has granted him pyrokinesis.
  • Simple Staff: Jack's crooked staff is a combination of this and a Magic Staff, as he uses it both as a focus for his powers and as a blunt weapon.
  • Snowball Fight: Jack goads Astrid into one that grows to involve most of the village.
  • Supernatural Sensitivity: Merida discovers one of the gifts gained from being a magi is the ability to sense spirits. She uses it to track down Jack later in the story.
  • Talking in Your Dreams: Merida uses the dreamscape to find out where Hiccup is located.
  • The Chosen One: Hiccup and Merida are destined to be the ones to banish Pitch Black back into the shadows from whence he came when he inevitably escapes whether they want to or not.
  • Title Drop: The title is the name of a Highlander song.
  • You Mean "Xmas": The holiday of Snoggletog is a clear stand-in for Christmas.


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