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Old Sep 16 2009, 10:09 PM   #18
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Default Re: A realistic look at dragon attrition.

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Originally Posted by ElectricDragon View Post
Actually, it's a real condition that will get you thrown out of flight school. There is a point where a person is too brave and will end up killing themselves and others by not making an escape decision until it's too late.
Let's just say that I've had it 'up to here' with insurance companies and their ridiculous rules. And I don't get the ultimate pleasure of dealing with it every day!

OK, sorry, side-tracking I know, but I'm still thinking about the "Dragonrider Academy" idea. I like it. A school would definitely improve the quality of the whole deal. Why didn't anyone think of this before? Or did someone? Did Weyrleader Sean try to make a standardized training academy in DD?

I am writing a story (and I know that I keep saying that, but it's not a fib!), and a lot of it focuses on training-because darn it, the girl has to learn to fly somehow, doesn't she? So, this interests me. . . maybe I should send 'em to school.
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