Name Pronounced: eye-dess-ah
Appearance: Petite and slight of build at a lofty 5'2" in height, Idessa nevertheless commands attention in most rooms she enters. A mane of flaming auburn hair would descend near her waist if she ever wore it down, but she always prefers to pile those curls atop her head in a messy bun, speared pin place by a bone pin. Her skin lands on the lighter side of tan, accustomed to the sun, but not impervious to burns. Smiles are common on an animated heart-shaped face and in bright blue doe eyes, her emotions perpetually worn on her sleeves. She favors skirts and dresses in cheerful dyes, valuing practicality over vanity, but indulges a little.
Personality: Bubbly and kind, Idessa is sweet as pie without a mean bone in her body. Genuinely compassionate and empathetic by nature, she is frequently found as the mediator in a dispute seeking to please both parties. She hates to hurt feelings, hates to dull anyone's shine, and won't abide bullies. If there is good in a person, however, she will see it regardless of who they are and encourage it. Beyond the point of sense, she has been inclined to forgive even those who do not deserve it. This makes her vulnerable to those who might prey on her good nature.
History: Born as the result of a Flight to a greenrider mother in Ista Weyr, Idessa grew up surrounded by fellow weyrbrats without a want in the world. Initially very shy, many of her early Turns were spent following her brother like his shadow. Where he was charismatic and outgoing, she was fearful and timid, but sheltered by Idesi’s protective presence she was allowed to safely bloom into a sensitive, deeply compassionate person. She idolized Idesi from the beginning and when he moved into Candidacy, she counted down the days until she could do the same.
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