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Princess, Selina, Lina, Rose | Past: Mini Aryia, Whelpsie, Little Lady
Selina’s name was created by her mother and father in order to honour two very important family members of her father, whom he respects greatly: His mother, Selnastrasza and his sister, Selenistrasza.
2 Years Old
She was born from the same egg as her twin brother, in a small Grove, on Heartwing Isle.
As a whelp, Selina was a sweet, kind little dragon, with more love and courage in her tiny heart than some had in their whole bodies. Just like her brother, she was born with a curiosity and thirst for knowledge and the Tyranistres stubbornness in her blood.
As time passed, some things changed, while others stayed just the same. Her kind heart and love for knowledge remained unchanged. She is a calm, elegant, almost ethereal presence, much like her mother. She experienced loss and great fear from a very young age, having been born in a time of war and although she never allows it show, it did leave some scars. No matter how much those around her tried to shield her from the bitter, war-torn reality, they could not do it forever and so from her very first months she had to “grow up” and adapt to a world that was on the brink of extinction. This strengthened her heart, filling it with courage and at the same time, with hope.
After the demise of Deathwing, she was sent away to Dalaran, to live amongst mortals and be taught by mortals and dragons alike, the later having hid themselves for many years amongst mortals. Unlike her brother, who grew up more rugged and learned as things came, she was taught how to carry, express and behave herself no matter the situation. At the same time, she learned to never rush to judge someone, as one can never tell what truly lies within one’s heart. She believes all are equal and all deserve a chance to prove themselves and also redeem themselves.
Her heart is both her weakness and her greatest strength, as her forgiving nature puts her at risk. Unlike her brother, she refused to learn how to hunt in the ways of the Tyranistres Legacy, as she could never bring herself to end another life, even if it was the way the circle of life worked.
In her mortal form, Selina appears as an elven maiden with long, silvery-blonde hair, which she sometimes braids in a single long braid that reaches her middle. Due to a very close encounter with an Infinite Dragon, a few strands of pure silver hair can be seen here and there, contrasting very little with the natural color of her hair. She is a bit shorter than the average elven female, yet her shapely body makes up for the height and for the otherwise thin appearance. Her skin is pale and it would’ve been flawless if it weren’t for the small areas of slightly pinker skin, located here and there, scars from when she was burned during the escape from Heartwing Isle. Her visage is similar to her mother, as she has the same full rosy lips, the same small nose, rounded cheeks yet not the same strong cheekbones. Her eyes are large, framed by long eyelashes and purple markings around them. Their color in her elven form is a striking blue, yet once the dragon within makes its way to the surface, they change into the Tyranistres golden.
Once a small, fragile whelp, Selina did not seem like she would change much as she aged. Yet, the small body changed into an elongated, elegant one, covered in shimmering ruby scales and ending with a long tail with almost gem-like endings. Her once small, butterfly-like wings, changed into large, strong, yet still veil-like ruby wings. Her appearance is now a clear mix between her two parents, as she has the thick, elongated horns of her mother, ivory in color, decorated with golden hoops which carry to her elven form. Smaller horns are visible on her head, yet none of them obstruct her eyes, the most striking feature she possesses, as in her dragon form, they shine golden.
S T O R Y___________________
|Her story began even before she was born. She and her twin brother are the product of the loving union between two dragons, born as the youngest of the Tyranistres legacy, kept alive through their grandfather, Asherystrasz. For most of her pregnancy, their mother was kept safe by their father, who wished to make sure that no harm will ever come to his beloved consort or his child. He would return to their hideout every night, only to leave the next morning. Yet, when he failed to return for many days, her worry pushed her to leave the safe heaven and return to the Isle, where she remained, protected and guarded by the Heartwing family.
Unlike the others of the Tyranistres legacy, she and her brother were born on Heartwing Isle, in a little grove, surrounded by friends and family. She was born a few minutes after her twin brother, crawling through the gap left in the egg’s shell. She was “the surprise”, seeing as everyone was expecting one whelp and not two to hatch from the egg. Yet, it appeared like the only one who was not surprised by the twins’ arrival was their grandfather, who had seen something like this happening before, with his very own twin sons.
Since she was born, she understood that she and her brother were a little different from the others. There was always someone watching after them, whether it was one of their parents or, more often, their very first guardian, the bronze drake Khalidormu, who never left their side. Since her very first days, Selina took a liking to her guardian and became very fond of him, often seeking his company, more than her brother, who preferred the company of books instead of people.
As the days turned into weeks and the weeks turned into months, she learned more and more about the world, about the evil in it and the good worth protecting. She learned that she was born in a time of war, a war for the survival of the world she loved so dearly in her young crimson heart. But, no matter how hard Heartwing tried, the war did arrive on the doorstep of their home. All Deathwing needed was an opportunity to strike against the draconic organization whose greatness was surpassing even that of the Accord. Heartwing traveled through the timelines, gathering allies, artifacts and knowledge that would help them defeat their enemy. Yet, on the day they returned home after witnessing the very Sundering of the world, a large shadow darkened everything around them. That day, the young of Heartwing, whelps and drakes, were gathered in the meadow located at the summit of the Grove, learning about the timeline the aged members of Heartwing went to. The last image the young ones saw that day was that of the Aegis crystal shattering in a million pieces as the fiery breath of Deathwing engulfed the island. Aerdran and Selina, with the aid of their guardian, managed to use the Aegis crystal before it shattered and they teleported the young ones away right as the fire was engulfing the island, this very image forever engraved in the minds of the Heartwing members who were just returning home. The island was destroyed and many Heartwing members, alive or unborn, perished. The survivors searched the ruins for many hours but all they found were charred bones that fell apart the moment they were touched. There was no sign of the young they left behind and as days turned into weeks, the hope of finding them somewhere else, alive and well, faded away.
Yet one day, as the members of Heartwing sat in their new base in Gjalerbron, streams of magic shimmered across the sky, one after another. At first, it seemed like yet another enemy attack, or test of their defences, yet the magic was too weak and too unstable to belong to the enemy. Many of the Heartwing survivors banded together and searched for the source of the magic, finding a tear in the fabric somewhere near some ancient ruins. They fought enemies attracted to the magic and, working together, they managed to open a portal, preparing themselves for whatever was going to come through it. Yet, instead of twisted beings belonging to the enemy, they watched as one whelp after another, one drake after the next, stepped through the portal. All the young faces were familiar, too familiar and although they looked scared and underfed, with their scales carrying healing burn marks, they were alive. The survival of the ones that held the future of Heartwing brought new hope for tomorrow.
After being reunited with her parents, Selina remained in the new base for only a couple more weeks, before she was sent to Dalaran. There, she met her future tutors, a Red dragoness with red hair and blue eyes who was her mother’s aged aunt, an old but sweet human conjourer who was at first sight just an old lady, but who hid immense power up her sleeves, a Blue dragon, survivor of many encounters with the enemies, old and new and finally, a mysterious Quel’Dorei male with raven hair and dark blue eyes, who opened her eyes about many truths of the world. They all acted as her guardians, appointed and chosen by her own parents to teach her, away from them and away from the battles still taking place in the world she was now learning about from books and tales.
Selina matured into a lovely young woman, as the child-dragon who arrived in Dalaran was no more. She developed her healing and conjouring abilities tenfold, she was taught how to talk, walk and act like a noblewoman, in order to raise no suspicion during her stay in Dalaran, even though the raven haired elf often hinted at the fact that he knew what she was. Yet, she never learned how he guessed, as mere days after she turned two years old, he vanished from Dalaran without a trace and that same night, the blood elves were purged from Dalaran. Hidden only by the night and a hooded cape, injured after a few close encounters with the purgers, she was forced to flee, led through the sewers, passed from one person to the next until she found herself at the very edge of the city. She took one long glance at the darkness behind her and she stepped off the floating city.
She fell and fell, forgetting for a moment that she had wings. With a deep breath, she found them, remembering how to fly, yet the cold winds and exhaustion took over her body and she crashed on the frozen ground, near a trickling stream. Alone and frightened, she made her way into the darkness of a cave, where she spent many days, hungry and cold, for there was nothing but the bitterness of the frozen wind and the frost-covered grass out there. On the fourth morning, as she opened her eyes, she found many fresh fruits at the entrance to the cave, as well as the fresh, large carcass of a dead animal she could no longer recognise, as the fur and head had been removed. Fearful at first, she began to eat and in less than an hour, she was full again and she could feel her strength returning. She looked outside the cave for many hours, yet she could never find a single sign of who was the one who aided her.
That very same evening, she gained enough force to activate her ring, which acted as a beacon, ready to lead her to wherever ‘home’ was. She took off, leaving the cold winds behind and she soared to the Fjords, towards more familiar scenery. For a moment, she thought she was being lead home, to the Island that once was, yet she found that the way lead somewhere else instead.
Parents: Aerenstrasz and Aryiastrasza
Besides her brother, Selina’s parents are the two most important people in her life. She sees them both as the best role models and she looks up to them, aiming to be just like them one day. Selina is spoiled by her mother, always in private, not minding the often displays of affection, which she quite enjoys, to say the least. She admires her father greatly and she is one of the few to enjoy his real affection. She understands that he is often very busy and she depicts him as one of the greatest dragons who has ever lived, often enjoying the tales and stories she hears about him. While she looks just like her mother, her golden, fiery eyes are identical to her father’s.
The twins’ relationship began even before they hatched. While inside the egg, they created a bond with each other known to be experienced only by few. They are never disconnected from one another and they share the same thoughts and feelings and Aerdranstrasz was shown to know when his sister was sad or hurt. She is the youngest of the two and he is very protective over his little sister.
Grandparents on the father’s side: Asherystrasz✞ and Selnastrasza✞
Selina loved and admired her grandfather greatly, and she was shown to have suffered a lot after losing him in the final battle against the destroyer and his spawns. Even though she only met him a few times, she often felt and heard his words and guidance when she most needed them. She often visits his memorial whenever she needs to listen to the voice of reason.
She never met her grandmother Selnastrasza, but she did hear great stories about her and she was once compared to her beauty and kindness by her grandfather.
Hestiastrasza – aunt
Hydrastrasz✞ – uncle, Aerenstrasz’s twin brother
Azraelstrasz, Halionstrasz, Archaeion, Aatrastrasz✞, Vaeristrasz – uncles, Aerenstrasz’s brothers
Selenistrasza, Valnastrasza, Aradiastrasza – aunts, Aerenstrasz’s sisters
Adiastrasza – aunt through her consorting with Hydrastrasz, location currently unknown
Tyronstrasz, Teraliustrasz and Titustrasz – cousins through Adiastrasza and Hydrastrasz, location currently unknown
Tiriastrasza – Former Guardian, aunt, taught her while she was living in Dalaran
Ryllangos – Former Guardian, taught her while she was living in Dalaran
Marla Hale – Former Guardian, taught her while she was living in Dalaran
Darion Emberfall – Former Guardian, taught her while she was living in Dalaran, location currently unknown
Khalidormu – Former Guardian
Cerulegos – Applegos the Provider of Apples
Avraeistrasz – Curer of headaches, provider of berries and stories
Terefus – Turfus the Treeman
L I K E S & D I S L I K E S___________________
FAVOURITE COLOUR__ Ruby
LEAST FAVOURITE COLOUR__ Black
FAVOURITE PAST TIME(S)__ Reading, learning, exploring the nature
MOST PRIZED POSSESSIONS__
_A special crystal given to her by Avraeistrasz, acting like a protective beacon, helping her always find her way home.
_On her right hand index finger, she carries a beautiful golden ring with a shimmering ruby in the middle of it. On the outside of the ring, <Selinastrasza> is written in Draconic while on the inside of the ring, the same word is written in Titan, along with two more words written in the same language: <from Khalid>.
_A tiny rose, encased in amber, found by her mother in the remains of the Heartwing Grove. It was protected from destruction as it was located on the very spot from which the young teleported to safety. She gave it to Selina, attached to a pendant and a golden necklace.
O T H E R S___________________
FEARS__ The destruction of the world. Seeing her brother or her parents or anyone she cares about get hurt. Her parents’ wrath. The nightmare of the Island’s destruction that still haunts her at night, every once in a while.
STRENGTHS__ She is very bright, gentle and she has a strong, loving heart. She is a very good flyer. She is a skilled, still in-training healer.
WEAKNESSES__ She believes that anyone can redeem themselves. She believes there is good even in evil. She is inexperienced in combat. She is unable to hunt.
LANGUAGES__ Draconic, Common, Thalassi