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During what should have been a routine inspection Dalibor wherhandlers became trapped in Crescent's mines thanks to a number of small cave-ins. Some handlers as well as crafters were injured - including Dalibor's Alphahandler and one of their Betahandlers, Oreanda. Organized by Betahandler Der more handlers, miners, and holdfolk were deployed to assist.

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 Umeral: Dragon Candidate
 Posted: Mar 6 2018, 09:58 PM


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Name: Umeral
Gender: Male
Age: 15 (Summer, 03)
Sexuality: Asexual
Location: Dalibor
Rank: Dragon Candidate
Age-Out Date: Summer, 25
Personality: creative ; cheerful ; observant ; quiet
Umeral lives a life based in curiosity. Since he was very young he has been excited by learning new things, and though he can't hold a melody on his own or a beat for that matter, he sincerely loves learning new songs from the Harpers. (Thankfully he can follow along well enough when a harper is performing singalongs). Umeral spends much of his free time in the archive rooms poring over records and learning what he can. He has a particular interest in politics, finding the intricacies of diplomacy fascinating. Because of this, he spends a good deal of his time listening and observing the people around him. It's lucky for them that he can keep a secret, because Umeral has heard more than a few juicy ones in his turns of quiet observation. He has yet to hear anything important enough to involve the leadership, and he genuinely has no iea what he will do if he ever does overhear something that important.

Umeral may be utterly incapable of harpering, but he is still a creative creature. He enjoys writing and drawing, and when he is quietly listening to those around him he is often sketching away. He is quite talented at this particular skill, and his parents indulge him in this. They do not often pay him mind, busy with their dragons as they are, but they gift him paper and drawing utensils during major holidays such as Turnover, first gather day of the season, his birthing day… things of those types.

Umeral is of cheerful, quiet demeanor. He is generally in a good mood. He's the sort who happily goes to parties and says hardly a word, opting instead to dance wordlessly or simply sit and peoplewatch (as is his established hobby).

Umeral's cheerfulness is often a point of pique for others as he can be inappropriately cheerful. Umeral doesn't do sad or angry, and as a result, while he is great at listening in people-watching, he is NOT great at listening in acting as a shoulder to lean on. Likewise, his people-watching is liable to get him into trouble because he tends to find out more information than is reasonable for him to know. In essence, his curiosity bleeds straight into nosiness.

Appearance: Brown hair ; brown eyes ; still growing ; still short ; a smidge stocky
There is nothing particularly interesting about Umeral's appearance. He doesn't stand out except perhaps for still being a half head shorter than most of his agegroup. He is of stocky build, but so was his father ‘til he was a young man. Like his father, Umeral doesn't expect to grow beyond average, though he is skeptical that he'll be as slender as his father. After all, his mother is built of sturdier stuff. Umeral has nondescript brown hair that is cropped rider short out of convenience, and has nondescript brown eyes that are usually glinting with curiosity.
Umeral has no particularly interesting scars. His features are decidedly “average,” the standard Pernese almond eyes and Pernese tanned skin, his nose is proportional to his face but not especially crooked or straight. His lips aren't especially full, nor are they particularly thin. His cheekbones are slightly high, and he has a very slight underbite that doesn't bother him or impact his ability to eat. His hands and feet are proportional to his young body, suggesting that while he is still growing, he may not yet grow much.

Muran – mother, rider of Green Jacoth
E'zal – father, rider of Blue Abroth
Azumal – Brother, 4 turns Umeral’s junior
Summer, 03: born to Muran and E’zal, weyrmates, and is given to the creche
Spring, 06: The first burgundies are born
Autumn, 07: Azumal is born
Spring, 10: Candidates start wearing armor at Hatchings
Spring, 12: Umeral discovers drawing
Summer, 15: Umeral enters Dragon Candidacy
Winter, 16: Grove Weyr is founded; Umeral's aunt transfers

Umeral hasn't lived a very interesting life. A standard Weyrbrat upbringing, really, spending his time playing with his fellows and doing chores and learning his teaching ballads from the Harpers. He spent very little time with his parents who firmly believe in the ageold tradition of creche raising their child, allowing as much exposure to other children and adults as possible. He was very young when he figured out how much he enjoyed just listening and watching others around him. He had plenty of friends in the creche, but he was known as the quiet friend.

The first Hatching his parents brought him to occurred in the sixth turn of the Pass, when he was just three turns old. He still remembers the awe and shock of the audience when the first burgundies Hatched, and it is his earliest memory, even before the introduction of his new baby brother, Azumal, at age four. The baby was likewise raised in the creche, and the two gradually became very close as they grew. Umeral feels extremely protective of Azu, though he lets his brother stumble as he did at his age. He has always felt incredibly adult compared to Azu, no matter how silly that idea might be.

When he was 8, Umeral began doodling when he got the chance. He did so enough to get his parent's attention, and they began providing him with materials to draw with. His skills continued to improve, albeit nothing significantly special.

Umeral almost doubted wanting to become a Candidate when during his seventh turn Candidates began to wear armor at Hatchings. It would take turns for Umeral to start feeling comfortable with the idea, and so at age ten he turned down Candidacy for a time. He didn't regret it, given the assault of eggs that occurred the turn he would have become a Candidate. He didn't feel ready to go through the process of being screened, and being the quiet observant type, Umeral would rather wait patiently by the sidelines, and wait he did. By age 12, however, Umeral had matured considerably and felt ready to undergo Candidacy, much to the pride of his parents. They were worried, as they both came from long lines of dragonriders.

At age 15, he is getting rather adept at his little miniature craft, but ultimately Umeral now wants what almost every Weyrbrat wants: to Impress his own dragon.

Adoption Preference: transfer
Cross-Impressionable yes
SubQueen Impressible: yes
Impression Preference: Any
Desired Colors:Any
Banned Colors:None
Preferred Personalities:
I trust y'all to try to give me a dragon who would work with Umeral

Undesirable Personalities:
see above

In-Character Considerations:
Please use this section to outline any IC issues a Hatchmom should be aware of such as (but not limited to):
Umeral is asexual. He is not confy with flightsex and will likely so what he can to avoid it in ways that will still allow for his dragon to thrive.

Mauling Preferences:
have fun. Please don't kill him, but I'm open to disabling injuries.
 Posted: Mar 11 2018, 09:02 PM

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