Name Pronounced: ZAI-ree-AI
Appearance: Zyreai is a small girl, only standing to around 5’2” and weighing in at a paltry 90 pounds. She has dark brown hair that is almost muted in tone. Her eyes are a non-spectacular light brown with only a fleck or two of amber in them. Her skin is the color of weak klah, with a pale smattering of freckles on only her nose. Everything about her says, “Plain and regular.” The only really identifying feature of her is her smile. It’s subtle, but warm. Zyreai is one of those people whose appearance seems to highlight others’, but not at her own expense. When someone is talking to her, Zyreai’s body language has a strong tendency to say, “I’m listening to you to the exclusion of all else. This is really important to me.” While this may not always be the case, it’s what comes across. What isn’t so obvious, however, is that Zyreai has vicious scarring over her torso. It covers her from neck to groin and is very intricate.
Personality: Zyreai has a naturally warm heart which she tries to use to its fullest extent. She dislikes seeing anyone or anything in pain, which is why she became a healer. She’s a hard worker and is more than willing to take time out of her day to help someone else with their problems. Unfortunately, that leaves little to no time for her herself. This generally leads to sleepless nights and sometimes going a full day without food. When her superiors correct her on this, though, she graciously accepts the criticism. They tell her and she agrees that she should know better to do those things since it can harm her health.
History: Born on 18.104.22.168, Zyreai came from Keroon hold to parents that were examples of the stereotypical Keroonians. They were hidebound to a fault, especially when it came to dragonriders. They taught their children that women should only, ONLY ride queen dragons, and that the queens should only fly to mate. These female green and, Faranth spare them, female *blue* riders were nonsense and detrimental to the dragons’ health. Zyreai soaked all of this in and retained it as she grew older. Her parents were thus shocked when a female Igen bluerider and a female Igen greenrider came to their Hold on Search. Their mortification deepened when the green stopped at their daughter and her rider announced that Zyreai had just been Searched. She was twelve at this point.
Information about Zyreai's pets
Pet Name: Puddles
Pet Type: Feline
Appearance: Puddles is a white feline with black spots and sky-blue eyes. One would think that the spot were why she was named Puddles, but that’s not true. As a kitten, Puddles had a nasty tendency to pee everywhere. Zyreai trained her, she did as she was told, but the kitten still peed everywhere. As Puddles got older, she grew out of it, thankfully.
Personality: Despite her issues as a kitten, Puddles is a sweety. She has no qualms about curling around a stranger’s leg to say “hi.” She loves to chase flits, but only because they’re so fast and fluttery. This feline has been known to get into trouble by examining things best left alone.
Second Pet Name: Fearless Perfection
Pet Type: Runner
Appearance: Fearless Perfection is a black colt with high white stockings on all four feet. He has a white blaze down his face. He is going to grow to be like his sire in build being delicate looking but won’t be. His legs are long and he will have great speed like his sire and more stamina like his dam. He will stand at about 16.2 hands when he is full grown. He is the color of the blackest silk possible.
Personality: This little boy is unique. He is quiet and keeps to himself. Since he left his dams side he has been kept away from other mares and fillies so he doesn’t breed to them. He has taken to his training though he is cautious of the people working with him. He isn’t fearful but he doesn’t trust well. When he finds the right person that he can trust he will be a one-person runner. He does like to be pampered and be clean. He will try to be as his name says- perfection.
Information about Zyreai's dragon
Dragon Name: Jyketh
Wing (Weyrling Group): CloudDancers
Appearance: While she certainly isn’t an ugly dragon by any means, Jyketh is not a feminine green in terms of her looks. Her hide is the same shade of dark, dirty looking green across her body. She’ll hatch on the smaller side of average in terms of length and will remain there her entire life. Despite being short in terms of length though, Jyketh’s body is bulky and as she grows she’ll become fairly muscular. Her body type will make her one of those greens with a goodly amount of stamina and lacking in terms of agility. She can still turn faster than a brown though, just not as fast as her slimmer sisters and despite her higher stamina, she still wouldn’t be able to fly a full Fall.
Personality: Unfailingly polite in almost all circumstances, Jyketh isn’t the type of dragon to get into arguments or fights of any kind. She’s happy to let others have their way and is more than willing to help out when she’s asked. All in all she’s the type of dragon you’d want to have around… until she loses her temper. It’ll never be clear what exactly causes her to lose her temper; even her lifemate will have a hard time figuring out why. But when she does lose it others will quickly learn that they do not want to be around her. Dragons don’t hurt people on purpose, but Jyketh looks like she’ll come close.
Weyr of Origin: Arolos
Abilites and weaknesses: Jyketh has wonderful stamina for a green, but a temper to make her unpredictable.
Information about Zyreai's craft
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