More lessons in “you cannot be too careful.”
Despite the fact that there were nearly 200 blues (allies) on the side of the gate where I started, the 10 reds (bad guys) on the far side of the gate seemed unconcerned and were picking off ships like mine.
I did turn on my hardeners and launch missiles back at them. A futile gesture, but there wasn’t much else to do. That is probably 14 more missiles that did not drop.
I did get away with my pod, so at least I only lost the ship, which was insured. I get some money back for that. A pod kill would add another 20 million ISK to the bill, and only that little because I came out to null sec without implants.
Time to go shopping again.
Kill mail details after the cut. (Boring stuff if you don’t play EVE.)