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|Rank|| Colonists |
|Notable appearance||The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall|
Personality and Traits
Bernard was usually solid and unflappable.
The prototype of Bernard was a real man — one of Anne McCaffrey's friends in the first years of her life in Ireland. Bernard was the first captain's aide on a trawler. Later, Bernard briefly taught Alec, Anne's eldest son, about maritime affairs. When Anne received the cover for the first edition of the novel «Dragonquest» in 1971, she and her son Todd thought that F'nor, pictured [http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/pl.cgi?272451 on the cover, looked exactly like Bernard, who was an Englishman with well-developed muscles and curly brown hair .