Alderaanian Royal Family Celebrates Prince's Birthday
The Alderaanian Royal family is celebrating the sixteenth birthday of Prince Alrish today. As the oldest and only surviving child of King Richart Venst, Prince Alrish is next in line to become the King of Alderaan. In a rare public appearance, King Richart gave a small speech praising his only child's growth and development while also praising the continued independence of the Alderaan. "People of Alderaan, as you know a great tragedy struck my family nearly two decades ago when my children and first wife were killed in a senseless act of terrorism...but here we are, once again open to the galaxy at large, flourishing and prospering. Today is my son's sixteenth birthday and I want to wish him well, for one day, it will be he who stands here speaking to you. It is my family's promise and duty, to ensure the continued independence of Alderaan amidst these new times within the galaxy! As long as the bloodline of the Venst's continues, Alderaan shall forever be sovereign and independent!" Prince Alrish made a brief appearance to greet the royal houses and the crowd that gathered to celebrate his birthday. Currently, Prince Alrish is under tutelage by noted professor Carst Glein who has been a tutor to the royal family for nearly fifty years.
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Now, Young RPC, You Will Die...
It's time to sign up for the RPC! The RolePlay Council (RPC) is a group of elected players appointed to serve as a resource to the playerbase. Among their many tasks, the RPC is here to assist new players and oversee the PK restore system. Here is the tentative schedule. As always, dates are subject to change +/-. September 17 - September 21: Accepting apps for RPC on the website September 22 - September 25: Voting is open on the website September 26(ish): Winners will be announced
Starting on September 9th, developments will be re-opened. Please keep in mind that there will be some things that may not be feasible due to code limitations/availability of coders.