"Well, I’d prefer if neither of us died, if that can be arranged." Jack said frowning at the other. He felt awkward enough having someone defend him, but if this person who showed that much devotion died protecting him, he’d feel terrible. No, it was best if they could both keep their lives.
Hiccup bowed, bangs sweeping low into his face. When he straightened he Flipped them from his face and grinned at his majesty. “I do not plan to die sir. I only say this to let you know you will always have my loyalty.”
if i could kiss myself on the forehead i would cause i really need that rn