Name Pronounced: till-air-a
Appearance: Talira is tall and graceful. She is 5’11” tall. She weighs around 145 with no fat on her. Her hair is fire red and almost orange. It comes to her mid back in curls. She has fair skin that burns easy. Her face is clear of freckles or moles and her intense blue eyes seem to stare into a person’s soul. She has eyebrows that curve nicely over her eyes. Her face is angled and sharp. Her nose is small and delicate. Her lips are a brighter pink that are always showing her emotions even when she doesn’t mean to show them. She has a graceful walk that makes her seam to float along. When she does run she is also graceful. She loves to run and keep her body fit and trim. She loves to spar and sometimes ends up with bruises from sparing with men. She wears dresses and shirts and pants equally. Her preference it dresses are bright or earthy colors and come down to her knees. When she does wear longer dresses it usually at gathers or hatchings. The pants she usually wear are tight and dark since she likes to show off her form. Her shirts can usually be tight or loose depending on what she is doing. She likes to wear gauntlets on her arms especially after sparing. She has a a thread score on her leg that hit her knee so she sometimes has problems with it.
Personality: Talira is a strong-minded person and likes to keep her mind sharp. She doesn’t like kids but she isn’t on teas since the constant betweening takes care of the problem. She can have a mean temper when she gets aggravated or proddy. She does like poetry and will sometimes sit in her weyr and write poems. She loves being active though and spars and usually against men since they end up making her think though the fight. She is a grump when she isn’t active and like most riders hate being hurt but for the fact of not moving around. She loves to flirt and can be found in the rider hall flirting with some of the younger riders.
History: Talira was born at High Reaches weyr to a pair of riders. She was loved and knew it. She grew up happy not really ever spending a lot of time in the Creche. She was devastated when her mother was killed in threadfall. Her father committed himself to her and her happiness. She was soon old enough to become a candidate and her father was happy that she wanted to try for it. He often worried though that if she impressed she could end up dieing like her mother but he thought the odds of her impressing were small. He was caught off guard when she impressed at age 15 to a green. She was excited she was following her mothers’ path and was glad that her father didn’t get in her way. She soon graduated from weyrling hood and was sent into a fighting wing, which nearly drove her father to between. She soon found that she wanted to transfer and her father didn’t stand in her way as she betweened to Arolos weyr. She moved to arolos after the volcano erupted. She is now living happily in the warmer weather that she likes better then the cold climate that was High Reaches.
Information about Talira's dragon
Dragon Name: Farlth
Wing (Weyrling Group): Firedance
Appearance: Farlth is a sleek green that is fit and tone. She is a jade green color that seems to darken as it gets further to her tail. She is medium sized.
Personality: Farlth is a flirtatious green and loves to cuddle with males as much as she can. She has yet to get a mate that will stay with her and hers but she knows that it is only time before she does.
Weyr of Origin: High Reaches
Abilites and weaknesses: Farlth is fast. She can turn with great speed but she doesn’t have a very good stamina.
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