"I has a serrrus question about internet spaceships."
"Do you consider me, as I am now, to qualify as a pirate?"
"My opinion is, yes."
"Then I'm gonna embrace it."
"Embrace the hate."
The hate, btw is not me hating people but the hatred people have for pirates. I'm not into ransoming people but I realize I've been living in this half state where I've committed myself and my resources and my learning to low sec but not my ideals. I've worried, that people who knew me as a raw noob or a carebear will dislike me as a pirate and I've attempted to keep this balance.
I'm tired of it. I may not like being chased out of my missions, running off of gates, spamming jump, and feeling terrified when local goes up, but I'm totally cool with it because its Eve and I've chosen to play this way. For some reason, I managed to miss the fact that *everyone else* also chose to play Eve. That choice comes with the good and the bad.