someday I just want to see an animation test of toothless going after a laser pointer
"Look at you, glowing like a solar fire. You’re something special, Jim. You’re gonna rattle the stars, you are!"
Cecil’s birthmarks changes shape and movement with his emotions - they flare up when he’s flustered or angry, hide under clothing when he’s scared or embarrassed, move rapidly when he’s excited, softer shapes for good feelings and rougher shapes for bad ones etc.
He’s kinda self-conscious about them since it’s like wearing your heart on your sleeve, but Carlos thinks they’re pretty (and also scientifically fascinating).