Gliese 581 was illegally mining. Caught red-handed, the carebear was destroyed. Gliese didn't learn his lesson. Only three days later, he was caught again in the same system.
After two weeks of silence, Chocolate Mooses was shocked to receive a threatening EVEmail from Gliese.
Since Gliese's EVEmail didn't make sense, Chocolate still held out hope that it was all a big misunderstanding. If two EVE players discuss something in a calm, rational manner, problems like this can usually be worked out.
Chocolate Mooses > hi there!The convo window was hardly on the screen before it was filled with Gliese's venom.
Gliese 581 > u ganked me twice
Gliese 581 > if u dont pay me 1bilion im kicking you out
Chocolate Mooses > Ahhh! I was confused. Please, give me a moment to examine my logs, this sounds very serious.Now Chocolate was in the horns of a dilemma. If she didn't pay Gliese a hefty ransom, he'd kick her out...?
Gliese 581 > yeah u damn right its serious
Gliese 581 > ill send u home
Chocolate Mooses > Well, I sure would hate to get "kicked out" of whatever you are going to kick me out of! This sounds like a urgent issue! I'm already at home, however, so no need to send me anywhere.A billion isk is a lot. That's like a hundred New Order mining permits. Chocolate took the miner seriously, but she wasn't going to hand over a fortune without some evidence of wrongdoing.
Chocolate Mooses > Can you please provide the loss mails?
Chocolate Mooses > So I may verify your claims?
Gliese 581 > i want 1 Billion thats all
Chocolate Mooses > Thanks for talking to me first before kicking me out of something (not sure what), let's get this sorted and be calm about it, okay miner?Chocolate tried to smooth things over, but Gliese was stuck in hardball mode. He wasn't interested in anything but the money.
Gliese 581 > no questions
Gliese 581 > 1 BILLION ISK
Gliese 581 > this is your last chance
Chocolate Mooses > I need to see the loss mails of me ganking you.Finally, Chocolate managed to turn down the temperature. She offered to search for the killmails herself. Only when she raised the possibility of paying the miner money did he start to calm down.
Gliese 581 > i will only accept 1 BILLION ISK
Gliese 581 > u messed with the wrong person
Chocolate Mooses > Shhh, miner. Take a deep breath and calm down. I'll pay you 1 billion once we figure this out, assuming that your story checks out and that you were unjustly fired upon.
Gliese 581 > u better
Chocolate Mooses > There we go. I see your losses, and I see that I did fire upon you. Were you aware that mining without a permit in high-sec is a crime punishable by death?The very mention of the Code was enough to trigger a complete diplomatic breakdown. Gliese blocked Chocolate from all further communications. Now she had no way of knowing what she was going to be kicked out of. However, it was reasonable to assume that Gliese meant he was going to kick Chocolate out of her corp or alliance. So she did what any responsible person would do in this situation: She contacted an alliance leader.
Gliese 581 > this convo is DONE
Chocolate Mooses > Just relax, miner. I'm being friendly to you, and I expect to be treated in the same way. Have you read the New Halaima Code of Conduct?
Gliese 581 > NO 1 Billion
Gliese 581 > this convo is OVER BLOCKED NOW FAGGOT HAHAHAAH
Chocolate Mooses was a member of a little alliance called the Goonswarm Federation. Her immediate superior was giovonni Anstian, a senior manager of Goonwaffe human resources. giovonni offered to help Gliese get reimbursement.
Imbued with a new, friendlier attitude, Gliese was happy to talk.
Gliese 581 > helooThe Goonwaffe official got right to business. He was astonished to hear about what Chocolate had been doing while unsupervised.
giovonni Anstian > So you were just mining peacefully in 0.7 space
Gliese 581 > yes
giovonni Anstian > and she shot you for no reason?
Gliese 581 > yep
giovonni Anstian > Wow, that's just amazing! I can't imagine one of my members doing anything like that, Chocolate is very well behaved.
Gliese 581 > well she ganked me in hi secNow that Goon authorities were involved, the rogue Agent was going to be held accountable. Had Chocolate made a mistake by contacting giovonni? Was she going to be kicked out--or would she need to pay a billion isk to the miner? Or perhaps something else entirely was about to happen?
Gliese 581 > yah
Gliese 581 > i lost 70m total
giovonni Anstian > Oh no!
Gliese 581 > yeah im poor
To be continued...