[Hellsgate] Announcement

Keyna keyna at hot.rr.com
Tue Oct 12 11:42:31 PDT 2010

  On 10/11/2010 10:11 PM, SoldierGrrrl wrote:
> Your Excellencies,
> I hesitate to speak for the populace of Hellsgate, but I think we can
> all agree that your unwavering support, love and dedication has been
> instrumental in our formation.
> We will always think of you fondly and I, for one, am proud that you
> will always be known as Lord and Lady Hellsgate.
> In service to my Country, my Crown and the finest Barony in the
> Society, I remain your most obedient servant,
> Lady Helene Dalassene
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 10:08 PM, Susan Scott<gwenneth40 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> To the populace of Hellsgate:
>> We very much regret to announce that due to mundane issues we will be
>> resigning as Baron and Baroness at Candlemas.
>> We have informed the Crown and their Heirs of our decision, as well as
>> the seneschals from local to kingdom.  Based on these conversations,
>> we have worked out a timeline for the succession.  We are required to
>> make an official announcement in the local newsletter and allow 30
>> days from the publication date for candidates to announce their
>> candidacy.  However, the next Halberd will come out in early November,
>> pushing the deadline to early December.  What with having candidates
>> speak to the populace, polling of the populace, and candidate
>> interviews with the Crown, this would leave, at most, four weeks for
>> the Crown to make a decision.  We feel that our Heirs should have more
>> time to prepare for their new roles so we have proposed the following
>> schedule.
>> There will be a special edition of the Halberd to be published no
>> later than one week from tonight, October 18.  This will contain only
>> the required boilerplate and our announcement concerning our stepping
>> down and the deadline for candidates.
>> That deadline will be Thursday, November 18.  The following week, the
>> candidates will address the populace with their plans for the barony.
>> This is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday night Fighter
>> Practice/Populace in the Park on November 23, unless an indoor venue
>> can be found for that Monday or the following Monday.  Wednesday,
>> November 24, is the day before Thanksgiving, so we do not think it is
>> a feasible alternative.
>> Polling of the populace will be the week after Thanksgiving, again
>> tentatively at Tuesday night Fighter Practice/Populace in the Park on
>> November 30, pending approval of the Regional Seneschal.
>> Crown interviews with candidates will occur at Stargate Yule Revel on
>> December 4.  This will allow over two months for the Crown to make a
>> decision and for our successors to prepare for their new
>> responsibilities.
>> The deadline for candidates, November 18, will be published in the
>> special edition of the Halberd.  The rest of the schedule will be
>> finalized and published in the regular November issue.
>> We encourage anyone considering candidacy to speak with us.  We will
>> be available in the days to come to answer any questions.  Thank you
>> for your patience and support.
>> Gwenneth and Avery
>> Baroness and Baron of Bryn Gwlad
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I think that everyone agrees with Helene. At least I can say that for 
Adrian and myself.

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