The Dragons Training Academy gets a new student–a handsome, brave young man named Hroar! It seems that Hroar has stowed away on one of Berk’s ships to visit Berk and check out the dragons. And as Hroar becomes more and more popular by impressing Hiccup’s friends (especially Astrid), Hiccup grows increasingly suspicious of him.
"This is Berk. An island ell north of the middle of nowhere. Its remoteness means we rarely rub shoulders with the world at large. Which suits us . . . . . . Most of the time. The older I get . . . . . . The more I wonder about that horizon . . . . . . And what's beyond it. Adventure, danger, new challenges and, of course . . . . . . The totally and utterly . . . —Unexpected?"