A gaming community mourned the loss of one of its most prominent members, who was killed in the attack on the American Embassy in Libya that killed four Americans.

Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith, better known as “Vile Rat”, has been playing EVE Online for more than six years. He was a high-level official in the “Goonfleet” corporation, which was formed by members of the Something Awful forums. Smith was killed, along with the U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and two others, by a mob that attacked the embassy with rocket propelled grenades.

Smith was eulogized early Wednesday morning by Alex Gianturco, better known as The Mittani, another pr…
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