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Old Dec 18 2004, 01:46 AM   #1
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I was thinking of a name for a dragon and rider, and it came to me -- what names should Anne use for characters, and why? What I mean is, what names should she use that reference other material, or allude to other writers?

The names I'd been thinking of were R'lyeh rider of Kadath... in obvious reference to Lovecraft, of course....

For example, in ForTen, my persona is Balliol, a harper, and the name, well, that should be obvious, no?
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I don't think Anne should use it, but if anyone's writing a parody on Pern, it'd be great to have a preachy dragonriding Weyrharper called J'sus of Nazareth (dragon color left to the writer's discretion). I don't quite have the guts or the talent to write parody, or I'd do it myself.
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I don't think Anne should use it, but if anyone's writing a parody on Pern, it'd be great to have a preachy dragonriding Weyrharper called J'sus of Nazareth (dragon color left to the writer's discretion). I don't quite have the guts or the talent to write parody, or I'd do it myself.

I LOVE it, Granath! In keeping with the character, he needs to ride a blue or green, though.

I can think of a few others that might get me in trouble......
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Old Dec 19 2004, 05:09 AM   #4
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Old Dec 19 2004, 04:24 PM   #5
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Old Dec 20 2004, 09:53 AM   #6
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Only if the Brits on the board promise not to throw things!
I promise nothing!!!

but go ahead anyway... and i might have to come up with some too (if i feel like taking offence )...
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*vouches for Anneli's aim*

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Old Dec 21 2004, 08:43 PM   #9
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C'arles, rider of green Camillath
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That's hilarious!
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Old Dec 22 2004, 05:56 PM   #11
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Old Dec 22 2004, 08:41 PM   #12
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quite funny!
You mean, I'm safe?

You do have to keep the color green, of course. It just ...fits.
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Old Dec 24 2004, 01:53 AM   #13
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I can think of a fitting name for a perrenially motion sick dragon -- Barth.
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You mean, I'm safe?

You do have to keep the color green, of course. It just ...fits.
yep, you are safe with that one... any more?
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I can think of a fitting name for a perrenially motion sick dragon -- Barth.
Ridden by U'chuck?
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D'on, rider of blue Taelonth

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Old Dec 26 2004, 06:15 AM   #17
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G'quon, rider of bronze Eth.
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Old Dec 27 2004, 07:02 PM   #18
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S'more rider of Marshmallowth... a brown with white and Tan highlights here and there
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Old Dec 28 2004, 12:52 AM   #20
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K'ine rider of Beeth

Yeah, I know... ....
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Slightly OT, but I created a character a while back for a "mock" Weyr (forgot the name of the Weyr, it died a long time ago due to lack of interest). My one and only foray into the world of RP...

G'ossip, rider of green Hearsayith.
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Old Dec 28 2004, 03:19 PM   #22
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Old Dec 30 2004, 08:35 PM   #24
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How about D'te, rider of brown Withdestinyth?
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For the B5 fans out there...

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G'Kar, rider of Natoth
A bit OT here, but had you noticed that there's a Narn vessel called the N'Ton in B5 (attacked and destroyed the Malios in "And Now for a Word")?

Back to dragon and rider names: Baileatha, rider of green Cliath.
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L'eet, rider of brown Wooth!!
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my appologies ahead, for pulling up an older thread. But i saw this one and couldn't resist! And AnnMarie, C'arles, rider of green Camillath was priceless laughed myself silly with that one! LOL

For the Treksters among us:

S'pock, rider of green Idicth
K'irk, rider of blue Randth
L'nerd, rider of blue Hypoth
S'lu, rider of brown Excelsiorth
W'rf, rider of bronze Batleth - hehe
J'zia, rider of green Spoth
Q'ark, rider of green Latinumth
L'waxana, rider of gold Wigith
P'card, rider of bronze Enterpriseth

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Hey Saphirdrache, here's a Star Trek one form the world of Star Trek Femslash

S'ven, rider of Gold Belaneth

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S'ven, rider of Gold Belaneth

Sick, twisted bugger arn't I
ROFLOL!

okies, i'm hungry, so these came into mind:

T'rkey, rider of brown Onryeth
H'am, rider of gold Cheddarth
K'efcee, rider of brown Crispyeth
T'bell, rider of brown Gorditoth
S'shi, rider of green Wasabeth
C'urry, rider of green Gastroenteritith
T'maine, rider of gold Hospitalbillth

hehe and with the last two, i dont think i am anymore, lol.
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One more. lol, this one came to mind with my girl's sudden lengthening in both her legs and body just this week! :p (boy have i suddenly got too many short pants and shirts!)

S'purt, rider of golden Growth
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I LOVE it, Granath! In keeping with the character, he needs to ride a blue or green, though.
why would that be "in character"?

oh, btw, in Revelations, there's a description of the "man on the throne" as being bronze
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why would that be "in character"?

oh, btw, in Revelations, there's a description of the "man on the throne" as being bronze


Because it's a parody, and the character is preachy.... what better than a strictly heterosexual blue or green rider being the preachy one?
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How about Gr'lick rider of Breth? or B'rush rider of brown Teeth?
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