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[center][img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/bbe1/f/2018/240/0/1/banner_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6y.gif[/img] ~*~ [font=century gothic][size=4]The wind smooths down your ruffled feathers, plays with your mane and glides over your scales. You itch to dance along with it, playing and dancing in the cheerful light of the day and cool calm of the night. But you don't. You have something else clinging heavily to your mind, dragging your happy thoughts under a mountain of guilt and sadness. You turn your head away from it, attempting to ignore the zephyr's playful tugs, and drift away.[/size][/font] [img]http://i.imgur.com/LNHI1XQ.png[/img] Hello guys! Welcome to my very first Pinkerlocke! This will take place in the Windswept Plateau, where we start out following the life of a very lonely young spiral who has lost her clan. [b]Warning:[/b] I am quite vivid with my writing, and there will be blood and tiny amounts of gore. Not massive amounts, but there will be fighting. [b]Here is the link to the rules:[/b] http://www1.flightrising.com/forums/frd/1525830 I will be doing Medium Mode while fighting, which means I have to randomly generate my dragons but do a battle area of my choice. No worries, I'll try to make it a bit challenging. Also, I won't always be able to post every single day, but I'll try to put that day in with another if it is late at all. This applies to nearly everybody who does a Pinkerlocke, but if I get apparel and none of my dragons are RTB, I'll write about friendship or romance or building trust. But UNLIKE most people who do Pinkelockes, I will be associating creative writing into every single one of my updates. Please enjoy :D [b]Current Plot:[/b] [size=1][s]Currently, we are following around the lonely spiral, Jade, who is wandering through the Windswept Plateau after her clan had been attacked by a ruthless band of harpies, killing all her clanmates. Jade was able to escape with her life because her mother had urged her to run away and sacrificed her own life for that of her hatchling's. Jade meets up with two spunky little hatchlings and starts out on an adventure with them, gradually gaining back her cheerful self every spiral should be thanks to her new companions.[/s][/size] [size=1][S]The dragons have departed from their old 'fort' and have proceeded to try and search for a new home on the opposite ends of the Reedcleft Ascent. Helping each other hunt and meeting many peculiar dragons and creatures on the way, only to further aid them on their quest for a new home.[/s][/size] [size=1][s]The small, gradually growing clan has now entered the town of Rivermouth, planning to make an income based off of their production of self-made kites. Whether this town will be their final destination or not, it is clear that many stories lie within it's borders, soon to be intertwined with our own. . .[/s][/size] [Size=1][s]Now having left the town of Rivermouth and escaped the looming threat of the emperor, the clan of dragons was driven apart, scattering randomly into the forest. As they relentlessly struggle to find each other, each dragon encounters their own obstacle that will both encourage their hope for a better life and heighten their fear of dying for it. Maybe once they find each other, the struggle will all be worth it.[/s][/size] Now having been reunited after being forced apart in the eternal Labrynth of the Bamboo Forest, the Clan of Wandering Winds of found themselves in many, varying, wild adventures. With a missing hatchling, several otherworldly beings, a curious town, and ominous rumors of a clan that hinirs The Shade, these dragons certainly have their work cut out for them. Things are normal... but for how long will they stay that way? ----- [center][size=7][size=5][font=comic sans][u]CEMETARY[/u][/size][/size] [size=5]([b]Warning[/b], Spoilers!!!)[/size][/center] [center][size=5][b]Dead Dragons:[/b][/size][/center] [center]To avoid spoilers, I have only placed the links in the buttons below. If you are not up to date with the Pinkerlocke, please do not click them for the sake of enjoying the experience as you go along :D But what the heck. I'm just a lame nerd who doesn't know what he's doing. Be warned though, spoilers suck.[/center] [url=http://www1.flightrising.com/dragon/38129101][img]http://www1.flightrising.com/static/cms/trinket/16242.png[/img][/url][url=http://www1.flightrising.com/dragon/30364188][img]http://www1.flightrising.com/static/cms/trinket/20127.png[/img][/url][url=http://www1.flightrising.com/dragon/40364712][img]http://www1.flightrising.com/static/cms/trinket/19262.png[/img][/url][url=http://www1.flightrising.com/dragon/40364713][img]http://www1.flightrising.com/static/cms/trinket/19260.png[/img][/url][url=http://www1.flightrising.com/dragon/40364714][img]http://www1.flightrising.com/static/cms/food/3551.png[/img][/url][url=http://www1.flightrising.com/dragon/34977244][img]http://www1.flightrising.com/static/cms/trinket/1137.png[/img][/url][url=http://www1.flightrising.com/dragon/34915706][img]http://www1.flightrising.com/static/cms/trinket/16449.png[/img][/url] ----- [b]Setting:[/b] [img]http://www1.flightrising.com/static/map/region_wind.jpg[/img] [b]Dragons:[/b] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=34555930][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/345560/34555930.png[/img][/url] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=34915706][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/349158/34915706.png[/img][/url] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=34906327][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/349064/34906327.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=30364188][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/303642/30364188.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=34977244][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/349773/34977244.png[/img][/url] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=35298452][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/352985/35298452.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=38129102][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/381292/38129102.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=38219960][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/382200/38219960.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=38455006][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/384551/38455006.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=39408590][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/394086/39408590.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=39092646][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/390927/39092646.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=39313365][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/393134/39313365.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=38388521][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/383886/38388521.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=40364711][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/403648/40364711.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=40364714][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/403648/40364714.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=40574366][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/405744/40574366.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=40623367][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/406234/40623367.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41307050][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/413071/41307050.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41572261][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/415723/41572261.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41540430][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/415405/41540430.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41815019][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/418151/41815019.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=42281961][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/422820/42281961.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=42453230][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/424533/42453230.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=43507798][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/435078/43507798.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=42533296][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/425333/42533296.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=43978055][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/439781/43978055.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=43978056][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/439781/43978056.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=43978057][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/439781/43978057.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=44565188][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/445652/44565188.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=46340123][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/463402/46340123.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=48393348][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/483934/48393348.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=48393350][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/483934/48393350.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=50323246][img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/avatars/503233/50323246.png[/img][/url] [b]Familiars:[/b] [item=dark-tufted sparrowmouse] [item=banded owlcat] [item=Webwing Alpha] [item=slight eyewing] [item=winter wolf] [item=plantation pincher] [item=four-eyed phylactery] [b]Temporary Dragons:[/b] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=39486834][img]https://image.ibb.co/jPVZpS/rsz_crysta.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=40971893][img]https://image.ibb.co/dtv7T8/rsz_40971893.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=40939858][img]https://image.ibb.co/khQ63n/rsz_dawn.png[/img][/url] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=38056491][img]https://image.ibb.co/kNUVw7/rsz_raiden.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41337310][img]https://image.ibb.co/c4y39S/rsz_enya.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41668201][img]https://image.ibb.co/dk6rdT/rsz_foster.png[/img][/url] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41634423][img]https://image.ibb.co/gvhnkJ/rsz_jenna.png[/img][/url] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=42395257][img]https://image.ibb.co/gZkJsy/rsz_thatcher.png[/img][/url] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=42395258][img]https://image.ibb.co/j9RYsy/rsz_coby.png[/img][/url] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41673201][img]https://image.ibb.co/nLCoke/rsz_41673201.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=41775680][img]https://image.ibb.co/eyT8Jz/rsz_helios.png[/img][/url][url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=37161035][img]https://image.ibb.co/esLYke/rsz_duskchaser.png[/img][/url] ----- [b]Potions Contributed so far:[/b] [item=minor health potion]x279 (A small difference can make a big change!) [item=health potion]x123 (These would help a bunch, [s]but I don't desperately need them yet[/s] SEND HELP O_o) [item=major health potion]x36 (I seriously don't expect to get any of these.) [size=6][b]Historical Close Calls:[/b][/size] [u](Dec 18, 2017)[/u] Let me make this clear to you: I [b]HATE[/b] curious cauldrons. Close calls with both Zaffer and Janus in the same exact battle, with Poseidon struggling to gather enough breath to attack. [u](May 12, 2018)[/u] Ridiculously close death with Lost, nearly taken out by an iridescent scaleback. I was lucky to have the potions which were generously contributed, or else we'd be, like, three dragons short right now. Must increase her quickness. [u](June 27, 2018)[/u] Satira nearly died in battle, but I managed to get Luce's overpowered magic to take out the enemies targeting her. Myu was also close to death, but I got enough potions to him in time. [u](Jan 1, 2019)[/u] Nope. Curious cauldrons are still annoying. Like, [i]really[/i]? Sure, I got some good experience and some rather amusing close calls, but it's really not even worth it at this point XP[/center] ------- [center][size=7][size=6][font=Comic Sans MS][color=black][i][u]Current News![/u][/i][/color][/font][/size][/center] [center]None at the moment![/center] [center][font=Comic Sans MS][size=5][color=black]Only submit entry if you are up-to-date with the Pinkerlocke![/center] ----- [center][size=7][font=comic sans][u]Graphics![/u][/size] Put them in your signature or clan info panel to support the Pinkerlocke ^w^[/center] [img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/3448/f/2018/240/6/3/signature_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6c.gif[/img] [img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/557c/f/2018/240/4/d/button_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6k.png[/img] The codes for them are down below :D [code][url=http://www1.flightrising.com/forums/cc/2248612][img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/3448/f/2018/240/6/3/signature_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6c.gif[/img][/url] [url=http://www1.flightrising.com/forums/cc/2248612][img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/557c/f/2018/240/4/d/button_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6k.png[/img][/url][/code]
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~*~
The wind smooths down your ruffled feathers, plays with your mane and glides over your scales. You itch to dance along with it, playing and dancing in the cheerful light of the day and cool calm of the night. But you don't. You have something else clinging heavily to your mind, dragging your happy thoughts under a mountain of guilt and sadness. You turn your head away from it, attempting to ignore the zephyr's playful tugs, and drift away.
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Hello guys! Welcome to my very first Pinkerlocke! This will take place in the Windswept Plateau, where we start out following the life of a very lonely young spiral who has lost her clan.
Warning: I am quite vivid with my writing, and there will be blood and tiny amounts of gore. Not massive amounts, but there will be fighting.

Here is the link to the rules: http://www1.flightrising.com/forums/frd/1525830

I will be doing Medium Mode while fighting, which means I have to randomly generate my dragons but do a battle area of my choice. No worries, I'll try to make it a bit challenging. Also, I won't always be able to post every single day, but I'll try to put that day in with another if it is late at all.

This applies to nearly everybody who does a Pinkerlocke, but if I get apparel and none of my dragons are RTB, I'll write about friendship or romance or building trust.

But UNLIKE most people who do Pinkelockes, I will be associating creative writing into every single one of my updates. Please enjoy :D

Current Plot:
Currently, we are following around the lonely spiral, Jade, who is wandering through the Windswept Plateau after her clan had been attacked by a ruthless band of harpies, killing all her clanmates. Jade was able to escape with her life because her mother had urged her to run away and sacrificed her own life for that of her hatchling's. Jade meets up with two spunky little hatchlings and starts out on an adventure with them, gradually gaining back her cheerful self every spiral should be thanks to her new companions.

The dragons have departed from their old 'fort' and have proceeded to try and search for a new home on the opposite ends of the Reedcleft Ascent. Helping each other hunt and meeting many peculiar dragons and creatures on the way, only to further aid them on their quest for a new home.

The small, gradually growing clan has now entered the town of Rivermouth, planning to make an income based off of their production of self-made kites. Whether this town will be their final destination or not, it is clear that many stories lie within it's borders, soon to be intertwined with our own. . .

Now having left the town of Rivermouth and escaped the looming threat of the emperor, the clan of dragons was driven apart, scattering randomly into the forest. As they relentlessly struggle to find each other, each dragon encounters their own obstacle that will both encourage their hope for a better life and heighten their fear of dying for it. Maybe once they find each other, the struggle will all be worth it.

Now having been reunited after being forced apart in the eternal Labrynth of the Bamboo Forest, the Clan of Wandering Winds of found themselves in many, varying, wild adventures. With a missing hatchling, several otherworldly beings, a curious town, and ominous rumors of a clan that hinirs The Shade, these dragons certainly have their work cut out for them.
Things are normal... but for how long will they stay that way?
CEMETARY
(Warning, Spoilers!!!)

Dead Dragons:
To avoid spoilers, I have only placed the links in the buttons below. If you are not up to date with the Pinkerlocke, please do not click them for the sake of enjoying the experience as you go along :D

But what the heck. I'm just a lame nerd who doesn't know what he's doing. Be warned though, spoilers suck.

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Setting:
region_wind.jpg

Dragons:
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Familiars:



Temporary Dragons:

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Potions Contributed so far:
x279
(A small difference can make a big change!)
x123
(These would help a bunch, but I don't desperately need them yet SEND HELP O_o)
x36
(I seriously don't expect to get any of these.)



Historical Close Calls:

(Dec 18, 2017) Let me make this clear to you: I HATE curious cauldrons. Close calls with both Zaffer and Janus in the same exact battle, with Poseidon struggling to gather enough breath to attack.

(May 12, 2018) Ridiculously close death with Lost, nearly taken out by an iridescent scaleback. I was lucky to have the potions which were generously contributed, or else we'd be, like, three dragons short right now. Must increase her quickness.

(June 27, 2018) Satira nearly died in battle, but I managed to get Luce's overpowered magic to take out the enemies targeting her. Myu was also close to death, but I got enough potions to him in time.

(Jan 1, 2019) Nope. Curious cauldrons are still annoying. Like, really? Sure, I got some good experience and some rather amusing close calls, but it's really not even worth it at this point XP

Current News!
None at the moment!
Only submit entry if you are up-to-date with the Pinkerlocke!

Graphics!

Put them in your signature or clan info panel to support the Pinkerlocke ^w^

signature_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6c.gif

button_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6k.png

The codes for them are down below :D
Code:
[url=http://www1.flightrising.com/forums/cc/2248612][img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/3448/f/2018/240/6/3/signature_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6c.gif[/img][/url] [url=http://www1.flightrising.com/forums/cc/2248612][img]https://orig00.deviantart.net/557c/f/2018/240/4/d/button_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6k.png[/img][/url]
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[size=5]Here we go![/size] [quote name="Tar" date=2015-07-31 12:44:50] [b]Familiars[/b]: Buy the cheapest dragon in the auction house of a specific breed. Use a random number generator (between 1-13) to determine which breed you will get! (Optionally: attach the familiar to the new dragon.) 1. Fae 2. Guardian 3. Mirror 4. Pearlcatcher 5. Ridgeback 6. Tundra 7. Spiral 8. Imperial 9. Snapper 10. Wildclaw 11. Nocturne 12. Coatl 13. Skydancer [/quote] So, if you checked out the link I gave you above, you know you're supposed to find your dragons with a random number generator. Well, except the first one. [b]The First One:[/b] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=34555930] [img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/350/345560/34555930_350.png[/img] [/url] This is Jade. You caught glimpses of her lore in the explanation above, which will be revealed more during the story. I bought her specially for this Pinkerlocke, and I really hope you enjoy starting the story with her! [b]The Second One:[/b] As you know, I'm supposed to use a random number generator now, so, let's go. . . I got an 8! And that is. . . Imperial! [img]http://www1.flightrising.com/dgen/dressing-room/dragon?did=34915706&skin=0&apparel=17910,428,17901&xt=dressing.png[/img] This guy was cheapest. I bought him for 5000 treasure in the auction house. Now, what to name him. I love his blue colors. . . Zaffer! Welcome, Zaffer! I can't believe he was so cheap. [b]The Third One:[/b] Fingers crossed! . . . an 11! Now that is a. . . Nocturne! Yaaaas!!! I love Nocturnes!!!!! [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=34906327] [img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/350/349064/34906327_350.png[/img] [/url] This beautiful gal, believe it or not, was sold for merely 6 gems. She's so pretty! I'm going to call her Opal. Not because of Jade but because I really love all the different hues in her scales! Please give our three dragons a round of applause! Jade, Zaffer, and Opal, welcome!!!
Here we go!
Tar wrote on 2015-07-31:
Familiars: Buy the cheapest dragon in the auction house of a specific breed. Use a random number generator (between 1-13) to determine which breed you will get! (Optionally: attach the familiar to the new dragon.)

1. Fae
2. Guardian
3. Mirror
4. Pearlcatcher
5. Ridgeback
6. Tundra
7. Spiral
8. Imperial
9. Snapper
10. Wildclaw
11. Nocturne
12. Coatl
13. Skydancer
So, if you checked out the link I gave you above, you know you're supposed to find your dragons with a random number generator. Well, except the first one.

The First One:

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This is Jade. You caught glimpses of her lore in the explanation above, which will be revealed more during the story. I bought her specially for this Pinkerlocke, and I really hope you enjoy starting the story with her!

The Second One:
As you know, I'm supposed to use a random number generator now, so, let's go. . .
I got an 8! And that is. . . Imperial!
dragon?did=34915706&skin=0&apparel=17910,428,17901&xt=dressing.png
This guy was cheapest. I bought him for 5000 treasure in the auction house.
Now, what to name him. I love his blue colors. . . Zaffer!
Welcome, Zaffer! I can't believe he was so cheap.

The Third One:
Fingers crossed! . . . an 11!
Now that is a. . . Nocturne! Yaaaas!!! I love Nocturnes!!!!!

34906327_350.png

This beautiful gal, believe it or not, was sold for merely 6 gems. She's so pretty!
I'm going to call her Opal. Not because of Jade but because I really love all the different hues in her scales!

Please give our three dragons a round of applause! Jade, Zaffer, and Opal, welcome!!!
spx76P5.png28wR5lb.png Just embrACE it

transsnek-50.png
button_by_cas_a_fras-dcled6k.png
spx76P5.png28wR5lb.png Just embrACE it

transsnek-50.png
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[center][item=tales of terror] (Art! But I'll do writing too, since this is the introduction.) [b]Day 0:[/b] [url=http://flightrising.com/main.php?dragon=34555930] [img]http://flightrising.com/rendern/350/345560/34555930_350.png[/img] [/url] Jade spun and dove through her air, a self-made bamboo kite fluttering in the breeze behind her.The day was bright and sunny. The ground was clustered with happy little creatures jumping about and making the still surface of colorful lakes ripple as they splashed around. But Jade felt nothing. No thrill of spinning through the air as a normal wind dragon should. She was just. . . there. Her core felt hollowed out and blackened, as if there was no part of her that had the ability to be excited anymore. Jade sighed and fluttered to the ground, letting the kite drift to the ground and lay there limply. Jade waddled over to a lake near a dense bamboo forest to dip her head in and drink, when the harsh voice of a dragon made her nearly jump out of her scales. [b]"Stop that! You're wings are as hard as rock."[/b] Came a little chirping male voice. [b]"Of course they are. They're crystal!"[/b] Another voice piped up. The bamboo rustled a bit and Jade felt herself relax. [b]"Only hatchlings."[/b] She murmured to herself. [b]"I can handle hatchlings."[/b] She slithered up to the bamboo forest and poked her head in through a gap. [b]"Aaaahhhhhh!"[/b] A small nocturne hatchling yelled, leaping backwards and flapping her facet wings frantically. There was a young, but not that small, Imperial beside her who instantly slunk away and and hid behind a cluster of bamboo, though his shiny blue scales were still visible through the cracks. [b]"Giant snake is going to eat us!"[/b] Cried the little Nocturne. [b]"I'll save you, Zaffer!"[/b] She puffed her chest out and flared her wings, though Jade could still see she was terrified. [b]"Oh, don't be like that."[/b] Jade said, coiling the rest of the way into the little swathe of space. [b]"I have wings, see? I'm a dragon, just like you.[/b]" [img]http://flightrising.com/dgen/preview/dragon?age=0&body=5&bodygene=1&breed=11&element=10&gender=1&tert=21&tertgene=1&winggene=8&wings=5&auth=75c1e32b0b4126823bb3e70f7e12502bc167073d&dummyext=prev.png[/img] The tiny Nocturne's eyes grew wide when she saw the wings on Jade. [b]"I was wrong!"[/b] She confessed. [b]"Giant [i]flying[/i] snake is going to eat us!"[/b] Jade rolled her eyes and curled up on the bamboo forest floor, trying to look innocent. She wouldn't usually be going through all trouble, but Jade had been bored and alone for too long. [b]"Please, I'm not a snake."[/b] Jade said, holding out a talon. [b]"I'm a spiral, see. You're a little nocturne, and I'm pretty sure your friend back there is an Imperial."[/b] This seemed to work just fine. The Nocturne's posture suddenly changed, and she looked much more relaxed, and she seemed more comforted in the presence of an older dragon. [b]"Good."[/b] She said, staring up at Jade with her glowing green eyes. [b]"'Cause I didn't wanna be eaten by a giant flying snake."[/b] Jade felt a flash of something unfamiliar deep inside her. Or something she hadn't felt in a really long time. It made her want to laugh, but it faded away quickly. Jade immediately craved more of the feeling. [b]"Who is your little friend?"[/b] She asked the nocturne, pointing at the cluster of bamboo that the imperial hatchling was attempting to hid behind. [b]"Oh, Zaffer."[/b] The Nocturne chirped cheerfully. Then she raised her voice unnecessarily loud. [b]"Zaffer! Your hiding place is bad! The not-giant flying snake can see you!"[/b] She shouted. [img]http://flightrising.com/dgen/preview/dragon?age=0&body=148&bodygene=1&breed=8&element=9&gender=0&tert=136&tertgene=5&winggene=13&wings=114&auth=8498247bd83f40e106319a522e7f4b4db8580be3&dummyext=prev.png[/img] The imperial, apparently named Zaffer, crept out from behind the bamboo, his whiskers twitching nervously. [b]"Um. . . I don't think we should use our names in front of a stranger."[/b] Zaffer mumbled, cringing away from Jade's gaze. [b]"Oh, pshaw!"[/b] The nocturne retorted, flicking her wings dismissively. [b]"Her face looks friendly. I think she's okay."[/b] [i]Pshaw?[/i] Jade thought, confused. [i]Nocturne's are only supposed to mimic things they hear.[/i] Jade glanced down at the fluttery, squirmy nocturne. [i]She must have had a very talkative clan.[/i] The little nocturne blinked back up at Jade, and the spiral found herself wondering where they were from. [b]"I'm Opal."[/b] The nocturne said, beaming with pride as she pronounced her name. [b]"The shivering worm is Zaffer."[/b] She said, wrinkling her nose at the Imperial and sticking out her tongue at him [b]"And where did you both come from?"[/b] Jade asked curiously. The ghost of a frown flickered over Opal's face. [b]"My parents liked my brother more."[/b] She huffed. [b]"They didn't care what happened to me. So I ran away when we got here. It's pretty."[/b] She said proudly, ruffling her wings. [b]"I found Zaffer while I was trying to hide, so we became friends."[/b] Opal said with a grin. Jade turned to Zaffer. [b]"I won't hurt you."[/b] She promised, trying to look nonthreatening. [b]"Please, I need to know why you're here. Then I can help you, okay?"[/b] Zaffer sighed and let his wings fall. [b]"I was cast out of my tribe."[/b] He mumbled glumly. Jade blinked in surprise. [b]"Why?"[/b] She asked, genuinely curious. Zaffer's expression hardened, then collapsed again. [b]"I don't want to talk about it."[/b] He squeaked. Jade sighed and resettled her wings. She'd have to ask him about it later, then. [b]"Okay then!"[/b] Jade said, trying to sound like the cheerful and upbeat dragon she never was. She loved the new things she was feeling though. They felt so real. . . [b]"You must be hungry."[/b] Zaffer nodded, his eyes betraying sudden hope, while Opal bounded around excitedly. [b]"Yeeeeees!"[/b] she cried, pumping her wings to flutter in the air for a few heartbeats before crashing softly back onto the ground. Jade smiled at the new felling of warmth and happiness that flooded over her. [b]"Right this way then."[/b] She said, waving the hatchlings after her as she stepped out of the forest.[/center] [img]http://orig09.deviantart.net/f61a/f/2017/215/4/0/airbrushed_by_rorrx-dbirdrl.png[/img] ^Jade flying her kite! @AmberHive Thank you so much for the art! I hope you like the Pinkerlocke :D

(Art! But I'll do writing too, since this is the introduction.)

Day 0:


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Jade spun and dove through her air, a self-made bamboo kite fluttering in the breeze behind her.The day was bright and sunny. The ground was clustered with happy little creatures jumping about and making the still surface of colorful lakes ripple as they splashed around. But Jade felt nothing. No thrill of spinning through the air as a normal wind dragon should. She was just. . . there.

Her core felt hollowed out and blackened, as if there was no part of her that had the ability to be excited anymore. Jade sighed and fluttered to the ground, letting the kite drift to the ground and lay there limply. Jade waddled over to a lake near a dense bamboo forest to dip her head in and drink, when the harsh voice of a dragon made her nearly jump out of her scales.

"Stop that! You're wings are as hard as rock." Came a little chirping male voice. "Of course they are. They're crystal!" Another voice piped up. The bamboo rustled a bit and Jade felt herself relax.

"Only hatchlings." She murmured to herself. "I can handle hatchlings." She slithered up to the bamboo forest and poked her head in through a gap. "Aaaahhhhhh!" A small nocturne hatchling yelled, leaping backwards and flapping her facet wings frantically. There was a young, but not that small, Imperial beside her who instantly slunk away and and hid behind a cluster of bamboo, though his shiny blue scales were still visible through the cracks.

"Giant snake is going to eat us!" Cried the little Nocturne. "I'll save you, Zaffer!" She puffed her chest out and flared her wings, though Jade could still see she was terrified. "Oh, don't be like that." Jade said, coiling the rest of the way into the little swathe of space. "I have wings, see? I'm a dragon, just like you."
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The tiny Nocturne's eyes grew wide when she saw the wings on Jade. "I was wrong!" She confessed. "Giant flying snake is going to eat us!" Jade rolled her eyes and curled up on the bamboo forest floor, trying to look innocent. She wouldn't usually be going through all trouble, but Jade had been bored and alone for too long.

"Please, I'm not a snake." Jade said, holding out a talon. "I'm a spiral, see. You're a little nocturne, and I'm pretty sure your friend back there is an Imperial." This seemed to work just fine. The Nocturne's posture suddenly changed, and she looked much more relaxed, and she seemed more comforted in the presence of an older dragon. "Good." She said, staring up at Jade with her glowing green eyes. "'Cause I didn't wanna be eaten by a giant flying snake."

Jade felt a flash of something unfamiliar deep inside her. Or something she hadn't felt in a really long time. It made her want to laugh, but it faded away quickly. Jade immediately craved more of the feeling.

"Who is your little friend?" She asked the nocturne, pointing at the cluster of bamboo that the imperial hatchling was attempting to hid behind. "Oh, Zaffer." The Nocturne chirped cheerfully. Then she raised her voice unnecessarily loud. "Zaffer! Your hiding place is bad! The not-giant flying snake can see you!" She shouted.
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The imperial, apparently named Zaffer, crept out from behind the bamboo, his whiskers twitching nervously. "Um. . . I don't think we should use our names in front of a stranger." Zaffer mumbled, cringing away from Jade's gaze. "Oh, pshaw!" The nocturne retorted, flicking her wings dismissively. "Her face looks friendly. I think she's okay." Pshaw? Jade thought, confused. Nocturne's are only supposed to mimic things they hear. Jade glanced down at the fluttery, squirmy nocturne. She must have had a very talkative clan. The little nocturne blinked back up at Jade, and the spiral found herself wondering where they were from.

"I'm Opal." The nocturne said, beaming with pride as she pronounced her name. "The shivering worm is Zaffer." She said, wrinkling her nose at the Imperial and sticking out her tongue at him "And where did you both come from?" Jade asked curiously. The ghost of a frown flickered over Opal's face. "My parents liked my brother more." She huffed. "They didn't care what happened to me. So I ran away when we got here. It's pretty." She said proudly, ruffling her wings. "I found Zaffer while I was trying to hide, so we became friends." Opal said with a grin.

Jade turned to Zaffer. "I won't hurt you." She promised, trying to look nonthreatening. "Please, I need to know why you're here. Then I can help you, okay?" Zaffer sighed and let his wings fall. "I was cast out of my tribe." He mumbled glumly. Jade blinked in surprise. "Why?" She asked, genuinely curious. Zaffer's expression hardened, then collapsed again. "I don't want to talk about it." He squeaked.

Jade sighed and resettled her wings. She'd have to ask him about it later, then. "Okay then!" Jade said, trying to sound like the cheerful and upbeat dragon she never was. She loved the new things she was feeling though. They felt so real. . . "You must be hungry." Zaffer nodded, his eyes betraying sudden hope, while Opal bounded around excitedly. "Yeeeeees!" she cried, pumping her wings to flutter in the air for a few heartbeats before crashing softly back onto the ground. Jade smiled at the new felling of warmth and happiness that flooded over her. "Right this way then." She said, waving the hatchlings after her as she stepped out of the forest.

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^Jade flying her kite!
@AmberHive Thank you so much for the art! I hope you like the Pinkerlocke :D
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[center][item=eel larvae] (Noooooooo, coli time!!! I'm going to get another adult dragon to help Jade fight, because she's my only adult at the moment.) [b]Day 1:[/b][/center] [b]New Adult:[/b] Hope I get a good one! And it's. . . 12! Coatl time! [img]http://www1.flightrising.com/dgen/dressing-room/dragon?did=30364188&skin=0&apparel=22257,428,1866&xt=dressing.png[/img] This guy came pre-named for 17 gems, only 2 gems over the cheapest. This guy was just prettier for me. Everyone, welcome Poseidon! ----- [center]Jade was curled up in the shade of a large tree by a cool, misty lake, Opal and Zaffer happily gobbling up the remains of the last meal Jade was able to salvage for them. She had found a plentiful nest of Petal Moths, managing to grab plenty before the rest scattered, and had even found a cluster of greenworms gorging themselves on a patch of glorious green grass underneath and rock. Opal made a game of peeling the wings off the Petal Moths and trying to snap them out of the air, preferring not to bother with the greenworms, which she only bit into once. But Zaffer was obediently sitting in one spot, gulping down the rest of his portion. Jade lifted her head from the pond and peered at the sky, where the slowly sinking sun was bleeding magnificent colors of pink and orange into the evening sky. [b]"We should find a place to rest for the night."[/b] Jade said, warily eyeing the darkening sky.[b]"Where?"[/b] Opal asked, wolfing down her last moth. Jade shrugged. [b]"I don't know, Opal."[/b] She said, shaking her head. [b]"But we should find a place soon."[/b] The little nocturne blinked at Jade. [b]"Night can be pretty sometimes."[/b] Opal explained. [b]"The sky is all glittery and there's a dark blue color."[/b] Jade fluttered her wings nervously. [b]"But things who live in the night can be more dangerous when you can't see them."[/b] She fretted, cringing at the vivid memory of vicious harpies attacking in the middle of the night. Opal persisted. [b]"I can see good in the night!"[/b] She exclaimed, her eyes wide. [b]"Last time, I saw frogs."[/b] Jade felt another pang of laughter hit her, but persisted. [b]"I can't risk your lives tonight."[/b] She confessed, suddenly realizing how strongly she cared for the hatchlings she had very recently met. [b]"I think, um. . . Jade is right."[/b] Zaffer spoke up, his meal all picked clean. He averted his eyes from Opal's oddly contorted face. [b]"It was scary the first time. I want to sleep better tonight."[/b] Opal's wings drooped, but she pulled them right back up again. [b]"Can we built a fort?"[/b] She asked enthusiastically. [b]"I heard mommy and daddy talking about forts before I ran away. It's supposed to be cozy and safe."[/b] Jade laughed, catching herself by surprise. [b]"Sure, we can build a fort, but we should find a good place to built it first."[/b] She mumbled, eyeing the sky nervously. "Okay!" Opal chirped, spinning around and sauntering for the woods. Jade sat up, quickly sweeping the leftovers of her meal into the pond, where fish would likely finish it off, before following Opal. She offered Zaffer her talon as she passed by him. [b]"Come on."[/b] She pleading him. [b]"I'll tell you my story if you trust me."[/b] Jade spotted a flash of curiosity in Zaffer's deep magenta eyes and he nodded, clutching Jade's talons in his own to get up. Jade followed opal with Zeffer by her side, feeling that things were going to be okay tonight when she heard the first screech. It was the screech of a loner, but the sound of it made Jade's blood run cold and freeze her in her tracks. Zeffer stopped and looked back at her. [b]"Jade? Are you okay?"[/b] He asked, deeply nervous. Jade spotted a solitary figure advancing towards them in the sky, followed by one of an entirely different shape. Both were feathered. [b]"Get down!"[/b] Jade shrieked, diving at the two hatchlings and driving them towards the forest. Jade felt an accelerated swooping noise coming from above, and she saw two feathered figures, one blue, the other light green, diving straight at her. The fear almost made her loose consciousness, but she managed to cling to reality by the fear she held for the survival of the hatchlings. The first dove at her, it's ghastly pale brown skin cloaked with green feathers rapidly ascending on Jade, it's savage claws extended to rip into her scales. Green feather's blinding Jade for a moment, and she felt searing pain in her back and a furiously screeching harpy before the other blue shape barreled down, and the pain on Jade's back was lifted. Jade dizzily lifted her head to look at the shapes, only to find a strikingly handsome iridescent blue coatl battling viciously with a Windcarve fugitive. After a particularly vicious blow to the head, the Windcrave fugitive screeched in frustration and flew off, staggering slightly because of a tear in it's wing. [b]"Are you okay?"[/b] The coatl asked in a rich, deep voice. Jade caught the horrified expressions on Opal and Zeffer's faces, still concealed in the bamboo, right before she blacked out. When Jade woke up, the sun had sunk and the sky was already scattered with faintly glowing stars. She tried to sit up but felt an aching pain in her shoulders. [b]"Try not to move too much."[/b] A familiar voice said. Jade lifted her head to see the coatl from earlier standing over her. Jade nodded and put her head back down, noticing that she was near a well-constructed small hut made of solid bamboo, and a warm fire that was flickering lightly just outside of it. [b]"Jade's awake!"[/b] Came an even more familiar voice that allowed relief to sweep through Jade's entire body. [b]"Jade's awake!"[/b] It came again, much closer. Zaffer's head popped into Jade's line of vision, with a blur of shiny silver scales streaking along next to him. [b]"I'm so glad you're okay!"[/b] Zaffer cried, landing promptly right next to Jade's snout and wrapping his arms around her long neck. Jade felt a flash of pain were his talons gripped, but didn't care at all. [b]"Are you a zombie!?"[/b] Asked a high-pitched voice with an exaggerated gasp. Opal showed up in front of Jade's nose, inspecting her closely. [b]"You don't look like a Zombie."[/b] Jade laughed, ignoring the sharp pain that came from her chest. [b]"Take it easy there, little ones."[/b] The coatl said, prying Zaffer and Opal away from Jade. [b]"She needs to heal."[/b] Jade cleared her throat to get his attention. [b]"I can't thank you enough."[/b] She said, her voice slightly raspy. [b]"What's your name?"[/b] The coatl smiled warmly, his beautiful ice-blue eyes lighting up. [b]"I'm Poseidon."[/b] He said.[b]"And you should really thank these two."[/b] He said, flicking his tail at Opal and Zaffer. [b]"When you fainted they ran out of the forest, the silver one shrieking hysterically and shouting about zombies, while the blue one tried to question me about what happened."[/b] Jade turned to Opal and Zaffer, beaming at them. [b]"Jade!"[/b] Opal cried again and raced for the green spiral despite Poseidon's orders. [b]"Posedon has a fort!"[/b] She squeaked excitedly, pronouncing his name excellently wrong. [b]"I wanna stay here!"[/b] Jade sighed, her wings spread limply out on the ground. [b]"I think we might have to."[/b] She confessed, turning to Poseidon again, she asked [b]"Would it be okay if we stayed the night? I'm in no condition to travel like this."[/b] Jade said, motioning to her heavily bandaged back. Poseidon smiled. [b]"By all means, go ahead."[/b][/center]

(Noooooooo, coli time!!! I'm going to get another adult dragon to help Jade fight, because she's my only adult at the moment.)
Day 1:

New Adult:
Hope I get a good one! And it's. . . 12! Coatl time!
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This guy came pre-named for 17 gems, only 2 gems over the cheapest. This guy was just prettier for me. Everyone, welcome Poseidon!


Jade was curled up in the shade of a large tree by a cool, misty lake, Opal and Zaffer happily gobbling up the remains of the last meal Jade was able to salvage for them. She had found a plentiful nest of Petal Moths, managing to grab plenty before the rest scattered, and had even found a cluster of greenworms gorging themselves on a patch of glorious green grass underneath and rock.

Opal made a game of peeling the wings off the Petal Moths and trying to snap them out of the air, preferring not to bother with the greenworms, which she only bit into once. But Zaffer was obediently sitting in one spot, gulping down the rest of his portion. Jade lifted her head from the pond and peered at the sky, where the slowly sinking sun was bleeding magnificent colors of pink and orange into the evening sky.

"We should find a place to rest for the night." Jade said, warily eyeing the darkening sky."Where?" Opal asked, wolfing down her last moth. Jade shrugged. "I don't know, Opal." She said, shaking her head. "But we should find a place soon." The little nocturne blinked at Jade. "Night can be pretty sometimes." Opal explained. "The sky is all glittery and there's a dark blue color." Jade fluttered her wings nervously. "But things who live in the night can be more dangerous when you can't see them." She fretted, cringing at the vivid memory of vicious harpies attacking in the middle of the night.

Opal persisted. "I can see good in the night!" She exclaimed, her eyes wide. "Last time, I saw frogs." Jade felt another pang of laughter hit her, but persisted. "I can't risk your lives tonight." She confessed, suddenly realizing how strongly she cared for the hatchlings she had very recently met. "I think, um. . . Jade is right." Zaffer spoke up, his meal all picked clean. He averted his eyes from Opal's oddly contorted face. "It was scary the first time. I want to sleep better tonight." Opal's wings drooped, but she pulled them right back up again.
"Can we built a fort?" She asked enthusiastically. "I heard mommy and daddy talking about forts before I ran away. It's supposed to be cozy and safe."

Jade laughed, catching herself by surprise. "Sure, we can build a fort, but we should find a good place to built it first." She mumbled, eyeing the sky nervously. "Okay!" Opal chirped, spinning around and sauntering for the woods. Jade sat up, quickly sweeping the leftovers of her meal into the pond, where fish would likely finish it off, before following Opal. She offered Zaffer her talon as she passed by him. "Come on." She pleading him. "I'll tell you my story if you trust me." Jade spotted a flash of curiosity in Zaffer's deep magenta eyes and he nodded, clutching Jade's talons in his own to get up.

Jade followed opal with Zeffer by her side, feeling that things were going to be okay tonight when she heard the first screech. It was the screech of a loner, but the sound of it made Jade's blood run cold and freeze her in her tracks. Zeffer stopped and looked back at her. "Jade? Are you okay?" He asked, deeply nervous. Jade spotted a solitary figure advancing towards them in the sky, followed by one of an entirely different shape. Both were feathered. "Get down!" Jade shrieked, diving at the two hatchlings and driving them towards the forest.

Jade felt an accelerated swooping noise coming from above, and she saw two feathered figures, one blue, the other light green, diving straight at her. The fear almost made her loose consciousness, but she managed to cling to reality by the fear she held for the survival of the hatchlings. The first dove at her, it's ghastly pale brown skin cloaked with green feathers rapidly ascending on Jade, it's savage claws extended to rip into her scales. Green feather's blinding Jade for a moment, and she felt searing pain in her back and a furiously screeching harpy before the other blue shape barreled down, and the pain on Jade's back was lifted.

Jade dizzily lifted her head to look at the shapes, only to find a strikingly handsome iridescent blue coatl battling viciously with a Windcarve fugitive. After a particularly vicious blow to the head, the Windcrave fugitive screeched in frustration and flew off, staggering slightly because of a tear in it's wing. "Are you okay?" The coatl asked in a rich, deep voice. Jade caught the horrified expressions on Opal and Zeffer's faces, still concealed in the bamboo, right before she blacked out.

When Jade woke up, the sun had sunk and the sky was already scattered with faintly glowing stars. She tried to sit up but felt an aching pain in her shoulders. "Try not to move too much." A familiar voice said. Jade lifted her head to see the coatl from earlier standing over her. Jade nodded and put her head back down, noticing that she was near a well-constructed small hut made of solid bamboo, and a warm fire that was flickering lightly just outside of it.

"Jade's awake!" Came an even more familiar voice that allowed relief to sweep through Jade's entire body. "Jade's awake!" It came again, much closer. Zaffer's head popped into Jade's line of vision, with a blur of shiny silver scales streaking along next to him. "I'm so glad you're okay!" Zaffer cried, landing promptly right next to Jade's snout and wrapping his arms around her long neck.

Jade felt a flash of pain were his talons gripped, but didn't care at all. "Are you a zombie!?" Asked a high-pitched voice with an exaggerated gasp. Opal showed up in front of Jade's nose, inspecting her closely. "You don't look like a Zombie." Jade laughed, ignoring the sharp pain that came from her chest. "Take it easy there, little ones." The coatl said, prying Zaffer and Opal away from Jade. "She needs to heal." Jade cleared her throat to get his attention.

"I can't thank you enough." She said, her voice slightly raspy. "What's your name?" The coatl smiled warmly, his beautiful ice-blue eyes lighting up. "I'm Poseidon." He said."And you should really thank these two." He said, flicking his tail at Opal and Zaffer. "When you fainted they ran out of the forest, the silver one shrieking hysterically and shouting about zombies, while the blue one tried to question me about what happened."

Jade turned to Opal and Zaffer, beaming at them. "Jade!" Opal cried again and raced for the green spiral despite Poseidon's orders. "Posedon has a fort!" She squeaked excitedly, pronouncing his name excellently wrong. "I wanna stay here!" Jade sighed, her wings spread limply out on the ground. "I think we might have to." She confessed, turning to Poseidon again, she asked "Would it be okay if we stayed the night? I'm in no condition to travel like this." Jade said, motioning to her heavily bandaged back. Poseidon smiled. "By all means, go ahead."
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@Aetherstorm Aaaaah so cool! Opal is adorable as always ;) You're a great writer!
Why do you need a new name for the Pinkerlocke? I like Bending Breezes. It's creative and windy :)
Also, I already ship Opal x Zaffer in a joking hatchling way XD
@Aetherstorm Aaaaah so cool! Opal is adorable as always ;) You're a great writer!
Why do you need a new name for the Pinkerlocke? I like Bending Breezes. It's creative and windy :)
Also, I already ship Opal x Zaffer in a joking hatchling way XD
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I do too, kind of, but I want them to be kind of like siblings. That might change if I can't find decent dragons for either of them though ;P

And I just want it to have more of a name that flows. I'm still brainstorming XD
@Moonsong48
I do too, kind of, but I want them to be kind of like siblings. That might change if I can't find decent dragons for either of them though ;P

And I just want it to have more of a name that flows. I'm still brainstorming XD
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[center][item=ranger's quiver] (Apparel! Sadly, I don't ship any of my dragons at the moment, and none except Poseidon are ready to breed, so I'll write about Jade and the hatchlings bonding.) [b]Day 2:[/b] Jade stretched out her wings, nearly entirely healed save for a few pale scars over her back. Her sales would grow over them in no time, though. Opal abruptly pounced on her tail, and Jade leaped back. [b]"You're it!"[/b] The little Nocturne howled, racing away on her stubby little legs. [i]They should learn to fly soon.[/i] Jade thought, speeding after the iridescent nocturne on legs of her own. Opal raced into Poseidon's small camp, where they had been staying for the past three days, and leaped at Zaffer, who was just taking a simple nap in a swathe of sun. The Imperial jerked awake with a yelp, only to find Opal sitting on top of him. [b]"Zaffer is base!"[/b] Opal shouted triumphantly at Jade, who came rushing into the camp moments later. [b]"Okay."[/b] Jade said, sitting down comfortable across from Opal. A confused look flickered over her face, but Jade spoke up before Opal could say anything. [b]"How about I try to teach you to fly?"[/b] Jade asked, spreading her wings. "I can already fly!" Opal chirped, leaping off of Zaffer's back.[b]"See? Look!"[/b] Opal launched herself into the air, her small wings fluttering quickly, she actually managed to stagger in the air and move about a foot forward before nosediving into the ground. Jade smiled. [b]"Good job."[/b] She said earnestly. [b]"But you should learn how to really fly. Then we can play tag while flying!"[/b] She added. Opal nodded frantically. [b]"I wanna learn!"[/b] She chirped, she spun around and grabbed Zaffer's wing, attempting to heave him to his feet. [b]"Zaffer, you have to play too."[/b] Zaffer gave her a skeptical look but heaved himself to his feet nevertheless and trotted over to Jade. [b]"Where should we practice?"[/b] Zaffer asked, the slightest hint of excitement visible in the depths of his magenta eyes. [b]"We're near the Reedcleft ascent. . ."[/b] Jade murmured thoughtfully, swinging her head to look at the bright blue sky overhead. [b]"But I think it might be easier to practice in the Zephyr Steppes. It's safer."[/b] [i]Less harpies.[/i] Jade added to herself with a shiver. [b]"Zaffer Steps?"[/b] Opal asked curiously. [b]"How did Zaffer get steps names after him?"[/b] Jade laughed. [b]"Not Zaffer Steps, Opal."[/b] She said with a grin. [b]"Zephyr Steppes. Where dragons are safe to lay their eggs and calm, soothing breezes coax hatchlings to fly early on in their lives."[/b] She gave them a mock naughty look. [b]"You two are a bit late."[/b] Opal started bounding around, tugging on Jade's wing. [b]"Then I want to learn [i]now[/i]!"[/b] Jade grinned, turning around and leading the two hatchlings along side her. The three of the dragon soon stood on a towering edge, the cliff dropping down about fifty feet to a large pond fed by fiercely rushing rapids. Jade noticed Zaffer gathering all of his confidence, and trying to peer over the edge. Opal gazed down at the river with wide eyes, her tail tip twitching excitedly. Opening her wings, Jade drifted over the open space, keeping a steady pace of flapping with her eight wings. [b]"Who wants to try first?"[/b] She asked, warmly spreading out her talons. [b]"Me!"[/b] Opal hollered, shifting her hind legs to take a running leap. She took off before Jade could stop her, her little shape propelling herself off the ground and sailing towards the air, straight at Jade. Spinning in the air to catch the reckless hatchling, Jade coiled herself expertly and Opal plopped down right into her arms. [b]"But I wanted to fly."[/b] She pouted. Jade shook her head. [b]"It isn't like that."[/b] She said, trying to earn the nocturne's attention so she knew how dangerous it was. [b]"You need to fly with the wind and use it to your advantage. Just jumping won't do you any good."[/b] It took Opal a moment to process her words. [b]"Okay."[/b] She said, her voice more level and serious this time. [b]"I think I know how to do it."[/b] Jade was slightly taken aback by Opal's level-headed response, but righted herself quickly. [b]"I'll be right under you if you fall."[/b] She promised, extending her arms to let Opal take another try flying. Opal scrunched up her face and drew her wings back, preparing to leap. Jade felt the weight lifted off of her talons, and a squeal pierce her skull as a blur of silver scales shot into the air. She immediately prepared to catch Opal, but the tiny hatchling was gently hovering in the air in front of her, her wings shifting expertly to catch a drift of wind and propel herself forward. Zaffer gaped at his foster-sister's actions, his wings unfurling unconsciously as if he wanted to leap right into the air alongside her. Opal's excited squeals eventually subsided and the fluttered back to the ground, laughing breathlessly. Jade had to coax Zaffer out into the air gently, and since she couldn't hold him very well, there was a bright panicky moment where he plummeted towards the lake below, but managed to stay aloft with beats of his wide, powerful wings. In the end, Jade had to get both Zaffer and Opal back on the ground and back to camp, both of them laughing and jumping on each other the whole way there. Jade was relieved to see Zaffer a lot more relaxed as he sprang at Opal's tail from behind. When they entered camp, they saw Poseidon breathing plumes of mist into the air, cooling the area around them until the camp was a nice cool temperature. unlit fire tinders lay next to him in a hole surrounded by rocks, where the fire usually sat, and the usual Jumboshrimp and Pumpkinseed Sunfish along with a handful of Rhododendron Leafhoppers and Bean Beetles heaped on top of each other next to it. Zaffer's grinning face fell apart when he saw Poseidon doing his magic, but Opal stared at him in astonishment. [b]"What are you doing?"[/b] She asked, bounding over to him. Poseidon turned around, a warm smile on his face. [b]"I'm using my ice magic to make this place more comfortable."[/b] He explained, waving to the scenery around him that was untouched by looks but completely changed in feel. [b]"I want to try!"[/b] Opal squealed. Poseidon laughed. "You're Nature." He said, tapping her little talons.[b] "You help things grow."[/b] Opal looked down at her little paws curiously, then held them up to her face, as if willing magic into them by staring. A soft green glow encircled her index claw and her eyes lit up. Reaching down at the floor, Opal dug her claw into the soft soil, and a small but beautiful flower bud sprang from the ground. Opal beamed at it. The lush green stem was sturdy and strong and the soft fuchsia petals were curled into each other beautifully. Jade and Zaffer stared at him, while Poseidon clapped his hands together joyfully. [b]"Great job!"[/b] he crooned, then turned to face Zaffer. [b]"Would you like to try?"[/b] He asked. Zaffer started to back away, but Jade stopped him. [b]"Just give it a go."[/b] She said with a warm smile she hoped was soothing for the hatchling. Poseidon, waved at Opal's flower. [b]"Arcane enhances things."[/b] He explained. [b]"Why don't you give this little flower bud a go?"[/b] Zaffer sighed and walked up to Opal's flower, narrowing his eyes in concentration. Opal sat nearby, her eyes wide and apparently not bothered by the fact that her newly sprouted flower was going to be enchanted again. Zaffer lifted a small talon, his claws glowing and eyes glowing pink within a few seconds. The Imperial reached out and curled his claws around the flower's stem, and it swelled and grew in a shower of magenta sparks. The flower grew higher than Opal's head, it's stem thickening and darkening along with the rest of it. The fuchsia bud at the top bloomed into many petals, revealing a fuzzy-looking yellow center, while palm frond sprouted out right beneath it, merely adding a more grand image to the incredible flower. This time Poseidon was gaping too. Opal circled her former flower bud and poked it at different angles, giggling when it lightly showered light yellow specks of pollen on her head. [b]"That's some powerful magic you've got there, buddy."[/b] Poseidon remarked, his eyes still glued to the flower. [b]"For a hatchling, at least."[/b] Zaffer sighed. [b]"I know."[/b] He pouted. [b]"My clan cast me out because I was born with a natural affinity to magic."[/b] Poseidon stared at him, surprised. [b]"Why would an Arcane tribe cast out such a gifted hatchling?"[/b] Zaffer hunched over. [b]"I was hatched with [i]lethal[/i] magic."[/b] He squeaked, nearly too quiet for dragon ears to hear. [b]"I nearly blew up my clan leader as soon as I opened my eyes."[/b] Jade stood frozen, the reality of what Zaffer had said sinking in. Poseidon opened his mouth to speak again, but Jade cut him off. [b]"I'll show you my magic later."[/b] Jade said softly, protectively encircling Zaffer with her coils. She whispered gently into Zaffer's ear. [b]"We won't cast you out."[/b] She murmured. This did nothing to Zaffer's expression. Jade sighed and pulled him towards the bamboo hut they slept in every night. Opal quickly followed, her face a mask of confusion. [b]"I think we've done enough for today."[/b] Jade remarked with a nod to Poseidon, slinking into the hut with the hatchlings by her side.[/center] ----- @AmberHive @Moonsong48 I don't know if this was long. Was this long? And I really hoped you guys enjoyed it! Sorry abut any spelling errors. . .

(Apparel! Sadly, I don't ship any of my dragons at the moment, and none except Poseidon are ready to breed, so I'll write about Jade and the hatchlings bonding.)

Day 2:
Jade stretched out her wings, nearly entirely healed save for a few pale scars over her back. Her sales would grow over them in no time, though. Opal abruptly pounced on her tail, and Jade leaped back. "You're it!" The little Nocturne howled, racing away on her stubby little legs. They should learn to fly soon. Jade thought, speeding after the iridescent nocturne on legs of her own.

Opal raced into Poseidon's small camp, where they had been staying for the past three days, and leaped at Zaffer, who was just taking a simple nap in a swathe of sun. The Imperial jerked awake with a yelp, only to find Opal sitting on top of him. "Zaffer is base!" Opal shouted triumphantly at Jade, who came rushing into the camp moments later.

"Okay." Jade said, sitting down comfortable across from Opal. A confused look flickered over her face, but Jade spoke up before Opal could say anything. "How about I try to teach you to fly?" Jade asked, spreading her wings. "I can already fly!" Opal chirped, leaping off of Zaffer's back."See? Look!" Opal launched herself into the air, her small wings fluttering quickly, she actually managed to stagger in the air and move about a foot forward before nosediving into the ground.

Jade smiled. "Good job." She said earnestly. "But you should learn how to really fly. Then we can play tag while flying!" She added. Opal nodded frantically. "I wanna learn!" She chirped, she spun around and grabbed Zaffer's wing, attempting to heave him to his feet.
"Zaffer, you have to play too." Zaffer gave her a skeptical look but heaved himself to his feet nevertheless and trotted over to Jade.

"Where should we practice?" Zaffer asked, the slightest hint of excitement visible in the depths of his magenta eyes. "We're near the Reedcleft ascent. . ." Jade murmured thoughtfully, swinging her head to look at the bright blue sky overhead. "But I think it might be easier to practice in the Zephyr Steppes. It's safer." Less harpies. Jade added to herself with a shiver. "Zaffer Steps?" Opal asked curiously. "How did Zaffer get steps names after him?"

Jade laughed. "Not Zaffer Steps, Opal." She said with a grin. "Zephyr Steppes. Where dragons are safe to lay their eggs and calm, soothing breezes coax hatchlings to fly early on in their lives." She gave them a mock naughty look. "You two are a bit late." Opal started bounding around, tugging on Jade's wing. "Then I want to learn now!" Jade grinned, turning around and leading the two hatchlings along side her.

The three of the dragon soon stood on a towering edge, the cliff dropping down about fifty feet to a large pond fed by fiercely rushing rapids. Jade noticed Zaffer gathering all of his confidence, and trying to peer over the edge. Opal gazed down at the river with wide eyes, her tail tip twitching excitedly.

Opening her wings, Jade drifted over the open space, keeping a steady pace of flapping with her eight wings. "Who wants to try first?" She asked, warmly spreading out her talons. "Me!" Opal hollered, shifting her hind legs to take a running leap. She took off before Jade could stop her, her little shape propelling herself off the ground and sailing towards the air, straight at Jade.

Spinning in the air to catch the reckless hatchling, Jade coiled herself expertly and Opal plopped down right into her arms. "But I wanted to fly." She pouted. Jade shook her head. "It isn't like that." She said, trying to earn the nocturne's attention so she knew how dangerous it was.
"You need to fly with the wind and use it to your advantage. Just jumping won't do you any good." It took Opal a moment to process her words. "Okay." She said, her voice more level and serious this time. "I think I know how to do it."

Jade was slightly taken aback by Opal's level-headed response, but righted herself quickly.
"I'll be right under you if you fall." She promised, extending her arms to let Opal take another try flying. Opal scrunched up her face and drew her wings back, preparing to leap.

Jade felt the weight lifted off of her talons, and a squeal pierce her skull as a blur of silver scales shot into the air. She immediately prepared to catch Opal, but the tiny hatchling was gently hovering in the air in front of her, her wings shifting expertly to catch a drift of wind and propel herself forward.

Zaffer gaped at his foster-sister's actions, his wings unfurling unconsciously as if he wanted to leap right into the air alongside her. Opal's excited squeals eventually subsided and the fluttered back to the ground, laughing breathlessly.

Jade had to coax Zaffer out into the air gently, and since she couldn't hold him very well,
there was a bright panicky moment where he plummeted towards the lake below, but managed to stay aloft with beats of his wide, powerful wings.

In the end, Jade had to get both Zaffer and Opal back on the ground and back to camp, both of them laughing and jumping on each other the whole way there. Jade was relieved to see Zaffer a lot more relaxed as he sprang at Opal's tail from behind.

When they entered camp, they saw Poseidon breathing plumes of mist into the air, cooling the area around them until the camp was a nice cool temperature. unlit fire tinders lay next to him in a hole surrounded by rocks, where the fire usually sat, and the usual Jumboshrimp and Pumpkinseed Sunfish along with a handful of Rhododendron Leafhoppers and Bean Beetles heaped on top of each other next to it.

Zaffer's grinning face fell apart when he saw Poseidon doing his magic, but Opal stared at him in astonishment. "What are you doing?" She asked, bounding over to him. Poseidon turned around, a warm smile on his face. "I'm using my ice magic to make this place more comfortable." He explained, waving to the scenery around him that was untouched by looks but completely changed in feel.

"I want to try!" Opal squealed. Poseidon laughed. "You're Nature." He said, tapping her little talons. "You help things grow." Opal looked down at her little paws curiously, then held them up to her face, as if willing magic into them by staring.

A soft green glow encircled her index claw and her eyes lit up. Reaching down at the floor, Opal dug her claw into the soft soil, and a small but beautiful flower bud sprang from the ground. Opal beamed at it. The lush green stem was sturdy and strong and the soft fuchsia petals were curled into each other beautifully.

Jade and Zaffer stared at him, while Poseidon clapped his hands together joyfully. "Great job!" he crooned, then turned to face Zaffer. "Would you like to try?" He asked. Zaffer started to back away, but Jade stopped him. "Just give it a go." She said with a warm smile she hoped was soothing for the hatchling. Poseidon, waved at Opal's flower. "Arcane enhances things." He explained. "Why don't you give this little flower bud a go?"

Zaffer sighed and walked up to Opal's flower, narrowing his eyes in concentration. Opal sat nearby, her eyes wide and apparently not bothered by the fact that her newly sprouted flower was going to be enchanted again. Zaffer lifted a small talon, his claws glowing and eyes glowing pink within a few seconds.

The Imperial reached out and curled his claws around the flower's stem, and it swelled and grew in a shower of magenta sparks. The flower grew higher than Opal's head, it's stem thickening and darkening along with the rest of it. The fuchsia bud at the top bloomed into many petals, revealing a fuzzy-looking yellow center, while palm frond sprouted out right beneath it, merely adding a more grand image to the incredible flower.

This time Poseidon was gaping too. Opal circled her former flower bud and poked it at different angles, giggling when it lightly showered light yellow specks of pollen on her head. "That's some powerful magic you've got there, buddy." Poseidon remarked, his eyes still glued to the flower. "For a hatchling, at least."

Zaffer sighed. "I know." He pouted. "My clan cast me out because I was born with a natural affinity to magic." Poseidon stared at him, surprised. "Why would an Arcane tribe cast out such a gifted hatchling?" Zaffer hunched over. "I was hatched with lethal magic." He squeaked, nearly too quiet for dragon ears to hear. "I nearly blew up my clan leader as soon as I opened my eyes."

Jade stood frozen, the reality of what Zaffer had said sinking in. Poseidon opened his mouth to speak again, but Jade cut him off. "I'll show you my magic later." Jade said softly, protectively encircling Zaffer with her coils. She whispered gently into Zaffer's ear. "We won't cast you out." She murmured. This did nothing to Zaffer's expression.

Jade sighed and pulled him towards the bamboo hut they slept in every night. Opal quickly followed, her face a mask of confusion. "I think we've done enough for today." Jade remarked with a nod to Poseidon, slinking into the hut with the hatchlings by her side.

@AmberHive @Moonsong48
I don't know if this was long. Was this long?
And I really hoped you guys enjoyed it! Sorry abut any spelling errors. . .
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