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2022/07/29 Gold Malvayth and Bronze Xyxyth clutch is Hatching! Come and join the shenannigans 743.08.03 | NIGHT STALKERS HATCHING and bring the popcorn!
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30/JUN Gold Thallyath of Ista Weyr has laid a clutch! More information here
27/JUN A bluerider, and then a greenrider, are found dead. More information here
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30/MAY After the Touching, many Candidates found themselves preyed upon in the form of their food. More information here
18/MAY Another goldrider - Ameris of Benden - is attacked. More information here
05/MAY Multiple individuals are attacked whilest out of the Weyr! More information here
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03/MAY Goldrider Cazan and her twin brother Cazelarias are attacked. More information here
24/APR Goldrider Ashara of Fort is murdered by two brownriders. More information here
12/APR Searchrider B’jin was attacked at Telgar Weyr, surffering a slash to his throat. While in Benden, bluerider B’dor is found dead in his weyr. More info here
05/APRMore attacks occurred today. More information here
03/APRMultiple individuals found their death this day; more information here and here
28/MAR Tragedy has struck again! Across all the Weyrs, multiple people - primarily dragonriders - have fallen ill after eating muffins. There have been multiple deaths, and others are in criticle condition. More information here
24/MAR Weyrwoman Ameris and her son, Rislan, poisoned! More information here
18/MAR Benden’s Weyrleader M’ris and his children have been poisoned! Resulting in sickness and death. More information here
18/MAROn 18.03.742 Bronzerider A’dris of Vyaniorth was found dead in his personal bathing pool. He appears to have drowned after drinking an excess of alcohol. Afterwards it was realized that Machiya of Gold Cameth from Telgar Weyr had disappeared. Having never arrived at her destination, it is suspected she had an accident between.
11/MAR Gold Racoth of Donmaline went between taking Bronze Beruth of T’rel with her shortly after she had been caught, due to T’rel strangling Donmaline. He did not survive. more info
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Current Turn: 744 AL | Current Season: Winter
Dragon Flights
Last Update: 2022.05.09

02 - Mizeath of Ameris [Benden]
03 - Roeth of Azelina [ANPC][Fort]
04 - Thallyath of Casa [even years][Ista]
04, 10 - Malvayth of Cazan[Telgar]
05 - Quayleth of Ojassa [odd years][Ista]
06 - Bedith of Mulrissa[Telgar]
07 - Neryseth of Lassalla [Telgar]
09(743), 03(745) - Iliyith of Helyna[Benden]
09 - Aradissicath of Rhaedalyn[Fort]
11 - Varanuth of August [Benden]
12 - Nadioth of Vaeyla [even years][Benden]

01, 04, 07, 10 - Solenath of X'siar
02, 05, 07 - Tybalith of D'lyne
02, 05, 08, 11 - Fayath of A'mos
02, 07 - Halomirth of F'drel
02, 07, 11 - Semath of L'gan
02, 08 - Rilaleeyth of J'ver
03, 06, 09, 12 - Coroth of C'dhin
03, 07, 11 - Larrikith of B'jin
04, 10 - Tiath of V'lia
05, 11 - Jammerith of J'me
08 - Siolilth of J'shom

Ayça Ayşin Turan
Full Name:
Merry, Mer (Maire)
Date of Birth:
31.10.723 - 21 years old
Place of Birth:
Fort Hold
Searched By:
Primary Home:
Telgar Weyr
Searched Date:
Eye Colour:
Hair Colour:
General Description:
While not tall, Meryem is still not the shortest, she keeps herself neat to a fault, usually wearing trousers and tunics with her hair tied back and knotted or braided up - if she hasn't cut all her hair off again, which she does periodically between five and ten years. It grows really, really quickly.
General Dressing Style:
Neat. Neutral colours and blues. Almost always trousers and tunics. Never, ever dresses. She has one dress in her closet in case she
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Stringed Instruments: She enjoys writing, making, and performing.

Singing: She has a voice that can be heard clear across the Weyrbowl. Her pitch is perfect.

Composing: Strings & Ensemble

Klah: She enjoys her klah black with a little tiny bit of sweetener.

Love of learning: In the face of all her frustrations, when presented with an opportunity that means she will get some learning out of it, she'll do it. Whatever it is. Even emptying chamber pots.

Openmindedness: She's always open to new ideas or new solutions and actively seeks out answers from many different sources. If she didn’t keep her eyes and ear open, who was going to bag talent when they saw it?

Passionate/Dedicated: When she commits to something, she does so with everything in her. Beneath her steely demeanour, there's a brightness waiting to be released.
Being passed over for parts that would suit her perfectly every Turn

Compositions rejected because she has breasts and must have cheated


Sleeping alone: Despite her frostiness and ire, she would rather sleep in a cuddle pile. The more the merrier, really. If she could coax a bunch of people into her bed for a snuggle, she totally would. Especially in the winter months.

People singing off-key: It almost physically hurts her when someone sings off-key near her. It jangles the crap out of her nerves and makes super grumpy.

Most Meat: She prefers fish or wherry and has bovine very, very rarely.

Judgemental: She's overly critical when it comes to things involving dragons, riders, Masters and people who seem to have everything laid out for them in life. If she has to struggle, how come they don't? No amount of study can compare to field training, anyway. And if she has to do training on her own time, well, she’ll do it.

Subborn/Prideful: Deep down, her need to make sure she succeeds in life is rooted in stubborn pride and overachievement as a means of controlling her own life and making her own destiny.

Nosy: Like a good Harper, she keeps her mind and ears open and totally knows all the good gossip.

Obsessive: It's easy for her to get stuck in a loop where she does something over and over until she's satisfied that it's something she can do from muscle memory. It may be something more obsessive-compulsive than not. The more she sinks into her peer group and establishes herself among them, the less she hits this particular flaw.

Perfectionist: Meryem loathes leaving work not done to its highest quality as if knowing something has a flaw in it ruins the entire piece of music, guitar, or what-have you. It just leaves a sour taste in her mouth.
Habits & Mannerisms:
Glaring out into space when she's composing. She doesn't even look down at the paper. It's super unnerving.
General Personality:
While she may seems as if she wishes to burn down the world, she is a person who is incredibly frustrated with the patriarchy and women not being allowed to do just as much as the men. It's to the point where she hates herself and the fact that she's female at all. Luck of the draw made her inferior when she knows she can be and is better than many of her male peers. This doesn't mean she hates men, on the contrary, they can be very nice.

She's intelligent but finds her intelligence strangled, creative and yet the only way she has an outlet is in her work with instruments. No one gets that she feels incredibly stifled 900% of the time. It makes her seem distant and steely.

Really, she just wants acceptance...and she's afraid she'll never get it as a Harper and that she'll be stuck at Apprentice Harper for the rest of her life.

Now at Telgar Weyr, she's much lighter and happier than when she was at the Hall, probably because she sees her father less.
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Father: Yesha
Rank: Master (Voice & Cartography)
She hates him and thinks he's a walking penis because he told her to her face that he wished she was his son instead of his daughter. As far as she's concerned, he can fall off between.

Mother: Mirala
Rank: Weaver (Fort Weyr)
She's a rather meek woman and really never had much contact with Meryem after she was creched. She does send her pretty outfits and has learned that trousers will be better treated than Meryem giving frocks to her peers.
4; Youngest 12, Oldest 30
Nothing to write home about. She's not a virgin and engages in sexual activity usually when goldflights are too loud to ignore.
Meryem has pretty severe dysphoria when it comes to her body. She's adamant that she was born the wrong sex, that she should have been male. Her mother will never acknowledge this but Meryem was a twin only her brother never survived. Her father, Yesha, was so angry about the loss that he always heaps his anger hard on Meryem, who if she were a boy, would have made Journey easy with her talents.

The animosity between them is so palpable it's a wonder no one's been murdered.

She has decided to go to as many Hatchings as she can. Just because.
If you want an instrument done right, you go to Meryem. Anything she charges is fair and if it's expensive, it should be.

If you succeed in being Meryem's friend, you're a friend for life.

Do not ever interrupt Meryem when she's staring off into space and writing on a hide.
Important History:
723 & 0-6:
Born to Yesha and Mirala at Telgar Weyr, no complications. Rather a nice day out as far as autumn was concerned. Nice scarlet trees. Her eldest sister, a Healer, assisted the birth. Meryem was one of those wide-eyed newborns who sharing freaked everyone out by not crying at all. She just stared at everyone and decided food was better than yelling about the sudden event of her birth. She stayed that way, quiet, watchful, almost sneaky.

At six, the dark haired, blue-eyed Meryem was so good at going undetected, she would frequently give the instructing Harper minor heart attacks as she showed up for gitar. It was easy to see she was going to be a fine gitarist and for such a small thing she had a massive voice when she sang and exquisite control. Too bad she wasn’t a boy, her father said way more often than he praised anything she did. Those were the words that made her double down in learning. Yesha, who barely acknowledged the child, lamented her lack of penis. As if just possessing male genitalia somehow made things better!

She could compose!

She could sight read!

She had perfect pitch!

But time and again the instructing Harper doted on the boys (unbeknownst to her on her father's advice) and it infuriated her to no end. At seven, she took her mother’s shears and cut off most of her hair in a fit. Her mother was aghast. Her father was oblivious.

733 & 10:
Meryem wanted the rank she was due, even at ten, but speaking up for it was difficult and there were few people she let in her quiet walls. She clawed and fought for every solo, she used her words and eloquence on paper to appeal to Harper Hall and was not deterred when no word came. Her father was blocking the letters from getting to the right people. The letter writing continued, neatly written, beautiful penmanship, with scores she had composed herself.

Silence from the Hall. Kitchen duties for her gall.

735 & 12-18:
At twelve, against all odds, she was picked by a Harper not as biased as the ones her father always had around. Her apprenticeship at the Hall begins. She studies the same, hard and focused, quietly keeping her head down as she makes music instruments that are vastly superior to her classmates if only because she is so focused on perfection and “beating the boys” that she sacrifices sleep for designs and scrapped projects. She wants her Apprentice rank to become Journeywoman in a way so driven she has considered Standing for clutches if she can’t have what she wants. It’s a feeling that persists to the present day.

Her instruments are nearly flawless with the work she has put into them and are really pieces of art. A drum that looks like a firelizard holding a moon, shaped and pigmented so that if you didn’t know, you might thing it was real. A dragon-headed violin, a guitar painted with excruciating detail with a Flight spiraling up its length. Whatever she puts her mind to she does it with all of herself and with a determination that is almost so intense it’s become cutting.

741&18: Meryem is transferred to Telgar Weyr (Sr. Apprentice) with as little information as possible, a move by Yesha, who is still embarrassed by how good his daughter is with her hands and forever pissed off that she isn't a man. When a request for a Harper was sent it and it happened to be as far away from the Hall as possible, he jumped at it. Meryem is actually okay with Telgar, it's far enough away that her father essentially has little control and she thinks it's a breath of fresh air. Cold fresh air but fresh nonetheless.
Ayça Ayşin Turan
Date(s) Tapped:
735 - Junior Apprentice 741 - Sr. Apprentice
Luthier: Strings, Instrument repair, all, specialty orders
Perfect Pitch
Near-Perfect Recall - Her memory is almost perfect. She rarely forgets a face, order, or composition and has been playing by ear for ages, though she can sight read and compose.

This helps her with crafting instruments tailored to her customers personalities and likes.

She is very sense oriented, touch, taste, hearing, etc., make her that much better when repairs are needed and she usually makes adjustments that contribute to better overall tone and sound coming from the instrument. She is noted especially for her incredible carved pieces that make the instrument have more presence, character, and improve playability.

She favours stringed instruments but can repair just about anything.
She is waspish, snappish when she's working and will physically lash out if someone tries to touch something that isn't finished yet. She won't strike anyone, but she has more strength in her hands than it seems. Her squeeze is a quiet warning to not touch her shit.

Frustration - She is easily frustrated when it comes to Master/Apprentice work and will prepare beforehand to the point where she gets the least Master contact possible. They have proven that they don't want her to succeed, so feck them in the eye.

She can be difficult to work with until her trust is gained.
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