As Zlevecky left Sonnel, he left in a fit of anger and carried it to the region he went to. And he wrote a dispatch titled "Why I Find Sonnel To Be A Hazard."
This dispatch was a slanderous opinion piece, and I feel entitled to a response, on behalf of accusations to my region.
"Why I Find Sonnel To Be A Hazard" was written March 30th 2016, but deleted under an hour later. Luckily, it was recovered at the last minute, and so here we have the document, unedited, in its entirety.
Please note that this is a direct transcript, down to the commas and normal spelling errors.
On behalf of myself and the region, I'd like to say that here, Zlevecky is jaded and not telling the full truth.
For one, in the rest of the piece, he basically partially flames our residents. I don't think this should qualify us to be considered "far from admiring." We do have a considerable canon and map and community, so we should at least admired in some respect, even if in infamy (like a raiding organization, which we're not like anyway).
The second part, about joking or opinion stating, isn't exactly true either. We have a range of nations within the RL political spectrum, so not only would it be unlikely to be fully targeted by everyone, but we're also all anti-SJW and anti-"trigger" in such sense of the word.
And of all the regions I've lurked through, I'd have to say Sonnel ain't that bad. Even though I'm probably biased on that.
Let me say this: the user behind Oteshknir is an abrasive person. And none of us, not even him, denies it. He speaks truth as he sees it. And his views contradict many of others residents', which sometimes included Zlevecky. But I'll be damned if dissent is frowned upon, especially if I have a say, which is why I allowed it.
Not only this, after a hiatus from the chat including Oteshknir, Zlevecky asked to be let back in. A bit later, he demanded to be let in, no matter the cost. He was able to leave at any time, and go to another chat that didn't have Oteshknir. But he stayed in the chat, and would become angry and heated at times, but he continued to stay. If he knew that he'd deal with strife under Oteshknir, why'd he do it? I'm not exactly commending or condemning Oteshknir's actions, but when a free pass to avoid them is always present, and was already possessed before, why would you go back into harm's way?
So I'm lumping these together in one. I'll skip the last two since they don't have to do with anything as far as the anti-Sonnel rant goes.
For one, a main complaint in all 3 is that they "remained neutral." What? I don't even know what to say about that. I don't see how it's a complaint, or why it's listed for "Nations to target."
I do sometimes get quite defensive over certain subjects, but honestly, so did Zlevecky in the same respect, only usually on different topics.
Xhayparia did act uncouth when it came to the elections, but that's honestly not enough to call the whole region a bad one. The instance in which he told Zlev to not be involved in real world politics is sorta taken out of context: Zlev made a campaign page on Facebook for his "future presidential campaign," even though he's a high school student. Xhay pointed out that it's rather pointless to pursue a venture like that since it'd be another 2 decades until he's eligible to run, and more before he's really qualified. Zlevecky got heated regardless.
Zlevecky is a paranoid person, and I feel that he's blown everything out of proportion here. Often he'd go into sudden uproars over small offenses, or even nonexistent ones, which would both confuse us and make him feel antagonized. I feel we're wrongly accused by Zlevecky's overblown feelings in a situation.
Again, 99% of these offenses on Oteshknir occurred on a group chat which Zlevecky had full power to leave, and had even left once. The fact that he not only returned, but refused to leave after being offended upon, is an enigma to me and is contradictive to common sense. Other members had done it, so I give no sympathy to Zlevecky for not doing it.
Again, what Oteshknir did wasn't exactly good, but hanging around him wasn't mandatory.
The 3 members in question would be Mushcap, Zlevecky, and Qoronia, I assume, leaving in that order (although Zlevecky returned). But they retreated to another group chat which was fairly about as active as the one containing the dreaded Oteshknir. And the other group chat was fine, which makes it a wonder why Zlevecky would return to the Oteshknir one only to be hurt again, and still continue to stay there. Of course, if it's a hazard to their mental health, it makes sense they left, but not why Zlevecky returned.
And that's not speaking about the others that stayed which the Oteshknir chat: Drawkland, Xhayparia, and Luminitia, which all have stayed the entire time with very little trouble. Drawkland is the only one who agrees with Oteshknir on many points, so that's not due to the chat becoming an opinion echo chamber. It's because some people just are more resistant to it.
As such, in closing, I conclude that while select members of Sonnel have played a part in the offenses on Zlevecky, a lot of it had to do with Zlevecky personally putting himself in harm's way, and that he also overreacted on several accords.
Thank you to all who read this.