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.
As their name suggests, Electric dragons are capable of producing electric charges. They can produce different amounts of electricity depending on their mood and time of year. During mating season, their sparks become brighter to attract potential mates. Electric dragons aren’t usually a danger to other dragons, but they do use their power to attack predators and prey.
Embre was the first dragon to be kept under the watch and care of the scholar Kevlus, and as such remains his personal favorite.
Considered more a friend than a pet by him, she was nevertheless an 'experiment 0' both on the qualities of dragons and their life cycle.
Her name, like others of her adopted brothers and sisters, was chosen according to her distinctive features, and a bit of her personality to match.
In temperament, Embre is much like an aggressive guardian; fiercely loyal and protective of her family, and wary as well as a bit intolerant of strangers. However, if she sees that said stranger is liked or even trusted by Kevlus, they quickly become a member of the family, and thus, worthy of her affection.