Skirl is the son of Ratatosk and was conceived just a few weeks before the events of Fall Of Avalon (which claimed Ratatosk's life) - in order to keep Skirl safe his mother left Avalon for several years and raised her child in isolation, yet in Era 2 Skirl is set to return and become the new leader of a new Twilight Dragon-Flight following Kaosa's new role as the leader of her own version of the Midnight Dragon-Flight.