Independence of Mercenaries

Freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others.
That is the dictionary definition of the word independence. It's kind of funny, how the life of us clone soldiers is often thought as independent, free from the control of the empires, like capsuleers. But honestly, we are more dependent on the empires than we think we are. Sure, we can select the contracts we want to take, take control of districts in Molden Heath, form our own corporations, participate in the Empyrean War etc. etc. Capsuleers can do all this and even more, even CONCORD can't do much about them other than blow up their ships if they happen to break law in highsec space.
But let's ask ourselves, what can we really control ourselves?  The contracts we take are exclusively made by the empires or subsidiaries to those empires aside the few pirate corporations. The entire Empyrean War is nothing but a huge pendulum, as I have described in my earlier entry, anything we do there has no real effect to the galaxy at large. You might say that we have real control over the fight in Molden Heath, but even then those districts are nothing but status symbols and free ISK generators for the few huge corporations that control the majority districts.
And what about our equipment? Vehicles, dropsuits, modules, even our implants, all manufactured and controlled by the empires and their subsidiary corporations. If they wanted to, they could remove every single Sagaris and Surya that exist. 
Oh wait, they did that.
Not to mention that CONCORD could restrict us from doing any kind of contract, or just straight out biomass all our clones and permanently kill the entire clone soldier population.
Oh wait, they do that too in a regular basis.
When a battle ends, all of the clone soldiers fighting at that moment will instantly black out and get transported back to their mercenary quarters. It's sudden and comes without warning, all from just a push of a button.
We might be immortal, unphased by death itself. But we are still very vulnerable, we could simply stop existing from the push of a button. It's a very scary, but real possibility.
ཟར༴ཐ٦ཡཐ༴ འཤན༴བ བ༴ཏ༴མ༴ར٦ ٦ནད༴བ٦ ༴འ٦٦ད ན٦བ༴༴ٲ   

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