Name Pronounced: Ie - rissa
Appearance: Standing between 5'3" and 5'4" she is definately not a tall young woman and with a petite build it makes her look all the smaller. But even petite she is shapely, something she hates feeling it draws to much attention to her. She had pale skin with no freckles something she will have to watch and learn to live with in the south.
Personality: Irissa is very shy having been trained it was the only way to survive at Reaches. When she deals with male riders she is mousy and fearful but can you blame her with her raising and training. For the most part the only reason she has made it as a rider this long was Revith's strong personality as he is her greatest source of strength. Irissa was only ever bi when it came to flights.
History: Irissa was born in High Reaches Weyr and never knew who her parents were only that they were riders. She was raised in the creche and trained in how a Weyr should be with everyone in their place riders and sexes. At 12 she choose to become a candidate taking her chances on the sands for a gold dragon perhaps a green if she was less lucky. But at 14 she was as unlucky as a woman could be at Reaches when she impressed a blue, Revith. She was devistated imagining it would have definately been better to impress green but no indeed it was a blue that was headbutting her in hunger.
Information about Irissa's pets
Pet Name: Nels
Pet Type: Canine
Appearance: (pug type)
Personality: A loving, affectionate canine to most but especially with his master. Never really leaves the Weyr but is Irissa's shadow when she is home. Is very protective of his master.
Second Pet Name: Saesel
Pet Type: Green Firelizard
Appearance: Egg: This egg seems to be made entirely of some sort of clunky looking metal. It looks cool to the touch in its massive bulky clunky ness. Of course it isn't cool as you expect it to be and any smith would be baffled as to why be there metal on an egg and what kind of metal it actually is. Others will be baffled as to how a green managed to lay a metal egg. It looks just so clunky and has a bulkiness to it you wonder if the mother was merely thinking of protection or perhaps the flit inside if there is one wants protection but then again who'd want such a clunky metal adding bulk to an egg. No one really knows all they know is this egg sure is metal and clunky. Another odd thing of note is that the metal on the egg does actually seem a bit menacing, but some people might think it looks kind of silly because it is a metal egg; it's just a matter of opinion.
Personality: This girl has an unusual grouchy disposition. When expressing anger she will literally hop up and down with what sounds like clanking noises coming from her. She is all about maintaining her appearance and will not allow anything to mar her hide. She is supremely loyal to her pet; they must be protected at all cost even with her life which insures the job of protection is being seriously taken. She humbly respects those older than her. As she grows older her personality will begin to soften somewhat. She is not the quickest flit in mind or in body but despite that she'd make a good pet to anyone who wants to have her though she may second guess herself a lot. Though loyal and committed to her pet in the up most she doesn't want to be her pets slave. She will be a very worrying mother watching her eggs till the very instant they must leave even then she will feel inclined to want to protect them, which will make it harder to get the eggs from her.
Information about Irissa's dragon
Dragon Name: Revith
Wing (Weyrling Group): Thunder Flame
Appearance: He looks to be carved of blue agate. He is several shades of blue that run in varying sized bands from his nose to his tail tip. There is dark sapphire blue, sky blue and grey blue. If you look closely you can likely find others as well. An average sized blue there is nothing remarkable about him save his coloring.
Personality: Confident but not a braggart. He knows what he and his can handle even it she does not. Very patient most times but when he loses his patience he also gets pushy. Sometimes the flirt he is careful to check the feelings of his if he flirts to make sure she will not panic on him. Makes sure his is not allowed to completely hide herself away. He enjoys thrusting his into situations with others when he feels it will be safe for her.
Weyr of Origin: High Reaches
Abilites and weaknesses: Knowing what he can do makes him reserved when asked to take risks.
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