Name Pronounced: o pa fur gone
Appearance: Opafergon is 5’7” tall and weighs about 130. Her build is really not to much, but her stance, which seams to make her always appear on the offensive. Her hair is unusually long for the south as it comes to about her midback-probably longer if she would leave it unbraided-and is a dark brown almost black in color, but she has seen no reason to do anything about shortening it yet but who knows what her time as a candidate will bring. Her eyes are almost an aquamarine in color and are a contrast to the rest of her features being nearly rounded in shape, where as the rest are more ‘sharp’ looking then rounded. Her skin has almost a naturally /dark/ tan to it, that has only gotten darker over the turns; and the only thing that mars this are the scars she holds.
Personality: She is rather protective of her friends and gets into fights quite often over supposed slights she might have seen others commit against these friends. This can sometimes make her unreliable-or undiplomatic-as she might think a friend is insulted and has lashed out at a customer a couple of times because she thought that they had insulted one of the few travelers that were with them that she was friends with, or one of her siblings which is just as bad if not worse. She has a large amount of muscle to her, well as much as she can considering how much she weighs, and it can be rather intimidating at times then add her walk which often sets her apart as well. Between her shear size-at least for a woman of her size-, her confidence, her walk, and her attitude she has few friends which can actually be a benefit as it does curb her fighting for her friends.
History: Mother: Hergon, 41, Trader
Information about Opafergon's pets
Pet Name: Baby
Pet Type: Green Firelizard
Appearance: She was hatched a smaller thing and she has stayed that way, but she is still a pretty thing. She doesn’t quite have that ‘delicate’ look to her but she does have a smaller ‘fine’ look to her. Everything about her seems to be more slender then anything, from her slender yet more pointed muzzle to what appear to be undersized hindlegs and a tail that seems nearly like a whip on the very last bit of it. Her hide is a shade darker then the new grass in spring with fleckings of a blueish green that are especially visible in her wing membranes. Yes she is a bit of a pretty thing over all. Hatched: 8.15.06.29
Personality: She is a bit of a steady thing for a green, quite too. She isn’t much for flirting, but she won’t reject it either. For the most part she would just rather sit quietly on her pet’s shoulder watching things then do much else. The only exception to this is Fellan her pet’s hatchling. While she isn’t the most motherly thing even for a green she is overly attached to the little boy. If they don’t go see him at least once every other day or so she will go to him on her own, after nagging at her pet to go visit him for a while.
Second Pet Name: Ravid
Pet Type: Bronze Wher
Appearance: Ravid is a large but sleekly built boy. The first very noticeable feature on Ravid is his wings. They're unusually large and even more awkward than normal for wher wings. They'll get in the way and he'll have to work hard to learn to keep them up and out of the way. Besides getting in the way, they'll also be a detriment in dealing with other whers. Whers use their wings in communication with each other and to some extent in displays of dominance and submission. As a result, though he could have gone either way in being higher or lower in the hierarchy, his 'deformity' will leave him at enough of a disadvantage in life that he'll be more submissive, or at least less likely to bring on a challenge or stand up for himself in the face of a serious competitor. Beyond that he's also on the slightly smaller side, which doesn't help him much, though not so small to be a big detriment. His body is really dark, with his head a lot lighter giving him an odd sort of look even if he does carry himself in a quite dignified way. (Eagle) Hatched: 8.xx.xx.xx
Personality: Ravid is a more vocal wher and not just because he's extremely talkative. He is given to frequent loud and screechy cries. He likes to make noise and his partner will be hard pressed to retrain Ravid to both make noise only to alert to danger or as a threat in dangerous situations, but also get him to use a sound that's *actually* threatening instead of just annoying. Although Ravid has the ability to think it's about 50/50 whether he's more likely to stop and think or to react. Oh, he'll readily learn not to actually attack, but he'll go on alert more easily which could potentially escalate situations that don't need escalating. He'll need a firm and intelligent partner.
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