He didn't. They got pissed. They shot the POS. With only LR and I online no one really cared.
The next day they came back and reinforced it. While we have gained some people, we are still a small group and we have our down time and they have their prime time. These out of sync rhythms are one reason why we don't clash a lot.
Well, we logged in to find the POS reinforced. The reinforcement timer had it coming out hours after Eve's down time and smack dab in the midmorning for America. That is a terrible time for us on a week day. If it had been a weekend, we might have been able to do something with it. For a weekday... well... as hard as it may be admit... jobs are greater then Eve in importance.
It being my day off, I was the only one in the entire alliance logged on when the POS came out of reinforced. I sat in it for half an hour and started to wonder if they were going to show up and take it down.
For a moment, I thought that Razor's POS was saved. We had spent the previous night harassing him about it and suggesting tombstone engravings. He emptied all of his things out and I think he went and got another one.
The amusing thing about the POS is that it belongs to one person. Assets hanging about in space are not our thing. Razor does research and stuff out of. He has quite the industrial bent. We all do or can if we wish to. Most of the boys don't have the interest to do more then make some of their own things. Razor does invention stuff. So, when he asked Ender to put up a POS Ender was not overly happy but let him do it. He was told that if his POS cried for fuel he'd be podded. That happened within the first month. Razor turned off the notifications after that. He had forgotten to move his jump clone so it was a long trek back home for him.
The POS has been smacked a time or two before but this was the first take down. I was orbiting it when I saw local spike. A moment later a cyno field went up and local shoot up to 11. DScan told me that the POS was coming down.
However, now I could do something I had not done before. I could take pictures from the inside of a POS under attack. This was one of the better ideas I have had lately.
It took them a bit to come visit. I got a notification that they had shot at one of our POCOs. Maybe to get us to come out if we were around? But when they finally did land on grid...
Why do Moros look like giant blapping beetles?
They started to shoot it. The effects are beautiful.
I'm buzzing around, watching and looking at them. I wasn't just in orbit so they knew I was not AFK. A Myrm, Drake, Cane and Curse also arrived. I stared at them. They were surrounded the bubble, just in range of the carrier reps. What an interesting stand off. Could I get a picture of the POS as it exploded and get away from the people who obviously wanted to kill my Jag as a tiny frigate sized after dinner mint?
Time to find out. It was not a bright idea but I was going to give it a try.
But I had no idea how long the POS had left to live. You can not target it from the inisde. I don't have the roles to play with it. So, I just guaged and guaged and guaged...
When suddenly I realized Space was a lot brighter. The shields were gone so the POS was down. I aligned to the sun. My heartbeat sped up and I got an adrenline dump. I hit my image capture and started my warp.
I vanished into warp. I had positioned myself on the side of the POS furthest away from everyone. The curse worried me a little bit but I figured I was in a nanoed overdriven Jag, I was going to bounce. As the scene receded behind me I could see that someone had me redboxed.
I landed on the sun, immediately realigned and warped off to a safe spot. As I hit warp the hurricane, myrm, drake, and curse landed where I had been. The keyword is had.
Bye bye. Fast frigates for the win.
I docked and told them thank you for the pictures in local. I don't think they appreciated it. However, the experience was cool. My heart rate was up from running from those that wished to eat me. I had a bunch of cool pictures and a new experience.
Poor Razor. At least I got pictures.