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Originally a series of children's books by Cressida Cowell and later adapted into a 2010 computer-animated film of the same name, it tells the story of a young boy who befriends a dragon

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Can any dragon be an alpha?

As shown in the films, dragons like "bewilderbeast" and "Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus" are alpha dragons by nature. But it also showed the transformation of a night fury into alpha, so for this and ...
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Are any of the dragon breeds from How to Train Your Dragon based on “real” dragons or legends?

There are some pretty creative dragon designs in the movies/show. Are any of these inspired by or based on old stories and legends or are they all developed for the movies/show?
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How exactly does alpha control work in How to Train Your Dragon 2?

In How to Train Your Dragon 2, how exactly does alpha control work? This entire question is all spoiler, so don't read past this if you're planning on watching the movie. So at first, the evil ...
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Why is Hiccup called Hiccup?

In the opening of Cressida Cowell's "How to Train Your Dragon", Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III makes some effort to explain his name; My name's Hiccup. Great name, I know. But it's not the worst. ...
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More Night Furies? Could there be more? [duplicate]

What do you think would happen if Hiccup and Toothless find more Night Furies? Would they accept Toothless the way that he is?
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How did Drago Bludvist tame this dragon?

In the sequel, Drago was AFAIK, he kind of had a scary aura that could tame minor dragons, and dragons only respond to those with significant power. So how did he tame that gigantic beast when it ...
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What happened to the rest of the Night Fury dragons?

(Hiccup reading) Night Fury: Speed: Unknown. Size: Unknown. The unholy offspring of lightning and death itself. Never engage this Dragon. Your only chance, hide and pray it does not find you. - ...
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Why was Toothless toothless?

When Hiccup first meets Toothless, he is menaced by a mouthful of sharp teeth. The next time they meet, Hiccup notices that Toothless appears to have no teeth (leading to his name), only to have a ...
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What did Toothless draw?

In How to Train Your Dragon, Hiccup is sitting on a rock drawing a picture in the sand with a stick. The picture he draws is clearly of Toothless - the Night Fury dragon. Toothless looks at the image ...