The EVE Online blog has been updated with a new post penned on behalf of the current Seventh Council of Stellar Management. In it, the Council pays tribute to Sean Smith, aka Vile Rat, who was killed in the attack on the United States Consulate in Libya earlier this week.
Sean Smith was a veteran of the United States Air Force and joined the State Department 10 years ago. In that time he held posts in Baghdad, Pretoria, Montreal and The Hague. What I liked about Sean was that he was fellow government employee and I enjoyed talking to him about his own 'adventures' in the real world. I recall our talks evolving from him having a crappy connection he could barely play EVE on in Iraq to something finally resembling normal.
Read the full post on the EVE Online site.