The little Cloud was dancing from forefoot to forefoot, and her rider chuckled softly, laying her hand gently to her head to try and dissuade her, at least for the moment. Xinalinth looked up at her and crooned adoringly, trying to hold still and failing miserably. She was far too excited, being surrounded by all these people and her siblings and the little cousins!
Mine got the shinines from her clutchmates and her parents, the little female explained, twitching her tail slightly. They are pretty, are they not? They look prettier on Mine. Her pride in how shiny and pretty Her's looked was unmistakable, and caused Diamond to flush slightly, as she was able to hear her dragoness' comments, although not those of her siblings, of course.
Post by Ghost of Fire (Fëanáro) on Sept 2, 2012 21:19:59 GMT -8
T’ruk melted back into the shadows after successfully having delivered a compliment to Korvalia. He wanted to be more social, wanted to bounce around the room and greet everyone present, but he also wanted to bask a little in the pleasure of having successfully navigated a social situation.
Guyaky chirped at Korinath again, attempting to explain that he and Green-friend and red-human-sharing-friend wished to rest on her back and did they have permission?
________ T’vax had ascertained that something was up. Of course, since he’d known that before entering the kitchens, that wasn’t really a new piece of information. The brunette had indeed been unable to stop from chuckling, and the simple fact that all the food was, for some reason, off limits was enough to indicate that there was something planned.
He had returned to his seat in the hallway, and was staring at nothing and trying to avoid an even worse headache when Niekolgoth showed up to inform him that Davquill had an urgent question.
What could that be? he wondered. Nothing he picked up from Niekolgoth was of any use in telling him. The Purple-Grey was concerned, about what was not something T’vax could determine, and that much could have been told by anyone just from the color of Niekolgoth’s eyes.
It is nothing more than usual, T’vax replied to Niekolgoth, not bothering to speak aloud. I take it you’re to lead me to her?
If she’s upset with you, she’ll… Slinesteth’s voice faded out. His rider was ignoring him; he knew it, because he’d felt the crimp in their connection. Ah well, he’d known not to offer advice on the Davquil subject.
Korinath twisted her head about until she could focus one eye on the hovering flitters and then crooned happily, shuffling her wings and letting them sink against her sides slightly so that there would be plenty of room for them on her back. Once she was certain they'd gotten her approval, Korinath twisted her head back around to peer up at Korvalia. Look, Korvalia! I made new friends. I think you should get some little cousins! They are so adorable![/b]
Korvalia smiled slightly, the left side of her mouth a bit higher than the right as she watched the firelizards hover around the Moonlight. It was well and good that they all seemed to get along, however, Korvalia wasn't sure she was ready for yet another needy mouth to feed. To be honest, keeping one dragon from making a mess while eating was challenge enough. At least someday Korinath would be able to keep herself relatively clean. A firelizard would be utterly hopeless in that department. We'll see, Korinath. For now there are plenty of them about to play with without me having to take care of them.
The Moonlight sighed but wasn't dejected for long as she was back to crooning and warbling to the firelizards.
Niekolgoth watched T'vax carefully and perhaps he was a bit too close. Personal space was often something that got the Purple-Grey into trouble alongside his tendency to unintentionally instigate verbal spars. His nose was vary nearly pressed against the boy's knee. When the boy finally replied, the young dragon tilted his head his left eye squinted a bit more. Did he believe the boy? It was hard to say as he kept shuttering his mind.
Yes of course, come along. Hurry now![/b]
Backing away from T'vax and Slinesteth, Niekolgoth waddled his way in a circle until he was facing the right direction then when waddle-stomp-prancing off down the hallway, back towards the communal room. He sent a brief warning for Davquil to get everyone ready, his forked tail tip twitching with his improved mood. Things were about to get really fun, he just knew it. T'vax would feel better, Dav would be excited and he might be able to try that strange flat bread that Dav had called a cake.
Post by Ghost of Fire (Fëanáro) on Sept 7, 2012 15:22:36 GMT -8
Chirping excitedly, Guyaky settled on Korinath’s back. He looked up at Crimson-feeder-sharer and Green-friend and chirped a few more times, letting them know that Moonlight-cousin had agreed to serve as a temporary couch for the festivities.
Atanek chirped a response, then flew over to hover over Korinath’s back. He jabbed his head downwards a couple times, obviously asking Ivy to settle into a spot first, before he did. He looked around for his human, finally spotting him near the wall. That was puzzling to the Atanek, but it was of no real consequence, for his human was not upset and thus he was free to hang out with others similar to himself.
——— T’vax raised an eyebrow as he and Slinesteth started off after Niekolgoth down the hallway. He knew that the Purple-Grey had just said something, but the combination of Niekolgoth’s focus and his own “shield”, which he’d put back up after talking answering Niekolgoth’s questions, prevented him from hearing exactly what was said. He could guess that the Niekolgoth had said something to Dav, but the content of the message had escaped him.
The hallway back to the Weyrling Barracks was empty of life, and even of sound. T’vax started looking around as surreptitiously as possible. Something was up, something was definitely up, the hall was never that quiet.
It is highly likely that we are about to find out, Slinesteth commented. Do not worry, the chance of harm resulting from probable actions is less than 25%
A quiet chuckle escaped Hedara's lips, as she was amused by Davquil. She had some of her brother in her, it was part of the reason she felt more relaxed now, but was much more the outgoing type. Still, before the torches and pitchforks could be mentioned, V'quin appeared, much to Hedara's relief. As she hadn't seen the pair together much she observed the siblings behavior a little more carefully. Of course she couldn't stop herself from getting a jab for the Brownrider.
"Well he did his best with what is there anyway." Hedara's words matched her smirking face, indicating she was jesting, but sometimes it could be hard to catch. Still, V'quin knew her so he'd be fine. Her eyes shifted to Davquil as she spoke, and then nodded to herself. The proper party was about to start then.
"Guess you came in at the right time then. At least that's still a point for you." Jesting aside, she was glad to have a friend around. Sure, it was slow going but she did like actually getting a good friend around.
Ivy trilled happily when the Moonlight-cousin made clear her permission was given. She took the Crimson-friend's invitation and got a nice spot next to the multi-colored-friend. She chirped and invitation for the Crimson-friend to get a nice spot before looking over at nice-human. What was he doing? He should be around other nice-humans. What was he doing? Her eyes changed to reflect her confusion, as she observed him. She would likely snap from it as soon as the other flitters started to converse, but here eyes were locked on him for now.
As Guyaky settled on her back, Korinath stilled herself as much as she could; her tail still swayed from side to side. In short, it was impossible for her to be still. Crooning happily to herself she looked back at her own siblings, eyes whirling merrily.
Korvalia slipped away from the group with a smile and went over to the drink table, pouring herself a mug of cider before moving off to an unoccupied section of the wall to watch everyone. Were they enjoying her food? Would the boy whose party this was ever show up?
With Niekolgoth waddling along ahead of T’vax and Slinesteth, he seemed for all the world to have been cured of his moping; at least for the time being. Reaching out, he informed Davquil that they were coming in a mental whisper, hoping that T’vax wouldn’t overhear him; that would ruin the surprise. When she replied he blinked then cast a glance over his purple shoulder at the Chrome. Hoping that T’vax wouldn’t overhear and focusing very hard to remain silent to the boy, he squinted his left eye.
People will be staring at the door, Davquil says you might want to wait to slip in after T’vax.[/b]
That said he turned his attention back to navigating the fairly uniform corridors of the Weyrling Barracks.
Meanwhile, back in the commons, Davquil squealed and bounced on the balls of her feet, scurrying away from Hedara and her brother so that she was at the center of the room. Raising her voice she flapped her arms about above her head. “He’s almost here, everyone be ready. Remember, it’s ‘Happy Turnday T’vax!’ please don’t forget!”
V’quin snorted at Hedara’s quip and smoothed his hands over his tunic. Somewhere outside he felt more than heard Shivvanneth rumble. It would be just like the dragon to make him look ridiculous but the rider thought he looked rather handsome. “Yes, well I do have more to work with than most.”
He wasn’t particularly arrogant and his tone implied a bit of self deprecation in the name of a good laugh. He’d learned not to take Hedara’s ribbing seriously over the Turns. Of course he could focus on their little greeting ritual as his sister chose that moment to utterly flip out, though it seemed in a good way as her face was bright and her eyes sparkling. He’d have to meet this T’vax fellow and get a feel for the Chrome weyrling that his sister seemed so fond of.
“I suppose I should be happy that she’s made friends…” He muttered to himself though loud enough that Hedara might over hear him despite his sister’s shouting.
Post by Ghost of Fire (Fëanáro) on Sept 15, 2012 19:07:33 GMT -8
Atanek settled down beside green-friend, so that she was between him and Guyaky. That was good, Guyaky wasn’t always nice, he didn’t like to share his food, even if he was ok with sharing his feeder. This was fun, Moonlight-large-cousin made a good bed.
A loud human-squeal cut through the air. Both Guyaky and Atanek snapped their heads up to look around. Atanek put his down first, Guyaky kept looking around for a little while, then relaxed as the human fell silent once more. All the humans were excited now, even his human was caught up in it, crouching behind one of the soft-human-sit-on-things.
As soon as Dav called for everyone to get ready, T’ruk darted away from the wall and crouched down behind one of the couches. His heart was hammering as though he’d been running, and he could feel himself grinning. This was going to be fun!
———— Acknowledged. Slinesteth replied, falling back slightly. If T’vax often imagined blocking out draconic voices as using a shield, Slinesteth imagined blocking T’vax out of a conversation as being like talking inside a tunnel, so that the sound went only to the individual at the other end.
T’vax glanced between Slinesteth and Niekolgoth. It was obvious that the two weyrlings had exchanged some sort of information, but they were going to great lengths to avoid being heard, so he couldn’t tell what it was.
Shrugging, T’vax stepped forward as they reached the door to the common area and pushed it open.