Plagiarism will NOT be
tolerated. Proof of plagiarism will cause
you to be expelled from the club.
You may NOT use another
writer's characters without permission.
Failure to ask permission will result in a
warning. If you receive more than two
warnings you will be asked to leave the
The BOD has the final
decision on approving all personas,
club-wide plots, and policy decisions.
Decisions by the BOD may be challenged by
members, but the final decision still
belongs to the BOD.
Use your common sense! Be
polite to other players! This is a game and
we want it to be fun for everyone.
Due to occasionally
mature or graphic themes in our writing,
this club does not accept members under the
age of 15. We understand that maturity
levels may vary with age and therefore
reserve the right to deny membership to a
person who proves incapable of handling
storyline interaction appropriately.
What needs to be approved by the BOD:
Personas that are
exceptionally talented in a craft, have
exceptionally strange family histories, or
exceptional impression stories.
Characters that can Hear
Characters with metallic
Any plot affecting the
whole club, all of the Weyr, all of one
Hold, or any large group of other
characters. For plots involving only one or
two other people which do NOT contain larger
implications, you should contact the other
characters' writer(s) directly.
Plots that involve
dragonriders timing it.
Finding a clutch of fire
lizard eggs or having a gold firelizard
belong to one of your characters lay a
Suggestions on how to keep chaos to a minimum:
You should only have as
many characters as you can keep active. If
you can write for 17 characters and keep
them all busy, why not? The more people for
the rest of us to play with. But if
you are struggling with three characters,
the BOD may suggest you wait awhile before
When creating characters
or new plots, keep in mind that many other
people have already created plots and
characters that may have a bearing on what
you want to do. If in doubt as to whether or
not your character can be (for example) the
son of a Lord Holder, ask! This will save
you from having ideas turned down.
Please report minor
characters who are in residence at any
Dawnsisters locations. We like to know who
is where. Tell us as well if the characters
are available for adoption or if you prefer
to keep them for your own use.
Please don't disappear
without telling us! Whether you need a Leave
of Absence or are quitting the club, let us
know so we know how to handle your
characters. More details about this are
listed under Posting Requirements.
For the sake of your
health, don't make Lindsay mad. :D~
Ranking personas should
be evenly distributed among members who have
proved capable of writing for them. This
means that until such a time as our club is
large enough, a member may write for more
than one ranking persona with BOD approval.
As our club grows and new
members join who are interested in ranking
personas, members writing for more than one
ranking persona may be asked to cede one
place to the member with none. This will be
done on a volunteer basis unless no
volunteers are available, then it will be
decided by a vote of the BOD.
Members with ranking
personas are expected to stay active and
show a certain amount of leadership,
especially in the context of starting and
As the Weyr evolves
ranking positions will be earned or lost by
merit. Merit will be determined by frequency
and quality of posts and other club
Crafters (applicable to all characters who have been crafters or are cross training):
Please use age
appropriate ranks. There will be an
occasional prodigy, but they are rare and
must be approved. For age guidelines, refer
to the following:
Apprentice - age 12-17
Journeyman- age 18 to +
Some Journeymen never make master rank, a
18 year old Journeyman is extremely
talented, average is 20-22. Journeymen
older than 30 are considered to be Senior
Journeymen and rank simple Journeymen, no
matter the talent level.
Master age 30 +
A master who walks the tables at age 30 is
extremely talented. Most who make Master
rank do it between age 35 and 50.
All those who hold the
rank of Journeyman or Apprentice must apply
and have the approval of their Craftmaster
to be considered a Candidate for Hatching.
Because Threadfall on the
Southern Continent is less frequent, cross
crafting is allowed. Personas wishing to
cross-craft must obtain approval from the
Craftmasters involved. Since
Dragonriders spend most of their time in the
care and maintenance of their dragon,
training, and drilling, they are unable to
advance quickly in cross-crafting. The
approximate adjustment scale follows:
Journeyman + 5 Turns
Journeyman to Master +
Dragonriders wanting to
advance faster must apply to the BoD for
Gold dragons are not
usually available upon demand. If you are
interested in a gold dragon, let the BOD
know. Gold dragons (and all other ranking
personas) must be earned.
Candidate ages are
typically 12-19, queen candidates 15-20
(Queen Candidates need to be older in order
to be mature enough to control their Queen's
first mating flight)
Dragons should be within
the established size range for his/her
color. See the Dragon