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Old Jan 6 2006, 08:17 AM   #1
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What are your memorable moments from Dragonquest? (Again, this is a completely personal and subjective thing, but fun too.)

I have a few on this one:

The fight between F'lar and T'ron (T'ton).
Wirenth and Prideth's mating fight.
F'nor and Canth's jump to the Red Star, and the "net" created by the dragons to catch them.
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Old Jan 6 2006, 08:58 AM   #2
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When Lessa talks to Brekke about why F'lar can't go the Red Star, getting her implicit agreement for F'nor to go instead.
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Old Jan 6 2006, 10:36 AM   #3
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When F'nor wakes to find a firelizard looking at him.
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The whole love scene between Brekke and F'nor and Brekke's trouble with fre sexuality made quite an Impression (still a lovely word ) on me as a teenager...

Don't laugh. It was something I just couldn't understand. When I first read that I thought: stupid bitch, you're lucky to have been introduced to the virtually ideal society/way of life, with more or less free sexuality (remember we are talking early seventies here!) and you are NOT using it/the opportunities it offers...

Next to that the whole scene around Wirenth/Prideth's fight and - for some odd reason - the mundaine fact that someone (was it Mirrim?) was thinking is gettign booze to the frustrated bronze riders at High Reaches...

Was I busy with sex at that age?
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Old Jan 6 2006, 01:55 PM   #5
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When F'nor wakes to find a firelizard looking at him.

I liked that one, too.
And Robinton's answer to Meron's claim that he loved Lessa - that whole scene.
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Old Jan 6 2006, 02:31 PM   #6
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When F'nor wakes to find a firelizard looking at him.
And F'nor telling Canth that the oldest legends were true, that dragons came from fire-lizards, then Canth replying that he didn't remember any such thing
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Old Jan 6 2006, 03:10 PM   #7
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I agree with Crispy: the fire lizard is the most memorable for me. Though I must add that the attempt to reach the red star comes closely behind.
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Old Jan 7 2006, 02:38 PM   #8
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When F'nor noticed the plants healing from threadscore on the Southern Continant and finds the grubs.
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Old Jan 7 2006, 09:33 PM   #9
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I liked that one, too.
And Robinton's answer to Meron's claim that he loved Lessa - that whole scene.
I like that one too. I can pictured it in my head with Robinton getting in Meron's face.
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Old Jan 7 2006, 10:08 PM   #10
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I think they've all been mentioned. When Brekke is meant to re-Impress and Berd attacks the gold dragon.
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Old Jan 8 2006, 07:32 PM   #11
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the knife fight, Battle of the Queens, anything with a firelizard in it and if I had to pick a romantic memorable it would have to be after the knife fight and Threadfall with F'lar and Lessa. I mean those words have got to make anyone, even Lessa melt
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Ruth's hatching, of course!
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Old Jan 9 2006, 04:35 AM   #13
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Oh I can't belive I forgot that one!
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Old Jan 9 2006, 07:26 PM   #14
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Telgar hold as dicscribed by Robinton when he is landing at the celebration, what the decorations look like and how the frowers smell and the food roasting smells. The people and how they are all dressed in their finery. When Kylara enters with Meron, you see and feel the envy and hatred. The way Anne discribes all of the setting before the fight, you are there, holding your breathe when the duel begins.With your heart in your throat, feeling the crowd pushing and shoving to get a look. The duel is heart stopping you gasp when F'lar is slashed. You feel his anguish at the end with T'ron on the ground and the blood on his hands. .
That whole part of the book ending with the magnificent thread flight and Lessa standing there while they dissapear. That is where I am in the book, its a great feeling.
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Brekke trying to reImpress
Wirenth/Prideth fight
F'nor and Brekke getting together for the first time
F'nor's jump to the Star and Brekke saving them
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F'nor's Impression of Grall and his resulting sense of wonder.
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Old Jan 20 2006, 02:33 PM   #17
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Lytol rising above his grief to support Jaxom's actions... saying that if the dragon dies, he would be able to help him...
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F'nor's Impression of Grall =

I especially love Canth's gentle command to F'nor, Do not move. And F'nor's first reaction upon hearing that. The wording there is perfect. And, as Ryuu said, when Canth says he doesn't remember coming from fire-lizards.


F'nor's retorts to Kylara =

When they're back at Southern Weyr and Kylara attempts to take the green rider's bronze. "May it be a warm night between before you Impress one."


Discovering the Ancients' Room

One part where I always find myself laughing out loud is when Jaxom wakes up and Manora tells him Lytol was beside himself with anxiety. I love the mental image he gets of two Lytol's side-by-side, cheeks a-twitching. The wording there is perfect.

Ruth's hatching, of course, and Jaxom standing by his decision to the older Lord Holders.

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The duel between T'ron and F'lar.

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Robinton getting Lytol drunk, pretending to fall asleep, but not really!
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Ooh, yes, that's a great one

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Sograny's (sp?) reaction to the grubs. Even tho I know they are good, I get the willies when I read about his reaction. And when F'lar puts his glove back on and feels the grub in it. Eew!
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F'nor's Impression of Grall and his resulting sense of wonder.


That whole scene of F'nor and Canth on the beach is awesome- the interaction between the two of them is classic!

I like where F'nor wonders whether Grall can be trained, and Canth is curious but also mildly offended (he hides it really well though).

And F'nor says something like, "That was a stupid question for me to ask you, wasn't it?"

"Yes, F'nor." But Canth forgives his friend right away!!
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I have to say, most of my favourite scenes have already been mentioned:

F'nor's first encounter with a fire lizard

Jaxom telling the Lord Holders that he would do well by Ruth "for as long as he is with us" (or words to that effect)

Wirenth and Prideth's flight and fight

The discovery of the ancient room in Benden Weyr

Berd bringing Brekke out of her apathy

There are probably quite a few more, too.
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The bit from Kylara's point of view, when you realise just how crazy and psychopathic she is.
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