Character type: Dragonrider
Appearance: Marinka has dark brown hair that hangs in waves round her face. She has pale grey blue eyes and a complection that shows of days spent outside helping her parents. Although still only 12 she appears older as she has already reached her full height of 5 foot 5 and is showing other signs of maturity.
Personality: She is a bubbly personality and quite talkative with her friends. With strangers she tends to be more quiet and reserved, although this is mainly due to her experiences before reaching the weyr. She is happy to be friends with most people, although she is only truely open with close friends and her brother. Although she misses her parents very much she is an independant character and has no quarms about being away from home.
History: Marinka is the younger sister of Varanyion, an apprentice harper at the haven. Her brother left home 3 years ago and she missed him greatly while he was away. She decided to go visit him, following what she knew of his route from Verd Hold where they lived towards Arolos. She left word for her mother and father, letting them know that she would return once she had seen her brother.
Information about Marinka's dragon
Dragon Name: Ninaloth
Age: 20 months
Wing (Weyrling Group): Weyrling Wing (Under 16)
Appearance: Ninaloth is a distinctive yellowish green colour. Her hide appears to be dappled slightly with different shades of green. She has an unusual stripe of paler green down the centre of her tail which in some lights looks more yellow than green.
Personality: Ninaloth has a very active mind. She loves to explore new ideas and knew learning, embracing it all with enthusiasm. Her inate curiousness and inquisative nature will encourage her to investigate new lines of thought, although sometimes she will abandon older ideas or investigations in favour of the newer ones. She can be very creative using the facts and knowledge that she has aquired. She has a quick wit and and is not easily offended by others opinions, however her impatience could get her into trouble.
Weyr of Origin: Arolos
Abilites and weaknesses: She has a short attention span. Her grace on the wing is pretty good. She can turn really sharply and glide into and out of any situation quite happily. Her lacking is in her stamina, something she has never been bothered to build up.
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