Character type: Dragonrider
Appearance: Standing at 5'10" Ra'vin is not one of the tallest people in the Weyr, nor is he particularly muscular. He has more of a runner's body and although he has enough muscles to do anything his job as a rider requires him to do, it doesn't go much beyond that.
Personality: A friendly man, Ra'vin always has a smile for everyone he sees and is often seen joining random strangers for dinner in hopes of making new friends. He goes out of his way to attempt to make newcomers feel welcome, and even some not so new people if he feels that they need attention, whether they want it or not! After all, in a Weyr you have to depend on one another if you want to survive and people are more likely to help you more if they know you, and consider you a friend, then they are if you're just a random stranger. Or so he believes anyway.
Information about Ra'vin's dragon
Dragon Name: Yaruth
Wing (Weyrling Group): Firedance
Appearance: Long and lean are the words that most often come to mind when someone sees Yaruth. The bronze dragon is just a few inches shy of being thirty-eight feet, but rather than being extremely muscular, he is a thinner dragon. In addition to being long, Yaruth's wings are just slightly bigger than necessary, but they don't seem to add or take away anything from his speed.
Personality: Yaruth is a normally quiet dragon, much preferring to act rather than talk. In fact, the only person he will talk to is Ra'vin, and other dragons, when necessary, he never talks to other people unless there is an emergency, and he absolutely has to, and then he will use as few words as possible. He also isn't one for making unnecessary noises, and it usually takes some strong emotion to bring one out of him. Humming at Hatchings and keening the death of another are the only two times you know that he will make a sound. Despite his general silence though, the bronze manages to have a commanding presence. If he needs your attention, he will get it.
Weyr of Origin: Igen
Abilites and weaknesses: Yaruth's leanness makes him more agile than most bronzes are, but results in a loss of stamina. He is still more than capable of lasting an entire fall, it is during the longer goldflights that his lack of stamina becomes clear. His flame is nothing to boast about unless one is boasting about being average.
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