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Akirei Scytale
Okami Syndicate
#101 - 2012-09-12 04:58:22 UTC
RIP Sean.
Northern Coalition.
#102 - 2012-09-12 04:59:18 UTC
RIP brosef... Cry
Buck Futz
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#103 - 2012-09-12 05:01:24 UTC  |  Edited by: ISD Eshtir
*Edit: We know its a harsh world out there, though this thread should be used to show your respect to Vile Rat! - ISD Eshtir*
Alexander Hammond
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#104 - 2012-09-12 05:02:41 UTC
RIP Vile Rat...

My thoughts tonight are with his wife and children.
Yamagata Syndicate
Shadow Cartel
#105 - 2012-09-12 05:04:10 UTC
Rest in peace.


Pipa Porto
#106 - 2012-09-12 05:04:12 UTC
Dirk Action wrote:

Goonswarm and TEST are currently mass renaming as many outposts as we can (aiming for a majority of them) in tribute of Vile Rat.

This is not The Greatest Name in the World, no.
This is just a Tribute.

EvE: Everyone vs Everyone


Tir Capital Management Group
#107 - 2012-09-12 05:05:04 UTC  |  Edited by: Bloodpetal

Didn't know you, sounds like you knew how to do business.


Where I am.

Sunlight...Through The Blight.
#108 - 2012-09-12 05:05:07 UTC
In the little niche world of New Eden, we have men and women of all types. Some good, some bad, and quite frankly...some completely intolerable. I originally wanted to experience EVE as I dovetailed into the DUST aspect of our universe. But once here I became immersed by legends of old. The BoB Wars. The heists. The Swarm itself. I found lifelong friends, and have made enemies. Even diabolical rivalries that spanned multiple regions in Empire and Null. But those interactions left me better off, and have taught me things that impact my everyday scourge of real life.

In my short year playing, the one thing I had learned was that the Goonswarm Federation were invariably always labled the "bad guys." However I leapt on the chance to join TNT so that I could feel that excitement of living amongst a large alliance in the depths of null space. My only worry was the CFC, the so-called bad guys, and what that might do to my reputation in New Eden. But today I witnessed something that not only deeply effected those who knew him personally, but effected our entire coalition as a result.

I did not know Vile personally. I wish I had. People tell me stories of his enjoyment of shooting blues and such. Tonight as a member of the inner circle, the Waffe itself, snidely shot his mouth off about the death of a comrade, I came to understand something that most outsiders of the CFC would never be able to experience unless they were there. As Octavious Delance's ratting carrier was doused in the purging fire of his own hubris, I came to realize that these individuals I fly nightly with, they are not the bad guys. They are my brothers. That even in death, these men and women would stand by my spectral being and stand forward in my name.

Vile Rat, I never knew you. I never had the pleasure. But while in this life you stood and lost your life in the face of adversity, you will be remembered by all. It is the next life that awaits you now. I hope it is a life filled with drake blobs, Das Uber Boots, and grids upon grids of blues, blues to target and destroy with your never-ending cargo hold of ammunition. Shoot Blues Erryday for eternity my friend.

To your wife and children, know that the love of thousands of video game nerds, the world over, fall to your shoulders. While I know the loss of those loved, nothing will bring his love back to you, and it hurts beyond anything mankind can experience. But you have us, and as we demonstrated tonight to Mr. Delance, we fight forever in Vile's name.

To my CFC brothers, I love you all. You have shown me that living in New Eden is not as harsh as I once thought. Thank you for breathing new life into EVE for me tonight. You are not the "bad guys", but rather brother-in-arms. Brothers, who in the face of adversity, stand united. To our unity, to Vile and his family, to all those others lost in the "cliff" of EVE........I love you all. Until you jump on grid with me and are neutral. After all rules are rules and NBSI is a pretty important rule. Goodnight New Eden, and may your prayers to Vile's family never fade.

Once you realize what a joke everything is, being the comedian is the only thing that makes sense.

Merch Industrial
Goonswarm Federation
#109 - 2012-09-12 05:05:26 UTC
RIP Vile Rat, you will be missed.
Gladius Veritatis
Goonswarm Federation
#110 - 2012-09-12 05:06:42 UTC
My sympathies and condolences to his family and friends. It is soo sad when someone is lost to ignorance and blind hate .

I humbly ask CCP to set up a form of memorial in game for one of the most passionate members of the EvE community that ever was .

Alekseyev Karrde
The Network.
#111 - 2012-09-12 05:07:02 UTC
I never knew Vile Rat personally, but he touched a lot people in this game and was a credit to his country outside of it.


Alek the Kidnapper, Hero of the CSM

Karl Hobb
Imperial Margarine
#112 - 2012-09-12 05:08:48 UTC  |  Edited by: ISD Dorrim Barstorlode

A professional astro-bastard was not available so they sent me.

Mike Azariah
The Scope
Gallente Federation
#113 - 2012-09-12 05:10:55 UTC
Our thoughts are with your family and may you rest in peace.


Mike Azariah  ┬──┬ ¯|(ツ)

Goonswarm Federation
#114 - 2012-09-12 05:11:30 UTC
My extreme condolences to VR's family and friends for their loss. Although I only spoke to him in passing as a new member of GF, he always was both amusing with his posting and full of saint-like patience for idiots like me and the rest of the newbie goons.

It's a small world, friends, and no matter what we think of each other in-game, there are real people behind the internet spaceships. This is the third time someone I've known through video games has been KIA and it doesn't hurt any less than it does for the few people I've known in RL that have shared the same fate.

I truly wish that some day the only violence we have to worry about would be in a video game.
Alara IonStorm
#115 - 2012-09-12 05:13:37 UTC  |  Edited by: Alara IonStorm
I admired a lot of what I heard you've done, I've enjoyed a lot of what you wrote and I can't think of anything to say except I wish I got the chance to know you.

Gorion Wassenar
Rote Kapelle
#116 - 2012-09-12 05:13:58 UTC
On behalf of Rote Kapelle we express our condolences to his family and friends for this tragedy.


"DRINK STARSI!" ©®™Ownership Group Chairman

Frying Doom
#117 - 2012-09-12 05:16:04 UTC
RIP Vile Rat

Any spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors are because frankly, I don't care!!

Goonswarm Federation
#118 - 2012-09-12 05:16:28 UTC
Vile rat put in a lot of time to help make this game enjoyable for his fellow goons and our allies, despite having a wife and kids and his job requiring him to travel quite often. Losing someone to senseless violence just sucks.

Twitter: @EVEAndski

"It's easy to speak for the silent majority. They rarely object to what you put into their mouths."    - Abrazzar

Slider VII
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#119 - 2012-09-12 05:23:49 UTC
RIP Vile Rat.

From one service member to another


Slider VII Recruitment Director - Grey Templars Recruitment Officer - Fidelas Constans [FCON]

Xenophilius Lovegood
League of Non-Aligned Worlds
#120 - 2012-09-12 05:23:54 UTC