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In How to Train Your Dragon The Hidden World (2019), Ruffnut talks unstop:

Ruffnut: Snotlout's a beefcake but almost too pretty, you know? Sometimes I think he's more in love with himself than me. There's only room for one beauty in this relationship. Fishlegs would keep me alive longer if I had to eat one of them, stranded on some glacier somewhere. But he never shuts up about dragons.

What does "them" in "eat one of them" refer to?

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    One of them, his friends, presumably. That out of all of them, Fishlegs is the fattest and hence the obvious choice of potential glacier companion?
    – Valorum
    Feb 20, 2020 at 1:12

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Ruffnut Eugene Thorston is rambling on non-stop, whether by her nature or by design to irritate her jailer. Her current diatribe is regarding the pros and cons of choosing a potential mate from the male members of the Dragon Riders. After discounting Eret, Son of Eret and Hiccup Haddock for various reasons, she focuses on Snotlout Jorgenson and Fishlegs Ingerman.

RUFFNUT: All the boys love me. Except Eret, who totally lost his chance. That ship has sailed, boys, sorry. And Hiccup is practically married to that round head, Astrid. But Snotlout and Fishlegs, they're basically in my hand.

(Grimmel's pencil snaps and he becomes even more annoyed. Ruffnut is now swinging upside down.)

RUFFNUT: Just can't choose, you know. Snotlout's a beefcake but almost too pretty, you know. Sometimes I think he's more in love with himself than me. There's only room for one beauty in this relationship. (laughs and walks to cage bars between her and a Scuttleclaw's cage) Fishlegs would keep me alive longer if I had to eat one of them. Stranded on some glacier somewhere. But he never shuts up about dragons. Do you hate it when people never stop talking?

GRIMMEL: Yyyeeessss, I dooo.
  source: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (transcript)

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          (left to right) Fishlegs Ingerman, Ruffnut Thorston and Snotlout_Jorgenson

Fishlegs Ingerman is physically the largest in the group. According to her abstract reasoning and despite his other shortcomings, he would provide more food (i.e. cannibalism) if the two were stranded on a glacier somewhere.

So the them in "eat one of them" is Snotlout and Fishlegs.


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