Ryan stepped into the hatching cavern and waited. He wiped his hands on
his shirt to dry the sweat that he was feeling. This felt like a very
important time in his life. Inside the hatching cavern Gold Yuneth eyed
the candidates for her eggs. Apparently she didn't mind him standing
because she didn't give him a second look.
Relieved Ryan waited as the eggs hatched and hatchlings impressed. A
bronze hatchling emerged from it's egg and strode toward him without a
"I'm Lemath." the dragon
"You're mine?" Ryan asked, feeling a bit overwhelmed.
"And you are mine." the
"Now take me to the food and they'll tell you what you need to
know." Lemath directed.
Race: Pernese Dragon
Size: 36' long
Parents: Gold Yuneth x Brown-Bronze Halth
Abilities: Telepathy, Teleportation, Assisted Firebreath
Personality: deceptively normal, helpful, and courageous
Lemath and Ryan studied the task at hand. They'd graduated from weyrling
training with flying colours because they'd both been diligent students.
And now they'd been asked to come back to help train newer bonded
"So I have to just sit here and act
injured?" Lemath asked.
Ryan spotted the hurt in his bond's words.
"Yeah, but it's for the greater cause. I know we wouldn't get
ourselves in this situation. Remember we had to save the other rider
"I do." Lemath answered.
"So suck it up and let yourself be helped. I hope we meet some
interesting pairs so we can recommend them to the wingleader."
Lemath shrugged and waited. In the distance the first dragons appeared.
They were led by a valiant female dragon. Lemath perked up and strained to
get a better view.
"She looks good." he told
"They haven't even gotten close enough to see how they'll help
us." Ryan laughed.
"Oh, of course."
But the bronze dragon kept his eyes glued to that leading female and made
up his mind to keep tabs on her. She wouldn't be rising at this age, but
it wouldn't be that much longer and he wanted to be there. Who was he
kidding? He wanted to win.
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