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Letters, Sent and Received

Post letters that have come to and from throughout the world! To family, to friends, lovers, riders, and all those in between...
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    Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:22 pm

A letter is delivered to Blaze on the Hatching Grounds. It is very short and written in a shaky hand and nearly identical to a letter sent to one Aidan of Bitra a couple of turns before.

Blaze,

We're leaving the weyr. Don't come looking for us. It won't be welcomed.

Ya'ra of Blue Dymrith
Fort
Essa of Bronze Gectusith
Wingleader S'bor of Bronze Yugoth
ACM Estelle of Brown Jaehaeryth
Faralyn of Brown Grooth
Ieyasu of Brown Ieyask
Weyrling P'pin of Brown Palath
T'rin of Brown Celeth
G'er of Garnet Neozeoth
Lily of Garnet Eridieth
Weyrling Ly'nk of Garnet Sakuyath
Relli of Garnet Rellivask and Blue Relsk
Weyrling Augury of Blue Velveth
Chrysanthe of Blue Bidath
Lord Consort Corleon of Blue Corleosk (Fort Hold)
Gellera of Blue Virtrath
Miryem of Blue Riwenth
Weyrling Thor of Blue Hinokath
Wingsecond L'ir of Green Byth
Numann of Green Rannath
Rhea of Green Rheask
S'atyl of Green Nineveth
Makoto of White Usakinth
Weyrling Riku of White Taissath
Wingsecond Tyrion of White Voluntauth
Candidate Quinn
Weyrbrat Norelli
High Reaches
Elyron of Gold Elysk and Green Elyrosk
Hela of Bronze Helsk and Brown Hesk (W)
Sr. Flightleader Schneizel of Bronze Damocleth
Di'a of Brown Kasshuth
Weyrling Dobby of Brown Kersuth
Wingleader Myalla of Brown Enarth
Weyrling Th'ou of Brown Pavith
Wingsecond D'ark of Garnet Masreith
Eliza of Garnet Riaath
Squadsecond Tomas of Garnet Tomask and White Tsk (W)
Allura of Blue Sendaith
Weyrling Master Camilla of Blue Kamuith
Jae of Blue Zappath
Sandy of Blue Rugrunth
Tamara of Blue Requeth
Jr. Wherleader Zhuli of Blue Zhusk
Ailee of Green Suventh
Kanon of Green Kibeth
Kip of Green Amizuth
Sokka of Green Wintrath
Semaca Weyr
Arena of Void Oscamith
Alayna of Gold Wyzeth
Al'bus of Bronze Matanuth
Noor of Bronze Nuunieth
Weyrling Hermione of Brown Echoneth
Sage of Brown Wisketoth
Shuri of Brown Motath
Varda of Brown Magmeth
Wherling Maui of Garnet Mausk and Blue Mask
Uruk of Garnet Georsath
Anoni of Blue Cermurith
Artemis of Blue Phoebuth
Candidatemaster Naxen of Blue Anitoth
Point Rigel of Blue Cygneth
Ya'ra of Blue Dymrith
Ariel of Green Kshatriyath
Captain Vella of Green Vellask and Magma Vesk (W)
V'rell of Green Peridoth
Wyatt of Green Emilith
Aeris of White Tarth
Kowal of White Kowalsk
R'tan of White Mazath
Steward Molly
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    Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:32 am

This letter is copied and copied, sent to a round of enforcers and secretaries across Benden.

Guess who is coming home to clean house?

-M
Fort Weyr
Senior Weyrwoman Tuckal of Gold Serapheth
[White Journey]
Weyrling/Weyrlingmaster Lexien of Brown Mikazuchith
Mirai of Green Lieuteth
N'eth of Green Azoth
Weyrling Mishima of Blue Harmoth
[Gold Moon Chip]
Weyrling F'ero of Garnet Hellfith
Vartin of Amethyst Vartisk and Garnet Varsk
[Bone Otani]
Dragonless Quatre
Dragonless Angelo
[Gold Geara Zulu]
Semaca Weyr
Hecate of Almandine Cabadath
Wes of Blue Kreith
[Green Maya]
Dragonless Time
High Reaches Weyr
Z'kon of Bronze Gottmitunth
Sven of Bronze Cresceth
[White Black]
Clovis of Blue Artoriath
Exia of Blue Seieth
Lelouch of Blue Isith
[Gold Banshee]
Stahl of Blue Kinlath
Majima of Brown Majimask
Holder Xander
[Blue Laslow]
[Green Peri]
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    Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:32 pm

A letter arrives at Benden. It is not burned or crumpled this time and is written in a neat, professional hand.

Dear Father,

The drudge you sent me, Dobby, has Impressed and I have informed him he is free of all obligations to our family. Whatever you wish of me, leave him out of it and do not send another. High Reaches is no longer a weyr that permits innocents to be collateral damage into riders' private disputes. I have warned Dobby's weyrlingmaster and she will not be passing along any letters between you. Your association is over.

If you have words for me, you may say them to me directly. If you truly wish to help me...I think it is best that you don't. High Reaches isn't that sort of place anymore and thank Faranth for that.

D'ark of Garnet Masreith, Wingsecond of Moonshot, High Reaches Weyr

P.S. I am sincerely sorry about your bronzes and send your weyr my deepest condolences. That doesn't give you license to involve a weyrling in whatever your business is.


A letter is in fact returned.

Garnetrider,

You have disgraced this family for too long. Don't be fool enough to think I will allow it to continue unchecked.

L'ron of Bronze Hyperioth


The final response is only a scrap of parchment

Good luck finding someone at High Reaches willing to help you. Do your worst.
Fort
Essa of Bronze Gectusith
Wingleader S'bor of Bronze Yugoth
ACM Estelle of Brown Jaehaeryth
Faralyn of Brown Grooth
Ieyasu of Brown Ieyask
Weyrling P'pin of Brown Palath
T'rin of Brown Celeth
G'er of Garnet Neozeoth
Lily of Garnet Eridieth
Weyrling Ly'nk of Garnet Sakuyath
Relli of Garnet Rellivask and Blue Relsk
Weyrling Augury of Blue Velveth
Chrysanthe of Blue Bidath
Lord Consort Corleon of Blue Corleosk (Fort Hold)
Gellera of Blue Virtrath
Miryem of Blue Riwenth
Weyrling Thor of Blue Hinokath
Wingsecond L'ir of Green Byth
Numann of Green Rannath
Rhea of Green Rheask
S'atyl of Green Nineveth
Makoto of White Usakinth
Weyrling Riku of White Taissath
Wingsecond Tyrion of White Voluntauth
Candidate Quinn
Weyrbrat Norelli
High Reaches
Elyron of Gold Elysk and Green Elyrosk
Hela of Bronze Helsk and Brown Hesk (W)
Sr. Flightleader Schneizel of Bronze Damocleth
Di'a of Brown Kasshuth
Weyrling Dobby of Brown Kersuth
Wingleader Myalla of Brown Enarth
Weyrling Th'ou of Brown Pavith
Wingsecond D'ark of Garnet Masreith
Eliza of Garnet Riaath
Squadsecond Tomas of Garnet Tomask and White Tsk (W)
Allura of Blue Sendaith
Weyrling Master Camilla of Blue Kamuith
Jae of Blue Zappath
Sandy of Blue Rugrunth
Tamara of Blue Requeth
Jr. Wherleader Zhuli of Blue Zhusk
Ailee of Green Suventh
Kanon of Green Kibeth
Kip of Green Amizuth
Sokka of Green Wintrath
Semaca Weyr
Arena of Void Oscamith
Alayna of Gold Wyzeth
Al'bus of Bronze Matanuth
Noor of Bronze Nuunieth
Weyrling Hermione of Brown Echoneth
Sage of Brown Wisketoth
Shuri of Brown Motath
Varda of Brown Magmeth
Wherling Maui of Garnet Mausk and Blue Mask
Uruk of Garnet Georsath
Anoni of Blue Cermurith
Artemis of Blue Phoebuth
Candidatemaster Naxen of Blue Anitoth
Point Rigel of Blue Cygneth
Ya'ra of Blue Dymrith
Ariel of Green Kshatriyath
Captain Vella of Green Vellask and Magma Vesk (W)
V'rell of Green Peridoth
Wyatt of Green Emilith
Aeris of White Tarth
Kowal of White Kowalsk
R'tan of White Mazath
Steward Molly
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    Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:33 pm

A letter is delivered to CHRYSANTHE by a garnet firelizard. Neatly folded, with crisp handwriting, it simply states:
Dearest Chrysanthe,
I hope you are well. Much has happened since we last saw each other. Please meet me tomorrow evening at High Reaches, so that we can catch up.

Sincerely,
Your Brother, Lys
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High Reaches Weyr
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Lys of Blue Lyssk [#213c89]
E'syne of Green Himikoth [#47f403]
Eletsoria of Green Eletsorisk [#71A14E]
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A blue fire lizard, rather burdened by the lengthy letter it carries, finds Majima.

M. —

Semaca Weyr continues to be a singularly disorganized and chaotic locale. Leadership is every bit as inexperienced as feared, though the fact is perhaps moot in light of recent news: O'tlan is stepping down. I have thus far been unable to ascertain his specific reasons, as the man has become exceedingly reclusive over the past several months, but I have heard the following theories from various sources (for the sake of thoroughness I have recorded them all, though I admit that some are dubious at best):

1. He is ill. The rumors have suggested several possible maladies, though the times he's actually been seen in public recently he hasn't appeared ill. However, I must concede that not all illnesses are necessarily visible, and this seems one of the more likely scenarios.

2. He was blackmailed into stepping down. The rumors neglect to say who might be blackmailing him, or on what basis—of course, keeping secrets is rather the point of blackmail, so that the basis is unknown is not evidence against blackmail.

3. He was pressured into it by his lovers. He seems to be involved with both Chalay—the Healer's Wing leader—and Vella—the Weyr Guard leader, or at least was at the time of the last Hatching. I have been unable to confirm if this remains true.

4. He was pressured into it because of his lovers due to the appearance of nepotism.

5. His dragon resented that he spent more time on work than with her.

6. He's being manipulated or mind controlled by an outside source. I have heard this suggested of: Benden, Tuckal, local traditionalists, a spotty, a fire lizard, and a wher.

7. He is inherently lazy and did not wish to put in any more effort.

8. His half-brother, who I have previously written to you regarding, used the weight of their family to force him out.

9. It's a ploy by Fartoo to gain power for the whers.

10. It's a ploy by Molly to take power away from those with bonds.

11. He's pregnant.

12. "187098470295000" I have no idea what this number refers to. I will continue to try to decode its meaning.

Outside of its leadership woes, the Weyr seems to be doing fairly well. Supplies have been less of a sore spot than they were at the time of the Weyr's inception, and the recent spotty attack on the Candidates' camping trip seems to have deterred at least some people from venturing into the jungle, so that danger has been reduced. However, the kitchens continue to insist on sampling new foods brought back by Mazurka Squad, the safety of some of which is in doubt.

Wild whers appear to be venturing closer to the Weyr than they once did. I am uncertain whether they have decided that the Weyr isn't a threat or have been driven closer by other factors. There is a formerly wild blue who recently bonded to a farmer, I shall attempt to ask him when the opportunity arises.

Construction on the wall continues apace. Most of the Weyr is still opposed, but the Guard captain seems to care little for that fact.

My next letter will follow at its usual interval unless something of particular importance occurs.

Your loyal informant,

B.
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