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A pegasus is a winged horse that is capable of flying and carrying riders on its back. After Medusa was first transformed into a monstrous Gorgon, she was killed by Perseus but the goodness of her soul was released as a pegasus with the quest of redemption.

Description

Appearance

A pegasus appears as a standard horse, meaning a torso and four legs capped with strong hooves, but with the addition of two large wings on either side of its body. They come in various colours, including white[Leg 1].

Traits

Flight

Pegasi are capable of flight through their powerful, large wings. They are able to support their own weight and the weight of others who might ride their backs[Leg 1].

History

Greek Legends

After Medusa was first transformed into a monstrous Gorgon, she was killed by Perseus but the goodness of her soul was released as a pegasus with the quest of redemption. She was not, however, a natural born pegasus[Leg 1].

Notes

Britt's Commentary

"The pegasus species is based on the original Pegasus[Ext 1] only there that is the name of one special creature, while in NeS it is an entire species." ~ Britt the Writer

References

External References

  1. Pegasus article, Wikipedia.

Legends of the NeSiverse References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Leg Post 52, Leg Page 3, Greek Legends, Legends of the NeSiverse written by Britt the Writer.
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