2012

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Log Highlights

Stakeholder Nelson Greene Feeds His Refugees
With the third wave of evacuations now complete, a Stakeholder stops by the New Squares to distribute the last of the harvest to his former tenants. Chaos breaks out as Xanadu townies hear about free food, and one little dragonet gets too curious.
Philanthropy?
Fog Ball Protest, 256
When the Fog Ball is cancelled by the Town Council due to fears of unrest, some of the townies come together and stage a counter-protest. Costumes and the burning of effigies follow.
Fog Ball Protest
And the Medics Shall Leave…
After turns of mismanagement by Principal Ballard, the Head Medic of Pern announces at the annual College Show that the Medics will be splitting from the College and forming their own teaching unit, to be based out of the Xanadu Town Hospital.
And the Medics Shall Leave…
Long, Brutal Drill
With a year to go until Thread falls, Weyrleader K’den institutes new Flight level drills. Xanadu Wing is left exhausted and then further humiliated and punished for its ill-fitness by being forced to clear a hold’s fireheights.
Viva La Revolution
Can they do that?
The Xanadu Cops arrest bronzerider L’lei for the theft of some gems. Connell Square almost revolts.
Can they do that?
Viral
Kwanjath rises unexpectedly in her maiden flight. Plague wherries and a bronzerider in jail are just the start of the trouble…
Viral
Bailout Party
After Kwanjath’s disasterous flight, the Xanadu riders got orders to relocate to the Weyr. One last bash at Alys’s bar, to benefit bailing L’lei out of jail.
Bailout Party
Moving Day
Xanadu Wing is no more. Welcome to Azov Weyr!
Moving Day
Kwanjath’s First Clutching
The problems continue for the youngest Xanadu queen – sixteen eggs, but are they all healthy?
Kwanjath’s First Clutching
And So It Begins
Former Xanadu riders form an underground movement to resist the move.
And So It Begins
Tobacco Barons of Pern
During Castiel’s expedition to discover new medicinal plants, a mysterious weed is found that will change Pern forever.
Tobacco Barons of Pern
Another Letter
Reidel has a search letter and a dark secret to tell his sister.
Another Letter
Scoop the Coup!
After bluerider J’li breaks his bond with the underground movement, his wingleader T’zen is compelled to tell Weyrleader K’den about the underground movement, destroying it before it begins.
Scoop the Coup!
Kwanjath’s First Hatching
After all the drama, thirteen undersized hatchlings and their new lifemates will have a lot to prove.
Kwanjath’s First Hatching
Crime and Punishment
Found guilty of stealing gems from the bazaar, bronzerider L’lei recieves lashes in front of an audience.
Crime and Punishment
Rank Pin Dinner
Journeywoman Smith Shava’s long commission from the Weyrwoman results in new rank pins for the entire Weyr.
Rank Pin Dinner
Politiking and Secret-Keeping
R’gan discovers a note from Weyrleader R’sut to Weyrleader K’den – plotting to limit the movement of all riders at the Colonial Council session – and brings it to P’lo and B’stian.
Politiking and Secret-Keeping
Duty / Ostrovosky Burns
The Weyr drills while Xanadu’s Ostrovosky Square burns.
Duty
Ostrovosky Burns
Rallies Between Rainfall
Brownriders B’stian and S’bien run for Colonial Council to stop the Weyrleader’s plot.
Rallies Between Rainfall
Amendment 11 Repealed!
The Colonial Council Session of 257 ends with a surprise when Amendment Eleven gets repealed and a plan for restoring land grants is announced!
Amendment 11 Repealed!
The End of Weyrleader K’den?
K’den’s measure to restrict rider movement is the last item of Colonial Council session, year 257.
The End of Weyrleader K’den?
Fog Ball 257
At the Fog Ball, the failure of K’den’s motion becomes known, and a good time is had by all.
Fog Ball 257
Isth’s First Flight
After much delay and worry, Isth rises in her maiden flight and Nance wholeheartedly embraces the spirit of her queen’s rising.
Isth’s Maiden Flight
Schemes in the LC
Following Isth’s flight, Weyrleader K’den, Th’deus and Leija and P’lo and B’stian take their evening supper in the Living Cavern. Much subtle and unsubtle politicking in the wake of K’den’s amendement failure occurs.
Schemes in the LC
Saving the Sea Whers
A pod of sea whers has stranded itself on Xanadu’s beach, and on-lookers, both townie and recently-moved-back dragonriders debate what exactly they should do. (And if sea whers wouldn’t be better in a stewpot.)
Saving the Sea Whers
Scalpel!
After discovering J’li’s Rauth has a throat defect, dragonhealers Saira and Cecily perform a rare surgery to fix him.
Scalpel!
The Quest for D’go’s Family
D’go, weyrling to bronze Paliveth, was uprooted from his family during the evacuations. Now with a little help from his friends K’bar, R’az and Meidei, they’re off on a long trip through Pern’s backwoods to find his folks.
Part One, Part Two, Fists and Words, and Part Three, the conclusion.
Full drills, empty hearts
A mock-Threadfall drill, full simulation, ends in tragedy when J’li’s Rauth collides into P’lo’s Kiesath and Rauth disappears for all time between…
Full drills, empty hearts
Summertime Hatching: Tachryleith and Leviath’s Clutch
Tachryleith’s eggs hatch. There are no disasters, yet.
Summertime Hatching
Rauth’s Brief Return
Th’deus and Julian go back in time to try to save Rauth.
Rauth’s Brief Return
Tiangliath Rises
Tiangliath’s flight leads to a change of Weyrleader.
Tiangliath Rises
The First Threadfall
The Weyrs of Pern face Thread over Landing. The Second Pass has begun.
The First Threadfall

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