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Appearance: Odin is built
like a tank, with a broad chest and large arms and legs. His black hair is
unkempt and usually in need of a haircut. He has small, perceptive eyes, a
wide nose and thin lips. He's usually lightly clothed as he doesn't like
to be hampered while fighting.
Personality: Odin is a brave warrior and has been known to
impulsively dive into combat. As long as he can get fame or fortune for
what he does he doesn't mind much what the job is. He stops at little but
does have a base line of morality that he will not cross (needless
cruelty). He's competitive and enjoys sparring.
Short Bio: Odin was born in a small fortress. He never knew his
father but always imagined he'd been a soldier and thus spent a lot of
time in the barracks where the soldiers taught him to fight. Growing up it
became clear that the boy had talent and he quickly found a job after he'd
come of age but left the army as the rules were too stifling.
Skills & Hobbies: Fighting, Odin knows his way around swords,
daggers and some other weapons but his favourite is the axe.
Bond: Blood Red Slipneer (m) and Fire Wisp Petra (f) from Lantessama
Not a night was the same on Syl'Neriss as
planets, asteroids and stars moved constantly through the Elsewhere.
Tonight was dark, only a small sliver of a moon remaining among the stars
as fit the occasion. Tonight the veil between the worlds was thin and
magic could be felt in the air. Probably the gem dragons were holding a
party of their own, but that had messed with the fabric of things before.
In the waters of the bay, a party seemed to be going on as well. The
waters were murky and seemed to be bubbling. Sneaky sounds could be heard,
a faint splash, a distant croak. And at times a little light zipped
through the water as if to call attention. The people of the isle had
strung lights through the trees and had set up little stalls selling
drinks and snacks. As the festivities of the day had continued into the
night, a lot of people seemed to have forgotten that they were actually
there for a hatching and not just a fun festival gathering.
But not everyone had forgotten. It was Eliro, the small Avandraya from the
Refugium had stepped aside to escape the crowd and was enjoying the cool
night air on his own when he noticed a lot of the lights that had been
zipping through the water seemed to have come together above the water.
His companions were somewhere on the island, looking for mushrooms or
something but he'd opted out, preferring to stay closer to the lights.
That didn't seem to have been such a good decision. Easily spooked, the
little deer-like creature felt about two dozens of eyes upon him and
screeched. This sound only attracted more attention to him and quivering
he ducked down to await his end.
"Look at them!" an excited human girl - Kala Han, one from the
group of students from Twoarth called in wonder.
People and creatures alike crowded around and Eliro opened his eyes
carefully. Lights in different colours were moving through the mass of
people. Laughter sounded where the little wisps tickled people with their
feathers and quiet whispers filled the air as they bonded and people
called out names or talked to the wisp dragons. Excitement rose and then a
splash in the water, followed by swirling lights, drew the expectant
bonders toward the water's edge.
Odin and Frigg kept close together. They'd spent their time on Lantessama
getting to know each other. Both had wanted to return to their own planet
as soon as possible, but that sentiment had started to wane a bit as
they'd grown comfortable in their new lives on the isle. The two of them
had been enjoying the festival and were now walking at the water's edge.
Truth be told, the brunt of the hatching was a bit to the side but Frigg
was in no hurry and she felt they were headed in the right direction. Odin
didn't question her and hadn't once after that first time. Despite his
astute appearance he seemed to have a lot of faith.
"I think we need to stay here." Frigg said as she felt a change
in the air.
Odin stopped walking and to be sure, within a couple of seconds, two
dragons swam up to the shore. One was a deep fiery red male, the other a
spring green female. Without much delay the two went to their chosen and
gave them their names:
"Odin, I'm Slipneer." the
red male said, "I will be strong, I'll
strive to follow your lead."
"Frigg, I'm Igsyld." the
green female spoke, "I'd like to study and
learn about the nature of the world."
Before they could leave to find some food and retire with their
hatchlings, two wisp dragons seemed to appear out of nowhere.
"Wait up!" the brown male
Raqmu called to Frigg.
"We're coming too." the
bright orange female Petra added with a little flourish of her tail.
Odin looked down from Slipneer's back and
smiled. Just a little bit lower, Frigg and Igsyld were flying. Over a year
had gone by and both their dragons were growing faster than people had
felt was possible. Today they'd taken their dragons on their first solo
flight and were headed to the main continent for a picnic and some alone
Odin especially was starting to feel the strain of being around a lot of
people for a long stretch of time. At least Frigg had had a lot of contact
though the amount of people at Lantessama was several times higher than
what she was used to. Luckily the training had kept him busy enough to get
rid of the excess nervous energy.
"It's good that we can get away now."
"That's the truth." Odin nodded.
"You boys are wimps." Frigg called up from below, "They're
"But some solitude would be welcome."
Igsyld said as she yearned for large stretches of forest.
The green dragoness had started to feel a bit caged on the relatively
"Not you too!" Frigg called.
"You must love free spirits." Odin called down.
"Maybe I do." Frigg grinned.
"Imagine the free time we'll have to explore and deepen our
Now Frigg was laughing outright. Maybe the three others were right. She'd
always believed this trip would be fun but maybe it would be fun enough to
"And maybe chase each other there." Slipneer
commented as he gazed at the green dragones below.
"As if you'd catch me." she
"Hey! No flirting until we're on the ground!" Frigg ended the
"I say that probably won't take too long." Odin added.
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