Before I dive in: to the players like Khan, PyrateSilly, and all the others who came from PD but played for the team I can't thank you enough. You all are some of the best team players I've ever seen and I'm sorry that you share a name with the others below. None of the below is intended to be aimed at you.
There is a phrase: "Respect is earned, never given nor demanded." By the end of August you had lost my respect.
I watched how you treated players and people outside of your clique and I was disgusted.
I watched how Sir Williams yelled over and yelled at other leaders until he got his way.
I watched how you toted the fact that you were good at scrapping as a way to say you knew the game you hadn't played in years better than others.
I watched how Japoco came to the forums and embarrassed a whole team with his stupidity thinking he was "winning" some forum war that didn't even exist.
I watched how you chased away my dual and my one of my closest friends for wanting to play a long game and I watched how at the end of the server you talked about everyone's lack of planning.
I watched how you continually said we need to fix things and then would disappear for days when you realized our fixing things didn't restructure power with PD as our sole leaders.
If I had to point to one factor costing the SW the game it's PD. There were other mistakes, and I'll be the first to admit I made plenty, but PD drove this team into the ground singlehandedly.
And now with the server days from being over, you can't even stick it out and let your account go gray so that the trade routes and defense don't poof. That's despicable. That's not team play. That's not how a leader acts.
You DON'T play for the team and I will never play with you again.