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Tortoise was a scrawny, female SeaWing with kelp green scales and blue-green eyes who was the representative for the dragonet care position of Queen Coral's council. She had all her teeth pulled out and her head smashed into the floor by Queen Coral for eating an octopus that Commander Shark had given her instead of guarding Auklet's and the other dragonet's egg in the Royal Hatchery.

Biography

The Lost Heir

While Tortoise was guarding the Royal Hatchery, Shark offered her an octopus to eat. There was a serious rule against eating in the hatchery because the blood would attract sharks. Tortoise left the room to eat the food provided by Shark. In her absence, Orca's animus-enchanted sculpture destroyed one of the eggs and strangled the unhatched dragonet inside.

Queen Coral, on Tsunami's request, arrived with her and Anemone to check on the eggs. When Tortoise saw the Queen, she shrieked and dropped her octopus. Tortoise spotted Shark in the crowd of watching SeaWings and pointed at him, explaining in Aquatic that he had offered her the octopus. Queen Coral didn't know that Orca's statue was animus-touched, as so outside the hatchery. Queen Coral violently murdered Tortoise in front of an audience as punishment for letting one of her unhatched daughters die. She ripped out the SeaWing's teeth one by one and then clawed open her underbelly and had her heart ripped out. Tortoise's remains were later cleaned up by Moray.

Trivia

  • She, like all other SeaWings, never wanted the job of watching the eggs in the Royal Hatchery. This is probably because if any of the eggs were lost (and that almost always happened, thanks to Orca's enchantment) it would enrage Coral and she would kill them usually as violently as Tortoise's death.
  • A tortoise is a species closely related to turtles. The difference between a tortoise and turtle is that a tortoise lives on land, while a turtle prefers to live in the water.
  • Though Tortoise had a pool in Queen Coral's Council labeled "Dragonet Care", she was absent due to the fact that she was guarding Queen Coral's eggs.

Gallery


SeaWings
Queens  Present: Queen Coral

 Historical: Queen LagoonQueen Pearl

Royalty
(Present)
 AnemoneAukletCeruleanFinGillMorayOctopusOrcaSharkTsunamiTurtle
Royalty
(Historical)
 AlbatrossClearpoolCowrieCurrentEelFathomHumpbackMantaReefRippleSapphireScallopSplash
Jade Mountain  TsunamiTurtleAnemonePikeBarracudaSnail
Other Dragons  Present: AbaloneFlounderHerringHerring's BrotherKelpLagoonNautilusPearlPiranhaRiptideSnapperSquidTempestTortoiseUrchinWebsWhirlpool

 Historical: DropletIndigoLionfishWharf

Hybrids  Typhoon
Kingdom  Bay of a Thousand ScalesDeep Palace of the SeaIsland PalaceSummer PalaceThe SeaWing Royal Hatchery
Society  AquaticSeaWing CouncilSeaWing Royal FamilyTalons of Power CeremonyThe Royal SeaWing Massacre

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