Just because? *g* Actually I never bought me off as early cargo contractor. Space to spare for extra food or textiles was scarce. Later when transporting Gold, Platinum, Gems I was jousting for fun, profit and Elite rating.Anonymissimus wrote: Why not buying them off then ? It's just that you have to surrender, but from an economical (how little did they want, 3 TC ?) and tactical (you survive for sure) point of view often the wisest choice.
One of the things that struck me, Pirates firing 4 missiles don't act economical either. What's 3tc of normal cargo worth (I take out 3 tc precious out of the calculation)?