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Old Jul 19 2022, 12:13 AM   #1
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Piecing together snippets here and there in the series, what do weyrlings do for a year and a half?

I'm thinking more of the daily grind, though I'll try to edit this post with thoughts I had/recall reading in the books when I have more time.
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Old Jul 19 2022, 03:07 PM   #2
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Take care of their dragon, etc. Fill firestone sacks on days Thread is scheduled to Fall.
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They'd learn how to take care of, and probably make, their dragon harness. Then they'd have to learn all their teaching songs. Any time left over I'd guess they'd be general gofers and message boys.
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And learning the landmarks they'll need to go between.
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They'd learn how to take care of, and probably make, their dragon harness. Then they'd have to learn all their teaching songs. Any time left over I'd guess they'd be general gofers and message boys.
I thought they learned their teaching songs from the Harpers growing up! Menolly knew her teaching songs from Petiron before he got sick and died!
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Just read part of a Pern fanfic, so the candidates/weyrlings learn Teaching Ballads.
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Time of the Turn, Is it a Pass or Interval, I hope this helps,

Depending on the age of the young dragon / rider pair. Also how many class the WyerlingMaster has to teach, How stable the pairs are, and how much aid they can get.
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Just read part of a Pern fanfic, so the candidates/weyrlings learn Teaching Ballads.
Right From IImImpression to Firestone, ones that are more Weyr related, Dragonflight Or Red Star , Df, and DtragonEye/Red Star Rising
Also Dragon TDragon Toss, Tossing those full bags of firestone, to each other, till you can toss them as far as a dragonleath, a green dragon, and catch , also able to get them to the fighting dragons when ready, note my fingers are not typeing the best, so I shall have to come back aand post more.
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I thought they learned their teaching songs from the Harpers growing up! Menolly knew her teaching songs from Petiron before he got sick and died!
Well its depending on where they are, IF they have a harper, PPass or Interval , Recall the cycles when in the ppass, or ii or such, I am starting to tired out here, more later.
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