The end of the first month of 2016 is finally here! The long biting cold of winter is another month closer to being gone, and the mighty wheel of the Empire continues forward.
Earlier this month, our wonderful and long standing FIST, Valhavoc, released what is his final report. Sitting as FIST since mid 2013, he has had a brilliant and long run as the overseer of the club’s gaming workings. So I want to give him a huge shout out for his impressive tenure on the DC.
That said, this obviously means there is now a DC position open for applications. Per Sarin’s news post, applications will be open until the 15th of February (with them of course holding the right to close it early). So if you happen to be EQ1 or higher, and have a mighty passion for the gaming in the club, go out and get those applications in!
By now, hopefully all of you have had a chance to partake of the the thrilling ride that was Episode VII. Obviously the new canon SW universe holds some massive changes for our own corner of the SW universe. As Sarin has mentioned multiple times there will be a move to fit us into this new universe. While this will mean some tuning from the DC to Clans to Individual Character Histories, it will be a necessary and in the long run, beneficial change. Sarin is working on the information, along with a fiction to help transition us to the new canon. As soon as I have more information about this process, I will be emailing the clan on it.
As we try to do once a quarter, looking back on the last few months to our last Dark Paladin awarding, there have been a lot of contenders for it. The clan has been kicking it up to eleven with life over the last few months.
That said, for this addition to the halls of Dark Paladins is going to Jorm Na’trej. Jorm has been killing it with activity, bringing in members to the clan, poking others to excel, and spawning all manners of long discussions in the clan.
This year is going to see some big things coming at us. As some of you may be aware, Elincia has started up rounds of focused training on different facets of the club. This will continue going forward, with several talented people from the clan stepping forward to make us all a bit better than we currently are. Ideally this will evolve into a continuing workshop of support and feedback by everyone.
February is going to see more events run by the members on a house and clan level. January has seen a kick ass effort by Delak pitting our Shadow Guard in an alliance with Tarentum’s Grey Wolf battle team. We are going to see the addition of a new BT to our roster in House Excidium in the coming month, headed by Shadow Nighthunter, and hopefully we will be able to see some fun interactions between them and Shadow Guard as well.
Starting up at the end of February, we are going to have our next House Feud. We’ve seen a lot of life from old veterans and new members alike since our last one. As a reminder, our last House Feud back in July 2015 saw House Excidium crowned the victors. I know it will be a race to the finish this time between our houses.
This has been brought up in the past, but there is going to be a push for the return of the strong Clan Feuding from days of old. Coming Late Spring/Early Summer we will be having one of these feuds. by enthusiastic request of members from both clans, we will be waging war against the forces of Naga Sadow! Locke, Cethgus, Eether, and myself are all super excited about this, and expect it to be a photo finish. So get ready.
Eether asks: why is my job primarily outside and I freeze my butt off most of the time?
Alara asks: what is a pet I can invest in that will be worth the money, and won't die ?
Lexic asks: have you read any good books lately? Are you excited for deadpool? Are you celebrating V Day? TELL ME GOOD SIR!!
Blade asks: If I sent you unrelenting videos of whining puppies and some toblerone, would they persuade you to award me a Sapphire Blade?
Cruise asks: Can we convince you to be first CON to hit 10 straight years?
Cyris asks: Can I have your share if you die?
Lexic asks: What questions should we ask you? :P
Lexic asks: What is a Dark Paladin?
Jorm asks: If Evant and Arch were to retire to Naga Sadow... first, can I have the Warspite, second, just how many seconds would you hesitate before you pointed me their way?
Cruise asks: with possessions coming out soon, is there anything in particular that the Clan is looking to lockdown first i.e. Ships, weapons, etc?
Lexic asks: what is Imperium and Excidium to the Empire? What does he demand from each individually?
Reiden asks: However unlikely it may be to occur, what do you think would happen if I got Dark Paladin or Palpatine... or, god forbid, both? (Purely hypothetical situation, obviously)
Delak asks: are there anymore Palpatines scheduled to be named coming up?
Arch asks: as emperor, do you think the cocytus system would have a religious cult, believing that you are the all-great pumbar?
Lexic asks: I'm terrible at ACC, how do I get better?
Blade asks: Will the DJB support pets?
There you have it. January is at an end. Expect the next report to include the opening of the House Feud, along with the State of the Empire address and review from all the leaders in the clan. February 24th marks our official 1 year mark as a clan again!
For the Empire!
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