[dragon] They did it to us again. I can't take anymore.
Donald Hanauer, II
dhanauer at vt.edu
Sun Aug 11 23:54:05 EDT 2002
At 10:31 PM 8/11/02 -0400, you wrote:
>As a long time Crane (Like you, since Imperial, only changing when the Kolat
>and Mantis stole my soul and heart - respectively) all I have to say is:
>Cry me a river.
Except that there were no champions on the list of characters to be
>Think it sucks when one of your personalities is chosen to be tainted? Try
>having your CHAMPION chosen.
>You can always take the Mantis approach...redeem Chieko. (ala Kumiko)
>> Chieko is tainted. One of the (very) few truly good personalities
>> our struggling Clan has recieved.
>> Wow, more abuse heaped on the Dragon.
>> What a surprise. I've only been able to go to
>> one major convention - GenCon 2000. I had
>> people harassing me for being an Honorable
>> Dragon player the whole convention.
>> Whenever Ree would read a story bit that
>> involved the Dragon, a bunch of asses would scream 'Hitomi's evil!'
>> The first two characters corrupted in the
>> 'pull4 cards, corrupt or kill the personality of
>> your choice' fiasco were Agasha Tamori and
>> Mirumoto Taki.
>> The Monk player who saved the City of
>> White Clouds decided to take the Ninja bribe
>> and let the Ninja corrupt the city. He was then
>> asked what Clan would be assaulted by the
>> corrupted city landing in their midst. He
>> promptly chose Dragon.
>> The brand manager of L5R put up a major
>> bounty for this GenCon (which, with others help, became
>> massive) in a concerted effort to corrupt the Dragon, despite
>> the great majority of its members wishes.
>> Now we also have Chieko being corrupted
>> from an arbitrary decision made by a player who
>> not long ago claimed to be a 'Pure, honorable
>> It has become a struggle for me to stay
>> involved in L5R. I have played for over six
>> years (since Imperial), and have always been
>> a loyal, honorable Dragon. I've recived nothing but
>> scorn and disdain from too many of the player's,
>> and apparent indifference from the designers.
>> I want very much to keep my love of L5R,
>> and my place in it, alive. I can only hope that
>> something will change for the better, and soon.
>> - James Morgan: Player, TO, demo-guy, and
>> long-term fan.
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