Avenger of the Pass tagIt used to be fun, because we were all united in purpose even though we were losing, absorbed in trying to do something about it no matter how hard it became. Borlis Pass lived way past its expected expiration date and survived two implosions since the fateful days when Gen. Wolfstride returned and I first took up the tag.

We stopped getting anywhere the moment the whole people was no longer determined to fight the situation as a unit no matter what happened. After linking, BP would make push after push after push to get somewhere in the world, but only when it was succeeding and not when it reversed. One of those liberation campaigns nearly succeeded, when we were momentarily carrying CD. Then it suddenly fell like a domino effect because people were no longer mentally prepared for long, drawn-out campaigns the way we used to be.

Keep this in mind when world restructuring hits and we come out of hibernation. It takes real determined focus and big audacious dreams to build and run a guild -- or an alliance, and we need to be determined to make a mark on WvW's future whether we have 3 people or 300.
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Root of the Night tag  some of us are still alive mr avenger, be it a group of five even down to one we still here, you can still count on us buddy
Avenger of the Pass tag  YES INDEED, my glorious compatriot!! That you stand proud fills me with hope! This is the spirit that wins wars! The world has long depended on you, peasants take hope at the approach of the Borlis army, the most devastatingly effective guerrilla army ever forged, the greatest terror of legendary defenders since time immemorial!

Let the giantest outnumbering zergs go down before us hearing "FOR THE PASS" as the thing they fear most!
Flukks [HK] tagIn light of the recent Anet announcement, I would like to propose a BP server meeting at reset on Monday evening (Feb 5th), to be held on the Borlis Pass discord. Many of us have lived and played together on this server for years. Do we attempt to protect and retain these relationships, or shall the upcoming world changes scatter us to the four winds? Please join us at reset on Monday, Feb 5th, to discuss. Thank you,
- Flukks
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Caramelle Sundae   Im with it
Flukks [HK] tag  It's definitely too early for any decisions to be made. The only objectives for Monday's meeting are as follows:
1) for the BP community to reconnect,
2) to get a sense as to which guilds might be interested in forming an Alliance, and
3) to accumulate and consolidate a list of questions and concerns.

As to the second item, every guild will need to (and has the right to) make this decision on their own. And every guild's decision MUST be respected. For some, this will be a time to strengthen old bonds. For others, it will be the time to part ways. There are no wrong decisions. Each guild will need to make their decision based on what is the best option for THEM. Let us all be mindful and respectful of that.

Regarding the third item, I'm planning to consolidate a list to post to the official forums on behalf of this community. The hope is that such a post will get Anet's attention and/or carry more weight, as it's coming from a large group of players.
[Howl] Tim tag  For what it’s worth my only input to the new changes is that I am totally in favour of them. Will be nothing but good for wvw imo.
Avenger of the Pass tagThe light of the Borlis Nation may have dimmed greatly since the golden age, but compared to the darkness on other servers it is the most brilliant sun. Who today raises the battle cry for SoS or SBI?

Yet that is exactly what happened when our dearly missed comrade Shamira returned for a night and led the people to victory. I understand she'll likely be busy with studies for a while. Maybe I'm in the background a lot more now, but news like this is enough to make me want to rise from my grave.
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12th Star Guards Squads A-Z tag  Are you undead Avenger O_o o_O Borlis Pass will have to collectively find away to ensure you cannot escape from your grave. Perhaps you have been possessed by Zhaitan :-) Say it isn't so Avenger... be strong do not become one of the Risen o_o
Avenger of the Pass tag  "Grave" just because I been gone studying some, and in roleplaying I always mained myself as a centuries-old Ascalonian ghost character from GW1 times, a mesmer with the [Illusion of Life]. Booo. But seriously, I'm here to stay and still making the occasional convoluted plans for BP's imperial world domination (more on that soon; it involves the TP).
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...the whirr of machinery, the shuffling of papers, coming from inside the tunnels beneath their feet. "I... do not know!" Over the hill, a set of eyes, bearing a magical gleaming dagger, loomed over the party traversing the pass...
A slight whisper was heard as the light breeze caressed the Borlis ears.. making them stop and look around... "What was that?.."
It was a dark and and silent forum. When suddenly ....
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