"Roevith, calm down. Maybe he did mean it, but Weyrleader I'kal is dealing with him." The boy cuts the cloth expertly and stands up. He greets you, trying to raise his injured arm, but cautions you to stay.
"Heyla traveler. You're welcome, but I've got to calm Roevith down before he hurts someone. One of the green riders broke my arm, on purpose. The Weyrleader's talking to him, but he'll get off easy cause his green's proddy. I wish I had let Roe eat him!" He sighs, but smiles broadly at the same time. "If you promise you won't hurt me, I think he'll let you come closer now." He motions to the dragon who regards you solemnly, eyes now turning from orange to green to even blue. You step forward and the boy smiles.
"Good. He thinks you're harmless. I'm Q'nal by the way, now rider to beautiful brown Roevith here. I Impressed him at Talor Cliff Weyr. It wasn't more than three turns ago, but I already can't imagine life without him. Some of those who didn't Impress tell us that our dragons are too small because they're from a green's clutch." He scowls, then shakes his head.
"Smaller dragons are faster dragons, though. Excuse me traveler, but could you go over to that corner and reassure that flit? That's Hewl, and he's scared out of his tiny little mind and won't come closer. He still thinks Roe's mad at him, for scratching me a few sevendays ago." You turn, surprised, to see the cowering bronze firelizard hovering unsure in one corner of the weyr.
"Thank you, traveler, though I wish Hewl wasn't such a coward. Roe likes him a little, but I do admit he can get sort of annoying. Come by more often!" You promise to, then leave quietly so not to wake the slumbering dragon and his tiny friend.
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