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LOOKS: De'urh is a military man. He
is buff, always stands straight and makes sure his clothes are clean and
ironed before he starts a mission or job. He shaves the sides of his head
and keeps the rest of his dark hair in braids. He has brown eyes and a
cleft in his chin.
PERSONALITY: De'urh is a military man. He takes crap from no-one except
when they're higher-ranked than him. He thrives in the strict world of
paid combat and generally likes to know what's going to happen. He loves
to compete, sometimes taking it to such extremes that people might get
SKILLS: Close combat, pure strength
LIKES: Challenging himself, Matches of any kind and red meat.
DISLIKES: Giving up, frills and diplomacy.
FAMILY: De'urh practically grew up
in the barracks as his dad was a soldier too. His mother died when he was
still a boy. Being used to the strict schedule of the city guard barracks
it was only natural that he'd choose a similar life for himself.
PETS: Fuzzy Raptor Valharpy (f) (gift from Nexus
Brygh felt nauseous when the world finally regained it's normal
parameters. Sky was up, ground was down and when she moved, the rest
stayed fixed. That seemed about right. Beside her, Sadiceen sat waiting.
The raptor nuzzled her neck which tickled. Brygh got up and looked around.
She appeared to be on a beach but the sky didn't look like anything she'd
seen in her life, with double moons and unfamiliar clusters of
Before she could formulate a plan of action for herself and Sadiceen,
De'Urh materialised right next to where she'd woken up. Valharpy seemed to
grin smuggly as she hopped toward Sadiceen, leaving De'Urh to compose
"It gets better after a while." Brygh said dryly, unable to
offer much more.
"That's good to hear." he remarked, already feeling his stomach
settle and his balance return, "So where are we?"
"Your guess is as good as mine." Brygh shrugged, "I just
have the feeling we're no longer on Khylar."
Brygh pointed up, showing De'Urh what she meant. Other than that the
weather was quite pleasant the scenery looked unfamiliar. Their clothes were still wet but they weren't
in any danger of hypothermia and there was plenty of room to build a fire.
Question was if they could risk it.
"I don't hear much, but that's not necessarily a good thing."
De'Urh said, "Risking a fire might be worth it anyway."
"Sadiceen and Valharpy will let us know if something or someone is
coming closer." Brygh agreed, "Though I'm all out of
She'd left her rope and climbing irons behind since she figured they'd
need to reverse their route. She still had some items tucked away, like
the firestone in her coat and the hunting wire in the hem of her clothes.
But she felt immensely unprepared, a feeling she had never wanted to feel
again. De'Urh unstrapped one of his daggers and handed it to her. It was
better than nothing.
"If you make a fire, then I'll patrol the tree edge." he told
Time passed but with the unfamiliar sky it was hard to tell just how long
they'd spent on that beach. Their fire had quickly dried the remaining
moisture from their clothes and De'Urh had been able to desalt some
seawater for them to drink. But all they could do was wait for the sun to
rise so they could go explore and look for help.
As it was, help came to them. Brygh and De'Urh woke up to the hissing and
yipping of the raptors that warned them of the nearing presence of a large
winged reptile. The green dragon ony ytook seconds to reach them. As the
beast got closer, it became clear that she wasn't aggressive. In fact she
carried a human woman on her back who waved at them.
"Might you folks be in need of some assistance?" the woman called
As the dragon landed, Brygh and De'Urh waited to see what would happend.
De'Urh's hand rested on his dagger and Brygh cautiously ran her fingers
over the edge of her own. They could take the human, but what about the
dragon she rode?
"Judging by your garb and startled looks I wager you're not from
around here." the woman continued, adding: "You can call me
Brygh and De'Urh introduced themselves. It was Brygh who followed up with:
"And just where are we then?"
"You're on Pern. And this is Vroth, the green dragon who bonded with
me when she hatched. Together we protect our planet. Where are you
"Khylar." Brygh said without much further explanation.
"I've never heard of the place though some of the others at the Weyr
might." Talia nodded, "How about I take you there? I promise no
harm will come to you."
"Why should we believe you?" De'Urh asked, they didn't know the
woman after all.
"I pledge my vow as
well." a voice told
them and Vroth inclined her head, "I
will let no harm befall you."
"I think I trust her." Brygh said.
The two of them were helped onto Vorth's back and together they flew
toward the place Talia called Benden Weyr, in the northern hemisphere of
Pern. As they landed Vorth told the three of them: "I
would recommend you take a look at the lost sands. You might find help
there. And if not you're welcome to stay for future clutches."
And with those cryptic words, Talia started the tour of the Weyr.
Continued in Legacy
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