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|Tavi Andiyar (Telgar)|
|Rank|| Charter Member|
head of mine engineering
|Affiliation|| Landing |
|Children||Ram Da, Dena, Ben and Cara|
Tarvi Andiyar, later known as Telgar, was a colonist of Pern.
Tarvi Andiyar was born c. 60 years BL (before landing; he spent the fifteen years of the journey to Pern in deep sleep) and was one of the original colonists, died c. 50 AL. Tarvi is a geologist, miner and head of mine engineering on Pern. He is of Indic ancestry with many holy men among his ancestors. Tarvi occupied quarters C-8411 on the colonist flagship the Yokohama.
Tarvi Andiyar changed his name to simply Telgar after the heroic death of his wife Sallah Telgar whom he married in the first year of the colonist settlement on Pern while she was already pregnant with their first child, their son Ram Da.
He is the founder and first Lord Holder of Telgar Hold. In 48, ten years before Threadfall ceased (the end of the First Fall was in 58), he had seedlings in every corner of the Hold, ready to plant out. He had four children with Sallah: Ram Da, Dena, Ben and Cara, who all changed their name to Telgar together with their father.
As of the Ninth Pass, Tarvi and Sallah's descendants continue to be the Lord Holders of Telgar Hold.
Appearance and Personality
He is quite thin, but has muscles, and he can work hard for long hours. He is of Indian descent.