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Old Jan 5 2006, 03:08 PM   #1
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Blue Memorable Moments – Dragonflight

(I hope this hasn’t been done before!)

Whilst working on an update for my website I have been adding what I consider to be the memorable moments from each book. I agree this is a totally subjective thing, as people are, well, individuals, but it got me to thinking;

What are your memorable moments from Dragonflight?

Mine: F’lar’s confrontation of the Holder Lords when they were marching on Benden Weyr, and his revelation of why they should do as he commands.

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Old Jan 5 2006, 03:39 PM   #2
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What about the mourning of the watchwher? I find that sticks in my mind the most.
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Old Jan 5 2006, 04:36 PM   #3
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Lessa's flight on Ramoth over the Lord Holders and Mnementh's subtle "pushing" to stop F'lar being furious about it
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Old Jan 5 2006, 06:20 PM   #4
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F'lar and Fax's duel, the death of the watch-wher and of course Lessa's bringing the Oldtimers forward are always the parts I think of when I hear Dragonflight.
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Lessa proudly/defiantly stating "Golds can too fly!" and F'lar deciding the wisest course was to amiably agree with her.
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Old Jan 6 2006, 04:12 AM   #6
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I have or two others mentioned, too.

In addition to those I have the scene of Lessa first arriving in F'lar's cave/apartment and especially F'lar's remark about the Lady breaking bread first and Lessa's embarressment when she picks up the piece of fruit... (at the total scene I can't help but think how I would arrange the whole thing for TV or the big screen)


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He glanced up at her and frowned.
"Even in the Weyr, the lady breaks bread first," he said and inclined his head politely to her.
Lessa flushed, unused to any courtesy and certainly unused to being first to eat. She broke off a chunk of bread. It was like nothing she remembered having tasted before. For one thing, it was fresh-baked. The flour had been finely sifted, without trace of sand or hull. She took the slice of cheese he proffered her, and it, too, had an uncommonly delicious sharpness. Much emboldened by this indication of her changed status, Lessa reached for the plumpest piece of fruit.
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Old Jan 6 2006, 01:57 PM   #7
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Lessa's stating that golds can fly, AND her proving it. And the first time going between.
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There is too many of them to list let see Lessa proving queens can fly and Ramoth 1st mating flight stick in my head the most right now
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Lessa proving that golds fly, F'lar's fight with Fax and when the watch-wher tries to attack F'lar
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There's to many to state but faves? hmmm...
Lessa and Ramoths impression,
When Lessa flies Ramoth then her remark, 'queens can too fly!' I was just 'you go girl!' , what else? The part in the first Threadfall where Lessa says 'noone flies Ramoth but Mnementh' and Ramoth says That is, if he can catch me. And don't ask me why I like this part but it was when F'lar and Lessa were in the Records Room and F'lar says 'Lessa you are my fourth problem.' That's just an 'awwww' bit for me. Like Hans I can imagine the entire book as a movie in my head!
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Lessa Impressing Ramoth
Ramoth's first Hatching
R'gul lecturing Lessa and S'lel falling asleep
Arriving at Fort Weyr and Mardra saying Lessa isn't mad b/c she rides a queen
F'lar's reaction to Lessa's return
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Ah how could I forget Ramoth's Impression and mating flight? The former brought a tear to the eyes and the latter had me holding my breath! Oh and when Mardra says Lessa isn't mad cause she rides a queen too. Like I said, there are so many I love!
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