For: Grand Master
Posted By: GM Hades
Posted On: March 27, 2010
Things are looking good for the DB finally. Recruitment is up and we will probably be consolidating our forces into highly active units under leadership who are willing and able to lead. Things are finally turning around after a long, lingering darkness.
Some talk of a possible joint competition with the EH Directorate is in the talks. This will likely focus around fiction and gaming (mostly on Empire at War). Talks are still new, but I think this will become a certainty. More on this in the future.
The Dark Council is finally back up (mostly) to full strength. Please welcome our new MAA, DA Baron. Baron has a long history in the DB and I know he will make a fine addition to the DC. I would also like to welcome the new Headmaster of the Shadow Academy, DJK Keth D'Jek. Keth has been an active member of the DB for a long time and also former P:HM for about a year. He is well experienced and should shape up to be a great HM. Congrats to both!
I have also, as promised, been looking at the Order of Battle for the Dark Brotherhood. I have been examining the HET's current layout of ships. Each HET has a Corvette in their possession save for HET Validus who also has one squadron of TIE Fighters for winning a DB-wide competition back when I was Deputy Grand Master. While I want to add more starships and fighters to each HET, I do not think adding them across the board is a good idea at this point. But I do think a HET should be able to win them.
To that end, I will be discussing with the DC and certain other individuals about a possible Vendetta competitions in the near future. Probably during May or June. The winner of the Vendetta could walk away with a brand new Frigate or maybe something larger. Second and third place could score a new squadron of fighters or something just as good. Now the exact scoring and point system have not yet been discussed, but I want to make it even across the board. Look for more on this in the near future.
Okay, that's it for me this time. I will talk to you guys soon, and see you on IRC.
*** DARK BROTHERHOOD NEWS***
Recruitment numbers are up slightly. This is very good news indeed. I would like to encourage all members of the Dark Brotherhood to recruit. It could be just word of mouth to friends in real life, or maybe post a link on a message board you frequent. Everything helps. So please, continue to recruit whenever you can.
** Tau Squadron **
Those of you who have been around for awhile know exactly what I'm talking about. Tau Squadron was the DB's own Elite squadron. And back in the day, they were some of the BEST pilots in all of the EH. So why am I talking about it? I want it back, and so do a few more people out there.
So here is the deal, I would like to see Tau Squadron reopen. I am looking for the best and the brightest pilots to join. These pilots will (probably) be set in their own HET obviously named Tau. All pilots in the EH are encouraged to apply. As this is an Elite squadron all pilots will be hand picked by me and select few. All those interested, email me at DarkJediHades@aol.com.
If you think you can handle it, let's see what you got. Email me and tell me why you think your worthy of holding the name of Tau on your flight suit. Include your PIN number. Only those with the best scores are allowed to join.
There was a DB-wide AWOL check recently. We have had some no-shows, unfortunately. Myself and the DC will be confirming the numbers this week. Unfortunately, this means a HET or... TWO might close. The HETs who are active currently are Taranis, Cethin, and Nox Eterna. If you are not in these HETs and are STILL ACTIVE.. email me and MAA Baron immediately. Those who are active will be rolled into the remaining HETs. If you do not reply, you will be sent to the Rogues.
** End of News**
The following have made their reports to the Grand Master:
DC: None (!)
Active members: 41
Any Dark Brotherhood member may contact myself or the DC as well has the DUXs and VICs of any problems that you may have. All of our doors are open.
I encourage you all to join the fun on IRC at the DB and EH channels which are: #ehdb and #Emperor's_Hammer channels. That is the easiest place to catch one of us. I look forward to seeing you there.
End of Report.
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