7, 2002: Lucas Kalval Steps Down, Seth Grey Made Acting CEO
It was announced today that Lucas Kalval, CEO and Founder of the revised
Blackbirds governmental model, had officially stepped down to a secondary
position in Internal Affairs.
Lucas named Seth Gray as a replacement on May 23rd, 2002, though the
decision was eventually modified to keep the changeover to an Acting
CEO rather than a complete replacement.
It is a widely held opinion by many in the Blackbirds that Lucas should
"I didn't think that he'd go down, I mean, not after he got Luka to
drop stuff," Janus responded from the Artist's Panel. "We all thought
he'd stay there forever if only to lord it over her. Uh, you're not
quoting that part too, are you?"
"It came as a surprise to everyone," was Jade from the Planning Department's
only statement to agree.
Rumors have it that not everyone was taken off guard by the action;
Malik was specifically unavailable for comment, and Seth's only reaction
was that he had been the one named. "I thought he would have chosen
Matthew. Everyone knows I'm not really typical for the group. You
need someone typical to represent the whole since they'll be seen
so much, right?"
When asked for his rationales, Lucas only replied: "It's about time
stopped having to be a pandering dolt had a chance
to take a vacation and recover my own momentum. I must say I look
forward to the opportunity. Having to compromise for so many
whining simpletons The constant requirement of understanding
is a good one, but it can be wearing upon the soul if you
continue to let fools drive your social appearance without
occasional times to remind you of who and what you personally are.
insane. I respect that. very well balanced
for handling the directions of our lives at this point in time. I
believe strongly in his capacity to destroy anything in our
way and not look back keep stress levels low and personal
Lucas refused to comment further, saying only that such a move changed
nothing in practical terms, as he will continue to be a driving force
for the group.
In other news, the rumored agreement between Lucas and the Planning
Department may have been nullified by the position switch. Some are
betting that that had been the man's true objective, though Jade has
refused to respond to inquiries on the subject.