Linked (Big Four Fan Fiction) Chapter 3 "Elders," Mum said with her smile pressed tightly into a line, "meet my daughter, Princess Merida of Dunbroch." Her look said 'I'll kill you later when no one else is watching.' A large, redheaded man with an unruly red beard stepped forward, with a smile, and even though it had been five years since I'd last seen him, I knew he hadn't changed at all.
"Eh, Merida!" Stoick called cheerfully. "Are you still the best archer in the land?" In a lot of ways, Stoick, the Elder of Berk, reminded me of my own father. His support of my self-reliance was one of them. I beamed at this large, lovable man.
"You know I am!" I proudly proclaimed, raising my chin and puffing out my chest.
"Merida!" My mother hissed sharply. "Princesses don't boast." I opened my mouth to retaliate when a voice from behind me cut in.
"Merida never really was too keen on being a proper princess." I whippe