Ben Jepson
Ben Jepson
Vital statistics
Title Colonists
Gender Male
Rank Colonists
Era First Pass
Affiliation Landing
Parent(s) Elizabeth Jepson
Arnold Jepson
Siblings Bob Jepson
one older child and one younger
First appearance Dragonsdawn
Notable appearance Dragondawn


Ben Jepson was a colonist on Pern.


Ben and his twin brother Bob meet Brian Hanrahan on the Yokohama, and they became fast friends while waiting to drop to Pern as colonists.

Ben dies in a sled crash fighting Thread during the Thanksgiving celebration, along with his twin and Bart Nilwan and Becky Nielson. Ben and Bob had been trying some fancy flying maneuvers when their sleds crashed.

Personality and traits


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