History of the Graytling

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A tradition dating back to 2008 when Kitan was still an Aspirant of the Gray Ajah. As a raising project she started the idea of giving Aspirants "Graytlings", little baby animals. While Kitan is no longer with the Ajah, the tradition stuck and now when ever we have a new Aspirant, they are gifted with a baby animal chosen by their Gray Guide and fellow Aspirants.


Grays and their Graytlings

Aintza

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Graytling: Baby maned wolf

"A part of this is because I know VC and us fought over her (and Red and the maned wolf is red-ish :p) It's also very much one of a kind (Genetics prove it's not a wolf OR fox, the the only member of it's genus), just like Aintza is one of a kind."

Alyssa

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Graytling: Baby meerkat

Arinna

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Graytling: Bear cub

Badria

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Graytling: Baby wombat

Camlyn

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Graytling: Baby jaguar

Chiyuki

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Graytling: Baby hedgehog

Elyss

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Graytling: Baby bunny

"Rabbits are extremely smart and have good memories (and we all know Elyss is brilliant and whatnot) Although rabbits are often shy, they are very affectionate with those in their group and will communicate in a variety of ways including vocally. (Elyss is generally kind of shy, but is not afraid to speak up and is especially affectionate with those she cares about). Rabbits also work hard or get bored, have an incredible knowledge of their environment and surroundings, and alert others when there is danger. Rabbits have long been regarded as symbols of purity and rebirth as well as representations of graciousness, kindness, sensitivity, compassion, tenderness and elegance. And since I have had the privilege of knowing her since birth and watching her grow I am amazed at just how true all of these are for this special young woman.

Eriana

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Graytling: Baby ewok

Halosia

Graytling: Baby cougar

Ilverin

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Graytling: Baby octopus

"Octopuses* are SUPER smart, super interesting, and super adaptable - all things that are also true of our Ilverin. They have 8 tentacles so they are excellent at multitasking; Ilverin has her hands in TONS of things all the time and she always seems to be able to keep everything running smoothly, so clearly this is a good fit for her. Some octopuses can change color to match their surroundings, and if an octopus somehow loses a limb, they can grow it back. Ilverin can't do those things (darn!) but she IS very adaptable! Octopuses are very curious and are great escape artists - when they're kept in an aquarium, the keepers have to continually change out their toys, and also make sure their tanks are locked down tight all the time. Ilverin is also very curious, likes to learn and explore (her recent experiences with GeoGuessr come to mind), and I'm sure she'd be able to find a way out of any situation she didn't want to be in


/*No matter how much I want the plural of octopus to be octopii, according to this expert the correct word is octopuses, which just sounds ridiculous. "

Ilyana

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Graytling: Baby fox

Imzadi

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Graytling: Baby butterfly (caterpillar)

Iteran

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Graytling: Baby panda

Ivien

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Graytling: Baby penguin

Jahily

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Graytling: Baby mink

Jenarra

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Graytling: Baby puma

Jordan

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Graytling: Baby red panda

Kaeldra

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Graytling: Baby rhino

Kitiarah

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Graytling: Baby squirrel

Kymo

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Graytling: Baby spider monkey

Lokadien

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Graytling: Baby koala

"an easy-going and calm animal that takes great care of his family. He is funny, tolerant and easily attaches itself to new friends." Lokadien also used to live in Australia.

Madine

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Graytling: Baby deer

Maibella

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Graytling: Baby owl

"I think the Owl suits Mai well. While she is a new and shiny young Gray she brings wisdom and patience to the Ajah. Of course being a baby owl means she is still sprightly and fun."

Marivea

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Graytling: Baby donkey

Ma'sayna

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Graytling: Baby ferret

Megana

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Graytling: Baby gosling

Melina

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Graytling: Baby lamb

Merena

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Graytling: Baby Puffin

Myriam

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Graytling: Baby hedgehog

Prewan

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Graytling: Baby sea turtle

Raeviendha

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Graytling: Baby Flying Squirell

Siera

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Graytling: Baby horse

Taelinn

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Graytling: Baby warthog

Tai

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Graytling: Baby seal

Tomeina

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Graytling: Baby pterodactyl

"The Pterodactyl may be extinct, but what does that matter in the turning of the Wheel? They have all the whimsy of a dragon or unicorn with the added excitement that they are/were real creatures. I think this balance between the unbelievable and the real, of mystery and discovery, is an apt metaphor for Gray and our newest Graytling."

Tyla

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Graytling: Baby goat

"With usable fleece for spinning and knitting, Tyla is more than just a cute face. She's likes to bounce around (jump Ajah's :p) but in the end she will always find her home here in Gray. She is playful, fun (as by her creative nature in coming up with our first Mad Scientist), srs bzns, and all the things that Gray stands for!"

Zarathi

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Graytling: Baby deer


Former Graytlings

  • Addelyn: Baby kitten with froghat
  • Ajailyn: Baby lion
  • Alyria: Baby duck
  • Arie: Baby snow leopard
  • Ashara: Baby orca
  • Brynden: Baby beaver
  • Ennairam: Baby porcupine
  • Izabella: Baby wombat
  • Kitan: Baby meerkat
  • Liiane: Baby zebra
  • Malein: Baby skunk
  • Mirindyin: Baby marten
  • Reniel: Baby grey wolf
  • Thalya: Baby pufferfish


Grays without Graytlings

  • Eirlys
  • Magdalenna



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