The five candidates brought in under the cover of night have slowly, and only slightly, been integrating themselves into the Weyr. The two girls and three boys - all blonde haired and scrawny - have slowly begun to reveal a few details about themselves to the few that would listen. For whatever reason, they have found themselves particularly drawn to Kate, and the young candidate has been seen ushering them around the Weyr, showing them this and that. Rumor has it, though, that when the proclamation went out that there would be no more Sands or Galleries visitors until announced differently, they breathed a collective sigh of relief.
Gostam is Yaike's brother, and is about thirteen turns old. Despite the change in scenery, Gostam is still quite simply, a thirteen year old boy. He's been caught putting bugs in the girl's cots, as well as just causing general chaos, though never enough to get him through out of candidacy.