First fall refers to the first incident of Threadfall marking the start of each Pass. The most notable incident of first fall was that of the Ninth Pass, when Thread had been though by many gone forever.
Its also talked about in Dragoneye (AudioBook, USA) Dragoneye (AudioBook, USA) aka Red Star Rising, After the three dud falls, Number nine, over Benden ending Bitra Hold
- That Lorana did the duty of the Weyewoman, at Benden Weyr, Arith 's Rider, while Tullea time muddle being twice in two palces
- How bad over Igen Weyr that D'gan did even 'see' D'lin tossing him his bags of Firestone.
- Main article: Ninth Pass