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Month 05, 741 AL

North: Late Spring | South: Late Autumn
9.9 C to 18.4 C | 13.7 C to 24.5 C

Ista is heating up swiftly, and preparing for a rough summer - hopefully nothing like the one from a couple turns before with the wildfires! The rest of Northern Pern is warming upsomewhat slower, but with no less gusto as summer begins to creep into the sky, keeping the sun awake longer, warming the ledges of the weyrs. Rainstorms are sporadic, but keep the world well watered, despite the heat of the days.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 12, 740 AL

Fort Boundaries:
Winter -3 - 2 C | 26 - 35 F
Fort is already home to snowfalls, though early in the month they fade away when the sun rises. As the month progresses, more snow stays on the ground, ending up with several feet of snow before the month is over. The areas around homes and populations has the snow shoveled away or trodden down. Icicles attached to Weyr ledges prove some danger and are routinely removed.

Ista Boundaries:
Winter, 9 - 21 C | 48 - 69 F
Generally warm enough to go about without a jacket on, Ista has low humidity but high chance of rain, generally in the form of vicious afternoon thunderstorms. The storms wash away any bite of heat the day had, and leave it feeling fresh for the night. The days are short, but grow bright quickly and the afternoons seem to be particularly short when heavy thunderstorms roll in and cover the sky.

Telgar Boundaries:
Winter, -5 - 0 C | 23 - 32 F
Bitterly cold, with icy winds constantly flowing down from the mountains. Freezing rain is almost constant; the sky always a murky grey and the ground slippery with slushy refrozen ice. The days are extremely short, with the nights dropping a good number below the daily average. Icicles attached to Weyr ledges prove a major danger, and are checked upon every day, with anything bigger than a fist being removed.


Month 07, 740 AL

Fort Boundaries:
Summer 27 - 38 C | 80 - 100 F
Light breezes down from the mountains tot he North keep the temperature comfortable, even when the sun can bake an egg on the edge of a weyr. Sunburn is common.

Ista Boundaries:
Summer, 34 - 43 C | 93 - 110 F
A very dry, dusty heat. Little to no rain, causing more than some to worry about the drought not breaking and the rest of the Isle being at risk of fires. Many seek the depths of weyr, hold or hall during the midday and early afternoon heat.

Telgar Boundaries:
Summer, 26 - 35 C | 79 - 95 F
Muggy, sticky and generally just plain humid. Thunder storms are regular occurances, often happening in the early afternoon or evening, with heavy rainfall before drying off sometime in the night. Mornings are usually crisp, but warm up swiftly.


Month 06, 740 AL

Fort Boundaries: Season, Low to High
Ista Boundaries: Season, Low to High
Telgar Boundaries: Season, Low to High

[[Update slowly in progress because ThistleProse is a slackarse :3 lmao ]]

Month 04, 740 AL
North: Early Spring | South: Early Autumn
−1.9 C to 4.7 C | 20.0 C to 29.0


Spring has sprung, with the snow slowly melting in much of the North, creating mushy grounds and greyish, icy snow piles that are doing their best to melt. In comparison, Ista finds itself naturally warmer, (~10C / 50) and many people who can find rides are making their way to the Island to spend some time in warmth and sunshine, away from the lingering touch of winter.

Katila is beginning to cool down to more reasonable temperature, but is no less muggy and uncomfortable to those who are not used to the seasons. It is still a good place to escape to when seeking a warm day or a nice swim at the lake, though.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 03, 740 AL
North: Early Spring | South: Early Autumn
−1.9 C to 4.7 C | 20.0 C to 29.0


Spring has sprung, with the snow slowly melting in much of the North, creating mushy grounds and greyish, icy snow piles that are doing their best to melt. In comparison, Ista finds itself naturally warmer, (~10C / 50) and many people who can find rides are making their way to the Island to spend some time in warmth and sunshine, away from the lingering touch of winter.

Katila is beginning to cool down to more reasonable temperature, but is no less muggy and uncomfortable to those who are not used to the seasons. It is still a good place to escape to when seeking a warm day or a nice swim at the lake, though.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 02, 740 AL
North: Late Winter| South: Late Summer
13.4 to 21.0 C | 13.8 C to 25.6 C



Month 01, 740 AL
North: Mid Winter| South: Mid Summer
13.4 to 21.0 C | 13.8 C to 25.6 C



Month 12, 739 AL
North: Early Winter| South: Early Summer
-3.1 to 2.1 C | 20.4 C to 29.4 C


Winter has come slowly to the Northern lands of Pern, with more rain and cold winds than snow. As the month progresses, more and more snow will fall, with frequent blizzard-like storms towards the very end of the month. Telgar and Fort will in particular become burried under mountains of snow, while Ista is sunjected to frequent icy rainstorms, and heavy winds coming in from across the ocean.
Month 11, 739 AL
North: Late Autumn| South: Late Spring
13.4 to 21.0 C | 13.8 C to 25.6 C



Month 10, 739 AL
North: Mid Autumn| South: Mid Spring
13.4 to 21.0 C | 13.8 C to 25.6 C




Month 09, 739 AL
North: Early Autumn| South: Early Spring
13.4 to 21.0 C | 13.8 C to 25.6 C


Following the disastrous fires (sometime in around the 28th of Month 08), Ista Isle has found itself suddenly in the midst of constant rain; not enough to flood, but a steady, dreary downfall that seems to only take a time out for a couple of hours here and there, before coming back again. Its cast the entire sooty Isle into a sombre and depressed mood. Alongside the rain, the weather is muggy and while not hot, is not particularly cool, either.

The rest of Northern Pern is getting their usual weather, though they, too, have been called to action following the wildfires that savaged Ista. Many individuals who called Ista Island home have been relocated not just to Ista Weyr, Ista Hold or Sea Cliff Hold, but also to other areas of Pern, whether with family or friends.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 08, 739 AL
North: Late Summer | South: Late Winter
17.4 to 25.5 C | 10.8 C to 23.2 C


Ista is still unseasonably warm - 37 to 45 C - has resulted in an incredibly dry summer, with little to no rain. This was climaxed by a dry thunderstorm, the results of which caused three fires to start across the Island on the 24.07.739 in the early morning hours. While the results of this are yet to be played out, the events will no doubt leave more than just the scarring of the land.

The rest of Northern Pern is getting their usual weather, though they, too, have been called to action following the wildfires that savaged Ista. Many individuals who called Ista Island home have been relocated not just to Ista Weyr, Ista Hold or Sea Cliff Hold, but also to other areas of Pern, whether with family or friends.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 07, 739 AL
North: Mid Summer | South: Mid Winter
18.0 to 26.6 C | 10.2 C to 21.9 C


Ista is still unseasonably warm, with average weather being in the 37 to 45 C range, making it now a more than slightly undesirable escape for the rest of the Northern population from the more enjoyable early summer weather. There has been very little in the way of rain, though the coastal areas are no stranger to the salty wind. Ista's limited farmlands and fields are dry and dusty, with golden straw instead of grass where there is any growth at all.

Meanwhile, the rest of the Northern areas are still getting a lot of evening rain and the occasional thunderstorms, which cools down the populus and allows them to sleep easily without sweating their brains out like the Istans.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 06, 739 AL
North: Early Summer | South: Early Winter
14.9 C to 23.8 C | 11.8 C to 21.9 C


Ista is still unseasonably warm, with average weather being in the 37 to 45 C range, making it now a more than slightly undesirable escape for the rest of the Northern population from the more enjoyable early summer weather. There has been very little in the way of rain, though the coastal areas are no stranger to the salty wind. Ista's limited farmlands and fields are dry and dusty, with golden straw instead of grass where there is any growth at all.

Meanwhile, the rest of the Northern areas are still getting a lot of evening rain and the occasional thunderstorms, which cools down the populus and allows them to sleep easily without sweating their brains out like the Istans.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 05, 739 AL
North: Late Spring | South: Late Autumn
9.9 C to 18.4 C | 13.7 C to 24.5 C


Ista is still unseasonably warm, with average weather being in the 32 to 40 C range, making it a highly desirable escape for the rest of the Northern population from the chilly mid-spring weather. There has been very little in the way of rain, though the coastal areas are no stranger to the salty wind.

Meanwhile, the rest of the Northern areas are getting a lot of rain, thunderstorms, and cloudy days. Grass is growing, flowers flowering, and baby animals popping up all over the place! Yay spring!

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 04, 739 AL
North: Mid Spring | South: Mid Autumn
4.1 C to 11.5 C | 10.0 C to 27.4 C


Ista is still unseasonably warm, with average weather being in the high 20s to low 30s C, making it a highly desirable escape for the rest of the Northern population from the chilly mid-spring weather. There has been very little in the way of rain, though the coastal areas are no stranger to the salty wind.

Meanwhile, the rest of the Northern areas are getting a lot of rain, thunderstorms, and cloudy days. Grass is growing, flowers flowering, and baby animals popping up all over the place! Yay spring!

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 03, 739 AL
North: Early Spring | South: Early Autumn
−1.9 C to 4.7 C | 20.0 C to 29.0


Spring has sprung, with the snow slowly melting in much of the North, creating mushy grounds and greyish, icy snow piles that are doing their best to melt. In comparison, Ista finds itself uncommonly warm (~12C / 53.6) and many people who can find rides are making their way to the Island to spend some time in warmth and sunshine, away from the lingering touch of winter.

Katila is beginning to cool down to more reasonable temperature, but is no less muggy and uncomfortable to those who are not used to the seasons. It is still a good place to escape to when seeking a warm day or a nice swim at the lake, though.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 02, 739 AL
North: Late Winter | South: Late Summer
−5.6 C to 0.4 C | 21.3 C to 30.0


The late-season weather is settling, with much of the Northern hemisphere coated in snow (the exception being the much warmer Ista region) while Katila remains humid and sweltering in the height of Summer.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 01, 739 AL
North: Mid Winter | South: Mid Summer
−6.7 C to −0.7 C | 21.5 C to 30.3 C


Gold Nadioth of Vaeyla, of Ista's flight was won by bronze Rhezalth of N'mor. You can view the Flight Thread here! Gold Aradissicath of Fort has brought about a clutch of [TBA] eggs! The proud mother is jealously guarding the Sands from her fellow gold, and keeping her mate on his toes! The cautious are able to catch a glance, but best not be caught!

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 12, 738 AL
North: Early Winter | South: Early Summer
−3.1 C to 2.1 C | 20.4 C to 29.4 C


Gold Nadioth of Ista is set to take flight this month (though it'll be a surprise IC), while gold Aradissicath is preparing to take full command of the Fort Hatching Grounds as she lays her Clutch early in the month.

The Red Star can be seen by those who choose to see it, causing no shortage of whispers that Thread will return - and just as much dismissal from those who do not believe. After all, it's been so long, surely it is no longer a threat! Weyrleaders are, regardless, beginning to put together wings in their Weyrs, if only to keep troublesome and bored riders busy.

Month 11, 738 AL
North: Late Autumn | South: Late Spring


Autumn is coming to an end, with the days slowly becoming shorter still, with early nights and late mornings. The temperature is getting very cool, with jackets being more required, but it has yet to actually snow. Despite this, it is often raining and miserable.

The Southern contient is in full bloom, with flowers coming to life in the grasses and on the trees. The skies are bright blue with fluffy clouds, and occassional sunshowers bringing a dampness to the day. The nights are still crisp, but not cold. The ground is starting to dry up as water is absorbed by the blooming flora.

Month 10, 738 AL
North: Mid Autumn | South: Mid Spring


Autumn is in full tilt, with the leaves a shocking array of orange and red, and more of them on the ground than on the trees. The skies are often a clear and crisp blue, with a cool breeze flowing, shifting the leaves and sending them scattering. Rain is not common, but when it does roll in the skies are dark like night come early, and thunderstorms are not uncommon, though they don't last for long and the amount of rain that falls isn't too heavy.

The Southern contient is in full bloom, with flowers coming to life in the grasses and on the trees. The skies are bright blue with fluffy clouds, and occassional sunshowers bringing a dampness to the day. The nights are still crisp, but not cold. The ground is starting to dry up as water is absorbed by the blooming flora.

Month 09, 738 AL
North: Start Autumn | South: Start Spring


Nothern regions are entering into Autumn, with the trees beginning to change to their reds and oranges, while the air is beginning to feel more crips. There are still more warm days than cool, and the nights are mostly warm enough for light bedding still. Rain has faded away and most days are clear and bright.

The Southern contient finds itself heading into spring, with rain and flowers vying for attention. The ground is often muddy and squishy, while the skies are either bright and blue, or overcast wtih fluffy clouds.

Month 08, 738 AL
North: End Summer | South: End Winter


Summer is winding to an end in the Northern hemisphere, with the weather slowly cooling and the trees beginning to turn their leaves. The days are still long and bright, but the sun is beginning to lose some of its strength.

The coastal Weyrs are falling victim to coastal storms, strong winds and heavy rains with thunder and lightening.

The more inbound Weyrs and Holds find themselves drier, not getting nearly as much rain or storms, they find themselves on the end of a long drought.

Month 07, 738 AL
North: Mid Summer | South: Mid Winter


Summer is in full spring in the Nothern hemisphere, with the bulk of each day being unbearbly hot, followed by vicious thunderstorms and heavy humidity in the evenings and at night.

The coastal areas are experiencing monsoon like weather, and spend a lot of their time locked away in Hold, Hall or Weyr.

The more inner locations find themselves faced with more dry heat during the day, and horrible humidity in the evening and at night while the thunderstorms rage.
May 2020

Monthly updates are the bane of my existance XD

<3 ThistleProse

December 2019

Monthly Event: Curiosity; Link
December Event: Secret Santa 2.0; Link - Sign up with your desired character(s) to have them assigned to a random thread, with a random topic, to a random partner! This event is 100% optional but we hope you'll take part and have fun!
Upcoming Hatching: Aradissicath of Fort Weyr will have a PC Hatching on January 10th! Be sure to check out our pages relating to Hatchings: Searched, Candidacy and Hatching Guide

July 2019

Monthly Event: Summer Dates; Link
Summer Gather: A Gather is being held at Telgar Hold on the weekend of Month 07, days 17 and 18. Link - Everyone is invited, including deligates from the other Holds, and the Halls. A Stamp will be avaialble for those who like to collect them!

June 2019

See to the left where it says ThistleProse is a slackarse? Yeah. That applies here too :D

April 2019

[Link] Monthly Event: 'What Ails You'
[Link] 740.04.01 | Evening Star - Thallyath's Maiden Flight
740.04.14: Okalinath, NPC Flight - Winner, Bronze NPC.
April's Green Flights:
Week 01: Araith of S'jin
Week 02: Caxith of T'rielle
Week 03: Charath of E'si
Week 04: Astoreth of A'liran

March 2019

ITS AN UPDATE! HOORAH!

I'm not dead, my loves! This month's Event is 'Close Call!' - have fun! Stamps will be uploaded and on display in our Discord chatroom.

There is a topic here for discussion about Pernese religions and belief systems, including in and out of Weyr opinions (variably and as a whole) in regards to delicate matters, such as birth, death, and the afterlife. Also, ghosts anyone? Now I'm imagining a giant arse dragon ghost....

Healer Hall is accepting Gold Candidates (just from Fort, for now) and R'nya will soon be discussing with his Weyrwoman Rhaedalyn the merits of bringing in additional female candidates.... on the condition they are approved for Healer Apprenticeship...

Thallyath, Casa's little gold dragon, will be taking to the skies for her maiden flight in the first week of April (IC date will be 740-04-01) and while a mate is already decided, this clutch will be PC and more candidates are ALWAYS welcome, whether you want them to Impress this round --- or not!

<3


December 2018

I've been slack with these updates! I apologise, but want to wish everyone a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS -- and I hope you all have a thoroughly enjoyable Holiday season, and that you all stay safe and have fun!

I've re-activated the Christmas Layout, but it hasn't been quite kept up to date over hte past 12 months, so please be aware the might be some buggies skittering about!


<3


September 2018

Spring is here! ... In Australia, anyway!

This month’s riveting event is ‘Seas of Fun’, in honour of International Pirate’s Day! After all the drama with the fires, we expect that taking to the sea (or lake, river, pond, etc) would be a very relaxing way to spend some downtime for many dragonriders and Holderfolk alike!

In preparation for October, the even is “Memories of the Past”, which we hope will be a fun way to explore your character’s past, either in solo posts or threads, as inner monolog or as back posting! How you choose to partake is entirely up to you!

October will also see our next PC HATCHING! In order to have your Candidate qualify for Impression, they must have no less than 20 posts! There are lots of characters floating around who would be more than happy to help your Candidate breech that count! Don’t forget to also UPDATE YOUR APPLICATIONS where applicable, or make sure it is submitted at all! We can’t Impress your character if we don’t know what they should be getting!

As always, be sure to submit your threads to the IC RP Timeline submission thread, so they can be added to the list! While you’re at it, remember to submit your favourite quotes – from your character’s or others! – to the Quote Submission Thread! We want to see some recent quotes thrown in with our old ones!

If you haven't already, please drop by the Dragonrider Weyr Allocations thread, and let us know where your dragonriders call home. We are hoping to set up Wings across the three PC Weyrs over the next month or so, and your assistance is much appreciated! As a result, we will be looking for Wingleaders, Wingseconds, and of course Candidates for the clutches we have scheduled for this year!

August 2018

ITS AUGUST! Do you know what that means? It means its less than 4 months until Christmas! OMG.

Okay. So moving on! This month sees us (hopefully) wrapping up the Camp Kink event! Who doesn’t love an abundance of young adults exploring their sexuality without restraint? Its been a hell of a fun ride (haha get it?) so far! Can’t wait to see what the grapevine makes of it when words gets out … haha!

On a more serious note, this month will see us engaging in the Istan Wildfires! This event is a free for all! Feel free to have your characters interact with the event in any way you feel is suitable! There is a lot of room here for personal dramas, trouble making, hero worshiping, etcetera! We really want to see how characters interact with, and dictate, the outcome of the event!

Those of you who are intersted, please take part in a discussion about the Plot for opening up the Healer Hall! You can find it [here].

As always, be sure to submit your threads to the IC RP Timeline submission thread, so they can be added to the list! While you’re at it, remember to submit your favourite quotes – from your character’s or others! – to the Quote Submission Thread! We want to see some recent quotes thrown in with our old ones!

If you haven't already, please drop by the Dragonrider Weyr Allocations thread, and let us know where your dragonriders call home. We are hoping to set up Wings across the three PC Weyrs over the next month or so, and your assistance is much appreciated! As a result, we will be looking for Wingleaders, Wingseconds, and of course Candidates for the clutches we have scheduled for this year!

July 2018

July was July-y.

June 2018

Welcome to the new month! Like always, I'm slack in getting the update up and running, but here it is! This month we have the event 'Summer Fling' - [Link] - which is turning out to be all kinds of entertaining already! Remember, it doesn't have to include smut! It could be an innocent date with some - *gasp* - hand holding!

This month also saw Gold Bedith of Mulrissa take to the skies! She was won by young Syrendryth of T'ryn! Congrats, and may your Hatching be less dramatic than the last one! The Hatching will take place in October so you have a lot of time to get Candidates created, approved, and posting up a storm!

Those of you who are intersted, please take part in a discussion about the Plot for opening up the Healer Hall! You can find it [here].

As always, be sure to submit your threads to the IC RP Timeline submission thread, so they can be added to the list! While you’re at it, remember to submit your favourite quotes – from your character’s or others! – to the Quote Submission Thread! We want to see some recent quotes thrown in with our old ones!

If you haven't already, please drop by the Dragonrider Weyr Allocations thread, and let us know where your dragonriders call home. We are hoping to set up Wings across the three PC Weyrs over the next month or so, and your assistance is much appreciated! As a result, we will be looking for Wingleaders, Wingseconds, and of course Candidates for the clutches we have scheduled for this year!

May 2018

The month of May hosted ’Lost Belongings’ wherein characters should lose something they – or someone else – owns.

As always, be sure to submit your threads to the IC RP Timeline submission thread, so they can be added to the list! While you’re at it, remember to submit your favourite quotes – from your character’s or others! – to the Quote Submission Thread! We want to see some recent quotes thrown in with our old ones!

If you haven't already, please drop by the Dragonrider Weyr Allocations thread, and let us know where your dragonriders call home. We are hoping to set up Wings across the three PC Weyrs over the next month or so, and your assistance is much appreciated! As a result, we will be looking for Wingleaders, Wingseconds, and of course Candidates for the clutches we have scheduled for this year!

April 2018

Well, it’s halfway through the month which shows you how awful I am at keeping this stuff up to date, haha. Due to my slackness, there is no event this month, but the month of May will be hosting ’Lost Belongings’ wherein characters should find something they – or someone else – lost.

In the meantime, gold Okalinath of Kahleena has taken to the skies! You can find her Flight thread taking place on the 4th, here Currently, there is no planned winner, so be sure to throw your bronzes and browns her way! They do not need to be natives to Telgar Weyr to participate!

As always, be sure to submit your threads to the IC RP Timeline submission thread, so they can be added to the list! While you’re at it, remember to submit your favourite quotes – from your character’s or others! – to the Quote Submission Thread! We want to see some recent quotes thrown in with our old ones!

If you haven't already, please drop by the Dragonrider Weyr Allocations thread, and let us know where your dragonriders call home. We are hoping to set up Wings across the three PC Weyrs over the next month or so, and your assistance is much appreciated! As a result, we will be looking for Wingleaders, Wingseconds, and of course Candidates for the clutches we have scheduled for this year!

March 2018

Welcome to March, my friends!

Unfortunately, this month we don’t have any events set up, so we encourage you to wrap up threads and create some personal plots! Next month will be bringing in a new monthly event (Lost Belongings!) so you can always set your character up for that! If you have ideas for future Events, you can submit them here!. Additionally, you can see upcoming events here!

Speaking of new threads, be sure to submit your threads to the IC RP Timeline submission thread, so they can be added to the list! While you’re at it, remember to submit your favourite quotes – from your character’s or others! – to the Quote Submission Thread! We want to see some recent quotes thrown in with our old ones!

If you haven't already, please drop by the Dragonrider Weyr Allocations thread, and let us know where your dragonriders call home. We are hoping to set up Wings across the three PC Weyrs over the next month or so, and your assistance is much appreciated! As a result, we will be looking for Wingleaders, Wingseconds, and of course Candidates for the clutches we have scheduled for this year!

February 2018

It’s the month of loooove my loves! Welcome to February! In order to celebrate the delights of Valentine Day, please take a peek at our active event, ‘Date Night’! This event is active for the duration of February, so be sure to start your thread before the end of the month!

Speaking of new threads, be sure to submit your threads to the IC RP Timeline submission thread, so they can be added to the list! While you’re at it, remember to submit your favourite quotes – from your character’s or others! – to the Quote Submission Thread! We want to see some recent quotes thrown in with our old ones!

If you haven't already, please drop by the Dragonrider Weyr Allocations thread, and let us know where your dragonriders call home. We are hoping to set up Wings across the three PC Weyrs over the next month or so, and your assistance is much appreciated! As a result, we will be looking for Wingleaders, Wingseconds, and of course Candidates for the clutches we have scheduled for this year!

January 2018

Welcome to the New Year, one and all! We hope you had an enjoyable and safe holiday season, and we can't wait to see what your characters will get up to over the next twelve months (and beyond!). The Secret Santa Event has been extended until the 30th of January, so for those of you (like me!) who were busy over the end of December, we hope you can get your threads up and running over the next few weeks! There has been a lot of interesting interactions so far! As we extended the SSE, there won't be a specific January event this month! Don't worry though, we have something up our sleeve for February!

If you haven't already, please drop by the Dragonrider Weyr Allocations thread, and let us know where your dragonriders call home. We are hoping to set up Wings across the three PC Weyrs over the next month or so, and your assistance is much appreciated! As a result, we will be looking for Wingleaders, Wingseconds, and of course Candidates for the clutches we have scheduled for this year!

With the end of December, our Christmas layout has gone back into hiding! You'll be able to use it again at the end of the year, when Christmas again rolls around. You can expect a new layout for the site in the near future.

December 2017

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Madiquel was in high spirits as she left the classroom she’d spent the last four hours in, and made her way to the room she shared with a couple of other girls. There weren’t that many of them in the Hall, but Vaera had told her there were more, now, since Madiquel had started, than there ever had been in the history she was aware of. Honestly, if she let herself think on it, Madiquel was pleased – proud even – of the change her desire to help the Weyr had brought about in a world so far removed from her own. That wasn’t to say she was unaware of the difficulties presented to both herself, and the other women. She’d heard the whispers and some not at all subtle remarks that were aimed at them. Silly things, but things she’d heard before. After all, people mocked her father and she’d seen the way female greenriders were treated.

This, at least… no one was expecting anything untoward of her in that regard, for which Madiquel was extremely grateful! She still blushed crimson at the mention of holding hands or dating, and she’d been teased by some of her new friends when they had pointed out a couple of attractive Journeymen who were only slightly older than themselves. To be fair, he’d been tall, fair and had glorious golden hair that Madiquel had agreed would be lovely to play with. Though she certainly had not said any such thing! Of course, her crimson blush and wide eyes was more than enough fodder. Madiquel still couldn’t believe the things the girls believed about dragonriders having sex around every corner! Outrageous!

Dropping her books and bag into the chest at the foot of her bed, Madiquel locked it with the decorative and intricate lock that T’ryn had bought for her. It was fancy, but he’d told her that the crafter had been very stout in the fact that it would be almost impossible to pick – so ‘don’t lose the key!’ – though Madiquel was quite sure T’ryn would kidnap the said crafter to come and unlock it himself if she did lose the key! Madiquel giggled at the idea of a serious and frowning craftsman being snatched up by Syrendryth, whom she was always led to believe was equally as serious, and bring him to her to work magic on a keyless lock. Shaking her head, Madiquel squeaked when Clover appeared abruptly before her, and dropped a letter into her hand. Beaming, Madiquel quickly recognised A’tay’s handwriting spelling her name across the front of the roll – as if Clover would give it to anyone but her!

“Hello little missy!” petting the firelizard – who had landed on her shoulder – Madiquel made her way cheerfully towards the dining hall, knowing that even though it wasn’t quite dinner time, the earlier released classes – such as her own – would be taking their seats and preparing to eat. She’d been delighted to discover that the Hall wasn’t as formal as it was in the stories; massive Hall-wide dining only seemed to occur when there was someone to Walk the Tables. Which, in Madiquel’s opinion, made sense. After all, feeding the thousands of people in the Hall all at once every night would be ridiculously exhausting for the poor cooks! “Speaking of,” Madiquel said with a frown to Clover, “I believe I’m on dish duty tonight.” Which would start around eight pm, so she had some time!

Striding confidently into the Dining Hall, Madiquel looked around for any of her new friends as she lined up to get herself a plate for food and a glass for drink. As she piled foods on her plate, she continued to look around. Only spotting a couple – and all of them at full tables – Madiquel instead started looking around for tables with fewer people at them, so she could read and reply to A’tay’s letter. It was as she was pouring gravy over her meats that Madiquel spotted L’gan. He was on his own – she could see a couple moving away. Class mates? – and she considered before nodding to herself. Vaera and a couple of the other girls had been whispering about him, and been quite insistent that Madiquel arrange for them to meet him (really, Madiquel figured they were really aiming at his dragon, since she was far too innocent to consider the fact that they might be serious in any quips about bedding the man).

Picking up her plate, and carefully balancing her cup on the rim, Madiquel made her way towards L’gan, arriving safely from behind the man she carefully set her stuff down on the table a polite distance away from him, and then climbed onto the bench. “I hope you don’t mind some more company,” she said politely, flashing the greenrider a gentle smile. “Did you have a busy day? Honestly, I’m surprised I’m so hungry after the stuff I saw today!” Really, she’d forgotten about her tendency to feel faint at the sight of blood, when she’d decided she wanted to be a healer. Though, after six months of training, she was pleased to discover that while she still (frequently) felt faint, she hadn’t yet embarrassed herself. Just gone pasty.
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Returning to the Hall had been difficult to say the least, but L’gan felt like he was making progress finally. If some of his former friends preferred to ignore him, well… their loss. He had been pleased to hear of R’nya and Verec’s arrangement, and helped out the women of the weyr when he could.

Lost in his thoughts, he didn’t notice her approach until a plate was set beside him. He smiled at her greeting, gesturing with a hand at the space beside him. “Please, I’d be happy for the company. Madiquel, right?” He had noticed the young woman in with the others from Fort and was impressed with her drive. While it wasn’t unusual for women in a hold or Weyr to learn some first aid or medicine preparation, to actually apply to learn at the Hall took guts.

He laughed, thinking back on the busy day he had just finished. “Busy doesn’t even begin to cover it,” he replied, taking a sip of his drink. “Between working in the clinic all morning and lessons in the compounding lab this afternoon, I’ve barely had a chance to sit or eat.”

When she mentioned her surprise at her appetite he laughed again, knowing that emotion all too well. “Sometimes the mind does strange things. There’s times after the simplest stitches I’ve felt greener than Semath, and then I’ll turn around and feel like I could devour an entire roast and wherry by myself after a long and bloody surgery. There’s no accounting for it, but it’s better than the alternative.”

L’gan took a bite, looking thoughtful. “If you don’t mind me asking, what drew you to the craft?” Personally he had known as a child, watching his mother helping prepare dressings and things and remembering her tidy, secure stitches, neater even than some of the healers he’d thought.
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Madiquel smiled serenely at the agreement for her company and settled into devouring her meal as L’gan spoke, only nodding at intervals – such as to affirm her name – though she didn’t do anything so monstrous as make a mess. Katilan born, Madiquel had never gone hungry, but she was well aware of all the hard work that went into preparing a meal, from the collection to the final destination upon the table. Part of her chores as a child had been assisting with finding greens or fruit, or helping in the kitchen since she’d had no stomach for skinning or cleaning kills. As a result, Madiquel always said her please and thank you, and she never ate without quiet dignity and appreciation for what was before her.

“I’m glad its normal,” Madiquel said, her amusement in her voice as she paused, picking up her glass. It was filled with simple water. She knew others enjoyed wine, mead or juice with their meals, but Madiquel enjoyed simple, fresh water. Sometimes, she’d drink mulled wine, or heavily watered wine, when she was having a girls evening with Rhaedalyn and the children. But that made her miss home, and after the first experience, she had stuck to her familiar but not so bitter-sweet water.

The question that followed had a small smile flicking Madiquel’s lips. It was a common one, and while folks didn’t know she was the catalyst for the influx of Weyrfolk and women in the Hall, that didn’t stop the question from being sprung on her. Madiquel had heard it asked of many of the others, and indeed, it was one of the questions Verec had asked her. And her father. And R’nya. The answer came easily, now. “I want to be useful,” she said, with quiet but firm honesty. “When my friend got mauled,” she didn’t bother to specify which one. A’tay was embarrassed by the event, and really, so many of the Candidates had been mauled in one way or another over the past several Turns that it wasn’t a surprise event. “It all kind of…” she shrugged, falling away. The event on the Sands had been the catalyst, but it had taken a bit of time to go from event to full-fledged idea.

“What about yourself?” she asked, giving a playful smile. Some people had actually seemed taken aback when she asked them the question, they sprung on her. Others had answered with the same easy familiarity she had found over time. It was a nice change, from the ‘why don’t you want to be a candidate/dragonrider?’ she had had to field over her lifetime. She was just glad all of her weyr-friends had picked up on it, and none of them pressured her for an answer or tried to change her mind. They’d all been so supportive since she’d come to the Hall, too! Remembering A’tay’s letter to her, she touched the edge of the roll tucked into her belt, anxious to read it, but wanting to do so when she was alone and could reply to her friend right after she’d read it.
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L’gan wasn’t surprised when she lobbed his question back at him. He smiled and replied genuinely. “I suppose I’ve always wanted to. I grew up here after the Weyrs were abandoned; my mother and I had nowhere else to go after my father and Gemith went between. So we came here.” The smile remained, though a hint of sadness had entered his eyes as he spoke.

“She taught me stitches she had used on dragon wings and told stories of Weyr life to me and to others left behind, keeping it alive for us. And then I was just so curious and myself so useful they had to ‘prentice me or risk losing me to another hall. With my love of learning and books the Harpers would have snatched me up before they thought to check if I had an ear for tone or rhythm,” he joked with a wink. “Then once I was finally in, they couldn’t shake me off. Master Aerin used to say I soaked up skills faster than a sponge. He was,” he paused, “less than thrilled when I Impressed. His son was stolen and died on the sands, so he doesn’t have much faith in riders these days.”

He cleared his throat and took another sip of wine. “Still, it gave me a great subject for anatomical studies of dragons. No more pestering random riders to draw their dragons, just bribing Semath with oilings and baths.” He’d been horrified and elated that day on the sands, worried about what the Hall would do or say, but he would never have given her up for anything in the world. “And those have come in handy for some of the classes you and the others are taking, I heard. I’m just glad to have some records newer than 20 turns old to use, even if I’ve had to compile a fair amount of them myself.”
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An expression of deep sadness swept over Madiquel's face at the mention of L’gan’s family surviving the Plague. While it had only taken the lives of the dragons directly, Madiquel knew it had affected so many people as a result. Dragonriders were, of course, the highest impact, but the nonrider family, friends, community had been hit hard. Even within the Hall, Madiquel had heard whispers about men and women who live there, that had survived their dragon’s suicide. Like her Papa. Madiquel missed him so, even though she’d seen him not too long ago, and they’d already planned their next picnic lunch.

“Oh, I’m sorry!” It was a generic response, but one deeply sincere from the teen as she stared at L’gan, wondering who the Healer was (she hadn’t crossed paths with the man… yet?) and who his son had been. So many youth died on the Sands; Madiquel knew it was a number that was toned down and kept quiet, because the Weyr couldn’t afford for people to turn away being Searched, and statistically, the Candidates were more likely to walk off the Sands, than they were to get mauled. She was pretty sure they technically had more chance of Impression than dying, but she’d never done that math.

A sudden smile lit up Madiquel’s face, as L’gan brought up pestering dragonriders himself, and she latched onto it with a giggle. “Speaking of pestering dragonriders,” she teased, eyes bright with mirth. “Some of my classmates are dying to meet you,” she laughed, clearly indicating with a scrunched up nose and amused expression that it wasn’t L’gan that the girls were so much interested in, as the dragon he was bonded to. “Would you or Semath mind terribly? They’ve never seen a dragon up close, and R’nya’s Xyreith is terribly intimidating.” The Weyrleader was the one who had dropped her off, and while he visited upon occasion with (or without) Rhaedalyn and the girls, Madiquel had never been quite confident enough to ask if her classmates could meet the bronze. He was kind of scary, and not at all approachable. Not like greens usually were!

Madiquel beamed hopefully up at L’gan.
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“It’s been a while,” he replied. While the pain of such a loss would never go away, he hoped it would fade for the other man with time. “He’s beginning to come around, but I try to not remind him of it if I can.”

He finished off his plate and lingered, sipping his drink while they talked more. At the mention of introductions, he chuckled. “Semath would love it. She adores meeting new people and being the center of attention.” L’gan laughed as she mentioned the Fort Weyrleader and his dragon with nerves. “Too true! I think they must practice it,” he joked. “But I’ve yet to find a young green who doesn’t like pretty new friends, especially if they flatter her,” he added with a wink.

“Let your friends know we’d be happy to meet them.” The greenrider grinned.
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Madiquel clapped her hands in an innocent display of her joy, her smile fixed on her face and eyes bright. “Oh, that would be wonderful!” Her voice was low, but only so that she didn't squeal and disrupt all the people occupied with eating their food.

“Do you have a time or day you’re more readily available?” She asked, reaching up to offer Clover a scrap of her food; she’d mostly finished her meal and was just passing time now. Honestly, Madiquel wasn’t in a rush to leave, as she didn’t have any classes that evening, and was too inexperienced to be put on the work schedule. She did, however, have a ton of homework to get done.

But that would be for after she’d read the letter from TayTay and responded to it! But that, too, would wait a little longer as she wrapped up her socialising with L’gan and made arrangements for some of her classmates to meet the green dragon he was bonded to. Maybe she’d send Clover to one of the guys at some point, too! Their blues were all super friendly, and of course T’ryn was wonderful though Madiquel felt his Syrendryth was somewhat standoffish and probably wouldn’t overly enjoy being gushed over… Hrm.

“We’re usually all free post dinner at the moment, but I know you probably are a little more stretched for time.” Madiquel smiled sweetly, and hoped for a time that would work for all of them to meet Semath - hopefully before it got completely dark so everyone could see her pretty hide up close!
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He grinned at her enthusiasm and offered her firelizard a little nibble as well, stroking her head gently. “Definitely post supper. But we’re also around just before breakfast and we could come earlier if you want. See her in the light,” he added with a wink. They talked about their plans, finding the perfect time.

“Classes going well? Struggling with anything?” L’gan asked. “I could help if you’d like.” He laughed as Clover clambered over to him greedy for attention. “If only to distract this one while you work.”
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