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The Supper's Song - also called Singing Supper - is a song seen in How to Train Your Dragon, but is also a phenomenon of death for Dragons and possibly humans.


During the events of Book 1, Hiccup hears singing coming from the Green Death, but the singing wasn't the Green Death himself. Instead it was an Unnamed Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus that the Green Death had recently killed and eaten.

In a sense, the Supper's Song is a naturalistic life-after-death phenomenon experienced by Dragons, and as implied by the Green Death, humans as well (at least if eaten by a Dragon). It is also possible it is just a phenomenon amongst Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus Dragons - this is not clarified in the Books.

Hiccup asks the Green Death to explain the Singing Supper, to which the dragon tries to explain:

Now let me think, ... How shall I put it, to a brain so much smaller and less clever than mine ... The thing is, we are all, in a sense, supper. Walking, talking, breathing suppers, that's what we are. Take you, for instance. YOU are about to be eaten by ME, so that makes you supper. That's obvious. But even a murderous carnivore like myself will be supper for worms one day. We're all snatching precious moments from the peaceful jaws of time, ... That's why it's so important for the supper to sing as beautifully as it can.'
  — Green Death  

The Green Death goes further to call Hiccup "Little Supper", as he plans on eating him in due time.

Each creature killed or eaten will sing its own song, though most of the song seen in Book 1 is that of the Unnamed Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus.


Unnamed Seadragonus Giganticus Maximus

When Hiccup first meets the Green Death

Watch me, Great Destroyer,
As I settle down to lunch,

Killer whales are tasty 'cos they've
Got a lot of crunch.

Great white sharks are scrumptious,
But here's a little tip:

Those teeny weeny pointy teeth can
Give a nasty nip...

After the Green Death Gestures to his Stomach

Humans can be bland,
But if you have some salt to hand,
Little bit of brine,
Will make them taste div-i-i-i-ne...

While Hiccup is Inside the Green Death's Mouth

Humans can be bland,
But if you have some salt to hand,
A little bit of brine,
Will make them taste div-i-i-i-ne...

Green Death

Just after Death

I tell the mighty Big Blue Whale
His life is over soon,
With one swish of my armoured tail,
I put out the sun and moon...

The winds and gales quivering,
When I begin to roar,
The waves themselves are shivering,
And trembling back to shore...

Hiccup's Epilogue

Once I set the sea alight
With a single fiery breath....
Once I was so mighty that I thought
My name was Death...

Sing out loud until you're eaten,
Song of melancholy bliss,
For the mighty and the middling
All shall come to THIS...

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