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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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[G] [Private] 741.05.23 | Fancy Dresses
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Green Zezeth

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Madiquel felt like the Weyrlingmaster, and about five hundred assistants had spent about ten hours prepping herself and the boys for their first major trip between to Benden. It was like they hadn’t been teaching them how to do the fancy trick for the past week. Not that Madiquel didn’t understand, she did, honest, but that didn’t stop the frustration when it took until noon for them to be able to actually arrive at Benden Weyr. Noon! Madiquel puffed out an irritated breath as she came out of the bedroom she was borrowing for the next several days, delicately dressed in a gown Rhaedalyn had sent to her, a gift for Impressing to Zezeth. Madiquel adored it. The fact that Rhaedalyn had gotten D’hys to deliver it had had Madiquel blushing and stuttering for hours.

Brushing her hands over her stomach, Madiquel flattened the lacey gauze of her skirts, feeling them flutter around her shins as she moved. She felt spectacularly pretty, her hair pulled up in an elaborate pile that she’d spent weeks practicing, with a few curls falling loose around her face and neck. Madiquel had speckled her hair with seasonal flowers, the scent a delicate perfume that swirled gently around her like her skirt as she walked. The lacey gown was made of the palest of blues, with a semi-corset bodice that had made Madiquel blush when she realised how much it emphasised her bust; though she wasn’t sure if it was because her breasts were so small compared to other girls, or because they existed at all. Ugh.

The shoulders were her favourite bit, though; they were delicately made with wonderful needlepoint work, the shapes of flowers, butterflies, and leaves – all in delicate shades of blue, white and a soft pink and green. If ever the gorgeous gown became obsolete, Madiquel had already decided she’d be getting the embroidery used on another gown, or something. Leaning over carefully, Madiquel tugged her delicate, matching slippers onto her feet, and wriggled her toes within their confines before smiling to herself and slipping out of the room. Time to find some friends, and dance!

Madiquel knew that A’tay was somewhere within the Weyr or Hold, and while she was definitely going to find her friend, her first mission was to find Rhaedalyn and show off the gorgeous gown to the goldrider. Climbing carefully onto Zezeth, the pair glided low over the road between Weyr and Hold, and Zezeth landed, letting Madiquel slide off in a cloud of skirts before trotting off to find her own friends, the quiet dragon trilling a greeting before settling down to listen in on the conversations between others, enjoying the socialising without the need to speak herself.

A higher pitched chirp greeted Madiquel, and she looked up to see Clover, the little firelizard twirling in the air before leading Madiquel through the stalls and people. It didn’t take long for the young greenrider to spot Rhaedalyn, and her squeal of delight started several people around them. Madiquel was oblivious as she burst into a run, and threw herself onto the woman, wrapping her arms around Rhaedalyn’s waist and hugging her tight. “Rhaedalyn!” Peering around Rhaedalyn, Madiquel smiled sheepishly at R’nya who gave her a small smile, before hugging Rhaedalyn again and stepping back. “Thank you so much!” She twirled, clasping her hands under her chin as she came to a stop facing her friend.
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Gold Aradissicath

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Rhaedalyn loved Gathers. As a girl, she enjoyed them for the dancing and trying new foods and seeing what the tailors and weavers created. As she got older, she started to lose that love, knowing she was an undesirable that no one would marry and she felt like everyone knew it as if she wore a sign. She wasn’t great at cooking and her stitches were messy and Gathers started to show how horrible she was at everything compared to others. That had changed once again in recent years thanks to her time in Katila, discovering who she really was and what she was capable of. R’nya taking her on as his Weyrwoman also continued to push her confidence and now she was able to walk around a Gather relaxed and able to enjoy herself once more.

That’s what she was doing now as they had decided they needed and deserved the break after the months of helping to ready Benden Weyr and being sandbound for some of it. Rhaedalyn merrily worked her way through the stands with R’nya at her side and their daughters back at Fort. They were in the crèche where she sometimes liked to keep them to help them socialize with other kids but that day was also so Quinvalis and Aederyn could have some free time as well. Aederyn had been such a gift when D’hys mentioned her circumstances and he wanted to get around the Healer Hall rule. That had been curious but he didn’t seem to show any interest in her romantically—though Rhaedalyn confessed he was kind of hard to read to begin with—but she jumped on finding a way to keep the young woman in the Weyr and thought about an extra set of hands with the girls from time to time. It was working out wonderfully and it was nice to see Quinvalis have someone else to talk to again.

A squeal of delight had Whisper taking off from her shoulder as Rhaedalyn turned around to see Madiquel flying at her. She laughed as the girl wrapped her up in a hug that was returned with equal amounts of enthusiasm. Madiquel was partly to thank for Aederyn’s new job since the young greenrider had accidentally Impressed during her healing studies. She knew a dragon hadn’t been in Madiquel’s grand plan but it was so good to see her smiling and happy.

“You’re so very welcome!” It was a late gift but she had been busy and there was also the threat that Zezeth wouldn’t live long given her rough start at life. Rhaedalyn hadn’t wanted to send anything too soon only to find out the dragon had perished or would be too sickly for her life to fly. It wouldn’t seem appropriate for a congratulatory gift in either case. Still, Zezeth was a bit fragile but whole and seemed to be progressing normally and with a Gather coming up, Rhaedalyn knew she had to find Madiquel the perfect dress.

Truthfully, Madiquel was like another daughter to her. Her mother had died in the landslide and while Jajojin did the best he could for her, a womanly touch was sometimes still needed and Rhaedalyn jumped in to help fill that void. Just like she may have helped push Madiquel along in her obvious crush on D’hys. She had purposely sent the bluerider to deliver the gift to help encourage the girl to speak to him some more.

Taking Madiquel’s hand, Rhaedalyn led them off the path of stalls so they wouldn’t be in the way while the talked. They kept in touch via letter but it wasn’t the same as in person. “You are absolutely beautiful, Madi! And not just the dress. You’re glowing with happiness and that makes me so happy… and curious. It can’t just be getting out of the Weyr. Do you have plans for the day?”
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Green Zezeth

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Madiquel blushed deeply, but smiled brilliantly at Rhaedalyn’s compliment, biting her bottom lip before giving the woman another quick hug in thanks, not sure how else to articulate what the compliment meant. When her hand was taken, and she was led off the main path, Madiquel squeeze Rhaedalyn’s fingers gently. She’d missed her friend so much! While the young greenrider was akin to a daughter to Rhaedalyn, the goldrider was hovering the realm of mother for Madiquel; she loved Rhaedalyn dearly, more than she could say, and she hadn’t realised how much she missed her friend and mentor before seeing her in person once again. It wasn’t even that they hadn’t seen each other in such a long time. It felt like an eternity, but surely it hadn’t been that long since Rhaedalyn last visited Ista?

Not lingering on that, Madiquel smiled as R’nya glanced at them fondly, before wandering off. No doubt he’d spend his alone time buying gifts for his beautiful mate and their daughters. Madiquel certainly hoped he was, anyway, though she knew history said he was. “I’ve missed you!” Madiquel said with honest fever, beaming up at Rhaedalyn once again, but she nodded. “It is very good to be off the Island,” she laughed. This was their first long distance trip between and she hadn’t left Zezeth’s side since Impressing her pretty green reed. She’d been a bit worried about leaving her Papa for the few days she would be in Benden, and had sent Clover back to the Weyr as fast as possible so the green flit could deliver the ‘arrived safely!’ message she’d decided to send her Papa, just to reassure him that they were both fine. Clover would do periodic checks on the man over the next few days, probably to the point where it would drive him a bit (more) nutty!

“Shopping,” Madiquel laughed, “and dancing!” She lifted the hand she had linked with Rhaedalyn’s so she could twirl around, the skirts flaring a little around her legs and Madiquel dropped into a neat curtsy when she was facing Rhaedalyn once more, giggling. “I’m going to track Quin down tomorrow, and he’s going to officially meet Zezeth!” She was pretty excited about that, and she was looking forward to seeing her friend again! Especially after the horror she’d heard about happening at his last Standing. Her smile faltered for a moment, guilt and regret flashing across her eyes, before she pushed the emotions aside and smiled again. “And I want to cross paths with Vaera at some point, too!” Gosh, having a dragon that wasn’t allowed to travel was so inconvenient, but the future would be theirs and Madiquel was looking forward to graduating and being allowed to travel with her dragon anywhere they wanted (within reason, of course!) to see whomever they wanted, when they wanted. It would be amazing!

And of course – “And TayTay should be around somewhere. Zee is with Xy,” She twisted a little, glancing around like she thought her friend might appear out of the milling people; it wasn’t an impossibility, but he was taller than most people, especially the gaggles of ladies that were milling around. She didn’t see him, though, and turned her attention back to Rhaedalyn with a radiant smile. “Otherwise, no plans,” she laughed. “What are you up to? You lost your escort,’ she giggled, nodding in the direction R’nya had long since vanished into.
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Gold Aradissicath

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“No plans, eh?” Rhaedalyn laughed with the Madiquel ended her long list of things she wanted to do in the short amount of time given to her away from Ista. She didn’t blame her young friend and would have done much the same in her position. Honestly, they were in rather similar situations. Running a Weyr didn’t leave her and R’nya with much free time even with a Weyrsecond, Head Woman, mentors, and other staff members. They were always on call and even now, spending the day away from the region had her a bit anxious that someone would come running for her—or more likely, R’nya. Still, she was going to dance, shop, and visit friends as well.

“And I lost my preferred escort,” Rhaedalyn clarified and then glanced around the crowd of people milling about. “Trust me, the leaders are never truly alone. There’s always someone watching to make sure we’re safe and don’t need anything,” she sighed, a bit annoyed but also used to such measures when she was out in the public. Usually that only happened when she was out with R’nya since he was the more important of the two of them leadership-wise. Golds were still low in numbers so they weren’t allowed to leave their Weyrs too often to begin with as its own way of protection and that probably bothered her the most. She wanted to visit friends or sweet young girls she’d taken under her wing—instead she had to send letters or ask someone like D’hys to check up on people for her.

“But I’ll probably browse a bit more before making my way to the dance square, hopefully with R’nya. Although,” Rhaedalyn gave Madiquel a knowing look and decided to nudge the young woman toward a wonderful and harmless idea. “D’hys is around somewhere as well and I heard he’s an excellent dancer. I’m sure he would love to take someone for a few spins around the floor if asked.” From what she had witnessed personally in the past, their interactions were always brief but he treated Madiquel well and certainly wouldn’t find a reason to turn her away for a dance—especially with how grown up she now was and looking absolutely stunning in the dress. She couldn’t decide if she was happy or sad that Jajojin couldn’t see his daughter like this right now.
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Green Zezeth

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“Yeah,” Madiquel said softly, glancing around with a sort of grimace. She knew what Rhaedalyn was talking about, since she’d noticed her own shadow flittering around her like an anxious firelizard. Not that Madiquel really understood why – unless their purpose was to get her to Zezeth as fast as possible in the event of some obscure emergency. She certainly didn’t think she was likely to do anything that would distress her dragon. Her dragon, on the other hand, was inclined to break in a strong wind. She felt Zezeth’s flair of attitude at that thought, and her lip twitched in a small smile.

Her attention was then fully torn away from her dragon, and Madiquel blushed to the roots of her hair. “Do you think so?” She asked, her voice breathless and soft, eyes as wide as saucers and filled with desperate hope. Madiquel never would have dreamed of asking D’hys – no, that was a lie! She would definitely have dreamed, but she never would have actually considered actually asking him – without Rhaedalyn’s prompting. Plus, Rhaedalyn would never set her up for failure, so if the goldrider said it was so, Madiquel believed it with her whole heart. But still!

It did not – and would not – occur to Madiquel to pretend anything about her feelings that were not true. She wore her heart on her sleeve, and while she would certainly do her best to never fawn over anyone in any way around her Papa, that was different. Her Papa was delicate of mind, and Madiquel didn’t know how he would react to her obvious infatuation with someone – especially someone she knew he wouldn’t approve of. Of course, Madiquel was quite sure her Papa would never approve of anyone, given the way it had taken forever for him to even get to the point of not glaring at her friends. And they were just friends!
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Gold Aradissicath

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Oh Madiquel had it bad for D’hys. Rhaedalyn almost felt guilty for encouraging the crush after all, knowing the bluerider was older than even her and likely wouldn’t ever return the girl’s affections. But as a dreamer herself, she couldn’t shatter Madiquel’s hopes, especially when she had come to learn how wonderful D’hys was over the years since moving North. She once was cautious around him since he was friends with that horrible creature Z’ia but D’hys had proven his worth and earned her trust and friendship. Though, perhaps she should start talking up boys closer to Madiquel’s age—after the girl got her dance. A dance that perhaps she should ask R’nya to talk to D’hys about accepting.

“I know so. I also think you could get any dance partner you want. How could anyone turn down such a beautiful and charming young lady?” She knew A’tay and Quinvalis would both clamour to get a dance in and some of Madiquel’s other friends would be fools not to dance with her as well. She smiled fondly at Madiquel, realising in roughly ten years, she could be having the same conversation with one of her daughters, encouraging them to go after the sweet boy they liked—but not to tell their father until they were sure he couldn’t scare the love interest away.

“I should stop hogging all of your free time. You go and enjoy yourself and I can’t wait to hear all about your day when we get together again soon.” Rhaedalyn had already decided she would visit Ista in the next week or two to check in with Madiquel and Casa. She was certain her young friend was holding her own as Weyrwoman but it never hurt to talk openly with a friend and someone who understood what she was going through.
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