Character type: Dragonrider
Appearance: Ten'ba is far from your typical bronzerider. He is rather tall at only 6'6" of height and he has very little muscle-or weight-on him at only a scant 170 pounds. His build closely follows this with his narrow hips and shoulders, and his muscles-or lack there of-that his body holds giving him an over all appearance that when he was younger got him picked on and taunted that he was a shoe in for a good greenrider.
Personality: When he was younger his favorite pastime always used to be flirting with the cute boys and girls he came across. Sure it wasn't /exactly/ the best thing to do at Benden, but he really couldn't care less. Actualy between that and his looks he, and nearly everyone else, were quite convinced he was going to impress some little slip of a green so needless to say a bronze was a surprise. That didn't change his ways though. Oh no he still flirted to his hearts content he just added a twist too it. Where before he wasn't quite as snappy now he felt he deserved more respect. So while he never truly cared to be turned away from flirting those that were rude about it now caught the rather shape side of a fast developing temper. He couldn't do a thing about his girlish looks or his like of boys and girls and he didn't feel that he should be disrespected just for things he couldn't help. In more recent turns his flirting has curbed a bit and his temper is slowly calming with the turns, but a sharp remark against his looks or preferences and it will still flaire as brightly as ever.
History: Mother: Ensoa, cook
Information about Ten'ba's pets
Pet Name: Grail
Pet Type: Bronze Firelizard
Appearance: Enchanted Obedience Egg
Personality: Personality: Good luck trying to get Grail obeys commands. When he’s young he’ll stubbornly go left if someone tells him to go right. The best way to rein him in is to give him the option of obeying. He’s a smart little guy and doesn’t want to get into trouble, but he hates obeying and would prefer to be consulted on things.
Information about Ten'ba's dragon
Dragon Name: Goleanth
Wing (Weyrling Group): StormHearts
Appearance: He isn't the largest bronze ever hatched that is rather obvious, actually he is rather similar to his chosen in that he sits well on the small side for his colour. He even follows him by the rather slim look to him, he doesn't quite have the more bulky muscles so typical of a bronze and more looks like a brown or maybe even a blue in over all looks. He is a rather nice colour though, his hide is like a newly minted bronze something. Not overly bright, but with an odd sort of 'shine' to it that new metal objects tend to hold to them.
Personality: There is no dening this boy is a bronze. He might be small and sleek, but he is a commanding thing. If he says to do something he expects it to be done, and he will not hear a bad word against himself and especially his chosen. He'll even go so far as to directly snap at a person who dares to back talk Ten'ba when his mate is in the right. If you listen to him though he can be as quick with his praise and love as he can his sharp words. The females he catches he keeps for as long as they will have him, and he loves to watch hatchlings. He has only caught a gold a couple of times in his turns, but those times and those hatchlings he was always all the more proud of and even quicker to praise. He does think he disserves to be Weyrleader, but having so many littles around helping the weyrlings these last turns have not been horrible for him by any matter.
Weyr of Origin: Benden
Abilites and weaknesses: He isn't exactly the most long lasting bronze, but he can usually manage full fall without too many troubles. If it's particularly heavy or he has been rather injured though he will be forced down. While he doesn't have the endurance though, he has a bit more speed and can manage quicker turns to counter that.
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