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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.
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

And so it is December! Can’t believe how fast this year is flying by! At any rate, we have LOTS of fun for you this month! For starters, why don’t you sign up for our Secret Santa Event! Pairs will be assigned on the 14th! You can sign your character(s) up as a Giver, a Receiver or Both! We also hope that you enjoy our Christmas layout, which will be available for use for the entire month of December! After that, it will go into hiding until next Christmas!

We will also be awarding the HORRIFYING MOMENTS stamps to those who qualified for them, as well as the WORDS OF THE MONTH for November. We hope you enjoyed these Events, and you can expect more of them in the upcoming year!

This month we will also be focusing on the RP Records, and request you submit all your threads here so we can update the Timeline! As it says in the thread, the Timeline will be updated every month, in the first week. To help us maintain, be sure to submit your threads as soon as you open them!

November 2017

Welcome to November! We'd love it if you would take the time to Vote in our Horrifying Moments threads! We will also be awarding Stamps for people who vote, not just those who took part! We hope you enjoyed this event as much as we did! You can see the Stamps that will be awarded in the Horrifying Moment's thread.

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[G] [Private] [Event] 740.08.24 | Gap Year
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It had been difficult to get a proper recounting of the Hatching from her father, but eventually Vaera had managed to convince him to give her a quick summary while he bustled around getting things organized because apparently there were dragonets to dissect - gasp! - and malnourished dragonets who needed a team of Healers on hand. And to top it all off, Madiquel had Impressed - from the Stands, no less - and wouldn’t be returning to the Hall for classes for at least a turn. As much as she hated to admit it, Vaera couldn’t blame her father for banning them all from attending. Healers seemed to be very attractive to dragonets - especially green ones, since nearly all the Impressed Healers seemed to be greenriders. Vaera wondered why that was. She remembered reading somewhere that dragons had a preference for people with high empathy, which was a common trait among Healers. Perhaps that was the draw?

Regardless of the reason, Madiquel had Impressed, and while it was terrifically exciting Vaera knew she was going to miss her friend’s presence at the Hall. The other girl was just so fun, and always nice, and she tried so hard in her studies. She was a good friend.

Vaera had been surprised - but not upset - to have Clover pop in one day while she was studying with a note from Madiquel, inviting Vaera to visit her and Zezeth. Zezeth! Her dragon! Vaera had written back immediately, handing the hastily written note to Clover who had squeaked happily before going between, presumably back to Madiquel. Within a fairly short period of time - firelizards were such helpful little things when it came to communication, Vaera would have to convince her father to see if he could get a few for the Hall - she and Madiquel had worked out a day and time for Vaera to visit, and Madiquel had arranged for T’ryn and Syrendryth to pick her up.

She’d smiled at both of them when they arrived, thanking them individually for bringing her to visit her friend. Syrendryth even lowered his head so she could scratch his headknobs again, and Vaera had flushed in delight. A bronze dragon thought she was polite, let her touch him even when not completely necessary, and had even spoken to her once. She was completely enamoured.

After a short flight - Vaera was never going to get over how fast dragon flight was, especially with betweening - they arrived at Ista Weyr, and Syrendryth brought them to a large stone ledge, where Madiquel and a very tiny green dragon were waiting.

“Madi!” Vaera said excitedly, hands clasped together in excitement, doing her best not to run forward and pull Madiquel into a hug. She looked tired, and Vaera wasn’t sure what the rules were now that she had a dragon. Especially since she’d heard how worried everyone was over the dragonets and how fragile they were, Vaera didn’t want to startle Zezeth if she could help it.
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Admittedly, her friends hadn’t been at the top of Madiquel’s list of importance for a bit there; she knew they would understand, but especially those who had dragons, and she knew her Healer friends would also understand, because they understood - if not the dragon side of things - the importance of keeping the unwell alive, and getting them well in the process. All said and done, however, as soon as her new life began to take on a routine that was becoming predictable (and that only took about a week, honestly) Madiquel had began reaching out to her friends and family (or the friends and family that weren’t A’tay, whom had been as constant a companion as they could get away with). Her Papa had been the most important, of course, and Madiquel was still overwhelmed by all the emotions involved in that first meeting between herself, Papa and little Zezeth.

Thankfully for all involved, Zezeth wasn’t prone to speaking; the little dragonet had a preference for sharing her thoughts and opinions through a channel of emotions and images, a lot like Madiquel was used to getting from Clover, though with decidedly more point to them. She thought it was a fun method of communication, overall, and Zezeth had clearly implied that she wasn’t particularly keen on speaking to everyone within broadcast range just because she wanted to speak to Madiquel. Madiquel had explained she would outgrow it, but apparently Zezeth didn’t want to wait that long. Whatever the case, her silence made her a good dragon for the girl who’s Papa was somewhat unstable in regards to dragons, mindsharing, and the bodiless voices dragons had.

Madiquel had invited Vaera to come and visit as soon as she was both able and allowed, and was delighted when, after some arrangements and careful organisation, it was only three weeks after Impression. Madiquel had been genuinely worried that Verec wouldn’t let his daughter come, and hadn’t counted on Vaera being allowed until she received notice from Eb’zer that Zellekath could see Syrendryth coming in for a landing, with a passenger on board. Madiquel squealed excitedly, bounding through the living area with young Zezeth bouncing along behind her. The dragonet was still notably small, but she was growing like a reed, shooting up and lengthwise with such determination that she was still horrifically skinny; but it was a kind of healthy skinny. Her hide had a good glow to it, and Madiquel took great care to keep it that way. She ate frequently and well, and was incredibly curious and self assured. Madiquel loved her.

“Hi!” Madiquel chirped, closing the distance between them and launching a quick hug at Vaera. Unlike Dyoricath, who just about ruptured eardrums whenever Misharan — Sh’ran — so much as looked at another human of any type, standing, or for any reason, Zezeth was very reasonable about Madiquel being in contact with other people. It probably helped that Madiquel was ridiculously innocent and sex was as far from her mind as it was closet to Sh’ran’s (not that Madiquel would have known that). After hugging Vaera tightly for a moment, Madiquel stepped back and grinned. “I’ve missed you!” She said brightly, completely sincere, and then took her friend's hand to hold out to Zezeth to sniff, as she introduced them.

“Zee, this is Vaera! Vaera, this is Zezeth!” The little dragon sniffed at Vaera’s hand, then made a soft chirping sound and let Madiquel show Vaera how Zezeth liked to have her eyeridges scratched just so, the skinny little green humming happily at the attention.
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Vaera happily returned the hug, so relieved Madiquel seemed to be her usual cheerful self. She’d overheard some of the updates her father got - and maybe, possibly, sneakily read some of the papers on Verec’s desk when no one was looking - and it sounded like the new Weyrlings were constantly worried, on edge, and not getting enough sleep, but it looked like a few weeks in they were doing a little better. Or at least, Madiquel was doing better. Vaera hadn’t met the other two, before or after Impressing, and couldn’t really comment on if they were acting normally.

“I’ve missed you too,” she said smiling, letting Madiquel move her hand around however she wanted. When Zezeth sniffer her hand Vaera couldn’t help letting out a soft ‘aww’ at how cute she was.

“Hello, Zezeth,” Vaera said, moving her hand from Zezeth’s nose to her eyeridges like Madiquel was showing her, “It’s lovely to meet you.” The little green’s hide was so soft, and even with how skinny she was Vaera thought Zezeth had a sort of elegance to her. She clearly still had a long way to being a healthy adult dragon, but in Vaera’s not-quite-expert opinion Zezeth looked like she was improving and would continue doing so. Vaera had seen some the sketches her father had been sent of the dragonets in their first week, and Zezeth definitely looked better than that now!

“You look so good, Zezeth!” Vaera turned to beam at Madiquel. “She looks so good!” Okay, maybe Vaera didn’t know a whole lot about what dragonets were supposed to look like at this age, but she was an apprentice Healer and Zezeth didn’t look like she was completely wasting away to her. And she definitely had improved since the sketches Vaera had seen.

“Now, tell me everything. What’s it like? What are you learning? Oh, hang on,” she said, spinning around quickly to wave at T’ryn and Syrendryth and thank them again for bringing her to visit Madiquel and Zezeth. She’d already thanked them twice, but she’d been so excited to see Madiquel she’d forgotten to thank them again. That task complete, Vaera turned back to Madiquel and continued peppering her with questions about how she was doing and all about Zezeth.
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Madiquel gasped, her eyes wide, and also spun to wave frantically at T’ryn, blowing him a kiss in thanks, feeling quite ashamed about not thanking him the moment Syrendryth had landed to let Vaera off of him and to spend time with her. Well! She’d just have to get a gift for him! A’tay would know just what to get him, and would no doubt help her obtain the gift. With that decided, Madiquel turned her attention back to her best friend and her baby dragon.

“She’s grown so much!” Madiquel said, latching onto Vaera’s hand and leading her fellow apprentice into the main weyr, and then through there. She stopped to introduce Vaera to anyone she didn’t already know, but didn’t let them linger. Zezeth led the way happily, stopping to look back over her shoulder whenever Madiquel paused to talk to her fellow humans, Zezeth’s emotions flowing back in such a manner that had Madiquel giggling and excusing herself with an anxious look towards her dragonet every time. “She’s also somewhat exasperated by me at the moment,” Madiquel explained quietly to Vaera, giggling again as Zezeth snorted at them and then nosed the bedroom door open.

“In here,” Madiquel said, pushing the door open further and leading Vaera in, and then closing the door with a low click. Zezeth had already bounded up onto the bed and made herself comfortable. She was so much bigger now, and leaving a lot less space for Madiquel – there was still space, but a lot less than when they’d first taken up residence in the room. Leading Vaera over to the bed, Madiquel settled herself and curled her feet under herself, grinning at Vaera as she made herself comfortable, too. “What were your questions?” Madiquel asked, laughing softly, before she started answering them, both of them knowing she didn’t forget questions that quickly, no matter how excited she was.

“It’s strange!” Madiquel said, glancing at Zezeth and smiling lightly before turning back to Vaera. “I never wanted this,” she gestured at the dragonet, the room at large, the change in her life. “But I couldn’t imagine not having Zee now?” She sighed, and shrugged one shoulder. “I miss learning Healing,” she said, “but I guess I’m still doing more than most Weyrlings, considering these three.”

“Mostly we’re not learning a whole lot,” she laughed. “Focusing on keeping the babies alive, really. From what I understand – we’ve compared lessons, TayTay and I – ” she smiled slightly, but didn’t indicate just how much time the young bronzerider had been spending with her, especially in the first week! For a bit over the first seven days, the only time Madiquel had felt it was safe to sleep was when A’tay was there to keep an eye on Zezeth. She was less obsessed with the fact that her dragon might die, now, and leave her alone to flounder in the darkness like her Papa, but it was still there and Madiquel had a feeling it would never go, because she knew so intimately what it was like for a dragonless rider.

“The first week is usually a lot of eating and sleeping, but we’re several weeks into eating and sleeping now.” She shrugged slightly. “I have a feeling most of our Weyrlinghood will be delayed, because of the rough start.” A pouty look was given to Vaera, “but hopefully not too much, because I want to come back to the Hall!” A wide-eyed pause. “Do you think I can come back?” She hadn’t actually had a chance to speak to Verec, to make sure it was still in the cards. She had just assumed, and suddenly she realised she’d been assuming and she went crimson with embarrassment. What if he didn’t want her to come back?
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Vaera let Madiquel lead her by the hand further into the weyr, smiling at everything Madiquel told her. She laughed and made encouraging noises in all the appropriate places, glancing back and forth between Madi and Zezeth all along the walk and while they talked in their room. Zezeth was so pretty, and Vaera was just so fascinated by dragons, but she was talking to Madiquel and she didn’t want her friend to feel ignored while she was talking because Vaera absolutely cared very much and didn’t want to give Madi any impression otherwise.

“They probably just want to leave a buffer after they’re ready to be extra sure they’re ready, just in case,” Vaera said reassuringly in response to the talk of lessons, “You’ll all be getting plenty of lessons soon enough.” Even if the dragons took a little longer at certain points, now that they were doing better there had to be lots the human Weyrlings could learn while they were waiting for their dragons’ bodies to catch up.

Then Madiquel asked about coming back to the Hall and she looked so worried, and Vaera immediately reached out to take her friend’s hands. “Of course you’ll be able to come back!” Vaera exclaimed. “Da likes you, I can tell, you’re a good student. And it’s not like there isn’t a precedent, look at Eb’zer and L’gan,” she added, inclining her head towards the door and the rest of the Weyr. Vaera couldn’t say for sure, since she hadn’t been there, but she was pretty sure her father had insisted on Impressed Healers getting the chance to return to the Hall. He’d been so upset when Eb’zer Impressed the turn before. There was no way he’d ban Madiquel from returning once Zezeth was old enough, and Vaera did her best to reassure her friend of this fact.

“Think of it as like, an extended study, like when Senior Apprentices or the younger Journeymen are tapped to work with a specific Master” she said excitedly. “We don’t have a whole lot on dragons, so your special project is observing how dragons grow up. And then when you come back to the Hall, you can use that knowledge to contribute to recreating our knowledge of dragonhealing. Here, I’m going to assign you extra homework for while you’re waiting on Weyrling lessons,” Vaera grinned cheekily. “Write me detailed letters about all you’re learning about dragon anatomy and physiology from observing Zezeth and her brothers! That way you’ll always have something to do, and I can take your observations and organize them so we can add them to the Hall’s records on dragons. It’ll be our little project.” She smiled at Madi, hoping the other girl liked the idea. Not everyone was as eager about homework as Vaera could be, she knew, but Madiquel was always so interested in learning, and writing letters to a friend was much easier than a proper essay. Vaera would be the one to translate it into a more studious format. It would be a fun and worthwhile exercise, and it was an excuse to ask for more letters and visits.
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