Name Pronounced: Kee-ann
Appearance: Cian stands at an average 5’5”, and slender. She’d not super active outside of her chores, as she spends most of her time reading or sketching, or people watching. She has auburn hair that before candidacy fell straight past her shoulders to the middle of her back. Now it’s cut just below her jaw line at an angle. While she’s in lessons she keep the sides pinned back, only leaving it down during her free time. Despite having grown up in the south, she doesn't have the tan southern complexion. Her skin is pale enough that she burns easily, and there's a light smattering of freckles along her arms and across her nose. Cian doesn’t really have a preference for pants or skirts, as long as she’s comfortable wearing it, but she does tend to prefer darker colors. She has no piercings or tattoo’s since those are a taboo for her family. The only jewelry she wears is a simple silver chair around her right wrist.
Personality: Cian is the quiet, shy, observant type. She’d not terribly out going, she leaves that for her sister. But for the most part, Cian just feels like she’s always awkward, still trying to find her place in the world. She spends most of her time feeling stifled by her parents, like she can’t stretch out and breathe freely, like she can’t be herself. She feels trapped in the hold. The only thing that feels right is the strong bond she has with her twin sister, she’s fiercely loyal and protective of her sister. Other than her sister, the idea of being bound permanently to someone else, as in handfasting, terrifies her. She just wants to find her niche and be comfortable in it and with herself.
History: Cian and her twin sister were born at Alonel Hold in the south. They were the youngest of several siblings. By the time they were seven or so, most of their siblings had broken free of hold life, having been searched and were now residing at Weyrs or turning to a craft. That left Cian and her sister the last hope to for their parents, to be handfasted away and have children. So the pair were smothered and sheltered, in an attempt to groom them for a hold life. When Cian and her sister turned sixteen, talks of getting them handfasted off started, searched for proper husbands began, much to Cian’s horror, despite her efforts to be as unobvious as possible. When Cian’s desperation to get out was reaching a peak, a search dragon appeared. It was more the she could have hoped for when not only did the rider hand her a search token but her sister as well. She didn’t really grasp the enormity of being searched and what it really meant, only that it was the out she needed from hold life. Though she’ll find out soon enough what she’s getting herself into.
Cian is a candidate. Her colour preference is Gold, Green
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