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An Encounter with The Ferryman

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Lord Maldoror
Fairlight Corp
Rooks and Kings
#1 - 2013-05-11 18:34:24 UTC
I find over the years you encounter a cast of characters in Eve who, sometimes without knowing it, shape you or your organisation. One such story for us, is the encounter with the Ferryman:

The Ferryman

I wonder if he still plays. I would like to think that he does, though I fear that such a man could not last long in the cold, harsh world of New Eden.

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Doomheim
#2 - 2013-05-11 19:24:25 UTC
Beautiful story really.

Left satisfied.
Riot Girl
You'll Cowards Don't Even Smoke Crack
#3 - 2013-05-11 19:37:10 UTC
Nerf karma.
Purchasing Alt
Doomheim
#4 - 2013-05-11 19:55:59 UTC
Fantastic read!

KuroVolt
The Legion of Spoon
Curatores Veritatis Alliance
#5 - 2013-05-11 20:32:54 UTC  |  Edited by: KuroVolt
Already found this story before seeing this topic, but just decided to post here to express how amazing this story is.

Definitely deserves a spot in the EVE comic or even an episode of the EVE TV show.

BoBwins Law: As a discussion/war between two large nullsec entities grows longer, the probability of one comparing the other to BoB aproaches near certainty.

Drunken Bum
#6 - 2013-05-11 20:40:30 UTC
lol thats awesome. Best thing I've read in awhile.

After the patch we're giving the market some gentle supply restriction, like tying one wrist to the bedpost loosely with soft silk rope. Just enough to make things a bit more exciting for the market, not enough to make a safeword necessary.  -Fozzie

Grideris
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#7 - 2013-05-11 20:41:49 UTC
Tear shed.

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Corey Fumimasa
Perkone
Caldari State
#8 - 2013-05-11 20:43:54 UTC
Well done, TY.
baltec1
Bat Country
Pandemic Horde
#9 - 2013-05-11 20:54:49 UTC
A great story.
OfBalance
Caldari State
#10 - 2013-05-11 21:21:42 UTC
Maldoror continues to provide quality content.
Celestra Doxaila
MinTek Tactical Division
#11 - 2013-05-12 02:34:14 UTC
You know, stories recounting the epic battles that have defined the eve universe just do not resonate with me as well as this simple story.

Thank you. And I give a salute to The Ferryman as well.
Gahou Sotken
NullOcular Order
#12 - 2013-05-12 03:41:47 UTC
Very good!

Hunt like animals, kill like animals.

loki energon
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#13 - 2013-05-12 03:56:18 UTC
THIS story should be an episode on EVEs new upcoming TV show. its the stories like this that make up the fabric of what it means to be a capsuleer.

kill em all.

Jake Warbird
Republic Military School
Minmatar Republic
#14 - 2013-05-12 04:11:37 UTC
R&K never disappoints. Even in forums.
Private Pineapple
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#15 - 2013-05-12 04:42:36 UTC
I'm trying to understand exactly what happened. Did he take the cargo, put it all in at the Yiratal station, go back to Fihrneh, bought all of the stuff he took and put it in the hauler, then went back to Edilkam? Or was it a more simple, he took it, decided he wouldn't take it, moved it back to where he found it, and kept using his rookie ship?

.

Marlona Sky
State War Academy
Caldari State
#16 - 2013-05-12 04:53:35 UTC
I'm speechless.
ACE McFACE
Dirt 'n' Glitter
Local Is Primary
#17 - 2013-05-12 05:37:37 UTC
Good read

Now, more than ever, we need a dislike button.

Komen
Capital Enrichment Services
#18 - 2013-05-12 06:57:28 UTC
Came expecting tale of newbie getting destroyed.

Left disappointed.

You should've killed him. Instead he didn't learn a thing from this, and was probably just killed in a similar situation later. Some people need a good kicking to get the message across.
Frank Millar
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#19 - 2013-05-12 07:08:33 UTC
Glorious. Thumbs up.
ISD Gallifreyan
ISD Community Communications Liaisons
#20 - 2013-05-12 07:17:18 UTC
Nice read.

Not many people would return an abandoned industrial.

Respect to The Ferryman. And to R&K for allowing a rare breed of Capsular to go free.

ISD Gallifreyan

Lt. Commander

Community Communication Liaisons (CCL)

Interstellar Services Department

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