ABOUT Vain is a clan on the Shotbow Network founded in the summer of 2015 by Edmond, Skorrg, and Kaarn. We take inspiration from the Locust Horde of the Gears of War games. Its members have historically been known to be overzealous. TRIVIA The first operational and longest-running clan in Annihilation Undefeated since its founding, the only clan to be so The true win score is not known, but realistically sits between 200 and 250 total wars won as of January 2023 CHAIN OF COMMAND KING Edmond QUEEN Syvanya PRINCE Skorrg PRINCESS Gaia COMMANDERS Kaarn; Raam GENERALS Elazar; Citra HEADCOUNT AS OF JANUARY 2023 70 DISCLOSURE Due to stigma, intensive targeting, and complications with Shotbow, we require all our members to play on anonymous identities together so as to not sabotage their experiences outside of the clan. This is why only the high command are in the actual clan for purposes of being the face of Vain. SELF-SCREEN YOURSELF Do you read and speak English fluently? Do you have a functional microphone? Are you willing to disavow former loyalties with other clans and friend groups for the Locust Horde? READY TO JOIN? Vain's recruiting cycles have historically been during every November of which select, gifted players are covertly offered a chance in becoming a Locust. If you have been invited in this fashion or in any nontraditional fashion, you do not need to follow up through this post. If you wish to formally indicate to the Hive Mind your interest in joining Vain, send a private message to this account. Messages will be read and responded to in September of the year in the order in which they are received. Sending this account any other type of private message will result in the blacklisting of you and your connected identities.