Dragons are creatures with nearly unlimited life spans. They can survive for long periods of time, and no one has found a dragon that has died of old age. Adolescence is usually marked by the growth of a hatchling’s wings, although not all breeds of dragons grow wings and some breeds have other traits that indicate the beginning of maturation. Once they hit adolescence, hatchlings change quickly, maturing to their full forms in only 2 years.
Dragons don’t communicate with each other verbally, but they will growl to scare off predators and frighten prey. Young dragons will emit an extremely high-pitched squeal when they are frightened. To communicate, they use telepathy with each other and to speak to other creatures.
Red dragons are similar to typical story book dragons. They shoot flames, can fly, etc. However, they aren’t evil creatures as depicted in myths and won’t go around raiding castles, killing knights, or kidnapping princesses. They live in a variety of habitats, from forests to coastlines to abandoned castles, usually in warm climates, and eat whatever living creatures they can find.
Coquereomnes is very much a stereotypical red dragon upon first appearance. He does not appear to have any specific talents, until he lets some flames loose. In fact, Coquereomnes is almost exclusively responsible for the maintenance of the volcanic habitat in Jmm's caverns, so hot are his flames. Special coals are used to help maintain the eternal fires which make the cave so hot, despite being far from any natural volcanoes. Coquereomnes takes great pride in his work, knowing that he keeps the cave habitable for so many dragons used to warmer climates.